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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...
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...
Oct
05
2015
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Research on Constitutional Transitions and Territorial Cleavages is available but questions from constitution building specialists in the field still linger, revealing that there is more to discuss...
Sep
18
2015
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On 16 September, Nepal’s Constituent Assembly passed the new constitution – after many years of delay due to disagreements between political parties. It was approved by 507-25 votes in the 601 seat...
Jul
08
2015
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On 30 June, an expert meeting was held in The Hague on the topic ‘Yemeni Transition from Autocracy: Could it have succeeded?’. The meeting brought together key national stakeholders from various...
Sep
11
2014
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The University of Chicago’s Professor Tom Ginsburg – an expert in comparative constitutions – recently visited Nepal and spoke about what makes a constitution successful.
Mar
03
2014
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‘Tunisians agree that their new constitution is an advance, despite the imperfections. The people’s new democratic spirit is what will make Tunisia a success, and it will hopefully serve as an...