Past Event

Plebiscite 12/17: Analyzing the Proposal for a New Constitution

November 30, 2023
6:20 PM - 8:00 PM
International Affairs Building, 420 W. 118 St., New York, NY 10027 Room 501A

Constitutional Discussion - Plebiscite 12/17: Analyzing the Proposal for a New Constitution
Date: November 30, 2023.
Time: 6:20 pm (NYC) / 8.20 pm (Chile)
Where: SIPA room 501A

This will be a hybrid event.

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Organizers: Law School and SIPA Columbia University.


  • Catalina Salem - Expert Commissioner (RN), Master in Constitutional Law, and Dr. in Law Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.
  • Domingo Lovera - Expert Commissioner (RD), LL.M. Columbia University, Ph.D. Osgoode Hall Law School

Moderator: Jorge Contesse - LL.M. and a J.S.D. Yale Law School, Professor Rutgers Law School

Purpose: We will be holding an open discussion to examine the proposal for the New Constitution put forth by the Commission of Experts and the Constitutional Council in preparation for the plebiscite on December 17. The focus of our discussion will be to identify the differences and similarities between this proposed constitution and the existing one. Additionally, we aim to analyze the positive and negative aspects of the proposal.

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