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Report in External Series | May 2018
Research in developing countries demonstrates the importance of life skills for improving a range of outcomes for adolescent girls. These outcomes include ...
Ethiopia, Lebanon, Tanzania
Event | 3 Oct 2012
Professor Jürgen Wasi Frembgen talks about the "red" Sufi Lal Shahbaz Qalandar, the most popular Muslim saint and powerful icon in all of Pakistan.
Event | 7 Oct 2013
Post-conflict countries in Africa have doubled the rates of female legislative representation compared with countries that have not undergone conflict. Professor Aili Mari Tripp compares changes in women's rights in Uganda, Liberia, Congo and Angola.
News | 2 Mar 2015
In January 2006, Hamas won the parliamentary elections in Gaza. The road to power has been paved with ideological and organizational changes. What was once a mere militia is now a crucial actor in Palestinian domestic politics, as well as in Palestinian-Israeli relations.
Associated Senior Researcher
Political scientist focusing on judicial politics and the political economy of Latin America
Democratisation, constitutionalism, rule of law reform, human rights, governance, institutional change, political parties, poverty, social inclusion, Colombia, Costa Rica
Event | 26 May 2011
Professor Clive Bell of Heidelberg University has since the 1970s made seminal contributions to our understanding of formal and informal contracts and interactions between powerful landowners and moneylenders in poor rural economies and their tenants. He will, nearly 40 years later, give an overview of where this sub-field of development economics stands today.
U4 Issue | Aug 2018
Despite increased donor spending on electoral integrity, elections in democratising countries often suffer from irregularities, intimidation, and corruption. ...
U4 Issue | May 2019
International missions brought foreign experts to help local partners tackle corruption and organised crime in Kosovo and Guatemala. With unprecedented ...
News | 2 Jun 2014
The military has seized power under the banner of 'unity and harmony' to defend the constitutional monarchy. In the short term, they have won. In the longer run, the outcome is much less certain.
News | 27 Feb 2012
A social class of ultra poor is becoming increasingly visible in Mozambique. Neither national authorities nor international donors are able to target them with their current poverty reduction policies.
News | 30 Mar 2012
Last year, discontent voters managed to get rid of Zambia's contested president Rupiah Banda. What is the success formula for overthrowing a regime based on electoral authoritarianism? Part of the answer lies in the urban masses.
Journal Article | Jan 2009
The foundational principle of human rights is that all human beings are equal in rights, dignity, and worth. Yet we live in a world ravaged by social ...
Sudan Working Paper | Mar 2015
This paper is a broad ranging reflection of the general situation of crisis in the Horn of Africa region. Rather than carry out a conventional anthropological ...
Sudan, Horn of Africa
Doing accountability differently. A proposal for the vertical integration of civil society monitoring and advocacy
U4 Issue | Aug 2016
Civil society accountability initiatives that take into account power structures at multiple levels can produce more lasting institutional change, compared ...
Event | 23 Jan 2012
Are we witnessing a power shift from the West to the East?
Event | 15 Nov 2011
What are the objectives of Brazil's foreign policies, and how are they pursued?
Angola Brief | Apr 2013
Over the last few years, Angolan legislation on elections and the Angolan national election commission has been strengthened considerably. In legal ...
Elections, Special Institutions, Election commission, Angola
CMI Insight | Sep 2014
In 1964, a military dictatorship that would last for 21 years was installed in Brazil. After a relatively smooth transition to democracy in 1985, Brazil ...
military, dictatorship, transition to democracy, Brazil
Report in External Series | Dec 2019
Formal institutions are central actors in natural resource governance decisions and a key arena in which policies, laws and regulations ranging from forest ...
Natural resource management, accountability, formal institutions, informal institutions, anti-corruption
CMI Brief | Oct 2011
Tanzania has one of the lowest health worker ratios in the world. It is the rural areas that suffer the most. The geographical imbalance represents a ...