At its 136th plenary session (held on 6-7 October 2023), the Venice Commission of the Council of Europe adopted, among others:
- Armenia: the joint Opinion of the Venice Commission and the OSCE/ODIHR on the draft amendments to the Electoral Code and related legislation
- Republic of Moldova:
- the follow-up Opinion to the opinion on the draft law of the Republic of Moldova on the Intelligence and Security Service, as well as on the draft law on counterintelligence and external intelligence activity.
- the joint Opinion of the Venice Commission and the Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law (DGI) of the Council of Europe on the draft law on the anti-corruption judicial system and on amending some normative acts of the Republic of Moldova.
- the joint Opinion of the Venice Commission and OSCE/ODIHR on amendments to the Electoral Code of the Republic of Moldova and other related laws concerning ineligibility of persons connected to political parties declared unconstitutional.
These opinions were prepared under the Quick Response Mechanism in the framework of the EU/Council of Europe joint programme “Partnership for Good Governance”, co-funded by the European Union and the Council of Europe and implemented by the Council of Europe.