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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
Journal Article | Jan 2003
This article is about judicial reform in the Southern Cone in the 1990s. It shows that for Argentina and Chile, procedural code reforms were motivated ...
judicial reform, Supreme Court reform, Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Americas: Argentina, Chile, Uruguay
Journal Article | Nov 2014
New specialized courts have emerged in many countries, both in response to international pressure for legal reform and reflecting states’ own choice. ...
U4 Brief | Aug 2015
Long delays in the resolution of court cases are a common problem in both developing and developed countries and impede anti-corruption efforts. Technical ...
Civil Society, Courts, Justice, Political Economy, Corruption, India, Philippines
U4 Brief | Jul 2016
The Philippines' Sandiganbayan is the oldest specialised anti-corruption court in the world. Though established mainly to resolve corruption cases more ...
anti-corruption courts, Special Criminal Court, specialised anti-corruption bodies, justice, Philippines
Giving Effect to Children's Right to Health in Colombia? Analysing the Implementation of Court Decisions Ordering Health System Reform
Journal Article | Jan 2013
Despite major developments to provide conceptual clarity to the legal enforcement of economic, social and cultural (ESC) rights, research analysing the ...
Project | Jan 2003 - Dec 2005
This research project, which is a collaboration with the Centre for Applied Legal Studies (Johannesburg) investigates the role played by courts in the ...
constitutional democracy, legal and judicial reforms, democratic consolidation, social transformation, courts, accountability function of courts, access to justice, marginalised groups, , Africa: South Africa
U4 Issue | Dec 2016
Frustration with the capacity of the ordinary machinery of justice to deal adequately with corruption has prompted many countries to develop specialised ...
justice, Judiciary, Anti-corruption courts, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Botswana, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cameroon, Croatia, Indonesia, Kenya, Malaysia, Mexico, Nepal, Pakistan, Palestine, Philippines, Senegal, Slovakia, Tanzania, Thailand, Uganda
Report in External Series | Jan 2002
This dissertation is about judicial independence. It deals with two interrelated questions. The first half of the dissertation argues, based on a statistical ...
judicial reform, judicial independence, human rights, courts, prosecution, military, judges, international law, Americas: Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Latin America
Revisiting Health Rights Litigation and Access to Medications in Costa Rica: Preliminary Evidence fromthe Cochrane Collaboration Reform
Journal Article | Jan 2018
In response to the incremental creation of an expansive constitutional right to health in Costa Rica, the country’s rights-friendly constitutional ...
U4 Brief | Sep 2013
The anti-corruption world has witnessed increasing institutional specialisation, including the emergence of anti-corruption courts. Indonesia’s ...
Journal Article | Jan 2010
In Thomas Tsai's World Report (Jan 9, p 109),1 Leonardo Cubillos posits a conflict between a “data-driven process” of health policy making ...
News | 26 Apr 2016
Corrupt judicial systems undermine reforms and are a major impediment to ensuring access to justice and human rights for ordinary citizens across the world, says a new report published by the United Nations Development Programme and U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre on 8 April. Titled, A Transparent and Accountable Judiciary to Deliver Justice for All, the report cites survey data suggesting that the public perceive the judiciary as the second most corrupt public institution, after the police.
Programme | Jan - Dec 2005
What roles do - and should - courts play in new and fragile democracies? Why do some judiciaries lamely condone foul play by those in power, while their ...
Journal Article | Jan 2009
Colombia is a country marked by extreme social inequalities and high levels of violence, with a government that has brutally repressed social movements ...
Project | Aug 2003 - Feb 2005
Judicial reform has become an increasingly important focus for national governments and international donors, including Norway. This study analyses the ...
judicial reform, justice sector, courts, aid, Guatemala, Ethiopia
Project | Jan 2003 - Dec 2004
The project focuses on the role of judicial institutions in relation to two central aspects of the process of democratisation: 1. excercising a control ...
courts, judicial system, judicial reform, democratisation, human rights, economic development, political-legal relationships, access to justice, Africa: Angola
CMI Report | Jan 2004
Creating a viable judiciary and strengthening its democratic functions has been a main concern of both governments and donors over the last two decades. ...
Judicial reform, Justice sector reform, Foreign aid, Norwegian aid, Courts, Africa: Ethiopia., Americas: Guatemala
News | 15 Dec 2016
In the ongoing struggle against corruption and related offences, many countries have established specialised anti-corruption institutions, distinct from ...
News | 20 Sep 2013
"Litigation may be an effective means to secure economic, social and cultural rights," says Camila Gianella. As a result of numerous health rights litigations, the Colombian Constitutional Court ordered extensive structural reforms of the country's health system.