Workshop on the Role of Constitutional Courts of Eastern Partnership Countries in the process of harmonization of national legislation with the ''Acquis Communautaire'''
On September 21, 2012 the Constitutional Court of Georgia held the Workshop on the Role of Constitutional Courts of Eastern Partnership Countries in the process of harmonization of national legislation with the 'Acquis Communautaire'
Eastern Partnership organization which could be seen as a stepping stone to membership in the European Union, the member countries (Belarus, Ukraine, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova) aim to support the rule of law and integration into the EU institutions by carrying out all necessary measures with regard to successive harmonization of national legislation with EU standards.
The aim of the workshop was to identify the role of the Constitutional Courts as participants in the integration process in Europe especially with regard to safeguarding of the national constitutional values; to refer to the interpretation of the European Case Law and taking account of EU legislation while applying provisions of domestic laws.
The workshop was organized in partnership with the Technical Assistance Information Exchange Instrument (TAIEX) of the European Union.