Sergio Bitar (Board of Advisers, International IDEA), Elisa Loncon (President of the Constitutional Convention), Jaime Bassa (Vice President of the Constitutional Convention), María Jaraquemada (Programme Officer, International IDEA) and Renata Retamal (Consultant and assistant, International IDEA).
On the 33rd Anniversary of the 1988 plebiscite, which paved the way for democracy in Chile, International IDEA signed a collaboration and support Agreement with the Chilean Constitutional Convention on 5 October 2021.
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The Agreement was signed during the meeting by Sergio Bitar, Member of the Board of Advisers, International IDEA; Elisa Loncon, President of the Constitutional Convention; Jaime Bassa, Vice President of the Constitutional Convention; María Jaraquemada, Programme Officer of International IDEA; and Renata Retamal Consultant and assistant, International IDEA.
The objective of this Agreement is to provide support and technical advice on constitution-building issues, such as governmental regimes, electoral systems, citizen participation, decentralisation, representation of women and Indigenous peoples, among others, as have been done in other countries that have carried out constitutional processes.