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An exception to the rule? Why Indonesia's Anti-Corruption Commission succeeds where others don't - a comparison with the Philippines' Ombudsman
U4 Issue | Aug 2010
Anti-corruption agencies have long been a principal strategy to fight corruption in many developing countries. Unfortunately, few of them have produced ...
commissions, anti-corruption agencies, uncac, Indonesia, Philippines
U4 Brief | Mar 2008
A recent anti-corruption initiative targeting Peru's education sector was undertaken jointly by the Office of the Ombudsman and Transparency International's ...
education, english, corruption, anti-corruption, Peru, Latin America, Peru
Project | Jan 2004 - Dec 2005
This study analyses the special institutions of restraint introduced in order to secure accountable government. Most African countries are equipped with ...
Democratic accountability, institutions of restraint, human rigths commissions, anti corruption agencies, auditor generals, electoral commissions, appointment commissions, the ombudsman, Sub Saharan Africa
Journal Article | Jan 2011
Taking dominant narratives of human rights progress and skepticism in Latin America as my point of departure, I explore in this article an alternative ...
CMI Report | Nov 2011
This thesis enquires into the policy consequences of the Mendoza case, a public interest litigation case in Argentina, in which several non-governmental ...
Pollution, River basins, Supreme court, Litigation, Argentina
Judicial protection of the right to health in Colombia: From social demands to individual claims to public debates
Journal Article | Jun 2010
Even in a region characterized by a number of countries with robust constitutions and judicial enforcement of social rights, Colombia stands out as a ...
News | 19 Aug 2005
What is the role of culture and identity in world politics. What role does civilizational identities and the concept of the West play? Jacinta O'Hagan is a Fellow in the Department of International Relations at the Australian National University in Canberra, Australia. She is interested in the evolution of the concept of humanitarianism and the practices associated with it.
Event | 29 Aug 2005
What is the role of culture and identity in world politics. What role does civilizational identities and the concept of the West play? Jacinta O'Hagan is a Fellow in the Department of International Relations at the Australian National University in Canberra, Australia. She is interesetd in the evolution of the concept of humanitarianism and the practices associated with it.
News | 30 May 2013
Less than 10 percent of money spent on health research is spent on diseases that primarily affect 90 percent of the world's population, including the poorest. Are even the meager 10 percent spent wisely? No, says Professor David Sanders and argues that a fear of stepping into the realm of politics makes global health actors and donors prioritise wrongly.
Event | 7 Nov 2006
Faisal Devji will speak about the recent protests over the Pope's comments about the Prophet and the Danish cartoon rows. Why has these events made Muslims worldwide so angry?
News | 21 Feb 2011
The evaluation concludes that support to conflict prevention and peacebuilding has only been partially successful. Supporting state building in Southern Sudan requires an inclusive approach.
Event | 28 Oct 2011
Women endure violence in the everyday, in civil wars and conflicts, and in situations of political and religious oppression. Past or present, they find ways to survive. This seminar addresses a wide range of women's resilience strategies, rising questions of memory, trauma, silence and political mobilization to secure women's legal protection.
Book Chapter | Mar 2008
This chapter analyses the role of the Ugandan legislature in changing the rules of the political game. It discusses the successful move to change ...
Uganda, Parliament, Elections, Political institutions
Event | 10 Apr 2015
Kjetil Selvik organizes workshop on security and statehood in the Middle East
Book Chapter | Jan 2003
Bridging the ethnic gap: the case of the Malaysia new economic policy (NEP) Just Faaland The Genius
Sudan Report | May 2009
The ongoing international financial crisis has forced experts, economists, politicians, and decision-makers to assess what is happening and seek to understand ...
Report in External Series | Aug 2013
Hassan Rouhani won Iran’s presidential elections by posing as the voice of protest and change. Though previously considered a conservative he ran ...
Operating in the shadow of the executive - women's substantive representation in the Uganda Parliament
Event | 3 Oct 2013
Trial lecture 3 October, 15.15 p.m.: "Women's substantive representation in Africa's legislatures today: Do findings from Uganda apply elsewhere?" Defence 4 October, ...
Journal Article | Jan 2015
A number of lab experiments in recent years have analyzed people’s willingness to com-pete. But to what extent is competitive behavior in the lab ...
Operating in the shadow of the executive: Women's substantive representation in the Uganda Parliament
Doctoral Thesis | Nov 2013
Operating in the shadow of the executive: Women's substantive representation in the Uganda Parliame