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Federal Supreme Court Ministers of Brazil visit the Constitutional Court of Chile


The Constitutional Court of Chile received the visit of the Justices of the Brazilian Federal Supreme Court (STF), Carmen Lúcia Antunes Rocha and Gilmar Mendes, among the 29 of July until 31 of July, 2014, invited as a landmark program of cooperation and exchange of judges and judicial officials of the MERCOSUR members and associated countries.

The main motivation for the visit of the Brazilians magistrates was the definition of the bases for the swift conclusion of a cooperation agreement between the two courts, which materialized with a meeting with the Ministers of the Constitutional Court Wednesday, July 30.

Among the activities, the Court offered a lunch in honor of the Ministers Mendes and Carmen Lucia, involving ministers and advisors of the Constitutional Court, the representative of the Chilean Foreign Ministry, Ambassador Mr. Alfredo Labbe Villa and the Ambassador of Brazil to Chile Georges Lamazière. In addition, accompanied by the President of the Court Minister Marisol Peña, foreign judges met several dependencies institutional headquarters and held a brief meeting with the General Secretariat and the rapporteurs, thus having the opportunity to learn about the procedures that follow the constitutional processes.

 

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