121 - 140 of 239 items matching your search:
Assessing the impact of health rights litigation: A comparative analysis of Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, India and South Africa
Book Chapter | Oct 2011
Assessing the impact of health rights litigation: A comparative analysis of Argentina, Brazil, Col
Political scientist exploring intersections between law and politics
law and social change, legal institutions, rights-mobilization, human rights, social rights, health rights, environmental rights, democratic participation, democratic institutionalisaton, accountaibility instituions, constitutionmaking, constitutionalism, reconciliation, health policy, climate change, South Africa, Malawi, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, India
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.
Book Chapter | Jan 2010
Reflecting on recent patterns of judicialization in Latin America, Guillermo O'Donnell pointed to the relationship between judicialization and juridification, ...
Event | 23 Apr 2014
Public event with Naomi Roht-Arriaza (University of California), Elin Skaar (CMI) and Harmen van der Wilt (University of Amsterdam).
Event | 8 May 2012
Roberto Gargarella, Octavio Ferraz, Sudhir Krishnaswamy, Jayna Kothari, Anneken Sperr and Henriette Sinding Larsen compare and discuss research from Latin-America, India, Norway and Germany.
Book Chapter | Jan 2006
This study seeks to assess the formal provisions of the law regulating the appointment and conditions of service of judges across eleven legal systems ...
Law, Courts, Judicial system, Africa: Malawi
Book Chapter | Jan 2002
This is a profile of the Central African region, published in the 2002-2003 yearbook of the Norwegian Council for Africa (in Norwegian). The article focuses ...
Event | 20 Aug 2014
Programme Wednesday 20 August: 12:00 Lunch 13:00 ...
Event | 22 Apr 2014
How can we understand and ensure accountability for heinous crimes linked to power structures in society - including core international crimes such as genocide and crimes against humanity?
News | 26 Jan 2007
CMI is happy to announce that Radina Trengereid has accepted the position as assistant director at CMI. She will start working at CMI 2 May 2007.
The Past is Never Past: Bringing the Military to Court over Gross Human Rights Violations in Latin America
Event | 14 May 2013
More than twenty years after the return to democratic rule in Latin America, the military in many countries in the region are now being prosecuted for ...
News | 12 Oct 2010
This autumn CMI will host a mini-series of lectures on the social and political role of rights and legal institutions in Latin America.
Programme | Jan 1983 - Dec 2010
The objective of this programme is to provide a social science perspective to the study of human rights in developing countries. Current projects focus ...
Report in External Series | Nov 2007
This report assesses the aid that was given in support of transitional justice processes in Rwanda and Guatemala between 1995 and 2005. The analysis is ...
transitional justice, criminal courts, truth commissions, traditional justice mechanisms, reparations, security sector reform, aid, peacebuilding, development, Rwanda, Guatemala
Transitional Justice for Human Rights: The Legacy and Future of Truth and Reconciliation Commissions
Book Chapter | Mar 2018
Truth commissions are an integral component of transitional justice, that is, formal and informal mechanisms set up by the state or civil society to address ...
Truth commission, Transitional justice, Human rights, Peace, Democracy, Reconciliation, Impact, Latin America
CMI Insight | May 2018
There is a trend of democratic retrenchment across the African continent. Despite democratic gains in some states, the overall tendency over the past ...
Backlash against democracy
Associated Senior Researcher
Political scientist specialized in comparative politics and public law in Latin America.
The Mapuche People's Battle for Indigenous Land. Litigation as a Strategy to Defend Indigenous Land Rights
CMI Working Paper | Mar 2008
Land is the foundation for the economic sustenance of indigenous peoples and for the continued survival of their cultures. One of the major problems faced ...
Legal system, Land rights, Law, Chile
U4 Brief | Dec 2008
Heightened competition and considerable illegal fishing by commercial boats, suggest that incentives for corruption in African fisheries are high. Dependence ...
corruption, natural resources, fisheries, natural resource management