The 4th Congress of the World Conference on Constitutional Justice on « The rule of law and constitutional justice in the modern world » is organised by the Constitutional Court of Lithuania in cooperation with the European Commission for Democracy through Law (the ‘Venice Commission’).
It will bring together more than 450 representatives of constitutional justice institutions from all over the world who will discuss the concepts of the rule of law in different countries, the role of constitutional courts in ensuring the rule of law, the protection of constitutional human rights and the independence of constitutional courts
Dalia Grybauskaité, President of Lithuania; Dainius Žalimas, President of the Lithuanian Constitutional Court; Viktoras Pranckietis, Speaker of the Parliament of the Republic of Lithuania; Guido Raimondi, President of the European Court of Human Rights and Gianni Buquicchio, President of the Venice Commission are expected to speak in the opening session of the Congress (open to the press – Tuesday 12 September, 10 a.m.).
Contacts: Panos Kakaviatos, tel. +33 3 90 21 50 27; Tatiana Baeva, tel. +33 3 88 41 21 41