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Guest Post – Reform proposal: Why not a win-win for both sides?

Guest Post – Reform proposal: Why not a win-win for both sides?

By Fri, Jan 17, 2014 12:30PM UTC 3 Comments Guest Post – Reform proposal: Why not a win-win for both sides?

The below is a guest post from a reader who is frustrated about the current impasse. BP has added some comments in square brackets as also wanted to comment on the TDRI proposal. Post is below: Why can’t we just give everyone what they want? Reform before election AND reform after election? Can we consider...

Opinion: Burma Reform remains fragile with existing constitution

By Tue, Nov 27, 2012 9:08PM UTC Comments Off Opposition leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi sks a question during a regular session of the parliament at Myanmar Lower House on Wednesday, July 25, 2012, in Naypyitaw, Myanmar.  (AP Photo/Khin Maung Win)

Do grassroots of Burma believe the changes run by the President Thein Sein Government? To be frank, working-class including farmers go up against the current situation as a change. Actually, the previous military junta has changed their outfits before a social revolution similar to Arab Spring took place. Concomitantly, the country was under criticism due...

The Irish constitutional convention – lessons from abroad

By Mon, Nov 12, 2012 4:24PM UTC Comments Off

The Irish constitutional convention – lessons from abroad bydfarrellPosted onNovember 12, 2012 A few weeks ago I organised an event at the Royal Irish Academy that brought together the world’s leading experts on deliberation, some of whom had helped organise or had being members of constitutional conventions in their own countries. The objective was to hear from them about the strengths and weaknesses of the conventions in their countries, and what lessons could be learned for the Irish constitutional convention. Here is a link to a short video we commissioned that includes interviews with a number of these experts. ...

The Irish constitutional convention – lessons from abroad

By Mon, Nov 12, 2012 4:24PM UTC Comments Off

The Irish constitutional convention – lessons from abroad bydfarrellPosted onNovember 12, 2012 A few weeks ago I organised an event at the Royal Irish Academy that brought together the world’s leading experts on deliberation, some of whom had helped organise or had being members of constitutional conventions in their own countries. The objective was to hear from them about the strengths and weaknesses of the conventions in their countries, and what lessons could be learned for the Irish constitutional convention. Here is a link to a short video we commissioned that includes interviews with a number of these experts. This...

The Irish constitutional convention – lessons from abroad

By Mon, Nov 12, 2012 4:24PM UTC Comments Off

The Irish constitutional convention – lessons from abroad bydfarrellPosted onNovember 12, 2012 A few weeks ago I organised an event at the Royal Irish Academy that brought together the world’s leading experts on deliberation, some of whom had helped organise or had being members of constitutional conventions in their own countries. The objective was to hear from them about the strengths and weaknesses of the conventions in their countries, and what lessons could be learned for the Irish constitutional convention. Here is a link to a short video we commissioned that includes interviews with a number of these experts. This...

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