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Mon 19 Apr
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Do we need a new Constitution? A debate about the future-proofness of the Dutch Constitution

Is a revaluation of the "constitutional heritage" necessary, as advocated by the Remkes Commission in 2019? How could we increase the "constitutional literacy" of citizens, politicians and judges? And is the current constitution actually suitable for this, or do we need a new constitution? The panel will address these questions on the 19th of April.

 

Newsletter: De Hofvijver

The February-edition of the Hofvijver

 

Collection: 'Een beetje integer bestaat niet'

Recently the new Montesquieu-collection was released. The collection takes a look at the functioning of integrity in the Dutch political system.

 

Debate: The state of the rule of law in Europe

In the debate that took place on Wednesday 3 February, Aalt Willem Heringa, Kati Piri, Roelof Bisschop and Han Dirk Hekking discussed developments regarding the rule of law in Europe. Stéphane Alonso moderated the debate.

 

Debate on nuclear energy

Energy is essential for our society, but most ways of energy generation cause high CO2 emmissions. How should we combat climate problems? Is nuclear energy the answer to the threat of climate change?

 

Mon 19 Apr
Over de Grondwet gesproken Play

Do we need a new Constitution? A debate about the future-proofness of the Dutch Constitution

Is a revaluation of the "constitutional heritage" necessary, as advocated by the Remkes Commission in 2019? How could we increase the "constitutional literacy" of citizens, politicians and judges? And is the current constitution actually suitable for this, or do we need a new constitution? The panel will address these questions on the 19th of April.