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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.
News | 15 Feb 2005
This volume examines the political role of courts in new democracies in Latin America and Africa. Are the courts able to hold political power-holders accountable when they act outside of their constitutionally defined powers? Given the hyper-presidential nature of these regimes, particular focus is on the ability of the courts to say "no" to the executive and make it stick.
Event | 12 Dec 2008
Research director Elin Skaar looks at courts in new democracies, after conflict and gross human rights nations. Professor Bård Anders Andressen explores non-judicial mechanisms for the protection of human rights.
Event | 16 Jun 2011
Democracy is fragile in Bangladesh. The new 2008 government promised change in politics and governance. Professor Rounaq Jahan, from the University of Colombia, explores the challenges faced by the new government.
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?
Book Chapter | Jan 2001
This chapter discusses the difficulties aid agencies encounter when entering the comparatively new and sensitive field of human rights and democracy ...
Human rights, Democratisation, Aid, Global
Book Chapter | Jan 1995
This chapter (n Norwegian) argues that hardly any word is as misused as democracy. Very few would be prepared to declare themselves and anti-democrats; ...
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2000
Taxation, aid and democracy are closely related in poor aid-dependent African countries. The way they tackle the issue of domestic revenue mobilisation ...
Taxation, Democratisation, Development aid, Africa: Namibia, Tanzania, Uganda
Globalization and Democratization: Challenges for Political Parties. Essays in Honor of Lars Svåsand
Edited Book | Dec 2007
Globalization challenges existing knowledge about how parties and party systems emerge, operate and change. This is in part a consequence of ...
Globalization, Democratization, Political parties
Electoral Democracy in Uganda. Understanding Institutional Processes and Outcomes of the 2006 Multiparty Elections
Edited Book | Mar 2008
This book analyses the institutionalisation of democratic practice in the country with reference to the 2006 elections. The focus is on elections ...
elections, democracy, Uganda
Edited Book | Jan 2002
Constitutionally Ethiopia is a federal democratic state although in practice it is dominated by one political coalition. The opposition parties ...
Book | Mar 2010
Why do courts hold political power-holders accountable in some democratic and democratizing countries, but not in others? And, why do ...
Courts, power, political accountability
In search of the impact of international support for political parties in new democracies: Malawi and Zambia compared
Book Chapter | Nov 2011
In search of the impact of international support for political parties in new democracies: Malawi a
Journal Article | Oct 2013
As pointed out by Roeder and Rothchild (P. G. Roeder and D. Rothchild (eds), Sustainable Peace: Power and Democracy after Civil Wars (New ...
Power sharing after war, Sudan, South Sudan
CMI Brief | Nov 2013
The two major political parties in Bangladesh are dynastic, like other well-known parties in South Asia. Political dynasty means a prominent ...
Book Chapter | Apr 2015
Bridging the literatures on peacebuilding and transitional justice, this chapter outlines an analytical framework for assessing the impact of ...
transitional justice, democracy, peace, human rights violations, accountability, conflict, post-authoritarian, post-conflict, Peru, Rwanda, Angola
Book Chapter | Apr 2015
Rwanda: some peace, no democracy, and the complex role of transitional justice Trine Eide, Astri Su
News | 20 Jul 2015
Hawala networks can be useful partners in the work against money laundering of corruption gains, rather than the obstacle they are often considered to be.
News | 30 Nov 2011
The Sudanese government rejects ratification of CEDAW, the UN Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women. They do this in the name of Islam.
News | 31 May 2012
A recent U4-workshop in Liberia has clarified obstacles and strengthened the cooperation on anti-corruption between donors, local and central authorities in Liberia. This paves the way for better donor support and government action, says U4-adviser Jesper Johnsøn.