The inclusion and participation of combatants in constitution-building processes raises a number of distinctive issues.

Constitutional INSIGHTS No. 5 examines the rationales for including combatants in constitution-building, the challenges this presents and some of the mechanisms that might be used to support their participation in constitution-building processes.


Publication date
22 September 2020
Anna Dziedzic
Number of pages
Constitution Transformation Network



1. What is distinctive about the role of combatants in constitution-building?

2. Why should combatants be included in constitution-building processes?

3. What are the challenges to including combatants in constitution-building processes?

4. How might combatants participate in constitution-building processes?

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Inclusion of Combatants in Constitution-Building

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