Identities in Transition – Constitutional Peace Building

TIDI (the Trinity International Development Initiative) and AWEPA (the Association of European Parliamentarians with Africa): Mrs. Mary Robinson, UN Special Envoy to the Great Lakes Region; President Mary Robinson Foundation – Climate Justice; Mrs. Ikbel Msadaa MP, Leading Advocate of Reform of the Tunisian Constitution & Member of CPR (Congrès pour la République); Mr. Suliman Zubi MP, Chair of the Electoral Law Drafting Committee in the Libyan Parliament.

In conversation with Tom Arnold, Chair of the Constitutional Convention.

Introductions & Welcomes: Prof. Martina Hennessy, TIDI Chair; Deputy Michael Mc Namara, TD & Deputy Maureen O’Sullivan, TD.

Closing Address: Dr. Patrick Prendergast, Provost, Trinity College Dublin.

Parliamentarians from three North African countries; Tunisia, Libya and Egypt and Yemen will be visiting Ireland to observe the proceedings of the final weekend of the Constitutional Convention in Dublin, with a view to informing them on issues pertaining to the rewriting/revising their respective countries’ constitutions.  This event will facilitate a broader dialogue on the sensitive issue of peace-building.

Please RSVP for this event to: Dawn Quinn, TIDI Coordinator: dquinn4@tcd.ie.

Venue: Exam Hall, Trinity College Dublin

Date: Monday, 3 February 2014

Time: 12.30pm