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Edited Book | May 2016
This is the first book to comprehensively and systematically trace the trajectory from impunity towards accountability for past human rights ...
transitional justice, impunity, accountability, Latin America, human rights, law, truth commissions, trials, reparations, amnesty, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Guatemala, El Salvador, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay
Rule of law and environmental justice in the forests: The challenge of 'strong law enforcement' in corrupt conditions
U4 Issue | Jun 2013
Widespread illegal forest activities have contributed to deforestation, forest degradation, economic losses to nations and injustices for ...
REDD+, Forest governance, Corruption, Anti-corruption, Law enforcement, natural resource management, Indonesia, Cameroon
Journal Article | Jan 2010
This article commends the concise and useful analysis of courts and the legal enforcement of economic, social and cultural rights given in Christian ...
Project | Sep 2003 - Aug 2004
This project examines election observation which has evolved as an informal enforcement mechanism with respect to several articles contained ...
Democratisation, Human rights, Election observation, General, Africa
Journal Article | Jan 2004
This article argues that election observation has evolved as an informal enforcement mechanism with respect to several articles contained in ...
Election observation, democratisation, political rights
News | 4 Oct 2015
High environmental risks and questionable development outcomes characterise the mining industry. A myriad of small companies operate in competitive, high-risk, high-reward settings with weak institutions that fail to enforce regulations. Such conditions are highly conducive to corruption, violence, and environmental destruction.
Junior mining companies, Environmental impact assessments, Environmental governance, Corruption, Violence, Bribery, Natural Resources, Guatemala
Journal Article | Jan 2001
This paper presents three propositions about tax collection by local authorities in Tanzania. First, revenue performance depends on the degree ...
CMI Insight | May 2016
Reform of family law is considered among the most difficult to achieve since it contests ‘the notion of women and children as property’. ...
child marriage, marriage, family law, Malawi, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Zambia
Coverage of the emergency health care law and the Compulsory Insurance against Road Traffic Crashes (SOAT)
Journal Article | Jan 2010
Objective. The aim of this study was to ascertain, from patients’ perspective, the degree of knowledge and the actual coverage of the ...
Emergency medical services, Law enforcement, Accident insurance, Insurance benefits, Accidents, traffic, Peru
CMI Brief | Sep 2017
Female genital mutilation (FGM) is still a common practice in Sudan. Nine out of ten women have been subjected to this practice. In 2009, a ...
FGM, female genital mutilation, weak law, law, paper tiger, ARUSS, Sudan
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2000
This paper presents three propositions about tax collection in local authorities in Tanzania. First, revenue performance depends on the degree ...
Programme | Jan 2008 - Jan 2012
Right to health through litigation? Can court enforced health rights improve health policy? The project investigates whether litigation can ...
Health rights, courts, health rights litigation, public interest litigation, social rights jurisprudence, health policy, health economics, medical ethics, priority setting, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, India, South Africa
Journal Article | Jan 2009
On July 31, 2008, the Constitutional Court of Colombia (the Court) handed down a decision (T-760/2008) that ordered a dramatic restructuring ...
Health rights - Colombia - Courts
U4 Brief | Sep 2013
Project Leaf (Law Enforcement Assistance for Forests) was launched on 5 June, 2012 – on World Environment Day. It is an initiative ...
REDD, South America, Central America
CMI Brief | May 2016
In 2010, a UN Resolution explicitly recognized the human right to water and sanitation (HRtWS). But has this international recognition improved ...
natural resources, water, human rights, Costa Rica, South Africa, Brazil, Ethiopia, India, Peru, Zambia
U4 Issue | Nov 2016
Corruption has recently risen up the global wildlife conservation agenda with a series of international agreements highlighting the role of ...
natural resource management
Family law reform in Sudan: competing claims for gender justice between sharia and women’s human rights
CMI Report | Dec 2017
This paper focuses on family law reform in Sudan-a country that has been in a state of perpetual conflict that stretches back long before its ...
human rights, women, family law, gender, Sudan
Project | May 2015 - Apr 2016
The research examines the role of information technology (IT) in tax administration in a setting with limited fiscal capacity. Increased use ...
Project | Jan 2011 - Feb 2014
The contemporary moment is marked by an unprecedented "faith" in the law (Comaroff 2009). The aim of this multidisciplinary project is to provide ...
Indonesia, France, Sri Lanka
News | 3 Sep 2015
Corruption and illegal trafficking endanger the world’s biodiversity