The “Rule of Law Platform – Central Asia” was created to support the objectives of the European Union’s “Rule of Law Initiative in Central Asia”.
This web resource provides links to the key international standards and recommendations in the following areas:
The key resource for this purpose is to be found in the “Main Reference Documents” of the European Commission for Democracy through Law, the “Venice Commission”: http://www.venice.coe.int/WebForms/pages/?p=01_Presentation
The work of the Venice Commission extends much wider than the Council of Europe. It has 59 member states: the 47 Council of Europe member states (including the 28 members of the European Union), plus 12 other countries (Algeria, Brazil, Chile, Israel, Kazakhstan, the Republic of Korea, Kyrgyzstan, Morocco, Mexico, Peru, Tunisia and the USA). The European Commission and OSCE/ODIHR participate in the plenary sessions of the Commission.