News-Asia: CIS Countries have decided to Strengthen the Constitutional Order

23/12/2020 11:00

The tasks of maintaining internal political stability, protecting sovereignty from external influences, evolutionary development and strengthening states in the constitutional and legal framework, and ensuring guarantees of international peace and harmony acquire particular relevance in the Eurasian space in modern conditions of the widespread dissemination of “colour revolutions” technologies.

On December 25, 2020 in Orenburg (Russia) the International roundtable meeting “The Experience of Constitutional and International Legal Construction in the Eurasian Space” will be held to analyse the related problems. The roundtable organizers are ANO “Commonwealth of Peoples of Eurasia” and the Research Institute of History and Ethnography of the Southern Urals, Orenburg State University.

The roundtable meeting will be attended by: a member of the 2020 the working group on drafting proposals for amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation, First Deputy Secretary General - Head of the General Secretariat of the Eurasian Peoples' Assembly, Chairperson of the Assembly of peoples' Russia Svetlana Smirnova (Moscow, Russia); member of the 2020 Constitutional Meeting on the development of a new version of the Basic Law of Kyrgyzstan Temirbek Nurmatov (Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan); Director of the Centre for Analytical Research “Eurasian Monitoring” Alibek Tazhibaev (Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan); political scientists Turar Shaikhiev (Uralsk, Kazakhstan), Nikolay Tsvyatkov (Chisinau, Moldova) and Olga Maksimova (Orenburg, Russia); sociologists Venaliy Amelin and Galina Sheshukova (Orenburg, Russia); lawyers of constitutional and international law.

Together they will analyse and compare the experience of the CIS countries in developing and improving their Constitutions, the objective reasons for their revision and addition, the redistribution of powers, ensuring a balance of checks and balances, guarantees of human and civil rights and freedoms.

In the face of new challenges, the forced limitation of established ties in the context of a pandemic and self-isolation, special attention will be paid to overcoming the risks of disintegration in the Eurasian space, strengthening the institutional and legal foundations of international associations of the CIS, EAEU and CSTO for the effective solution of common tasks by their member countries in mutual interests.