Weekly analytics for 8 – 14 February 2022

Political Points of the Centre of Policy and Legal Reform include a weekly expert analysis of the most important process in Ukraine in areas of constitutionalism, political parties and elections, governance and public administration reform, judiciary, combating corruption, criminal justice, etc.

The Venice Commission published an opinion on the draft law on local referendum.


On February 10, the European Commission for Democracy through Law (Venice Commission) published an urgent opinion (CDL-PI(2022)001-e) on the Draft Law on Local Referendum (Reg. № 5512) of May 19, 2021, prepared jointly with the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR). The opinion contains an assessment of the conformity of the Draft Law № 5512 with international standards, in particular with the Revised Guidelines on the Holding of Referendums, as well as the 1990 OSCE Copenhagen Document.

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