Promoting an Inclusive Constitutional Convention
To facilitate a fair and inclusive process to draft a new constitution in Chile. The project will develop a virtual platform and conduct outreach and capacity building to marginalized and excluded CSOs and social movements to assist them to develop and present proposals to convention delegates. The organization will guide participants as they develop their proposals and provide personalized assistance to help share them with decision makers.
Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez
Support for the Preparation of a New Constitution in Chile Respectful of Democracy and the Rule of Law
To generate public debate and informed consideration of proposals before the constitutional convention in Chile. The university will publish analysis and proposals on how to enshrine protections for democracy and the rule of law in Chile’s new constitution. The project will promote the importance of protections for an independent judiciary and autonomous administrative bodies such as the Comptroller’s Office, the Central Bank, and the Electoral Service.
Strengthening Participation of Indigenous and Vulnerable Communities in the Constituent Assembly
To strengthen the participation of indigenous, Afro-Chilean, women, and migrant communities in the process to draft the new constitution. The organization will conduct a communication campaign to inform these communities of assembly proceedings. The grantee will organize trainings for assembly delegates and civil groups representing these communities on international human rights standards for the protection of social, economic, cultural, and environmental rights and arrange meetings for them to develop joint proposals to enshrine them.