On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the independence of the Republic of Slovenia and the adoption of its Constitution, the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Slovenia and the Faculty of Law of the University of Ljubljana are organising a two-day international scientific conference entitled »Twenty Years of the Constitution of the Republic of Slovenia: Significance of Constitutionality and Constitutional Democracy«, which will take place on 21 and 22 December 2011.
Fourteen Slovene experts on constitutional law, namely, the authors of the text of the (Podvin) Constitution, Presidents of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Slovenia and selected Professors of constitutional law will present their contributions on the first day of the Conference. The modern Slovene constitutionalism will be addressed in light of its original conception, constitutional interpretation, and implementation of the Constitution of the Republic of Slovenia from the theoretical perspective of law. On this day the Conference will take place from 9 am until 4.30 pm in the Golden Hall of the Ljubljana Faculty of Law.
On the second day, the scientific Conference will be internationally oriented, with participation of representatives of foreign constitutional courts and academics from abroad. In addition, the Slovene representatives at both European Courts, i.e. Court of Justice and European Court of Human Rights, will present their views on constitutional topics within the practice of the international courts. The working language of the second day will be English. The Conference will take place from 9 am until 1 pm in the Session Hall of the Constitutional Court building.