Blog of the International Journal of Constitutional Law

Tag: Macron

  • Portugal’s Proposal for a One-Term Limit on Presidents

    —Teresa Violante, Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg [Editor’s Note: This is one of our ICONnect columns. For more on our 2023 columnists, see here.] Politico recently revealed that the French President expressed frustration with the constitutional clause that prevents him from being reelected for a third term, describing it as “damnable bullshit”.

  • Pension reform in France: the strategic practice of the Constitution

    —Nicolas Séébold, Toulouse I Capitole University. The pension reform project in France is not new. Already evoked during the first quinquennium of Emmanuel Macron (2017-2022), it was considered more reasonable to postpone it while the State was confronted with the COVID crisis.