Joint Statement Concerning Territorial Integrity and International Law in Administering Constitutional Justice in connection with Crimea-10/09/2015

We consider that the judgment of 19 March 2014 of the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation amounts to a grave violation of international law (the universally recognised norms of international law, including those consolidated in the 1945 Charter of the United Nations, the 1970 Declaration on Principles of International Law concerning Friendly Relations and Cooperation among States in accordance with the Charter of the United Nations, the 1975 Final Act of the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe).

World Conference on Constitutional Justice – Judicial dialogue between constitutional judges on a global scale

According to its Statute, the World Conference has three organs, the General Assembly, the Bureau and the Secretariat. The General Assembly is chaired by the Host Court of the Congress. The last host was the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Lithuania. The Presidency of the Bureau is ensured for one year by rotation between the groups.