Venice Commission to consider Ukraine's bill on liability for inaccurate asset declaration by officialsThe urgent opinion was requested by Ukraine's Parliament speaker Dmytro Razumkov.
21:45, 06 April 2021
This request is a follow-up to the recommendations of the Commission.
20:59, 28 January 2021
The principles of separation of powers and mutual respect between branches of government are enshrined in the Constitution of Ukraine.
11:05, 11 December 2020
Among other things, its members propose that a body is created to select judges that would include international experts and civil society representatives.
09:00, 11 December 2020
The law may reserve the sanction of imprisonment for cases of inaccurate declaration of assets above a certain threshold and for perpetrators acting with deliberate intent, the Commission believes.
09:00, 10 December 2020
Venice Commission experts will have an online meeting on Ukraine on Wednesday.
16:55, 30 November 2020
Buquicchio agreed that resolving the constitutional crisis requires swift action and should be based on the rule of law.
21:45, 20 November 2020
Preserving continued functioning of NACP and other anticorruption bodies, increasing their efficiency is the president's priority, he said.
19:30, 03 November 2020
The Venice Commission never gave an official opinion on the draft law in question.
18:00, 03 November 2020
Venice Commission, GRECO presidents concerned about Zelensky's bill to sack all Constitutional Court judgesAn effective fight against corruption and respect for judicial independence and the Rule of Law have to go hand-in-hand, officials note.
23:20, 31 October 2020
It has welcomed the proposal to set up a Competition Committee for the HQCJ re-composition with the participation of international experts.
22:30, 09 October 2020
There are several issues that could be improved in the text or would need further clarification, Commission says.
16:00, 22 July 2020
A lustration commission may be formed before the end of the year.
23:50, 17 June 2020
Ukraine doesn't make amendments to education law other than those recommended by Venice Commission – FM KulebaRelations with Hungary deteriorated after the adoption of a new education law in Ukraine in 2017.
16:55, 15 June 2020
The relevant Parliament committee decided to return to considering the conclusions of the Venice Commission on language law once they receive the opinion of the Constitutional Court.
10:15, 24 December 2019
Arakhamia says the issue will be discussed at the Servant of the People faction's meeting.
15:00, 12 December 2019
On December 6, the Venice Commission said State Language Law of Ukraine failed to strike balance between strengthening Ukrainian and safeguarding minorities' linguistic rights.
16:40, 10 December 2019
The experts recommend that the focus of reform should be the first and second instance courts.
22:59, 09 December 2019
The Conclusion includes a wide range of recommendations for amending the legislation and notes its certain points that the Commission believes contradict the country's international obligations.
21:00, 06 December 2019