Press release

Press release

09 November 2016

The President of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Kosovo, Ms. Arta Rama-Hajrizi, received in a meeting held on Wednesday, 09 November 2016, a delegation from the Venice Commission, composed of Ms. Tanja Gerwien, representative of the Department for Constitutional Justice of Venice Commission, Mr. Ciril Ribičič, member representing Slovenia, and Mr. Pere Vilanova Trias, member representing Andorra to the Venice Commission.

During the meeting, President Rama-Hajrizi informed the guests about the work that the Constitutional Court has done so far, influence of its decisions beyond the field of constitutional justice, cooperation with other international institutions and efforts being made to become a member of the Conference of European Constitutional Courts.

She highlighted the excellent cooperation that the Constitutional Court continues to have with the Venice Commission, particularly mentioning the top-level mutual visits and the continuous contribution of the Court by its responses to various constitutional matters raised via the Venice Forum.

Later on, during the conversation, both parties discussed important matters concerning the submission of applications to the Venice Commission and the important advisory role that this institution plays in the processes of constitutional and electoral reforms in member states.

  • KO 12/17

    Constitutional review of the Articles 55 (paragraphs 4 and 5), 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, and 68 of Law No. 05/L-087 on Minor Offences

  • KO 01/17

    Constitutional review of the Law on Amending and Supplementing the Law No. 04/L-261 on the War Veterans of the Kosovo Liberation Army

  • KI 110/16

    Constitutional review of Decision Rev. no. 155/2016 of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Kosovo, of 14 June 2016

  • KI 31/17

    Constitutional review of Decision CLM No. 10/2016 of the Supreme Court of Kosovo, of 24 August 2016


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