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133d plenary session of the Venice Commission of the Council of Europe

15/12/2022 - 17/12/2022
Venice, Scuola Grande di San Giovanni Evangelista

132nd plenary session of the Venice Commission of the Council of Europe

20/10/2022 - 22/10/2022
Venice, Scuola Grande di San Giovanni Evangelista

131th plenary session of the Venice Commission of the Council of Europe

16/06/2022 - 18/06/2022
Venice, Scoula Grande di San Giovanni Evangelista

130th Plenary session of the Venice Commission of the Council of Europe

18/03/2022 - 19/03/2022
Scoula Grande di San Giovanni Evangelista / online

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

15/10/2021 - 16/10/2021
Venice, Scuola Grande di San Giovanni Evangelista /online - Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the 128th Plenary Session was held in a hybrid form, in Venice and online.

The Venice Commission:

- Adopted the amicus curiae Brief for the Constitutional Court of Albania on the competence of the Constitutional Court regarding the validity of the local elections held in Albania on 30 June 2019;

- Held an exchange of views with Mr Arman Tatoyan, Ombudsman of Armenia, and Mr Vache Khalashyan, Acting Head of the Civil Service Office in the Prime Minister’s Office (online... read more

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

02/07/2021 - 03/07/2021
The plenary session was held in a hybrid form: on-line and at the Scuola Grande di San Giovanni Evangelista in Venice.
The Commission adopted the following opinions:

• an opinion on the draft Law on preventing conflict of interests in the institutions of Bosnia and Herzegovina;
• an opinion on the compatibility with international human rights standards of bills introduced late last year to the Russian State Duma, to amend laws affecting so-called “foreign agents”;
• an opinion on constitutional amendments adopted by the Hungarian parliament in December 2020;
• ... read more

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

18/03/2021 - 20/03/2021
Due to continued COVID-19 restrictions, the first plenary session of the Venice Commission in 2021 took place virtually.

Unprecedented number of opinions -14 - were adopted including opinions on the Citizens’ security law in Spain, on constitutional amendments and the procedure for their adoption in Russia, on the compatibility with European standards of criminal law provisions in Belarus used to prosecute peaceful demonstrators.

A joint opinion of the Venice Commission and Directorate General Human Rights and Rule of Law of the Council of Europe (DGI) on recent amendme... read more

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

11/12/2020 - 12/12/2020
Strasbourg, Council of Europe - Due to the current pandemic, the 125th Plenary session of the Venice Commission was held online (11 December 2020 - 9:30 a.m.-17 p.m. and 12 December 2020 - 10-12 a.m. CET).

On 11 December 2020 the Commission adopted opinions on the draft “Law on the Government of the Republic of Kosovo” and on July and October 2020 amendments to the “Electoral law of Albania”. Both opinions were prepared under the Expertise Co-ordination Mechanism in the framework of the EU/CoE joint programme “Horizontal Facility II”, co-funded by the Council of Europe and the Eur... read more

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