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Project | Jan 2004 - Dec 2005
This study analyses the special institutions of restraint introduced in order to secure accountable government. Most African countries are equipped ...
Democratic accountability, institutions of restraint, human rigths commissions, anti corruption agencies, auditor generals, electoral commissions, appointment commissions, the ombudsman, Sub Saharan Africa
Project | Dec 2003 - Apr 2004
This study analyses the current situation for the adibasis (indigenous) people in north-west Bangladesh. Since the independence, the adibasis ...
Human rights, indigenous people, land laws, social discrimination, demography, violent confrontation, Asia: Bangladesh
Project | Nov 2003 - Nov 2006
The report review steps taken by the Musharraf government to combat honour killings through an examination of legal reforms in the years between ...
Honur killings, Pakistani plural legal traditions, Jirga, Sharia courts, the Hudood Ordinance, and the Zina laws, Asia: Pakistan
Mid-term review of research co-operation between Norwegian Institute of Human Rights and Addis Ababa University
Project | Oct - Dec 2001
Short-term consultancy to review mid-term status of research co-operation between NIHR and AAU with political science.
Human rights, institutional development, capacity building, academic co-operation, Africa: Ethiopia
Project | Jan 1996 - Jan 2000
An all too common effect of both short-term and long-term assistance is the creation of dependency among the beneficiaries The project ...
Gender, displacement, post-war reconstruction, human rights, Afghanistan
Event | 21 Feb 2006
Karin Ask: " Engendering of female rights in Afghanistan - Theorizing the local/global interface" Sindre Bangstad: "Islam Imprisoned: Transformations in Religious and Human Rights for Muslim Prisoners in a Prison in Cape Town, South Africa 1994-2004"
Event | 10 May 2006
The dismal human rights situation in North Korea is commonly met by a call for economic sanctions by the international community. A different kind of approach would be to expand economic relations with North Korea to strengthen forces that would support a move towards more democracy.
News | 19 Jun 2007
What role can and do courts play in protecting the interests and rights of vulnerable groups? Why do some marginalized groups succeed in having their rights recognized by the courts, while others fail?
Guatemala, Costa Rica, Malawi
News | 17 Aug 2015
When societies go from military dictatorship to democracy or from internal armed conflict to peace, one of the toughest choices facing the government in the new order is how to deal with past violence. Great hopes have been pinned on transitional justice mechanisms, but the anticipated positive effects of transitional justice mechanisms on the process of restoring peace or (re)constructing democracy may be too high.
Event | 13 May 2008
Indigenous responses to multicultural state reform in Guatemala and Mexico. Professor Rachel Sieder analyzes indigenous peoples' efforts to articulate alternative visions of government, law and justice.
Event | 24 Nov 2008
Empowering the poor requires more than simply a transfer of resources; it entails the creation of sound legal and political frameworks which specifically address the needs of the poor and vulnerable and hold political and administrative leaders accountable for policy failures.
Bolivia, China, Uganda, Tanzania, Malawi, India
News | 7 Sep 2012
Learning the right lessons from past experiences with corruption in the forest sector is crucial to prevent broad undermining of REDD+.
Event | 4 Dec 2013
Latin America was the hub for military dictatorships in the 1970s and 1980s. Decades later, countries in the region are still struggling with ...
Journal Article | Jan 2001
(Bokessay om Daniel A. Bell: East meets West. Human rights and democracy in East Asia. Princeton Univ. Press, 2000)
Human rights, Democracy, Philosophy, East Asia
Book Chapter | Jan 2000
Modernization without westernization? Asian values and human rights discourse in east and west Hugo
Book Chapter | Jan 1999
Social Consequences of Development in a Human Rights Perspective: Lessons from the World Bank Alf M
Book Chapter | Jan 1998
Human Rights and Norwegian Aid to the Palestinian areas- a self-monitoring exercise Lars Gule and C
Book Chapter | Jan 1993
Negotiating democracy and human rights: The case of South Africa Elling N. Tjønneland Human rights
Introduction. Exploring the sosio-economic, sosio-political and civilizational determinants for the realization of internationally recognized human rights
Book Chapter | Jan 1992
(From page ix-xvii)
Journal Article | Jan 1990
Notes on the realization of the human right to education Kate Halvorsen Human Rights Quarterly ka