Conferences & Activities
Visit of a delegation of judges and lawyers to the Constitutional Council
As part of the opening of the Constitutional Council to legal circles, the President of the Constitutional Council, Judge Tannous Mechleb received, with the two members of the Council, Judges Riyad Abu Gheida and Mireille Najm, a delegation of judges and lawyers from the Leaders for Justice program, accompanied by representatives of the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, MM. Paul Saade and Weam Mahmoud.
Meeting in the Ministry of Justice
Meeting in the Ministry of justice on 21 June 2023, by invitation of Minister Henri Khoury and the European Union, of heads of the Judicial branches Judges Tannous Mechleb (Constitutional council), Souheil Abboud (CSM) and Fadi Elias (State council), to discuss the EU’s support to Lebanon’s judicial system and its readiness to provide continued assistance towards reforms, serving to strengthen judicial institutions and contribute to...
Submission of the report of the Supervisory Commission for Elections
Submission of the report of the Supervisory Commission for Elections, on 7 June 2023, by President Nadim Abd el Malak to the President of the Constitutional Council Tannous Mechleb.
Visit to the Constitutional council on April 28, 2023
The President of the Constitutional council, Mr. Tannous Mechleb, received on April 28, 2023 Mr Laszlo Trocsanyi, member of the European Parliament, Rector of Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church in Hungary, professor of law, and Former Minister of Justice, and Mr Bertrand Mathieu, Professor of Constitutional Law, Member of the Venice Commission, former State Councillor and former member of the Superior Council of the Judiciary...
Visit of the Lebanese Business Leaders Association (RDCL)
Visit of the Lebanese Business Leaders Association (RDCL) to the Constitutional Council, Nicolas Boukhater (President), Fady Sawaya (secretary general), Nadim Daher (treasurer) et Roula Gharios Zahar (member), on 31st January 2023.
Visit of Students from the Lebanese University
Visit of Students from the Lebanese University - Jal El Dib branch - to the Constitutional Council accompanied by Professor Akl Akl, on Thursday 24 January 2023 https://www.ul.edu.lb/faculte/branch.aspx?branchId=6
Visit of the Observation mission of European Union for the 2022 legislative elections
On 6 July 2022, the European Union Observation Mission for the 2022 legislative elections in Lebanon visited the Constitutional Council. The President of the mission, Mr. György Hölvényi, presented the final report of the mission to the President of the Constitutional Council, Judge Tannous Mechleb, in the presence of the members of the Council Elias Mechrekani and Mireille Najm. Some issues related to the elections were discussed, including...
Thematic technical session on the Results Management System
In the context of the preparatory workshops organized by the Constitutional Council prior to the submission of electoral challenges for the 2022 parliamentary elections, the Council participated in a thematic technical session on the Results Management System that was held in the Council’s premises on 14 June 2022. This session was developed and organized by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), with the financial support of the...
9th Triennial Congress of the ACCF
9th Triennial Congress of the ACCF “The Constitutional Judge and Human Rights” Dakar, Senegal, May 31 – June 1, 2022 The 9th Triennial Congress of the Association of French speaking Constitutional Courts (ACCF) was held on May 31 and June 1, 2022, in Dakar, on the theme: “The constitutional judge and human rights”. About a hundred participants: presidents, members and representatives of 33 member institutions took part in this...
April 12th 2022 Workshop
The Constitutional Council, with the support of the United Nations Development Programme, the EU and USAID, held a workshop on the “Obstacles of the Electoral Process and their Implications on the Decisions of the Constitutional Council”, on Tuesday, 12 April 2022, at Radisson Blu Hotel – Verdun
Visit of the Electoral Mission of the International Francophone Organization
Visit of the Electoral Mission of the International Francophone Organization (OIF) to the Constitutional council, on May 11, 2022 The Constitutional council received on May 11, 2022, the electoral mission of the International Francophone Organization, called to deploy in Lebanon from May 9 to 17, 2022, in order to observe the conduct of the electoral process. It is composed of the following personalities and experts: - The head of the mission,...
Visit of the Venice Commission
On 27 April 2022, the Constitutional Council received the rapporteurs of the Venice Commission, Mr Michael Fernando and Ms Nadia Bernoussi, regarding the Commission's report on the draft law on the independence of the judiciary.
Seminar organized in collaboration with the Konrad Adenauer Foundation: “Extending the Power of the Constitutional Council - Catching up with the Global and Arab Changes in Constitutional Justice”, Beirut Lebanon
At a time when Lebanon suffers total stagnation, the Constitutional Council strives to safeguard the Lebanese heritage of legality and constitutionalism. It seeks to strengthen the rule of law in order to keep up with international changes in law and constitutional justice as it is the case in most Arab States today. The workshop, organized by the Council under the supervision of its President Issam Sleiman, in partnership with the Konrad...