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News | 20 Sep 2013
"Litigation may be an effective means to secure economic, social and cultural rights," says Camila Gianella. As a result of numerous health rights litigations, the Colombian Constitutional Court ordered extensive structural reforms of the country's health system.
Project | Oct 2004 - Dec 2006
Electoral processes begin long before elections actually take place and requires a long time horizon. As an indicator of the effectiveness of institutions ...
Democratic accountability, elections, political parties, parliament, courts, Uganda
U4 Issue | Dec 2016
Frustration with the capacity of the ordinary machinery of justice to deal adequately with corruption has prompted many countries to develop specialised ...
justice, Judiciary, Anti-corruption courts, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Botswana, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cameroon, Croatia, Indonesia, Kenya, Malaysia, Mexico, Nepal, Pakistan, Palestine, Philippines, Senegal, Slovakia, Tanzania, Thailand, Uganda
U4 Issue | May 2015
This U4 issue paper provides policymakers in developing nations, their citizens, and U4’s partners in the donor community with an overview of where ...
Justice, Assessment, Corrections, Corruption, Criminal justice, Detention, Investigation, Judiciary, Police, Prosecution, Trials
Report in External Series | Sep 2011
The relatively slow pace of Nigeria’s development has often been attributed to the phenomenon of the resource curse whereby the nature of the state ...
corruption, petroleum, natural resources, political economy, Nigeria
News | 14 Aug 2012
On 31st of August voters in Angola will elect a new parliament and a president. It is already clear that the dice are loaded. Despite the low quality of the elections and the machinations of the incumbent - is Angola on the path to democracy?
The Mapuche People's Battle for Indigenous Land. Litigation as a Strategy to Defend Indigenous Land Rights
CMI Working Paper | Mar 2008
Land is the foundation for the economic sustenance of indigenous peoples and for the continued survival of their cultures. One of the major problems faced ...
Legal system, Land rights, Law, Chile
Project | Mar 2006 - Dec 2010
While much is known about corruption in post-communist states, less is known about the impact of conflict on corruption in such states. The project seeks ...
informal relations, corruption, post-communist, post-conflict, Serbia, Macedonia, Bosnia-Herzegovina
Book | Mar 2010
Why do courts hold political power-holders accountable in some democratic and democratizing countries, but not in others? And, why do some courts ...
Courts, power, political accountability
Project | Jan - Sep 2008
CMI was requested by PETRAD to develop a course module on corruption and corruption prevention in the petroleum sector. This is one of several course ...
Corruption, resource curse
CMI Report | Nov 2015
This report investigates criminal law reform in Sudan, focusing on two important and controversial legal reforms related to (a) a definition of rape that ...
'Informal Practice, Cultural Capital and Politics in the Czech Republic, Slovenia, Bulgaria and Romania'
Book Chapter | Dec 2008
The book concludes with a chapter by Åse Berit Grødeland that deals with the ways in which negative consequences of reform and the opportunity ...
informal practice, informal networks, informal contacts, communism, post-communism, Czech Republic, Slovenia, Bulgaria, Romania
Women and Girls Caught between Rape and Adultery in Sudan: Criminal Law Reform, 2005–2015 (in Arabic)
CMI Report | Sep 2016
This is an Arabic translation of the CMI report Women and Girls Caught between Rape and Adultery in Sudan: Criminal Law Reform, 2005–2015, ...
Project | Nov 2008 - Oct 2009
Dominant executives, weak democratic institutions and shrinking space for critical deliberation and contestation of political power characterise most ...
sub-saharan africa, liberation movements, democratic transitions, media, elections, political parties, the judiciary, Zambia, Malawi, Uganda, Ethiopia, Mozambique, Zimbabawe, Tanzania
CMI Report | Jan 2016
Saudi Arabia is often presented in Western media as the poster child of women’s oppression. It is the country where women are forced to cover their ...