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Jul
17
2018
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The recent Irish constitutional referendum on abortion made global news, but what is less known to the international public is that the proposal for change came from a group of 100 randomly selected...
May
03
2018
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On 30 April to 2 May 2018, International IDEA hosted a dialogue session on Yemen’s constitution. The dialogue session’s agenda focused on the type of governance arrangements that could be used to...
May
03
2018
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استضافت المؤسسة الدولية للديمقراطية والانتخابات للفترة من 30 نيسان/أبريل ولغاية 2 أيار/مايو 2018 جلسة حوار حول الدستور اليمني. ركز الحوار على نمط ترتيبات الحكم الممكنة في اليمن بعد دخول إتفاق السلام...
Apr
13
2018
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As part of its support for the democratic consolidation process in Haiti and the promotion of women's rights, the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA)...
Mar
26
2018
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استضافت المؤسسة الدولية للديمقراطية والانتخابات في الفترة 26-28 شباط/فبراير 2018 جلسة حوار في العاصمة تونس بين المكونات السياسية الرئيسية في اليمن حول النظام الدستوري المستقبلي للحكم في بلادهم. ونظمت...
Mar
26
2018
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On 26-28 February 2018, International IDEA hosted a dialogue session in Tunis between Yemen’s main political entities regarding their country’s future constitutional system of government. The...
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...
Dec
12
2017
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The International Seminar "Political Reforms in Chile 2014-2016", an event organized by International IDEA in collaboration with the Ministry of the General Secretariat of the Presidency (SEGPRES)...
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...
Nov
02
2017
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As ongoing peace talks between the government, the armed forces and ethnic armed groups continue in Myanmar, there is an increased desire for more comparative expertise on constitutional principles...
Sep
14
2017
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As part of the ongoing Legal Review Programme, International IDEA and Nepal Law Society (NLS) convened a national-level consultation on 4 September 2017 in Kathmandu, Nepal, to discuss the National...
Aug
21
2017
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Nepal is in the process of implementing constitutional provisions to transition from an unitary to federal system.
Aug
07
2017
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As part of the ongoing Legal Review Programme, International IDEA and Nepal Law Society convened a national-level interaction and sharing programme on Bill related to the Rights of Victims of Crime...
May
31
2017
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On 30-31 May 2017, International IDEA’s Constitution-Building Programme hosted a workshop on “Constitutional Responses to the Crisis of Representation and Oligarchic Democracy” (CR2OD), held at The...
May
03
2017
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In April 2017, International IDEA initiated a one-year project to organize dialogue sessions between leading Yemeni actors in an effort to bridge the divide on the country’s future system of...
Apr
05
2017
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The Secretary-General of International IDEA, Yves Leterme, undertook a working visit to Benin 3-5 April 2017 to deepen the partnership between International IDEA’s and its newest Member State Benin....
Mar
08
2017
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Does the constitution have a special provision for gender equality? Who implements the rights enshrined in Myanmar’s constitution? These were some of the questions on the lips of participants from...
Jun
29
2016
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The Constitution of Kenya (2010) includes a strong Bill of Rights, which extensively covers political freedoms as well as socio-economic and cultural rights. In addition, the enactment of legislation...
Nov
11
2015
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After almost a decade-long process of political bickering and multi-stakeholder dialogues, Nepal adopted a new constitution on 20 September. The constitution provides for a federal system of...
Oct
13
2015
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Recent events in North Africa, commonly referred to as the Arab Spring, have led to an increased focus on the importance of constitution building as a participatory activity. The process of how...