The solemn hearing was held on Thursday, 19 December 2019, in the presence of the highest representatives of state authorities and key institutions of public life.

The keynote speaker at this year’s Constitutionality Day was Prof. Dr Ineta Ziemele, President of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Latvia and Former Judge at the European Court of Human Rights.

The welcome address by the President of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Slovenia, Prof. Dr Rajko Knez, and the keynote speech by Prof. Dr Ineta Ziemele can be found below.

The Constitutional Court of the Republic of Slovenia celebrated Constitutionality Day, holding a traditional ceremony in honour of the adoption of the Constitution on 23 December 1991.