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Memorandum of Understanding signed between College of Public Administration and Governance, Philippines and the Institute of Federalism

On 12 February 2018, the Institute of Federalism (IFF), Fribourg signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the National College Public Administration and Governance, Diliman, Philippines (NCPAG). The MoU foresees academic cooperation and exchange of knowledge in the area of federalism, decentralisation and local governance between the two institutions. The signatories are Prof. Maria Fe Villamejor-Mendoza, … Continue reading

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Reminder: Call for Applications for the Summer University on Federalism, Decentralisation and Conflict Resolution, 27. August – 12. September 2018

Federalism and decentralisation are crucial mechanisms to share power and limit abuse of power. Since federalism and decentralisation combine shared action for specific purposes (e.g. defence, external relations, economic development) with autonomous action for other purposes (e.g. education, culture, health), such vertical power sharing is seen as being necessary to accommodate the multinational and multi-ethnic … Continue reading

Latest Book on “Comparative Federalism –  Constitutional Arrangements and Case Law”
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Latest Book on “Comparative Federalism – Constitutional Arrangements and Case Law”

  “This is simply the best analysis of contemporary federalism currently available. It is comprehensive in its coverage, thorough in its analysis, and persuasive in its conclusions. Every student of federalism, from novice to expert, will find benefit from this volume.” Professor G. Alan Tarr, Rutgers University Constitutional-Blawg is proud to advertise the newest publication … Continue reading

Declaració de Friburg sobre la crisi política i constitucional a Catalunya 13 d’octubre de 2017
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Declaració de Friburg sobre la crisi política i constitucional a Catalunya 13 d’octubre de 2017

L’Associació Internacional de Centres d’Estudis Federals (IACFS) en representació de 26 centres de recerca independents, de 16 països de sis continents, dedicats a l’estudi del federalisme com a mecanisme, entre altres coses, per a acomodar la diversitat i resoldre conflictes; expressa una profunda preocupació per la present situació política a Catalunya i Espanya; està profundament … Continue reading

Freiburg Erklärung zur politischen und verfassungsrechtlichen Krise in Katalonien 13. Oktober 2017
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Freiburg Erklärung zur politischen und verfassungsrechtlichen Krise in Katalonien 13. Oktober 2017

Die International Association of Centers for Federal Studies (IACFS) repräsentiert 26 unabhängige Forschungszentren aus 16 Ländern von fünf Kontinenten, die sich der Forschung des Föderalismus widmet, der unter anderem als Mechanismus zum Schutz und zur Förderung von Vielfalt sowie der Beilegung von Konflikten dient; äussert ihre tiefe Besorgnis über die aktuelle politische Situation in Katalonien … Continue reading

Dichiarazione di Friburgo sulla crisi politica e costituzionale in Catalogna del 13 ottobre 2017
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Dichiarazione di Friburgo sulla crisi politica e costituzionale in Catalogna del 13 ottobre 2017

L’Associazione Internazionale dei Centri per gli Studi Federali (IACFS) rappresentando 26 centri di ricerca indipendenti, provenienti da 16 paesi in cinque continenti, dedicati allo studio del federalismo come meccanismo, tra l’altro, per accomodare la diversità e risolvere i conflitti; esprime profonda preoccupazione per l’attuale situazione politica in Catalogna e in Spagna; mostra profonda preoccupazione per … Continue reading

Declaración de Friburgo sobre la crisis política y constitucional en Cataluña 13 octubre 2017
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Declaración de Friburgo sobre la crisis política y constitucional en Cataluña 13 octubre 2017

La Asociación Internacional de Centros para Estudios Federales (IACFS) representando a 26 centros de investigación independientes, de 16 países en cinco continentes, dedicados al estudio del federalismo como un mecanismo, entre otras cosas, para acomodar la diversidad y resolver los conflictos; expresa profunda preocupación por la situación política actual en Cataluña y España; manifiesta profunda … Continue reading