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Report in External Series | Jan 2003
The report is a comprehensive account of the presidential and parliamentary elections that took place in Rwanda from August to October 2003, based on ...
Democratisation, elections, electoral observation, post-conflict reconstruction, genocide, Rwanda
CMI Insight | Feb 2016
The courtroom has become an increasingly common meeting place for retired military officials, and victims and their families who have suffered various ...
Argentina, Colombia, Brazil, Peru, Chile
Democratization and the Judiciary. The Accountability Function of Courts in New Democracies. Special issue of 'Democratization 'vol.10 (2003) no.4
Edited Book | Jan 2003
This special issue examines the political role of courts in new democracies in Latin America and Africa. Are the courts able to hold political power-holders ...
democratisation, judicial power, courts, political questions and judicial power, Latin America, Africa, Colombia, South Africa, Chile, Brazil, Argentina, Guatemala, Tanzania, Zambia
Book Chapter | Dec 2012
An overview of Scandinavian views on the Ibadism of Oman between 1700 and 2000.
History, Ibadism, Oman, seafaring, Oman
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2004
The paper addresses the methodological problems concerning how to assess the political role of courts in Zambia - and in new democracies more generally, ...
Courts, judicary, accountabilty, democratisation, Zambia
U4 Brief | May 2008
The burgeoning HIV/AIDS epidemic means that more labor and financial resources are being dedicated to the procurement of antiretroviral (ARV) medicines ...
corruption, health sector
U4 Issue | Dec 2008
Public Expenditure Tracking Surveys, or PETS, are recognised as an effective tool to improve accountability in public finance and service delivery. A ...
Corruption, Public Expenditure Tracking, PETS, public financial management and procurement
Event | 29 Apr 2010
Why do some high courts hold political branches to account and others not? What explains the judiciary´s strong or weak defense of rights? And what role are courts playing -or not playing- in strengthening democracy in Latin America and Africa?
Event | 17 Jun 2011
Basic rights to assembly and expression have come under threat and accountability mechanisms are being undermined. A major standoff over threats to academic freedom and the closure of the university is ongoing. Peter Von Doepp discusses the unfolding situation in Malawi.
The Impact of Information and Accountability on Hospital Procurement Corruption in Argentina and Bolivia
U4 Brief | May 2008
Argentina and Bolivia have both attempted to curb corruption in procurement of hospital supplies. With varying degrees of success, their experiences tell ...
corruption, health sector, Argentina, Bolivia
Journal Article | Jan 2010
This article is a contribution to the Boston Review debate on counterinsurgency in Afghanistan. It argues that when the problem is cast in combat terms—Afghanistan ...
The Past is Never Past: Bringing the Military to Court over Gross Human Rights Violations in Latin America
Event | 14 May 2013
More than twenty years after the return to democratic rule in Latin America, the military in many countries in the region are now being prosecuted for ...
Project | Sep 2010 - Dec 2012
The Bangladesh Parliament (Jatiya Sangsad) was established in 1972 following the separation of Bangladesh from Pakistan. Presidentialism and parliamentarism ...
Parliament, legislature, politics, good governance, Bangladesh
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2001
This paper presents recent data on foreign direct investment (FDI) in Malaysia, focusing on the electronics industry. It is found that FDI accounts for ...
CMI Working Paper | Sep 2014
The effect of government decentralization on corruption is theoretically ambiguous. On the one hand, bringing government closer to the people could increase ...
Decentralization, Corruption, Bribery, Accountability, Capture
Journal Article | May 2018
What can explain the varied effectiveness of internationally led attempts at statebuilding? This article seeks to answer this question by comparing the ...
Project | Oct - Nov 2015
Report in External Series | Jan 2000
The report was commissioned by the Research Council of Norway in order to provide a state of the art account of how to link human rights and private enterprises. ...
Human rights, Private enterprise, Multinational corporations, Code of conduct, Global
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 ...
Book Chapter | Jan 2003
This paper aims to give an account of SADC's restructuring exercise and to bring into focus some of the key factors of success or failure beyond the ...
SADC, Regional integration, Southern Africa