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We research law as an instrument of social change.
Project | Dec 2013 - Dec 2015
Operationalizing a rights-based approach to health service delivery (RBA-healthdelivery) is a joint effort by CMI, The World Bank Institute and Harvard ...
right to health, health system reform, right based approach, health care delivery
Toward Transformative Accountability: A Proposal for Rights-Based Approaches to Maternal Health in the MDGs and Beyond
Journal Article | Jan 2010
Meaningful and equitable progress on reducing maternal mortality and meeting Millennium Development Goal 5 calls for the adoption of a human rights-based ...
Maternal Health, Right to Health, Rights-Based Approach (RBA), Accountability, Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)
Journal Article | Oct 2012
This article aims to organize thinking around human rights-based approaches to development (HRBAs) and to review available empirical evidence regarding ...
human rights, development, courts
The evolution of private property rights in traditional agriculture: Theories and a study from Indonesia
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1997
The starting point of this paper is a universally observed tendency of common property to be replaced by private property in traditional agriculture. ...
Journal Article | Sep 2018
The divide between hard law and soft law approaches to global regulation of corporations in relation to human rights is partly based on empirical assumptions. ...
Business and human rights treaty, commitment theory, empirical approaches, global regulation, rational choice
U4 Issue | Jan 2015
There are several different options for the design of REDD+ at the national level, and each has its own strengths and weaknesses in terms of feasibility ...
A Rights-based approach to (Norwegian) development assistance. A discussion paper commissioned by the Royal Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Commissioned Report | Jan 2002
A Rights-based approach to (Norwegian) development assistance. A discussion paper commissioned by t
Journal Article | Jun 2016
Editorial: Developing a Human Rights-Based Approach to Tuberculosis Brian Citro, Evan Lyon, Mihir M
Suffering and powerlessness: The significance of promoting participation in rights-based approaches to health
Journal Article | Jan 2009
In a rights framework, participation is inextricably related to power. Through effective participation, we can challenge political and other forms of ...
International money-laundering regulation of alternative remittance systems - why the current approach does not work in developing countries
Journal Article | Jan 2012
This article examines the recommendations of an influential international advisory body, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), towards regulation of ...
money laundering, alternative remittance systems, Afghanistan, United Arab Emirates
Our place in the world: Conceptualizing obligations beyond borders in human rights-based approaches to health
Journal Article | Jan 2010
The case of Haiti's devastating earthquake and the reactions it has elicited sharply illustrate an array of seemingly dichotomous ways of understanding ...
DERAP Working Paper | Jan 1990
This study gives a survey of different approaches to the study of quality in the theory of consumers' demand. The study is focusing on "address models" ...
Quality, Product differentiation, Prices, Game theory
A Human Rights Based Approach to Participation in Health Reform: Experiences from the Implementation of Constitutional Court Orders in Colombia
Journal Article | Jan 2013
This paper analyses how participation was understood and put in place by the bodies in charge of implementing the Colombian Constitutional Court’s ...
Participation, Healthcare Reform, Colombia, Decision T-760/2008, Participation and Human Rights, Colombia
Deforestation: Population or market driven? Different approaches in modelling agricultural expansion
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1996
The debate on causes of and remedies for tropical deforestation is often confused because the underlying assumptions of the arguments are not made explicit. ...
News | 31 Mar 2014
Uganda's new anti-homosexuality law has disheartened the international human rights community. Would it have been possible to foresee Museveni's approval of the law? In an ideal world, actors promoting human rights can design projects and interventions and see them through with norms and laws in mind. In the real world, where politics and erratic decisions come into play, human rights work is extremely challenging.
Social Psychologist with a research focus on rights-based approaches to health
Gender, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, Tuberculosis, Health Systems, Right to Health, Colombia, Mozambique, Peru
Event | 11 May 2011
Katerini T. Storeng discusses the shift from from rights-based to evidence-based approaches to safe motherhood and the seemingly pervasive 'trust in numbers' within global health governance.
U4 Issue | Mar 2015
Schemes for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) have emerged as a means to address deforestation trends in developing ...
REDD+, corruption, anti-corruption, forest governance
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1996
The primary concern of the paper is to discuss the role of various economic factors in explaining the mechanisms and degree of fiscal corruption and tax ...
Best practice in capacity building in public finance management in Africa. Experiences of Norad and Sida
CMI Report | Jan 2002
This study was contracted by Sida and NORAD for the purpose of summarising experiences in capacity building for Public Finance Management (PFM) in Africa. ...