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News | 1 Nov 2010
The self-determination process in Sudan is in danger. With ten weeks remaining before a referendum on the possible secession of Southern Sudan, preparations for registration of voters have only just started. In Abyei, where a separate referendum is due to take place, they have not yet begun.
Project | Sep 2015 - Dec 2017
Our academic interest in symbolic representation follows the global attention towards achieving gender parity in elected offices the last two decades. ...
Sudan Working Paper | May 2017
This paper critically investigates the criminalization of female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) in Red Sea, a state with one of the highest prevalence ...
female genital mutilation, cutting, pharaonic circumcision, circumcision, kushabi, ARUSS, Red Sea
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2005
The role of parliaments in holding the executive accountable is a neglected topic in the study of the democratization process in sub-Saharan Africa. In ...
Accountability, Democracy, Parliament/legislature, Tanzania
Project | Jan 2012 - Dec 2014
The purpose of this research project is to assess the effectiveness of advocacy by civil society organisations (CSOs) in promoting child rights. ...
Child rights, Kenya, slum, Kenya
CMI Working Paper | Oct 2019
A rich literature on Africa’s autocratic and repressive regimes has discussed the diverse strategies through which these regimes seek to consolidate ...
Report in External Series | Dec 2014
This paper summarizes the main achievements and challenges for Afghan women’s participation in politics and their access to justice. It ...
Gender, political representation, Afghanistan
Combating illicit financial flows and related corruption in Africa: Towards a more integrated and effective approach
U4 Issue | Oct 2011
The relationship between anti-money laundering and anti-corruption strategies is a key issue for developing countries. Corruption and money laundering ...
international drivers of corruption, Illicit financial flows, money laundering, financial intelligence units, financial industry, cash based economy, Botswana, Tanzania, Zambia, Africa
Russian Use of Private Military and Security Companies - the implications for European and Norwegian Security
Report in External Series | Sep 2018
How does the Russian use of private military and security companies affect Russian use of force and what are the implications for European and Norwegian ...
Security, Russia, Private Military Companies, Russia
News | 4 May 2016
The new Marriage Act in Malawi has been hailed for raising the legally prescribed age of marriage to 18, yet the truth is that there is no absolute minimum age of marriage in Malawi and that legal inconsistencies threaten the enforcement of the law.
CMI Brief | Nov 2017
Legislating a minimum age of marriage at 18 has stirred counter-mobilization in some, but not all, countries where religious or traditional institutions ...
child marriage, counter-mobilization, Sudan, Zambia
News | 2 Nov 2011
Litigating health rights does make a difference. However, it varies to whom. Court cases brought by NGOs often contribute to better health care for the poor. Other cases primarily benefit middle class people who have resources to go to court.
Governance challenges in Tanzania’s natural gas sector: Unregulated lobbyism and uncoordinated policy
Book Chapter | Jan 2017
Resource discoveries often result in expectations of rapid growth, but also major concerns for increasing corruption. The resource curse literature puts ...
Extractive industries, resource curse, governance, corruption, lobbyism, Tanzania
Quotas and women's substantive representation: Evidence from a content analysis of Ugandan plenary debates
Journal Article | Jan 2017
Despite the popularity of electoral gender quotas, the substantive impact of quotas on the plenary behavior of members of parliament (MPs) has yet to ...
Journal Article | Jan 2015
How do public regulations shape the composition and behavior of non-governmental organizations (NGOs)? Because many NGOs advocate liberal causes, such ...
NGOs, regulations, foreign funding, human rights, Ethiopia
Journal Article | Jan 2009
On July 31, 2008, the Constitutional Court of Colombia (the Court) handed down a decision (T-760/2008) that ordered a dramatic restructuring of the ...
Health rights - Colombia - Courts
CMI Report | Jan 2005
This report assesses the feasibility of the time schedule proposed by the so-called fast-track committee towards the establishment of an East African ...
Regional co-operation, East Africa:Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
The budget as theatre - the formal and informal institutional makins of the budget process in Malawi. Final report
Commissioned Report | Jan 2004
What can explain the apparent lack of political will to formulate, implement and monitor the budget process and public financial management in accordance ...
Malawi, budget, public financial management, PRSP, Africa: Malawi
Report in External Series | Oct 2018
Like governments in many other African countries, the Government of Tanzania has been striving to improve the effectiveness of its value added tax (VAT) ...
Tax, VAT, compliance, attitudes, audit probability, penalty, Tanzania
Book Chapter | Dec 2017
A comparative analysis of the formation of Egypt's constituent assemblies from 2012 and 2013. After President Hosni Mubarak was toppled in 2011, discussions ...
Egypt, constitution, constitutional assembly, democracy, inclusion