89th Plenary Session of the Venice Commission of the Council of Europe

19 December 2011 - Professor Jasna Omejec, President of the Court and a member of the European Commission for Democracy through Law (Venice Commission) from the Republic of Croatia together with Judge Slavica Banić, substitute member  of the Commission participated in its 89th Plenary Session, held in Venice from 16 to 17 December 2011. In addition to regular activities of the Commission related to the constitutional assistance, elections and referendum issues, the Agenda also entailed the election of the new president, vice-presidents and the members of the Bureau. The Commission re-elected Mr. Gianni Buquicchio (member of the Commission from Italy) as the President, Mr. Ian Helgesen (member of the Commission from Norway) as the Ist Vice-president. Ms Hanna Suchocka (member of the Commission from Poland) and Mr. Kaarlo Tuori (member of the Commission from Finland) were elected Vice-presidents of the Commission.