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Sep
29
2021
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As part of a  series entitled Conversations on Innovative Constitutional Design Options, International IDEA’s Constitution Building Programme hosted an expert panel to discuss “Constitutionalizing...
Sep
28
2021
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The Secretary-General of International IDEA, Dr Kevin Casas-Zamora, took part in the “Constitutionalizing Institutions for a Safer Environment webinar organized by the Institute’s Constitution-...
Sep
06
2021
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“We have to first recognize ourselves before being recognized by others.” A statement made by one of the Indigenous Peoples (IP) Champions from the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (...
Aug
10
2021
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The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) hosted a side event on 15 July 2021; ‘Assessing Indigenous Peoples’ Rights in Constitutions’, at the 14th ...
Jul
22
2021
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Public participation has become a core element of modern constitution-building. The question for leaders charged with designing a constitution
Dec
07
2020
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When constitutions are written in response to violent conflict or as part of a peace process, a key aim of constitution-building is to end the fighting and channel disputes through political...
Aug
17
2020
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In the Philippines, the House of Representatives and the Department of the Interior and Local Government are keen on beginning charter change discussions while the country is mitigating the effects...
Jul
02
2020
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The Policy Brief "Constitutional and Legal Perspective on the Philippines’ Covid-19 Response" provides a snapshot analysis of the response to COVID-19 in the Philippines through June 2020,...
Feb
20
2020
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International IDEA and the Afghanistan Constitutional Studies Institute (ACSI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen their cooperation and collaboration in supporting discussions and...
Aug
03
2019
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The first Indigenous Peoples’ Constitutional Assessment Tool (IPCAT) workshop was hosted to enable 30 participants from five IP communities recognized in Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL), including...
Jul
30
2019
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In partnership with the Institute for Autonomy and Governance (IAG) and the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) Philippines, International IDEA supported a number of events centered on challenges and...
Jul
09
2019
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After the success of the first Constitution Academy in 2018, International IDEA Myanmar held its second Constitution Academy last month. The programme took place in Pyin Oo Lwin from 27 May to 4 June...
Jun
20
2019
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International IDEA Myanmar’s MyConstitution programme is growing fast!
Jun
19
2019
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Dialogue is a process that helps stakeholders voice their interests and opinions in a non-violent way. There is no guarantee that stakeholders engaged in dialogue will reach agreement on divisive...
Apr
11
2019
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International IDEA concluded on 5 April 2019 a series of Learning Sessions, which ran in the Philippines between April and September 2018. The Sessions were run in partnership with the Institute for...
Nov
13
2018
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International IDEA co-hosted the Third Annual Melbourne Forum (MF3) on “Implications of Culture for Constitution Building” on 15-16 October 2018 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The Melbourne Forum on...
Sep
21
2018
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International IDEA is supporting constitution building processes as an integral part of the democratic transition in Myanmar. By working with various state institutions, ethnic based organizations,...
Aug
20
2018
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On 17 August 2018, International IDEA Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific, Leena Rikkila Tamang and Antonio Spinelli, Head of Mission for Nepal met with Minister for Foreign Affairs, Hon...
Mar
05
2018
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Women in Myanmar are facing many challenges as a result of traditional perceptions, institutional barriers, and societal norms. These challenges range from a lack of equal job opportunities, to...
Nov
03
2017
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Whether constitutional change takes place through a big bang or incrementally, for it to be successful and legitimate, there is a need for both "momentum" and public and multi-stakeholder...