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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.
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1997
In Ethiopia, with 85% of the population in agriculture, most of them illiterate, democratisation has to work against adverse experience: Peasants can ...
Newspaper Op-Ed | Mar 2018
Bangladesh has taken yet another turn on its downwards spiral from democracy to authoritarianism. On 8 February 2018, a Bangladeshi judge convicted opposition ...
News | 4 Jun 2015
At lunchtime 25 April Nepal was struck by a devastating earthquake. Following high death tolls, numerous charitable organisations scurried to the South Asian country in order to provide humanitarian aid on the ground. The United Nations alone made a flash appeal for close to half a billion USD in emergency support.
Event | 6 Dec 2010
This half-day seminar discusses refugees and legal protection in countries in Africa, in Colombia and in Palestine. Professor César Rodríguez-Garavito from the University of the Andes discusses with scholars from the University of Bergen and CMI.
Project | Jan 2010 - Nov 2013
We combine quantitative and qualitative methodologies to understand long term poverty dynamics in rural Nepal. We conduct life-history interviews with ...
Book Chapter | Jan 2018
The international regime for resettlement of refugees examined in this volume has three important characteristics. First, the regime is state-centric. ...
Refugee & Migration Studies General Anthropology Political Economy
News | 6 Apr 2011
South Sudan's July 9, 2011 Independence Day is fast approaching, but ongoing violence in Abyei, including the deliberate burning of villages by northern-aligned forces and the displacement of 20,000 people, threatens to undo progress toward peace in Sudan.
Book Chapter | Jan 2010
Reflecting on recent patterns of judicialization in Latin America, Guillermo O'Donnell pointed to the relationship between judicialization and juridification, ...
Journal Article | Jun 2013
Human rights activists began to develop strategies for a transitional justice process in Afghanistan soon after the US-led intervention in 2001 and by ...
Afghanistan, Civil Society, Human Rights, Transitional Justice, United Nations
Optimiser la mise en oeuvre de la CNUCC : Du bon usage de la liste de contrôle pour l'autoévaluation de l'application de la Convention
U4 Issue | Jan 2010
La Convention des Nations unies contre la corruption (CNUCC) constitue pour les États parties un cadre unique grâce auquel renforcer leurs ...
Book | Sep 2010
The long revolutionary movements that gave birth to constitutional democracies in the Americas were founded on egalitarian constitutional ideals. They ...
United States, Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2004
The opportunity for a powerful donor country, such as the United States, to use a multilateral financial institution (MFI) strategically in order to promote ...
Foreign policies, Conditionality, Unilateralism
News | 20 Dec 2013
Diversification spreads risk as countries expand into new export sectors, but does diversification also improve institutions and address the resource curse? Diversification strategies were top of the agenda at the UNIDO General Conference in December.
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 ...
PhD fellow focusing on China's role as a development actor
China, African Union
Event | 9 Feb 2011
The UN Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) is arguably the most advanced and most global anti-corruption treaty. Its topical and geographic scope raises questions of adaptability. U4 coordinator Hannes Hechler presents a political economy analysis of UNCAC and its implementation processes.
Book Chapter | Mar 2012
This paper addresses corruption in the governance of petroleum and underscores the importance of treating this problem as a result of factors that go ...
Corruption, natural resources, capital flight
News | 20 Dec 2013
There has been much debate on whether Afghanistan's informal justice practices should be integrated in the country's official justice system. Who should decide such an issue? Local activists claiming that these practices violate human rights, international researchers arguing that they are an undeniable part of Afghan 'reality' or military actors claiming that informal justice is necessary to win the war against the insurgents?
News | 30 Mar 2006
UN estimates that 20 million are held in bonded labor. Several economic analyses assert that bonded laborers accept these contracts voluntarily, which could imply that a ban would make such laborers worse off. In his new CMI Working Paper, Espen VIllanger questions the voluntariness of bonded labor.