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Uzbekistan – Round table with the Constitutional Court

29/05/2014 - 29/05/2014

Tashkent – Following the accession of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Uzbekistan to the World Conference on Constitutional Justice, the Venice Commission is co-organising with the Court a Conference on the “Relations of the Constitutional Court with ordinary courts and national human rights institutions” on 29 May.

This activity is organised within the framework of the project "Supporting Constitutional Justice, Access to Justice and Electoral Reform in the Countries of Central Asia" with funding provided by the European Union and the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland.

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