CT & IDEA Publish “Consolidating the Arab Spring” Working Paper Series

In June 2013, the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) and Constitutional Transitions published the Consolidating the Arab Spring Working Paper Series, as a response to the imperative for targeted expertise in support of constitution building in the wake of the Arab Spring. Each paper addresses a specific question of constitutional design. The […]

CT Researchers Meet with Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki

On 10 April 2013, researchers from the Constitutional Transitions Clinic met with Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki to discuss Tunisia’s ongoing constitutional transition. The meetings were part of the clinic’s four-day trip to Tunisia, during which they also met members of the Tunisian Constituent Assembly as well as officials from the US Embassy, and presented their […]

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Recognizes CT for Promoting & Advancing Democracy

The UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has recognized  Constitutional Transitions for its work to advance democracy around the world in a report on “common challenges facing States in their efforts to secure democracy and the rule of law from a human rights perspective.” Constitutional Transitions was highlighted in a section on best practices […]

30 January 2013: Gianluca Parolin Discusses Constitutionalism in the Gulf at CT Colloquium

On 30 January 2013, Gianluca Parolin presented his research on authoritarian constitutionalism in the Persian Gulf states at the Constitutional Transitions Colloquium. Parolin is Assistant Professor of Law at the American University in Cairo, a Global Research Fellow at NYU School of Law, and a Visiting Fellow at the Center for Constitutional Transitions for 2012-13. […]

16 November 2012: CT Consults with Tunisian Constituent Assembly and Civil Society in Tunis

On the invitation of the West Asia and North Africa regional office of the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA), Professor Sujit Choudhry and research fellow Richard Stacey recently traveled to Tunis to lead a seminar on 16 November for members of the Tunisian Constituent Assembly (CA) and civil society on ‘semi-presidential’ […]

Introducing Constitutional Transitions Visiting Fellow Gianluca Parolin

The Center for Constitutional Transitions at NYU Law (Constitutional Transitions) is pleased to introduce visiting fellow Gianluca Parolin. Gianluca joins us from the American University of Cairo, where he serves as Assistant Professor of Law. “We are very glad to welcome Gianluca and all of our international fellows,” said Faculty Director Sujit Choudhry. “Their perspective […]