By Libya Herald staff.
Tripoli, 31 January 2015:
A two-day workshop for members of the Constitutional Drafting Assembly (CDA) to provide legal and . . .[restrict]technical advice on the work released by the CDA sub-committees in December 2014 has taken place in Beida, organised by the EU-funded Public Administration Facility Support (PAFS).
Thirty-three members of the CDA attended, as well as experts and legal practitioners from Europe and countries neighbouring Libya. In her opening speech, Vice President of the PAFS Jilani Erhoma underlined the importance and necessity for international input at such a crucial time for Libya.
During the first day of the workshop, those in attendance debated issues related to the form of the state, the separation and balance of powers, the official languages and the source of legislation. The second day focused on the organisation of the army and police, fundamental rights and freedoms, the extent of decentralisation and the ownership and governance of natural resources. [/restrict]