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Journal Article | Apr 2019
African colonial history suggests that British colonial rule may have undermined state centralisation due to legacies of ethnic segregation and stronger ...
Colonial legacy, development, ethnicity, state capacity, Sub-Saharan Africa
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
Luis Roniger and Mario Sznajder. 1999. The Legacy of Human Rights Violations in the Southern Cone. Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay. New York: Oxford University Press
Book Review | Jan 1999
Luis Roniger and Mario Sznajder. 1999. The Legacy of Human Rights Violations in the Southern Cone.
human rights violations, transitional justice, truth commissions, trials, Southern Cone, Argentina, Chile, Uruguay
Project | Feb 2020 - Dec 2022
Public services are essential for development. However, their provision varies greatly across communities within developing countries. Although local ...
Public services, Security, Pre-colonial states, Uganda
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2015
Ethnicity has received increased attention in studies of Africa's economic and institutional development. We present evidence on the long-term effects ...
Colonial legacy, development, ethnicity, state capacity, Sub-Saharan, Africa, tax, tax evasion
Zanzibari Islamic knowledge transmission revisited: Loss, lament, legacy, transmission - and transformation
Journal Article | Jan 2013
This article revisits aspects of knowledge transmission within the 20th century Islamic scholarly community in Zanzibar. It particularly adresses the ...
Islam Tanzania Zanzibar Sufism, Tanzania, Zanzibar
Book Chapter | Jan 2019
The implementation record of truth commissions’ recommendations in Latin America Elin Skaar The Glob
truth commissions, Latin America
News | 17 Sep 2007
Montenegro shares many aspects of corruption with other post-communist states: the legacy of large, non-competitive bureaucracies, underdeveloped market economy, scarcity of resources, and lack of democratic governance.
Project | Aug - Oct 2005
This project assesses the feasibility of the time schedule proposed by the so-called fast-track committee towards the establishment of an East African ...
Regional co-operation, Federalism, East Africa, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
News | 23 Jul 2010
With the report UNPAID DEBT, ECOS calls upon the oil companies Lundin Petroleum from Sweden, Petronas from Malaysia and Austria's OMV and their home governments to account for the injustices suffered by the victims of the oil wars in Block 5A.
CMI Report | Jan 2005
This report assesses the feasibility of the time schedule proposed by the so-called fast-track committee towards the establishment of an East African ...
Regional co-operation, East Africa:Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
Event | 13 Apr 2011
Elin Skaar's new book analyses the connections between transitional justice and judicial politics. She explores the role of courts in shaping options and trajectories of post-transitional justice - and concretely the chances of criminal prosecutions for past crimes in Argentina, Chile and Uruguay.
Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay
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
Journal Article | Jan 2005
The general and widely accepted definition of corruption as 'the abuse of public office for private gain' presupposes a definite separation between the ...
CMI Report | Sep 2007
Despite the impressive figures that point to a booming economy (with real GDP growth unofficially projected by the EBRD at 7% in 2007), not all is well ...
Journal Article | Jan 2012
The article examines patterns of generalised and institutional trust among elites in East Central Europe, South East Europe and the West Balkans. It enquires ...
U4 Report | Dec 2015
A strong dialogue between government and civil society provides a sound foundation for open government reforms in Croatia. The adoption and implementation ...
open government, participation, consultation, OGP, Croatia
Book | Jan 1997
After more than twenty years of devastating civil war, Angola is slowly moving toward peace and reconciliation. In this accessible introduction to one ...
Journal Article | Jan 2019
Cooperative norms and behavior are considered to be essential requirements for sustainable stabilization and development in conflict-affected states. ...
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2001
This paper is about how varying degrees of judicial independence may influence policy making in the field of human rights. I explore factors that may ...
Americas: Argentina, Chile