Yemen Constitutional Drafting: Executive Formation (1)

This memorandum provides an overview of options for the formation of the executive branch of the government, taking account of provisions in three relevant outcome documents of the National Dialogue Conference: the Final Report of the Working Group on State Building, the Agreement on a Just Solution to the Southern Question, and the Final Report of the Working Group on the Saadah Issue.

The memorandum first summarises the applicable outcomes of the National Dialogue Conference,then considers relevant options for executive formation compatible with such provisions, details different special measures in relation to various mechanisms of executive formation, and finally notes several issues for separate consideration.


July 2014