Why consensus is key: lessons for Libya

19 September 2013
<p><em>Tarek Megerisi and </em><em>Michael Meyer-Resende wrote:</em></p><div><p>While Egypt’s political transition is once again in turmoil, in Libya an important step has been made by the General National Congress’ adoption of the law to set up and elect the Constitutional Assembly after a lengthier than expected drafting process.</p></div><p>The new law is not being welcomed by all, however. It has drawn criticism from various groups. Ethnic minority representatives, in particular, are currently boycotting the GNC, demanding amendments to the law to enhance their representation and guarantees that their voice is heard.</p>
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