Visit by the Czech parliamentary delegation to The Hague
10.06.2013 / 16:36
A delegation of the Czech Parliamentary Mandates and Immunities Committee has made a visit to The Hague from 4 to 6 June 2013.
A delegation of the Czech Parliamentary Mandates and Immunities Committee has made a visit to The Hague from 4 to 6 June 2013. On the first day the delegation went to the International Criminal Court and met the Czech judge of the Court, H.E. Mr. Robert Fremr. Later that day the delegation visited the International Court of Justice and received a friendly audience from the President of the Court, H.E. Mr. Peter Tomka. The delegation had a guided tour of the premises of both courts. The other day the delegation met representatives of The Montesquieu Institute which is a research centre for comparative parliamentary history and constitutional development in Europe. The delegation received two lectures by lecturers from the University of Maastricht focused on the issues of parliamentary immunities and the financing of political parties. The delegation concluded its visit to The Hague with the working lunch hosted by their Dutch counterparts in The Lower House of the Dutch Parliament. They discussed the current political events in both countries with special emphasis on the mechanisms of political parties financing and the voting systems applied in the two countries.