- constitutions should protect all parties as far as is possible
- change should not stem from personalities, but from situations, even if the personality has created the situation
- complexity should be kept to a minimum
- the laws of the legal jurisdiction should be at the core of constitutional change
As I understand it, we are to report back to Council in Bratislava at the beginning of December, so time is short, especially if, as I hope, we don't "spring" our proposals on an unsuspecting room full of delegates. And now, I must draft something for my colleagues...