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San Fernando, Princes Town, Arima

Mayaro/Rio Claro, Tobago East, San Fernando

Revisiting Constitutional Reform in Trinidad and Tobago Virtual Event

On Friday April 12, 2024 at 10:00 am, the Department of Political Science, Faculty of Social Sciences, The University of the West Indies. St. Augustine, will host a Constitutional Reform forum themed “Revisiting Constitutional Reform in Trinidad and Tobago”.

The event will be held virtually via zoom at 10:00 am (AST/Eastern Caribbean) /9:00 am (EST/Jamaica).

The forum is a response to the recent call by the Government of Trinidad and Tobago for contributions on Constitutional Reform and is strictly solutions oriented. It features proposed measures and legislation from a distinguished panel of experts. Panellists include:

  1. The Honourable Farley Chavez Augustine – Chief Secretary and Secretary of Finance, Trade and the Economy, Tobago House of Assembly.
  2. Professor Hamid Ghany – CMTT; Professor of Constitutional Affairs and Parliamentary Studies; Honorary Professor, SALISES, UWI, St. Augustine.
  3. Dr. Kusha Haraksingh, Former Head of Department; Former Senior Lecturer, Department of History; Former Dean, Faculty of Law, UWI, St. Augustine.
  4. Dr. Indira Rampersad – Head of Department; Lecturer, Political Science/International Relations, Department of Political Science; UWI, St. Augustine.
  5. Dr Timothy Affonso – Lecturer in Law; Deputy Dean, Faculty of Law, UWI, St. Augustine.
  6. Dr. Maukesh Basdeo – Lecturer, Political Science; Coordinator, Constitutional Affairs and Parliamentary Affairs Unit, Department of Political Science, UWI, St. Augustine .

The forum will be chaired and moderated by Dr. Marlene Attzs, Lecturer, Department of Economics, UWI, St. Augustine.

The UWI Department of Political Science is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

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Port of Spain, 28 March 2024

Invitation to Community Outreach Meetings

The National Advisory Committee on Constitutional Reform (NACCR) is hosting a series of Community Outreach meetings in communities across Trinidad & Tobago to hear the thoughts of our citizens on constitutional reform.

Citizens in the Sangre Grande, Point Fortin and Port of Spain/Diego Martin areas are invited to join us on the 2nd, 3rd and 5th of April, 2024 (respectively) at 6:00 P.M., as the Committee will be in attendance at each session to engage with you, face-to-face, to get your thoughts and recommendations for how we can shape a Constitution that represents the people’s aspirations and how they want to be governed.

Port of Spain, 1 March 2024

Citizens urged to submit recommendations for Constitutional Reform

The National Advisory Committee on Constitutional Reform (NACCR) invites individual and corporate citizens to submit their recommendations for Constitutional Reform.

Over the past few weeks, the eight-member Committee has focused on developing strategies to encourage citizens locally and throughout the diaspora to send their recommendations on reforming the Constitution.


Dr. Terrance Farrell on Catholic News

Dr Terrance Farrell, member of the National Advisory Committee on Constitutional Reform, is interviewed by the Catholic News on why Constitutional Reform is critical to nation-building.

NACCR Community Outreach Meetings

Reverend Joy Abdul Mohan

Make sure our Constitution deals with the issues of today and tomorrow.

Gregory Aboud

You have the chance to ensure that your elected representatives are mandated to look after your community’s interests and improve your quality of life.

Rajiv Diptee

Nigel Edwards

Imagine a country where your grandchildren are guaranteed the protection of law, no matter what legal choices they make as adults. Yes, this is achievable, right here in Trinidad and Tobago! Shaping the constitution is the same as shaping the lives of your children’s children.

Kriss Siddique Hosein

Tackling Constitutional Reform

Ancil ‘Blaze’ Isaac, Jr.

Kama Maharaj

Signal Hill Secondary School

Enshrine our children’s opportunities & safety into our Constitution.

Appearing in the Press

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