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Edited Book | Jan 2004
This volume 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, Africa: South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia., Americas: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Guatemala, Latin America
Edited Book | Jan 2008
Developing countries face new and pressing challenges as they strive to build more effective and accountable public institutions. These difficulties differ ...
Taxation, state building, accountability, developing countries, Chile, China, Ghana, Mauritius, Poland, Russia, Tanzania, Uganda
Edited Book | May 2016
This is the first book to comprehensively and systematically trace the trajectory from impunity towards accountability for past human rights violations ...
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
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
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
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
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
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
Project | Oct - Nov 2015
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 ...
(U4) Senior Adviser
Development economist focusing on how to plan, measure and evaluate anti-corruption interventions
Measurement and Evaluation, Results-based management, Anti-corruption
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 ...
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.