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Does democracy travel well? The role of donors in exporting democratic governance to sub-Saharan Africa
Event | 13 Oct 2011
The international donor community has been trying to promote democratic systems of governance in developing countries. Is progress being made?
Event | 23 May 2008
CANCELLED. Professor Amos Sawyer cannot come to Bergen 23 May.
Project | Jan 2002 - Dec 2003
This book project investigates the extent to which courts in Latin America and Africa have been able to say 'no' when the executive branch has overstepped ...
Courts, accountability, judiciaries, judicial review, democratisation, , Africa: South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia., Americas: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Guatemala, USA
Electoral Democracy in Uganda. Understanding Institutional Processes and Outcomes of the 2006 Multiparty Elections
Edited Book | Mar 2008
This book analyses the institutionalisation of democratic practice in the country with reference to the 2006 elections. The focus is on elections a a ...
elections, democracy, Uganda
Book Chapter | Dec 2007
Elections have played a major role in the democratic transitions witnessed in many parts of the world in the past two decades, and increasingly, free ...
Standards, Electoral processes
U4 Brief | Sep 2007
Fostering disclosure of political finance information regarding public as well as private funds is key to address money's undue influence over democratic ...
corruption, political corruption
Journal Article | Jan 2006
This paper demonstrates that recent protests in Bolivia must be linked to the failure of efforts to improve democratic participation in the country. It ...
Bolivia, participation, poverty, politics, democracy, development, policy
Report in External Series | Jan 2004
This report demonstrates the discrepancy between Ethiopia''s theoretical democratic guarantees and their application in practice, focusing on the experiences ...
Democracy, democratisation, human rights, Africa: Ethiopia
Report in External Series | Nov 2017
This report is an integrated political economy analysis of Nepal. The main finding is that economic growth and poverty reduction have been steady in Nepal ...
Report in External Series | Sep 2020
This report provides an understanding of how temporary governance during major political transitions is structured and how it works in practice. Interim ...
interim governance, transition, political transition, ceasefire, unity government, security reform, disarmament, post-conflict elections, peacebuilding, conflict resolution, Afghanstan, Burundi, Congo, DRC, Gabon, Libya, Madagascar, Myanmar, Burma, Nepal, Papua New Guinea, Bougainville, Philippines, Mindanao, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tajikistan, Yemen
U4 Issue | Nov 2011
Countries highly dependent on natural resources are among the most severely affected by the problem of illicit financial flows. Despite a lack of definite ...
international drivers of corruption, natural resource management, DR Congo, Nigeria, Zambia
In search of the impact of international support for political parties in new democracies: Malawi and Zambia compared
Journal Article | Dec 2010
Democracy assistance programmes have gradually included support for political parties in addition to support for civil society, parliaments and the electoral ...
Democratization, Comparative analysis, Malawi, Zambia
Project | Jan - Apr 2007
Since the early 1990s Southern African countries have seen the transition to multi-party democracies. However, the new democratic dispensation has not ...
Democracy, Development, Poverty reduction, Southern Africa
Event | 16 Jun 2011
Democracy is fragile in Bangladesh. The new 2008 government promised change in politics and governance. Professor Rounaq Jahan, from the University of Colombia, explores the challenges faced by the new government.
Programme | Jan 2003 - Dec 2004
The aim of this strategic institute programme is to take a new look at the processes of democratisation in Africa. To reach a deeper understanding ...
Political institutions, democratic accountability, democratisation, elections, parties, parliaments, the judiciary, Malawi, Tanzania, Zambia, South Africa
Book Chapter | Jan 2004
The book examines the political role of courts in new democracies in Latin America and Africa, focussing on their ability to hold political power-holder ...
courts, judiciary, accountabilty, democracy, democratic consolidation, rule of law, constitutionalism
News | 8 Jun 2012
A new report documents measures that can make government and politics more responsive, more accountable and more transparent and enable citizens to take a greater role in governing themselves.
Angola Brief | May 2014
Este sumário descritivo examina o estado do corredor de transporte que inicia no porto do Lobito e na cidade de Benguela para o interior de Angola ...
infrastructure, railways, Angola, China
Journal Article | Oct 2016
While democracy is commonly believed to reduce corruption, there are obvious endogeneity problems in measuring the impact of democracy on corruption. ...
Democracy, corruption, conflict, endogeneity, Bangladesh
Journal Article | Jan 2015
Despite the flourishing of judicialisation of rights across the world, scepticism is not in short supply. Critiques range from concerns over the democratic ...
Judicial review, rights, legal and political theory, constitutional theory, international adjudication