Topics Foreign affairs representative

Constitute topics are built from the variables in the Comparative Constitutions Project’s dataset, which captures the content of world constitutions. The particular variables relevant to this topic are listed below, in the form of survey questions.

More information about the CCP’s research design is available here, including background information on how the team designed the inventory of constitutional topics as well as the full coding survey


Indicates the government official or body authorized to speak for the state abroad. This function could be fulfilled by the head of state, or by another government official such as the foreign minister.


International Law

Survey Questions

  • Who is the representative of the state for foreign affairs?