Florangel Braid on the Making of the Philippine’s 1987 Constitution

Former Commissioner of the 1987 Filipino Constitutional Commission, Dr. Florangel Braid talks to International IDEA about the making of the 1987 Constitution, the politics behind the constitutionalisation of certain economic issues and their relevance for economic development. She also discusses the politics behind emerging voices for a new constitutional review process in the Philippines. The interview was granted on the sidelines of a Dialogue for Constitution Building Practitioners organised by International IDEA and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) in Pretoria, South Africa in March 2011 on the theme Constitution Building and the Dynamics of Economic Change.