The proceedings of the first international forum on “Citizen’s Right to Access to Constitutional Judiciary in Light of Comparative Regimes” kicked off, today, Monday, in Algiers, under the high patronage of the President of the Republic, Mr. Abdelmadjid Tebboune.
The opening ceremony of the forum, which was organized at the Palais des Nations to celebrate the first anniversary of the founding of the Constitutional Court, took place in the presence of the Speaker of the National People’s Assembly, Mr. Brahim Boughali, the President of the Supreme Court, Mr. Omar Belhadj, Prime Minister, Mr. Aïmene Benabderrahmane, and the Advisor to the President of the Republic in charge of legal and judicial affairs, Mr. Boualem Boualem, along with Members of the government, the Constitutional Court, and representatives of the diplomatic corps accredited in Algeria.
The organization of this two day international forum comes within the framework of the endeavor aimed at clarifying how the citizen can access the constitutional judiciary to defend his rights and freedoms effectively in a way that preserves the supremacy of the constitution on the one hand and guarantees the protection of the system of rights and freedoms and guarantees compliance with the laws and regulations with the constitution on the other hand.
This forum aims to analyze the various constitutional and legislative provisions in comparative systems and to present the experiences of countries in the field of citizens resorting to the constitutional judiciary in order to defend their rights and freedoms guaranteed by the constitution.
Constitutional courts and councils from different regions of the world, as well as representatives of global and regional spaces and bodies for constitutional judiciary, are participating in the proceedings of this international forum, as well as Algerian and foreign experts and specialists in constitutional law.