Statute of the Conference of European Constitutional Courts-1999

The Presidents of European Constitutional Courts and other similar European institutions exercising constitutional jurisdiction declare their intention to organise, in accordance with the practice hitherto established, regular specialised conferences with a view to sharing experience as regards constitutional practice and jurisprudence in a general European context and to maintaining regular contacts between these courts and institutions, on the basis of mutual respect and with due regard to the principle of judicial independence.

European Convention on the International Validity of Criminal Judgments-1970

A sentenced person detained in the requesting State who has been surrendered to the requested State for the purpose of enforcement shall not be proceeded against, sentenced or detained with a view to the carrying out of a sentence or detention order for any offence committed prior to his surrender other than that for which the sentence to be enforced was imposed, nor shall he for any other reason be restricted in his personal freedom

Latvian National Armed Forces Law

The Commander of the National Armed Forces shall approve the by-laws of regular forces of the National Armed Forces. The commanders of the units of regular forces of the National Armed Forces shall approve the by-laws of the units subordinate thereto. The Constitution of the National Defence Academy of Latvia shall be approved in accordance with the Law on Institutions of Higher Education.

Hungarian Constitutional Court’s Rules of Procedure – 2020

If the petitioner empowers a legal representative, an attorney-at-law (law office, lawyer of the European Communities), a representative of a human rights non-governmental organisation who passed the bar exam, and legal counsels of legal entities and of other economic organisations shall be entitled to act as legal representatives at the Constitutional Court.

Constitution of the Republic of Estonia – 1992

Everyone whose rights and freedoms have been violated has the right of recourse to the courts. Everyone is entitled to petition the court that hears his or her case to declare unconstitutional any law, other legislative instrument, administrative decision or measure which is relevant in the case. The courts observe the Constitution and declare unconstitutional any law, other legislative instrument, administrative decision or measure which violates any rights or freedoms provided in the Constitution or which otherwise contravenes the Constitution.

EU imposes sanction on President Vladimir Putin and FM Sergey Lavrov of Russian Federation-25/02/2022

In addition to freezing the assets the Russian President and Minister of Foreign Affairs, the EU will impose restrictive measures on the members of the National Security Council of the Russian Federation who supported Russia’s immediate recognition of the two non-government controlled areas of the Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts of Ukraine as independent entities. Sanctions will also be extended to the remaining members of the Russian State Duma, who ratified the government decision of the Treaty of Friendship, Cooperation and Mutual Assistance between the Russian Federation and the two entities.

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is a gross violation of Budapest Memorandum – Dutch FM Hoekstra – 25/02/2022

Historically speaking, the security and stability with which many of us in Europe grew up is an exception. Our content has a dark history of war and instability. Ukraine’s history is a particularly poignant example. You only have to think of the horrific Holodomor famine under Stalin, the millions of Ukrainians who died in the Second World War and the oppression of Ukrainians in the Soviet period. In the 20th century, Russia cast a dark shadow over Ukraine.

Rule of Law by Venice Commission – 2011

After examining the historical origins of the concepts of Rule of Law, Rechtsstaat and Etat de droit, the report looked at these concepts in positive law. In international law, they appear in a number of treaties but also in soft law; in national law, they appear as a main feature of the state in the constitutions of Germany as well as of a number of former socialist countries of Central and Eastern Europe. The notion of the Rule of Law is however often difficult to apprehend in former socialist countries, which were influenced by the notion of socialist legality.

European Parliament resolution on the situation in Myanmar – 11/02/2021

whereas, on 1 February 2021, the military of Myanmar, known as the Tatmadaw, in a clear violation of the constitution of Myanmar, arrested President Win Myint and State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, as well as leading members of the government, seized power over the legislative, judicial and executive branches of government through a coup d’état, and issued a one-year state of emergency;

European Parliament resolution on humanitarian and political situation in Yemen-11/02/2021

Calls on the Human Rights Council to ensure that the situation of human rights in Yemen remains on its agenda by continuing to renew the mandate of the UN GEE and ensuring it be given sufficient resources to carry out its mandate effectively, including collecting, keeping and analysing information related to violations and crimes;