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129th plenary session of the Venice Commission of the Council of Europe

09/12/2021 - 11/12/2021
Venice, Scuola Grande di San Giovanni Evangelista

128th plenary session of the Venice Commission of the Council of Europe

14/10/2021 - 16/10/2021
Venice, Scuola Grande di San Giovanni Evangelista

127th plenary session of the Venice Commission of the Council of Europe

17/06/2021 - 19/06/2021
Venice, Scuola Grande di San Giovanni Evangelista

126th plenary session of the Venice Commission of the Council of Europe

18/03/2021 - 20/03/2021
Venice, Scuola Grande di San Giovanni Evangelista

125th Plenary session of the Venice Commission of the Council of Europe

11/12/2020 - 12/12/2020
125th Plenary session of the Venice Commission will be held online.

124th Plenary session of the Venice Commission of the Council of Europe and 30th anniversary ceremony

08/10/2020 - 09/10/2020
Due to the worsening sanitary conditions related to the COVID-19 pandemic, the ceremony devoted to the 30th anniversary of the Venice Commission has been postponed to a later date. The 124th Plenary Session therefore took place exclusively on-line.

The Commission adopted the draft opinions on current constitutional reforms in Iceland and Malta, on functioning of the judiciary in Georgia and Ukraine, on bar associations in Turkey, on freedom of assembly in Kosovo and freedom of religion in Uzbekistan.

In addition, the Commission adopted the draft Reports on criminal liabi... read more

123rd Plenary session of the Venice Commission of the Council of Europe

18/06/2020 - 19/06/2020
The Venice Commission adopted a number of opinions through a written procedure on 18-19 June, in replacement of the actual meeting of 123rd plenary session in Venice that did not take place due to the continued COVID-19 concerns.

The following opinions were adopted by a written procedure:
18 June:
• Albania – Opinion on the Law no 97/2013 on Audio-visual Media Service;
• Latvia – Opinion on the recent amendments to the legislation on education in minority languages;
• Russian Federation – Opinion on the draft Amendments to the Constitution Federation relatin... read more

122nd Plenary session of the Venice Commission of the Council of Europe - Opinions adopted by written procedure

20/03/2020 - 21/03/2020
Council of Europe, Strasbourg - Following the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the Enlarged Bureau of the Venice Commission decided not to hold the scheduled 20-21 March 2020 plenary session in Venice.
Instead, today, three opinions were adopted by a written procedure, as follows:

• Armenia: the Joint Opinion with the OSCE/ODIHR on draft amendments to the legislation concerning political parties;
• Kyrgyzstan: the Joint Opinion with the OSCE/ODIHR on the amendments to some legislative acts related to sanctions for violation of electoral legislation;
• Republic of M... read more

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