9 December 2013 - Professor Jasna Omejec, President of the Constitutional Court and a member of the European Commission for Democracy through Law (Venice Commission) from the Republic of Croatia participated in its 97th Plenary Session, held in Venice from 5 to 6 December 2013. In addition to regular activities of the Commission related to the constitutional assistance, elections and referendum issues, the Agenda also entailed the election of the new president, vice-presidents and the members of the Bureau. The Commission re-elected Mr. Gianni Buquicchio (member of the Commission from Italy) as the President, Mr. Ian Helgesen (member of the Commission from Norway) as the Ist Vice-president. Ms Herdis Thorgeirsdottir (member of the Commission from Island) and Mr. Evgeni Tanchev (member of the Commission from Bulgaria) were elected Vice-presidents of the Commission. They were all elected for a period of two years.