18/06/2009 - 19/06/2009
Tallin – Upon invitation by the Supreme Court of Estonia, the Joint Council on Constitutional Justice of the Venice Commission holds its 8th meeting in Tallin.
A main topic of the meeting will be the draft Statute of the new World Conference on Constitutional Justice of which the Joint Council is to become a founding member. Other topics will be the co-operation with the various regional and linguistic bodies uniting the constitutional and supreme courts (Arab, Asian, European, French speaking, Ibero-American, Southern African, Young Democracies), the publication of the Bulletin on Constitutional Case-Law, improvements in the CODICES database (www.CODICES.coe.int) and the Venice Forum, which enables quick on-line exchanges between the Courts.
The meeting will be followed on 19 June by a 'mini-conference' on the execution of constitutional court judgements. The participants will seek to identify solutions to problems with the execution encountered in some countries .