Integrating Civil Society and Private Sector Expertise in Legislative Modernisation
Written on January, 2023
In the context of legislative modernisation, it is crucial to consider the multifaceted relationships that Parliaments have with external stakeholders. While the primary function of a Parliament is to legislate, its efficacy is significantly enhanced when it aligns its activities and strategies with the expertise of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and the Specialised Private Sector. This essay seeks to provide a comprehensive analysis of the opportunities and challenges that arise when Parliaments engage with these external stakeholders to improve legislative services and their interface with citizens.