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Report in External Series | Nov 2007
Opposition Parties in Sub-Saharan Africa Lise Rakner and Nicolas van de Walle Working paper series
Political parties, Opposition
Book Chapter | Jan 2001
Zambia Lise Rakner, Nicolas van de Walle and Dominic Mulaisho Aid and reform in Africa: Lessons fro
Book Chapter | Dec 2007
Opposition Parties in Sub-Saharan Africa Lise Rakner and Nicolas van de Walle Globalization and Dem
Book Chapter | Dec 2009
Opposition parties and incumbent presidents: the new dynamics of electoral competition in Africa L
Journal Article | Aug 2009
Opposition parties and their position in the national legislature is a central component of any strategy of “democratization by elections”. ...
Project | Jan 2009 - Aug 2013
Sumud is an Arabic term commonly translated into steadfastness. The concept is closely related with the Palestinian experience of dispossession and expulsion ...
Project | Aug 2017 - Dec 2021
Are dictators abusing formal institutions in a backlash against democracy, or are formal institutions increasingly restraining the discretionary power ...
Africa, democracy, civil liberties, backlash, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Ghana, Uganda
Journal Article | Nov 2010
In Jerusalem in the 1960s two nuns belonging to the Polish Order of the Sisters of St. Elizabeth experienced a calling to help relieve the suffering among ...
care giving, gift, orphans, resilience, war, Israel
Book Chapter | Jan 2003
Can improved revenue collection and tax policies provide for more democratically accountable government? The chapter discusses the relationship between ...
Tax reform, Economic policy, Africa: Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia
News | 24 Apr 2015
Today, Armenia commemorates the starting date of the massacre on the Armenian people. On 24 April 1915, leaders of the Ottoman Empire arrested Armenian intellectuals and leaders in modern day Istanbul.
Project | Jan - Oct 1999
As part of the World Bank's ongoing work on 'Assessing Aid', the Aid and Reform project was launched in December 1998. The project focuses on the causes ...
Aid, reform, Zambia
Event | 15 Dec 2011
Literary salon: Ingvild Flaskerud and Håkan Rydving discuss representations of prophets and saints in Islam.
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1999
Heavy aid dependence can have significant effects on institutions and governance. In Botswana, Mauritius, Korea and Taiwan, high levels of aid reinforced ...
Africa: Sub-Saharan Africa
CMI Report | Jan 2002
The state formation process in Palestine started after the Oslo agreements between Israel and Palestine in 1994, which established a Palestinian quasi-state. ...
Middle East: Palestine
Project | Nov 2018 - Dec 2019
This project is a collaboration between AMAN, the Coalition for Accountability & Integrity (TI Palestine) and CMI. In order to strengthen the rule ...
Corruption, political corruption, Palestine
News | 20 Dec 2012
The streets, shops, metros and buses are congested like a school of mackerel in syrup by people out spending their December wages. It is high-volume Christmas preparations.
News | 24 Mar 2015
Felipe doesn’t like it much, shootouts occur almost every day, but he knows that he can’t show any signs of weakness, so he tries to keep up appearances. Two weeks after arriving at Fazendinha he was shot in a confrontation with armed traffickers.
News | 20 Mar 2014
Despite an internationally conveyed image of uncertainty connected to the coming elections in Afghanistan, there is a strong sense of enthusiasm and optimism among many Afghans. Leading Afghan civil society actors hope that the enthusiasm will translate into high voter turn-out on election day.
Event | 3 Nov 2015
Powerful communication tools in the pockets of billions and on our desktops have changed our ability to engage with the world through groups, apps, sites or maps. We organize ourselves, and participate in worldwide dialogue, through such tools. How are these tools used, particularly in developing countries, for humanitarian relief, governance and accountability, and civil society mobilization?
News | 3 Feb 2011
Driven by solidarity and national pride, the Lotus Revolution pulled order out of chaos. By now the military chiefs know that citizens who took control of their lives and future will know how to do to it again.