08/05/2013 - 09/05/2013
Bucharest - A delegation of the Venice Commission attends a Conference jointly organised with the Romanian Constitutional Forum, to discuss civil society proposals for amending the Constitution of Romania.
The meeting will be attended by representatives of the most prominent Romanian NGOs as well as of Romania's political forces and of the Constitutional Committee of the Parliament, in charge of drafting the Bill amending the present Constitution.
The Constitutional Forum was set up in March 2013 as a framework for the civil society to provide input to the constitutional revision process.
On 25 March 2013, the Prime Minister of Romania Victor Ponta requested the assistance of the Venice Commission in the process of constitutional reform.