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The President of the Constitutional Court, Dainius Žalimas, congratulated the President of the Constitutional Court of Georgia, Zaza Tavadze, on the occasion of the Independence Day

26-05-2017

In his congratulatory letter, President Dainius Žalimas noted that he is glad of the close cooperation of both constitutional courts based on the genuine commitment to European values and principles...

There is a growing interest in the 4th Congress of the World Conference on Constitutional Justice to be held in Vilnius

25-05-2017

Seventy-eight delegations from various countries of the world have already registered for the participation in the 4th Congress of the World Conference on Constitutional Justice (WCCJ), which will take place in Vilnius on 11–14 September.

The newly appointed justices have started their work at the Constitutional Court

16-03-2017

On 16 March, the term of office of Justices Pranas Kuconis, Egidijus Šileikis, and Algirdas Taminskas has come to an end and they have been replaced by Justices Daiva Petrylaitė, Gintaras Goda, and Janina Stripeikienė.

The Bureau of the World Conference on Constitutional Justice approved the programme of the world congress to be held in Vilnius

13-03-2017

At its 11th meeting in Venice, Italy, on 11 March, the Bureau approved the programme of the 4th Congress of the World Conference on Constitutional Justice (WCCJ), which will be held in Vilnius this autumn.

Dainius Žalimas: “Not a monologue but real dialogue between national courts and European courts may be the most effective measure to meet contemporary challenges facing human rights”

03-03-2017

On 1–3 March, a delegation of the Constitutional Court represented by Justices Vytautas Greičius and Pranas Kuconis and Secretary General Ingrida Danėlienė, and headed by President of the Constitutional Court Dainius Žalimas...

Gianni Buquicchio: “The individual constitutional complaint is an important tool for protecting human rights”

27-02-2017

During his visit to Lithuania on 22–23 February, Gianni Buquicchio, President of the European Commission for Democracy through Law (Venice Commission), while meeting with President of the Constitutional Court Dainius Žalimas, the justices of the Constitutional Court, and the members of the Seimas, underlined the importance of the individual constitutional complaint in the area of human rights protection.

Dainius Žalimas: Ukrainian experience can be useful to us

15-02-2017

On 13–14 February, while on his visit to Kiev (Ukraine), President of the Constitutional Court Dainius Žalimas took part in an event organised to present a joint project “Support to Ukraine’s Constitutional Court Direct Complaint Process: Increasing Judicial Transparency and Accessibility” of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) and the Constitutional Court of Ukraine.

Dainius Žalimas: strengthening the institution of the Ombudsman is necessary for building independent European Ukraine

07-02-2017

On 3 February, in Kiev, President of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Lithuania Dainius Žalimas took part in an event held on the occasion of the launch of the EU Twinning Project “Implementation of the best European practices with the aim of strengthening the institutional capacity of the Apparatus of the Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights to protect human rights and freedoms”. The President of the Constitutional Court expressed support for this project and underlined that the aim of this project is the common goal of Lithuania and Ukraine as well as the institutions of both states to ensure the protection of fundamental human rights and freedoms, thereby strengthening independent European Ukraine.

A message by the President of the Venice Commission to the participants of the 4th Congress of the World Conference on Constitutional Justice

23-01-2017

The Constitutional Court presents a video message by Mr Gianni Buquicchio, President of the European Commission for Democracy through Law (Venice Commission), in which the President of the Venice Commission addresses the participants of the upcoming 4th Congress of the World Conference on Constitutional Justice (WCCJ). With the accession of the Constitutional Council of Djibouti this week, the WCCJ now counts 104 members.

The Constitutional Court presents a welcome video for the 4th Congress of the World Conference on Constitutional Justice

09-01-2017