The Speaker of the Parliament Irakli Kobakhidze met with the Venice Commission Delegation serving the visit to Georgia.
The parties discussed the bill on criterion and procedures of selection of the judges to the Supreme Court.
The Speaker introduced the procedure and novelties envisaged under the bill initiated by the ruling party. According to the Venice Commission members, the authority and the Venice Commission share the common goal – to improve judicial independence and liberation of the Court from the political influence.
The Venice Commission members expressed commitment for cooperation.
The Venice Commission serves the 2-day visit to Georgia to hold the meetings with the representatives of the legislative, executive and judicial authorities, Public Defender and NGOs.