UN team says inclusion of all stakeholders needed for successful constitutional reform in Guyana

By DJANGO, 22 May 2017
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Photo credit: Flickr
A United Nations team has advised Guyana's government that the constitution-making process is only likely to succeed if it is “inclusive and participatory,” meaning the involvement of the opposition and other key stakeholders every step of the way. The UN report also advised that consultation, negotiation, and compromise on the bill at the earliest stages will be critical to its unanimous passage in the National Assembly. It further argued that the process of constitutional reform can provide not just an opportunity to improve governance and accountability but also an opportunity for nation building, stronger social cohesion, civic education and citizen engagement.
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