Declaration commits to bolstering democratic resilience

Summit at Avani PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Summit at Avani PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

Following a summit co-hosted by the Government of Botswana and the National Democratic Institute (NDI), participants declared on Friday they affirm and commit to promoting and defending principles of constitutionalism and enhancing democratic consolidation.

The three-day international summit on constitutionalism and democratic consolidation in Africa was held at Avani on July 6-8 and is amongst others meant to counter the global trends of democratic backsliding and strengthen support for constitutional term limits.

The summit provided delegates with an opportunity to deliberate and exchange views on constitutional rule, democracy and good governance.

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