The Role of Public Opinion in Kuwait: From Informal Diwaniyas to Institutionalised Lobbying

By admin_cylka
Kuwait is home to the loudest and liveliest parliament in the region. Despite this status, civic participation in public decision-making is still unsatisfactory and unorganised. The National Assembly (Parliament), which is the official representative body of citizens (comprised of 50 elected members), has ‘been manipulated to the benefit of the government’. Hence, the decision-making ...
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