Start of the Convention for the Revision of the Autonomy Statute in South Tyrol
23 January 2016, Bolzano/Bozen (Italy)
As a consultative body of the Provincial Council, the Convention’s purpose is to reform the Autonomy Statute with the help of South Tyrol’s population by means of deliberative methods in a series of discussion rounds organized from 23 January 2016 onwards all over South Tyrol. The results of the discussion rounds aim at the formation of a “Forum of 100” composed of residents in the province who are at least 16 years old. The “Forum of 100” will regularly meet and consult the main body called the “Convention of 33”, which will be appointed by the Provincial Council and will be composed of politicians, legal experts and stakeholders, as well as eight members of the “Forum of 100”. At the end of a one-year process, the “Convention of 33” will present the consultation results to the Provincial Council. All work meetings of the “Forum of 100” and the “Convention of 33” are accessible to the public. Intermediate and final results are published in German, Italian and Ladin on the Convention’s website.