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Costa Rica is Accepted Into the Venice Commission

During a meeting in Strasbourg, and following a request by the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Costa Rica on 6 July 2016, the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe invited the country to become the 61st member state of the Venice Commission. The Venice Commission is the common name for the European Commission for Democracy through Law. This is an advisory body of the Council of Europe, composed of independent experts in the field of constitutional law. It was created in 1990 after the fall of the Berlin wall, at a time of urgent need for constitutional assistance…

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