Obonye Jonas, University of Botswana / Jonas Attorneys, Lecturer / Practising Attorney

The Participation of Women, Youth and Disabled Persons in Constitution Making Process: Experiences from Africa

The Participation of Women, Youth and Disabled Persons in Constitution Making Process: Experiences from AfricaConstitution-making - Grundnorm against all other laws of that particular country must be tested against for their validity and legitimacy. Living embodiment of collective values, aspirations and goals of the nation. Forging a common identity, creating institutional spaces. Constitution of country determines the political status, economic, social & cultural development of a nation.

 

About Obonye Jonas
Obonye Jonas is a senior Lecturer in the Department of Law at the University of Botswana. He holds an LLB degree from the University of Botswana and an LLM degree from the University of Pretoria. He is the author of numerous articles in internationally refered journals. His research interests are in international law, international and regional human rights law with special focus on Africa. Jonas' career straddles academia and legal practice. He was called to the bar as an attorney of Superior Courts of Botswana in November 2009 and is the founding and Managing Partner of Jonas Attorneys, a firm of private legal practitioners.

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