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Joint Council on Constitutional Justice

26/06/2018 - 27/06/2018

Lausanne - The Federal Court of Switzerland hosted the 17th meeting of the Joint Council on Constitutional Justice of the Venice Commission. Some 60 representatives from 44 courts participated in this meeting.

On this occasion a mini-Conference entitled “Gender, equality and discrimination” was organised. Issues pertaining to gender equality and discrimination as regards trans-sexuality and (trans)gender, same sex marriages and #MeToo campaign dealt with by the national courts as well by the European Court of Human Rights were highlighted by the liaison officers from Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Georgia, Hungary, the Netherlands and Switzerland.

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