On Tuesday, 10 May, Justice David Uhlíř participated in an international conference organised by the Constitutional Court of Romania on the occasion of its 30th anniversary. The theme of the meeting was the role of the constitutional court as a guarantor of constitutionality, balance and stability of democracy and the rule of law. The conference was organised in a hybrid mode, i.e. with the in-person as well as on-line participation of speakers.
A number of personalities from the European judiciary, representing both supranational institutions and national constitutional courts, addressed the participants. Speakers included Robert Spano, President of the European Court of Human Rights, Claire Bazy Malaurie, President of the Venice Commission, Pedro José González-Trevijano Sánchez, President of the Constitutional Court of Spain, Laurent Fabius, President of the French Constitutional Council, Danutė Jočienė, President of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Lithuania, Domnica Manole, President of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Moldova, and José Figueiredo Dias, Justice of the Portuguese Constitutional Court. In his contribution, Justice David Uhlíř presented three decades of the Constitutional Court of the Czech Republic by discussing three sets of important legal issues that the Constitutional Court has dealt with in the past.
The main host of the conference was the President of the Constitutional Court of Romania, Valer Dorneanu, who has served as a Justice and President of the Constitutional Court since 2013 and 2016, respectively.
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