Gilmar Mendes meets with Russian electoral commission member

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On Tuesday morning (16th), the president of the Superior Electoral Court (TSE), Justice Gilmar Mendes, attended a meeting with Vasily Likhachev, a member of the Central Electoral Commission of the Russian Federation.

 In this occasion, the authorities discussed the  further development of the electoral cooperation between the TSE and the Russian Commission, and agreed that both parties will participate, as visitors, in the forthcoming elections in each of their countries.

Justice Gilmar Mendes  was on an official duty travel to St. Petersburg, Russia, where he  attended the 14th European Conference of Electoral Management Bodies, organized by the Venice Commission (European Commission for Democracy through Law), in cooperation with the Central Electoral Commission of Russia and the  Interparliamentary Assembly of the Commonwealth of Independent States.

The Conference  was attended by over 130 participants from 28 countries and 10 international organizations,  in addition to independent and academic experts.