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Somalia Constitution Approved

In the face of an attempted suicide bombing, 645 members of a constituent assembly overwhelmingly approved a new Constitution in Mogadishu. The constitution had been urged by members of the international community as an essential step in re-establishing Somalia as a genuine functioning state after decades of civil war. While the draft text itself won’t

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Published on August 3, 2012
Author:          Filed under: hp, Islam, Somalia
 
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Constitution-making in Somalia

A fascinating, first-hand account of current UN-led constitution-making efforts in war-ridden Somalia — arguably one of the bleakest, most dysfunctional corners of today’s world — is offered by Professor David Cameron of the University of Toronto’s Department of Political Science. Professor Cameron, a prominent scholar of Canadian federalism and inter-governmental relations, has long been involved

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Published on July 21, 2010
Author:          Filed under: HP; constitutional design, Ran Hirschl, Somalia
 
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Job posting: Somalia

Editors note: Comparativeconstitutions.org will on occasion post job and conference announcements, so long as they seem relevant to our mission. Below is a new announcement from NDI.—The National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI) seeks to hire a lawyer or legislative staff professional with international law/legal experience to provide legal expertise in implementing the constitutional

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Published on September 17, 2009
Author:          Filed under: Job postings, Somalia, Tom Ginsburg