Mezran and Pickard on Libya’s Constitution-Making Process

Libya’s future as a democracy hinges on the constitution-drafting process and the ability of the constituent assembly to consider and adequately address major political and security challenges. The Atlantic Council’s Rafik Hariri Center released an issue brief today, titled “Negotiating Libya’s Constitution,” authored by senior fellow Karim Mezran and nonresident fellow Duncan Pickard. The brief details the enormous challenges facing the drafting of Libya’s new national charter but emphasize that the process itself is necessary to bring Libyans to a new mutual understanding. To the international community, the authors recommend robust technical and financial support to increase the chances of success. To read more details on Libya’s constitution-making process, click here for the full issue brief.

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