The first regional network of constitutional experts in MENA
The Arab Organization for Constitutional Law is the first regional network of constitutional drafting experts in the Middle East and North Africa. The organization, established in 2013, aims to contribute to good governance by encouraging learning among the countries of the region, as well as providing objective, balanced and progressive technical analysis of the constitutional frameworks in the region, and applying its expertise to support legal and constitutional reform efforts in it.
The organization's members are diverse and independent, as it includes members from: Morocco, Mauritania, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Sudan, Palestine, Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Iraq, Kuwait and Bahrain. They are academics, judges, lawyers, parliamentarians, and civil society activists. They belong to all areas of constitutional law, including protection of political, civil, social and economic rights, separation of powers, work of independent institutions, recourse to the judiciary to resolve political issues, decentralization, and election laws.