The Delegation of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine Took Part in the International Conference in the Republic of Moldova
On February 19-20, 2020 the delegation of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine headed by the Court’s Chairman Oleksandr Tupytskyi, and composed of the Judge Viktor Kryvenko and the Head of the Court’s Secretariat Viktor Beschastnyi paid a working visit to the Republic of Moldova in order to participate in the international conference on “Constitutional Justice and the Society’s Reaction: When the Solutions of the Constitutional Courts are in Disagreement with the Majority Opinion of the Society”. The event was organised on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Moldova. The participants exchanged opinions on a wide range of issues related to the activities of bodies of constitutional jurisdiction and the possibility to deepen the existing forms of cooperation.
During the conference the Chairman of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine Oleksandr Tupytskyi delivered a presentation.
In the frame of the conference, a meeting of the President of the Republic of Moldova Igor Dodon with the heads of delegations took place.
During the visit, Oleksandr Tupytskyi also had a meeting with the Chairman of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Moldova Vladimir Țurcan. The parties discussed a number of crucial issues, in particular as to interaction of bodies of constitutional jurisdiction with the Venice Commission, resolution of systemic problems related to the execution of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights as well as the ways to improve the mechanism of the protection of human rights at the domestic level. The parties also expressed support to each other and agreed to further develop good neighbour partnership.
In the frame of the visit, the delegation of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine held a meeting with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine to the Republic of Moldova Marko Shevchenko, during which they discussed the state and prospects of the Ukrainian-Moldovan relations.
Furthermore, the Court’s representatives held a number of fruitful working meetings with the presidents of foreign constitutional courts.