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Dainius Žalimas: The strength of the BBCJ comes from a real commitment to the rule of law and freedom, as well as from solidarity and support for the countries’ strategic aspirations

16-05-2018

Representatives from the Constitutional Courts of Georgia, Lithuania, Moldova, Poland, and Ukraine are discussing the harmonisation of national and EU law at the 3rd Congress “The Role of the Constitutional Courts in European Integration Process” of the Association of Constitutional Justice of the Countries of the Baltic and Black Sea Regions (BBCJ), which is taking place in Tbilisi (Georgia).

Dainius Žalimas: The Constitution of 3 May can be regarded as a revolution in the rule of law

03-05-2018

This year, the Constitution of 3 May 1791 of the Commonwealth of Two Nations – Lithuania and Poland – is 227 years old. Why even today do we still believe that this date is significant after centuries have passed and we have lived under the Constitution of the Republic of Lithuania that has been in force for 25 years?

BBCJ Statement on Condemning and Persecuting Aggression and Violation of Human Rights in the Occupied Territories of the BBCJ Countries

13-04-2018

At the working meeting for the 3rd Congress of the Association of Constitutional Justice of the Countries of the Baltic and Black Sea Regions and General Assembly held in Tbilisi (Georgia), the Presidents of the Constitutional Courts of Georgia, Lithuania, Moldova, and Ukraine signed the Statement condemning aggression and stressing the necessity to prosecute the persons responsible for it.

BBCJ condemns aggression and stresses the necessity to prosecute the persons responsible for it

04-04-2018

At the working meeting for the 3rd Congress of the Association of Constitutional Justice of the Countries of the Baltic and Black Sea Regions (hereinafter referred to as the BBCJ) and General Assembly held in Tbilisi (Georgia), the Presidents of the Constitutional Courts of Georgia, Lithuania, Moldova, and Ukraine signed the Statement condemning aggression and stressing the necessity to prosecute the persons responsible for it.

The Chairman of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine: “The most important thing is to ensure the independence of the Court and restore citizens’ confidence”

26-03-2018

The Constitutional Court has been visited by Chairman of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine Stanislav Shevchuk. In a meeting with President of the Constitutional Court Dainius Žalimas and the justices, he thanked his colleagues from Lithuania for Lithuania’s assistance in improving the work of the court headed by him and for congratulating him as the Chairman of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine. Stanislav Shevchuk stressed that the situation in his court is complicated; therefore, it was not easy for him to decide on the position of the chairman.

Dainius Žalimas: “I welcome the resolve of Ukraine to prosecute the persons responsible for aggression”

13-03-2018

The chairman and 18 judges of the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation have been held criminally liable for their involvement in committing aggression against Ukraine – the annexation of Crimea. Today is the first of the two dates on which they are summoned for questioning at the Main Military Prosecutor’s Office of Ukraine.

The Constitutional Court has issued the annual report

12-03-2018

The Constitutional Court, continuing its tradition of introducing the public to its activities carried out in the previous year, has issued the annual report for 2017. President of the Constitutional Court Dainius Žalimas summed up in the report not only the most important constitutional problems resolved last year, but also the work done in the fields of international cooperation and public communication.

The President of the Constitutional Court, Dainius Žalimas, has been distinguished with a state award

15-02-2018

On the occasion of 16 February – the Day of the Restoration of the State of Lithuania, the President of the Republic of Lithuania, Dalia Grybauskaitė, awarded the President of the Constitutional Court, Dainius Žalimas, the Grand Cross of Commander of the Order of Lithuanian Grand Duke Gediminas for merits to Lithuania and for promoting the name of this country worldwide.

The congratulations received on the 100th anniversary of the restoration of the State of Lithuania

15-02-2018

Aurel Băieşu, Judge and Acting President of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Moldova, has sent a congratulatory letter to President of the Constitutional Court Dainius Žalimas on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the restoration of the independence of the State of Lithuania.

The President of the Constitutional Court met in Kiev with the leaders of Crimean Tatars

18-01-2018

On 17 January, during his visit to Kiev (Ukraine), the President of the Constitutional Court, Dainius Žalimas, met with Refat Chubarov, Chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People and Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine.