CT Fellow George Anderson Publishes Volume on Federal Rivers

Constitutional Transitions Visiting Fellow George Anderson is the co-editor of Federal Rivers: Managing Water in Multi-Layered Political Systems, which has just been published by Edward Elgar in the United Kingdom. While there is a considerable literature on the management of river basins across international boundaries, this book is the first to take a systematic and comparative look […]

UNDP Regional Bureau for Arab States’ Regional Center in Cairo Joins Clinic Partnership

The Constitutional Transitions Clinic is pleased to announce that for its second year, the United Nations Development Programme’s Regional Bureau for Arab States, through its Regional Center in Cairo, will be joining the existing clinical partnership with the West Asia and North Africa Office of the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA). This […]

Project Launch: Dealing with Territorial Cleavages in Constitutional Transitions

Constitutional Transitions is partnering with the Forum of Federations, International IDEA, the Manuel Giménez Abad Foundation, and the United Nations Department of Political Affairs’ Policy and Mediation Division for its research project, “Dealing with Territorial Cleavages in Constitutional Transitions.”  The project’s focus includes issues arising from particular territorial, political, and collective demands for constitutional accommodation in contexts of constitutional transition. With twenty-six […]

Project Launch: Constitutional Reform Processes and Security Sector Reform

Constitutional Transitions is partnering with International IDEA  for its new research project, “Constitutional Reform Processes and Security Sector Reform: Principles for Practice.”  With seventeen experts from thirteen countries, the project aims to establish guiding principles for security sector reform in the context of constitution building processes, directed at individuals and groups in security sector agencies, political parties, civil society […]

Ran Hirschl Discusses Voluntary Judicial Reference to Foreign Sources at Final Session of 2013 Colloquium

On 4 December 2013, the Constitutional Transitions & Global and Comparative Law Colloquium featured Ran Hirschl, Professor of Political Science and Law at the University of Toronto, where he also holds a Canada Research Chair in Constitutionalism, Democracy and Development. The piece Hirschl presented for the Colloquium is a chapter of his new book, Comparative […]

CT Faculty Members Discuss Egypt’s Constitution at Roundtable Meeting in Cairo

On 13 and 14 December 2013, Constitutional Transitions Director Sujit Choudhry and Director of Research Richard Stacey attended a two-day roundtable meeting in Cairo, Egypt, analyzing and offering commentary on the then-draft Constitution of the Arab Republic of Egypt. The roundtable was organized by the West Asia and North Africa office of International IDEA and […]