Category: Activities

Summary of Day 3: Chapter 1 adopted amid disputes and threats of withdrawal

After achieving a relativey swift pace of discussion on Saturday, Sunday brought very little progress on the discussion of the draft constitution and the spectre of deadlock once again in the Assembly. The announcement by the Speaker of the Assembly, Mustapha ben Jaafar, of a dispute between two deputies launched a polemic that saw a

Summary of Day 2: Saturday 4th January 2014

Day 2: Saturday 4th January 2014 The plenary debate around the constitution resumed on Saturday morning at 10:25 with the commencement of discussions of the first chapter on “General Principles”. After the procedural confusion that had accompanied some of the discussions on Friday, Saturday’s discussion was characterized by more orderliness, with 15 articles being discussed