Drawing the Curtain on Civic Kabuki: Principles for Citizen Election Law and Constitutional Reform Deliberation Processes

In this policy note Valery Perry argues that the two elements of the current election law/constitutional reform discussions – election integrity and power allocation– be disentangled, with an emphasis on achieving the former. She then outlines some principles that should ideally drive consultation processes on the kind of social contract citizens want to see.

EUFOR/NATO HQ Mandate in Jeopardy

EUFOR – and the NATO HQ in BiH – have their Chapter 7 mandates to maintain a safe and secure environment (SASE) in BiH up for annual renewal in November, where a Russian and veto may be cast against them. DPC’s latest policy note proposes a course of action which can secure SASE.