Rajesh Rai is delighted to be appointed to the Council of Experts for the Democratic Process Institute (www.democraticprogress.org/about.php). The DPI’s work incorporates research and discussions on a wide range of strategic and relevant topics including constitutional reform; preparing for constitutional changes in conflicting societies; post conflict societies; freedom of expression and association; cultural and language rights; political participation and representation; women’s role in revolving the conflict; access to justice and transitional justice including truth and reconcilation commissions.