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Academic Roundtable: “Universal Suffrage and Nomination Procedures: Imperatives from Article 25 ICCPR” on 20 March 2014, The University of Hong Kong

The Centre for Comparative and Public Law at the Faculty of Law, the University of Hong Kong hosted an academic roundtable on “Universal Suffrage and Nomination Procedures: Imperatives from Article 25 ICCPR” in light of the impending electoral reforms in Hong Kong on 20 March, 2014. The Roundtable garnered the reflections of international experts on the requirements of equal and universal suffrage as expressed in Article 25. These insights will be used as a basis to evaluate the various proposed models for electing the Chief Executive and members of the Legislative Council in Hong Kong. 

Roundtable findings by participants in attendance:

Michael C. Davis Lin Feng Christopher Forsyth
Paul Gronke Hong Phun (HP) Lee Dr. PY Lo
Kelley Loper Grame Orr Carole J. Petersen

Written submissions by participants not in attendance:

Anna Dziedzic Wai-man Lam
Larry Diamond Dinusha Panditaratne
Cheryl Saunders Kare Vollen

 

The video of this event is available at: http://new.livestream.com/socreclive/20mar2014

 

 

 

 

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