Post-Conflict Constitution Drafting
PILPG provides pro bono legal assistance and political counsel to parties involved in drafting and implementing post-conflict constitutions. PILPG works closely with clients to translate political agreements into effective constitutional provisions. PILPG frequently opens offices in-country to support its post-conflict constitution work. To date, PILPG has assisted over two dozen states and governments in drafting and implementing post-conflict constitutions.
PILPG served as legal counsel to the Iraqi Constitutional Commission during the drafting of the 2005 constitution and provided legal assistance to the Iraqi government with the 2007 Constitutional Review Process. PILPG also provided legal assistance to Iraqi legislators, government officials, and members of the judiciary on the drafting of legislation implementing key institutions. PILPG established a program office in Baghdad to facilitate its work in Iraq.
PILPG provided legal and technical assistance to Nepali government officials, policymakers, and key stakeholders during the post-conflict constitution drafting process. PILPG advised on topics including state structure and devolution of power; minority protections and human rights; and reform of the judiciary and state security institutions. PILPG established a program office in Katmandu to facilitate its work in Nepal.
PILPG provided legal and policy planning assistance to the Libyan Transitional National Council to promote the achievement of sustainable peace in Libya, including the establishment of transitional justice mechanisms and a post-conflict transition plan. PILPG also provided assistance on the development of a post-conflict constitutional framework for Libya. PILPG established a program office in Tripoli to facilitate its work in Libya.
To see more on PILPG’s assistance with post-conflict constitution drafting, visit our Clients page.