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Constitutional Reform in Indonesia: A Retrospective

Speech delivered: March 15, 2005 • By Andrew Ellis
Event: Conference: Election Support-Achievements and ChallengesLocation:

The constitution of any country defines the institutions by which that country governs itself, and indeed the relationship between the citizens of the country and its institutional framework. As such, it is a fundamentally political document, establishing the rights and duties of citizens and state institutions, and reflecting also the way in which society wishes itself to be governed.


About the authors

Andrew Ellis
Former International IDEA Director for Asia and the Pacific
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