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76th meeting of the Council for Democratic Elections

14/12/2022 - 14/12/2022
Venice, Scuola Grande di San Giovanni Evangelista

75th meeting of the Council for Democratic Elections

20/10/2022 - 20/10/2022
Venice, Scuola Grande di San Giovanni Evangelista

74th meeting of the Council of Democratic Elections

15/06/2022 - 15/06/2022
Venice, Scuola Grande di San Giovanni Evangelista

73rd meeting of the Council for Democratic Elections

17/03/2022 - 17/03/2022
Venice, Scuola Grande di San Giovanni Evangelista

72nd meeting of the Council for Democratic Elections

14/10/2021
Venice, Scuola Grande di San Giovanni Evangelista/online - The Council for Democratic Elections (CDE) approved the draft amicus curiae Brief on the competence of the Constitutional Court of Albania regarding the validity of the local elections held on 30 June 2019 and the draft Joint Opinion on the 2020 amendments to the electoral legislation of Hungary prior to the adoption of these documents by the Commission’s plenary session.

The CDE was informed about the Venice Commission’s activities in the electoral field carried out between the 71 and 72nd meetings. The participants were e... read more

71st meeting of the Council for Democratic Elections (online)

18/03/2021
The Council for Democratic Elections reviewed the following draft opinions prior to their adoption by the Venice Commission:

• Georgia - Draft joint opinion of the Venice Commission and the OSCE/ODIHR on draft amendments to the Election Code, the Organic Law on the Political Associations of Citizens and the Rules of Procedure of Parliament;
• Georgia - Draft joint opinion of the Venice Commission and the OSCE/ODIHR on draft Article 79.1 of the Electoral Code (revocation of party registration);
• Ukraine - Draft joint opinion of the Venice Commission and the OSCE/ODIHR on... read more

70th meeting of the Council for Democratic Elections

10/12/2020
The Council for Democratic Elections - a tripartite body comprising representatives of the Venice Commission, the Parliamentary Assembly and the Congress of the Council of Europe and dealing with electoral matters, referendums and political parties - met today - online - for the 70th time since its creation in 2002.

It approved the Principles on the use of digital technologies and elections as well a Joint Opinion on the Electoral law of Albania (Amendments to the Constitution of 30 July 2020 and to the Electoral Code of 5 October 2020).

69th meeting of the Council for Democratic Elections

07/10/2020
The 69th meeting of the CED was held online.

68th meeting of the Council for Democratic Elections

15/06/2020
The meeting was held by videoconference.

67th meeting of the Council for Democratic Elections

05/12/2019
Venice, Scuola Grande di San Giovanni Evangelista

66th meeting of the Council for Democratic Elections

10/10/2019
Venice, Scuola Grande di San Giovanni Evangelista

65th meeting of the Council for Democratic Elections

20/06/2019
Venice, Scuola Grande di San Giovanni Evangelista

Electoral issues

21/11/2002 - 22/11/2002
The Council for Democratic Elections and the Venice Commission were represented at the meeting of national correspondents on e-voting which was held in Strasbourg

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