Talking about and discussing a constitution for Libya at this moment may seem a futile exercise. The situation on the ground is such that even the simplest idea of a Libyan State may seem surreal, given the diverse interests battling for control of the country and its resources. Three governments …
With the signing of the political agreement on a national unity government today, the next step in Libya’s transition will be to ensure that its new Constitution fully conforms to international rule of law and human rights standards, the ICJ said today.
In a rare press conference, Emhemed Shouaib, the Deputy President of the House of Representatives (HoR), added his voice to those criticising the proposal agreed in Tunis between a group of members from both the HoR and the General National Congress (GNC) to appoint a unity government and adopt an …
A group of members of Libya’s two rival legislatures on Saturday signed a joint declaration of principles, which they say will pave the way for a full political agreement and a unity government to end the Libyan conflict.
Members of the Libyan Constitution Drafting Assembly (CDA) arrived Monday in Ghadames to start deliberations on the constitution draft articles which have been already finalized amidst a number of boycotters from Amazigh, Tuareg and Tabu.
Representatives of Libya’s Tuareg and Tebu ethnic minorities are threatening to walk out of the Constitutional Drafting Assembly (CDA) in protest at what they say is discrimination against them.
Sitting in his office in the old Kingdom of Libya parliament building in Beida, Ali Tarhouni, president of the Constitution Drafting Assembly (CDA) ,wears a scarf tied around his neck. He is worried about the cold spring. But it is the least of his fears. The others are far heavier: …
LFJL publishes the first instalment of its commentary on the draft constitutional recommendations, will deliver to the Constitutional Drafting Assembly
On 24 December 2014, Libya’s Constitutional Drafting Assembly (CDA) published its first set of recommendations drafted by its individual thematic committees on its website. Lawyers for Justice in Libya (LFJL) has called regularly for an inclusive and transparent drafting process, citing the need for popular engagement and dialogue. This is …
2014تحليل مسودة الدستور الليبي – اللجان النوعية في الهيئة التاسيسية لصياغة الدستور – الوضع: كانون أول/ديسمبر
أصدرت المؤسسة الدولية للديمقراطية والانتخابات تحليلا بتاريخ 31 آذار/مارس 2015، بعنوان: تحليل مسودة الدستور الليبي، اللجان النوعية في الهيئة التاسيسية لصياغة الدستور، الوضع: كانون الاول/ديسمبر 2014. أعد التحليل البرفيسور الدكتور يورغ فدتكة من كلية الحقوق في جامعة باساو.
Analysis of the Draft Constitution of Libya – Thematic Committees of the Constitution Drafting Assembly Status: December 2014
This analysis provides a response to selected draft provisions for a new Libyan constitution published by thematic committees of the Constitution Drafting Assembly (CDA) in December 2014.