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Book Review | Jan 2003
Book review: Bertil Dunér: The global human rights regime, Lund: Studentlitteratur Hugo Stokke Menn
human rights, international regimes, foreign policy, United nations, global
Project | Mar - Jun 2006
This is an evaluation of a project that the United Nations Development Programme, in conjunction with the UN Office for Project Services, started in 2003 ...
peacebuilding, development, UNDP, DR Congo
Book Chapter | Jan 2011
This law and society reader taps a rich and diverse literature to compare and contrast the legal experience of many different cultures and nations. Drawing ...
Report in External Series | Sep 2012
Norway has a long history of providing humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan through non-governmental organisations and the United Nations, and has played ...
peacebuilding, humanitarian assistance, Afghanistan
U4 Brief | Sep 2009
An independent and impartial justice system underpins the effective implementation of the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC). Where ...
justice, uncac, judicial corruption
Project | Jul 2015 - Jun 2017
After the end of the Cold War armed conflict steadily declined; however, since 2007 that trend has reversed. New conflicts in countries with previous ...
local peacebuilding, conflict-affected countries, rights-based peacebuilding, Nepal, South Africa, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Philippines, Central African Republic, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Kenya, South Sudan, South/Southeast Asia, Africa
News | 15 Jul 2013
As the Millennium Development Goals are coming to an end, international actors have started working on a new set of development goals for the global community. Last time around, the majority of the inputs came from institutions in the North. Will the voice of Southern actors be heard this time?
How prepared are we to assess real implementation of anti corruption conventions? Lessons from the Americas
U4 Issue | Mar 2009
The United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) is the latest achievement in a series of international anti corruption treaties. All of them ...
Review mechanism, anti-corruption convention, convention follow up, performance indicators, UNCAC, IACAC, MESICIC
Event | 7 Sep 2007
Taking a fresh look at the refugee problem and examining Palestinian refugee exile and alienation from historical, social, cultural and legal perspectives.
Book Chapter | Jan 2017
Multi-confessional armies are often seen as being weak and prone to disintegration. The Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) is a case in point. From its inception ...
Lebanon, civil-miliary relations, army, urban conflict, deeply-divided societies
Dispositions institutionnelles pour la prévention de la corruption : Réflexions autour de la mise en ouvre de l'Article 6 de la Convention des Nations Unies contre la corruption
U4 Issue | Jul 2009
De quel genre d'institutions un État doit‑il se doter pour lutter efficacement contre la corruption ? Que signifie l'article 6 de la ...
CNUCC, Convention des Nations Unies contre la corruption, diffusion des connaissances, dispositions institutionnelles, organes / services anti-corruption, UNCAC, french
U4 Issue | May 2013
Civil society plays a crucial role in the fight against corruption. The inclusion of civil society in the United Nations Convention against Corruption ...
Civil society, International legal instruments on corruption, Public participation, UNCAC, Bangladesh, Brazil, Croatia, Zambia
How can Technical Assistance support the Implementation of UNCAC? U4 Background Paper for the International Cooperation Workshop on Technical Assistance for the Implementation of UNCAC, Montevideo, May 2007
U4 Issue | Jan 2007
At the first Conference of States Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC), held in Jordan in December 2006, participants agreed ...
Journal Article | May 2008
Between 2001 and 2007, the United States and NATO gradually abandoned the commitment to a light military footprint in Afghanistan, initially adopted to ...
Peacebuilding, NATO, , Afghanistan
Newspaper Op-Ed | Jan 2015
The protection of tropical forests is a hot topic, particularly in light of the pressing threat of global climate change. The 2014 UN Climate Summit saw ...
REDD+, forest governance, climate governance, corruption, anti-corruption
Too big to fault? Effects of the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize on Norwegian exports to China and foreign policy
CMI Working Paper | May 2016
Abstract In October 2010, the Norwegian Nobel Committee awarded the Nobel peace prize to Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo. The Chinese government responded ...
Nobel peace prize, Liu Xiaobo, foreign policy, exports, United Nations, fish, trade, sanctions, foreign policy, international political economy, Norway, China
CMI Report | Jul 2009
The surge in the US presence in Afghanistan, announced by President Barack Obama soon after taking office, is unfolding rapidly. What does this ‘surge’ ...
Foreign policy, United States, Afghanistan, UN
CMI Brief | May 2016
In 2010, a UN Resolution explicitly recognized the human right to water and sanitation (HRtWS). But has this international recognition improved the ability ...
natural resources, water, human rights, Costa Rica, South Africa, Brazil, Ethiopia, India, Peru, Zambia
Public Policies in Latin America: From Legal and Policy Commitments to Actual Participatory Processes
Event | 27 Oct 2010
Even if a formal commitment expressed in legal frameworks exists, participation is not always easy to implement, and not all societies are used to open spaces for a broader participation. Camilla Gianelli raise some questions regarding the risk of adopting participatory mechanisms as a recipe.
Project | Jan 1998
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the United Nations' Declaration of Human Rights, conference held at the CMI addressed issues related to human rights ...