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Tunisia’s First Constitutional Conflict – what does the Constitution say on the formation of a new government?

Tunisia has witnessed a number of firsts in recent weeks – the first free and fair regular legislative elections, the first free and fair presidential elections, and now its first constitutional dispute under its new constitution. In a communication from the President of the Republic, Dr. Moncef Marzouki, to the leader of the Nidaa Tounes

Jasmine Foundation Briefing: Tunisian new elections law 2014

Tunisia’s National Constituent Assembly passed, on 1st May, a new Electoral Law, marking a key step towards completing its democratic transition. The new Fundamental Law on Elections and Referenda, adopted by 132 deputies with 11 against and 9 abstentions, sets out the process for organising elections and referenda, from registration of voters to declaration of