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The Transitional Justice Peace Agreements Database.  
 
Database - Record for : Constitutional Commission of Eritrea Draft Constitution
Record 350

Country :

Eritrea

Agreement Title/Name:
Constitutional Commission of Eritrea Draft Constitution
Year :
1996
Date Signed :

July 1996

Summary :

Elaborate Constitution providing for state structures, government, judiciary public service, economic and social development, national culture, national defence and security and foreign policy. A bill of rights including economic, social and cultural rights was included.


Parties :
Constituent Assembly
Third Parties :
Statehood/Identity :
art. 1- the state of Eritrea and its territory; art. 6 national unity and stability
Governance/Democratic Inst :
art. 7 democratic principles; Chapter 4, the national assembly; Ch. 5 The exec.
Women :
Preamble notes the contribution of women to the country's independence and guarantees a non-sexist state; Art. 5 states that all the articles of the constitution shall apply equally to both genders; art. 7.2 (democratic principles) prohibits any act that violates the HR of women or limits or thwarts their role
Amnesty :
Not Applicable
Past Mechanism :
Not Applicable
Prisoner Release :
Not Applicable
Victims :
Not Applicable
Criminal Justice Reform :
art. 8 commitment to establish competent justice system; art. 48 the judiciary, art. 53 establishing Judicial Service Commission to supervise recruitment of judges
National Human Rights Inst :
Not Applicable
Human Rights Framework :
7.2 (democratic principles) prohibits any act that violates the HR of women; Chapter 3 Fundamental Rights, Freedoms, and Duties
Judicial Reform :
art. 8 commitment to establish competent justice system; art. 48 the judiciary, art. 53 establishing Judicial Service Commission to supervise recruitment of judges
Policing :
Not Applicable
Refugees/Land :
Not Applicable
Civil Society :
art. 6.2 state to encourage national dialogue and consensus through participation of all citizens; art. 6.3 state to establish appropriate institutions to encourage people's participation; art. 7.3 (democratic principles) to establish necessary institutions to encourage and develop people's participation and initiative in the area where they reside; art. 12 national defense and security: the defence and security of Eritrea are rooted on the people and their active participation; art. 19.6. guarantees rights of citizens to form orgs for political, social, economic, and cultural ends
Dev& Socio-Economic Rights :
art. 10 economic and social development
Enforcement Mechanism :
art. 28 recourse to courts for an individual who believes his/her fundamental rights have been violated
International Community :
UN Involvement :
Source :
on file with author


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