The Melbourne Forum on Constitution Building in Asia and the Pacific is an annual event jointly organized by the Constitution Transformation Network and the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA). The Forum brings together practitioners and scholars from across Asia and the Pacific to share experiences on a topic related to constitutional transformation.
About the Melbourne Forum
The Melbourne Forum aims to build connections between practitioners, scholars and organisations engaged in constitution building, within the Asia-Pacific region and globally.
2022 Melbourne Forum
Theme: "Representation from the Ground Up"
2021 Melbourne Forum
Theme: "Democracy, Constitutions & Dealing With The World"
2020 Melbourne Forum
Theme: "Representation in Democracies During Emergencies"
2019 Melbourne Forum
Theme: "Inclusion and Participation in Constitution-Building Processes"
2018 Melbourne Forum
Theme: "Implications of Culture for Constitution-Building"
2017 Melbourne Forum
Theme: "From Big Bang to Incrementalism: Choices and Challenges in Constitution Building"
2016 Melbourne Forum
Theme: "Constitution Building in States with Territorially Based Society Conflict"