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Tunisia Constitutional Monitor IV (October 2016 – March 2017)

July 25, 2017

The adoption of a new constitution for Tunisia on 26 January 2014 was a milestone in ...

Briefing Paper 86: The paralysed guardian: towards an independent Constitutional Court of Ukraine

June 28, 2017

Prepared by Yulia Kyrychenko, expert at the Centre of Policy and Legal Reform and the Reanimation ...

BP84: Evaluating the Algerian Constitution after the Revision of January 2016

June 6, 2017

In response to the demonstrations in 2011, the Algerian government embarked on a slow process of preparing ...

Analysis: Right to Information: Discourse and Compliance in Sri Lanka

May 29, 2017

In February 2017, Sri Lanka’s Right to Information (RTI) Act entered into force. The inclusive process ...

BP82: Designing a Constitutional Referendum: Challenges for Sri Lanka

May 17, 2017

Sri Lanka is in the middle of a constitutional reform process that aims to bring durable ...

From Words to Deeds – Implementing Constitutions

May 17, 2017

Every year approximately ten countries rewrite their political DNAs by adopting a new constitution or significantly ...

Legal framework for national referendums in Ukraine

May 17, 2017

Referendums are becoming increasingly popular in Europe. They are also controversial, as they offer only binary ...

Tunisia should establish Constitutional Court soon

May 12, 2017

Three years ago, the Tunisian Parliament voted for a constitution that foresees a new Constitutional Court. ...

BP78: The Myanmar Human Rights Commission: An Institution at a Crossroads

May 4, 2017

In countries undergoing transition, National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) can play an essential role in promoting ...

BP 80: Reforming Decentralisation in Lebanon – The State of Play

May 4, 2017

Since the end of the Civil War, decentralisation is a much debated topic in Lebanon. The ...