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Journal Article | Jun 2011
Concentration of power in the hands of the executive is one of the key challenges to democratic consolidation in Africa. Since the early 1990s, the African ...
African National Congress, Local Governance, Power-Sharing, Democracy, Opposition, South Africa
Truth in transition. The role of truth commissions in political transitions in Chile and El Salvador
CMI Report | Jan 1999
Truth Commissions are increasingly being used as one mechanism in a broader strategy to consolidate democratic governance following a period of authoritarian ...
Democratization, Authoritarianism, Chile, El Salvador, Americas: Chile
Event | 10 May 2006
The dismal human rights situation in North Korea is commonly met by a call for economic sanctions by the international community. A different kind of approach would be to expand economic relations with North Korea to strengthen forces that would support a move towards more democracy.
News | 12 Jun 2014
Poverty is in decline in Nepal. Steady economic growth and labour migration is part of the explanation.
Project | Jan 2011 - Dec 2014
Micro-entrepreneurs in developing countries face a number of constraints on business growth. Lack of access to capital has received a lot of attention ...
poverty, entrepreneurship, microcredit, Tanzania
Project | Sep 2003 - Aug 2004
This project examines election observation which has evolved as an informal enforcement mechanism with respect to several articles contained in the Internatio ...
Democratisation, Human rights, Election observation, General, Africa
Costs and consequences of abortions to women and their households: A cross-sectional study in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Journal Article | Jan 2015
Little is known about the costs and consequences of abortions to women and their households. Our aim was to study both costs and consequences of induced ...
Abortions, costs, consequences, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Report in External Series | Jan 2005
Afghanistan was a troubled country in 2001. Not only is Afghanistan one of the poorest countries in the world, but protracted armed conflict since 1978 ...
Journal Article | May 2010
The purpose of this paper is to explore the roles of social networks and intermediares in recruitment and as instruments to control the workforce in lower ...
Journal Article | Jan 2008
Increasing attention is being devoted to social security in developing countries as part of their poverty reduction strategies. This article discusses ...
CMI Report | Jan 1997
This study argues that the Colombian paradox between formal democracy and endemic political violence is a direct result of the narrow polity established ...
Transition theory, Democracy, Violence, Human rights, Military, Colombia, Americas: Colombia
Book | Apr 2015
The field of transitional justice has recently seen a surge of interest in the issues of effectiveness and impact. This book examines the effects of transitional ...
transitional justice, democracy, peace, human rights violations, accountability, conflict, post-authoritarian, post-conflict, Uruguay, Peru, Rwanda, Angola
Sudan Working Paper | Jan 2015
Informal trade in pre-colonial Africa, sometimes in the form of barter, wasone of the mechanisms of social interaction between various ethnic groupsand ...
Event | 23 May 2014
Poverty is declining in Nepal. What factors can explain the decline? What policies can lead to further improvements?
Project | Mar - Aug 2008
This study is the first in a series of three on gender policies and feminisation of poverty in Mozambique, to be carried out in the period 2008-2010. ...
Mozambique, Gender, Poverty
U4 Issue | Jan 2019
Donors are increasingly relying on multi-partner funds for delivering results on challenging development and humanitarian issues and in difficult situations. ...
U4 Brief | Jan 2018
To incentivise the return of rejected asylum-seekers and irregular migrants, most European states support Assisted Voluntary Return and Reintegration ...
Project | Mar - Jul 2007
This project is a study of the foreign aid that was channelled to transitional justice processes in Rwanda and Guatemala from 1995 to 2005. Goals of the ...
transitional justice, aid, criminal courts, truth commissions, reparations, security sector reform, peacebuilding, development, Africa: Rwanda., Americas: Guatemala
Commissioned Report | Aug 2011
Poverty monitoring in Mozambique primarily takes place within the framework of the implementation of Mozambique’s Poverty Reduction Strategy (PARPA), ...
Aid, Poverty, Mozambique, Niassa, Mozambique