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Op-ed: What place should the environment have in the constitution?
11 July 2018On 10th July, French MPs will vote on a symbolic measure: an amendment championed by Ecology Minister Nicolas Hulot, which proposes to include “the preservation…
'Race' out, gender equality in as France updates constitution
28 June 2018French MPs on Wednesday agreed to remove the word "race" from the constitution and add a ban on gender discrimination as part of a rewrite of the 60-year-old do…
Europe on the agenda of France's constitutional reform
15 February 2018Addressing a special joint session of both chambers of France’s parliament last July, President Emmanuel Macron outlined some of the proposals of his plan for a…
French temporary tax cleared by ConCourt
1 December 2017France's Constitutional Court has ruled that a proposed temporary additional tax on large companies, recently approved by parliament, does not breach the countr…
Op-ed: Should France provide official constitutional role for 'first lady'?
8 August 2017Brigitte Macron, the wife of French President Emmanuel Macron, should not be given the official status of first lady, according to more than 200,000 people who …