FEATURE | 10 Jun 2021

Constituent Chile – Online event 17 June

Panel on international experiences of dialogues and constituent processes

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The Berghof Foundation and the Nansen Center are inviting you to join a peer exchange on constituent processes.


EN: Due to technical issues, this event will take place in Spanish only. An English video of the event will be made available shortly after. We apologise for the inconvience.

ES: Este evento se celebrará únicamente en español. Poco después se pondrá a disposición un vídeo en inglés del evento. Haga clic sobre "ES" para obtener una versión en español del texto del evento.

Chile's constituent process is historic and unique, and there are experiences from other countries that can serve to reinforce its success. The Nansen Center and the Berghof Foundation invite you to an international panel to contribute and inspire interested people to an exchange of experiences with experts that have worked on similar processes.

Constitutent Chile

Panel on international experiences of dialogues and constituent processes

17 June 2021
12:00 CLT (Santiago) | 18:00 CEST (Berlin)
Virtual event (Youtube Stream)

Join the stream here.



Two panelists share their experiences in being part of constituent processes, not only in their country, but also in other processes around the world:

  • Dhamir Mannai, Tunisia. Former member of the Tunisian National Assembly and the Arab Parliament. As a member of the National Constituent Assembly, he participated in the drafting of the new Constitution, in which he introduced two articles on climate, was active in transformative political processes and in the Tunisian National Dialogue. He has been part of peace and national dialogue efforts in Ukraine, Afghanistan, Ethiopia, South Sudan and Syria. He is currently responsible for Tunisia's National Cybersecurity Strategy.
  • Christina Murray, South Africa. She was part of a group of seven experts who advised the South African Constitutional Assembly on the drafting of the South African Constitution between 1994 and 1996. She is a member of the Mediation Support Team of the United Nations Department of Political Affairs and an emeritus professor. She focuses on constitutions and power sharing. In previous positions, she advised on Yemen, Sudan and Lesotho, was a member of the Fiji Constitutional Commission, a member of the Kenyan Committee of Experts appointed by the Kenyan Parliament to draft a new Constitution.

The event is hosted by Alfredo Zamudio, Nansen Center and Barbara Unger, Berghof Foundation.

50 Years Berghof Foundation

The Berghof Foundation is marking its 50th anniversary in 2021. This event is part of a series of events we are holding throughout the year to reflect on past and current peacebuilding successes and challenges. The events will identify and look at trends in order to develop tactics that will ensure our efforts towards sustainable peace together with our partners remain effective in the years to come. Find out more on our website and sign up for our newsletters or follow us on Twitter to stay up to date about our anniversary programme.

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