The Working Group held its thirty-third meeting at the Forum Secretariat Headquarters in
The Working Group received a paper from
Working Group members queried the means by which the Interim Government intended to conduct electoral reform, and noted the Interim Government’s position that any mechanism for Constitutional change would be determined through the political dialogue process. The Working Group discussed the legal requirements for Constitutional change and the importance of ensuring that any such change was conducted in a legal manner.
The Working Group also discussed the purposes and progress of the political dialogue process. Working Group members indicated that they were considering the request from the Interim Prime Minister for support for that process. The Working Group welcomed
The Working Group further discussed possible revision of its Terms of Reference, and agreed on a proposed revised text which would be referred to capitals for consideration in advance of the Working Group’s next meeting.
The Working Group discussed preparations for the upcoming Ministerial Contact Group visit in December.
The Working Group will hold its next meeting on 4 December 2008.
20 November 2008