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Truth in transition. The role of truth commissions in political transitions in Chile and El Salvador
CMI Report | Jan 1999
Truth Commissions are increasingly being used as one mechanism in a broader strategy to consolidate democratic governance following a period ...
Democratization, Authoritarianism, Chile, El Salvador, Americas: Chile
News | 21 Nov 2014
The Norwegian government has appointed a committee that will evaluate Norway’s engagement in Afghanistan. The main objective is to review and draw lessons from the operation. Senior researchers Astri Suhrke and Torunn Wimpelmann at CMI will be part of the Commission.
Event | 23 Mar 2010
The Danish Africa Commission recommends a refocused agenda for international development cooperation with Africa. Lars Engberg-Pedersen discusses the main recommendations from the report, then a panel with Kjell Harald Dalen from the Norwegian Foreign Ministry and researchers from CMI debates new directions in the development cooperation with Africa.
CMI Working Paper | Jun 2018
On 17 October 1992, as a consultant to the Commission on the Truth for El Salvador, I visited the village of Corinto to collect stories of ‘grave ...
Event | 30 May 2013
M. Cherif Bassiouni an international United Nations war crimes expert, often called "The Godfather of International Criminal Law". Professor Bassiouni has served in numerous United Nations positions, including Chair of the UN Independent International Commission of Inquiry for Libya (2011) and UN Commission on Human Rights for Afghanistan (2004-06).
Taking the Paris Principles to Asia. A study of Three Human Rights Commissions in Southeast Asia: Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines
CMI Report | Jun 2007
The report studies three human rights commissions in Southeast Asia in light of the so-called Paris Principles. These principles are the authoritative ...
Human rights, Southeast Asia, Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia
Transitional Justice for Human Rights: The Legacy and Future of Truth and Reconciliation Commissions
Book Chapter | Mar 2018
Truth commissions are an integral component of transitional justice, that is, formal and informal mechanisms set up by the state or civil society ...
Truth commission , Transitional justice, Human rights, Peace, Democracy, Reconciliation, Impact, Latin America
Truth and reconciliation in South Africa: Did the TRC deliver? ed. Audrey R. Chapman and Hugo van der Merwe; Narrating political reconciliation: South Africa's truth and reconciliation commission, Claire Moon
Book Review | Feb 2009
Truth and reconciliation in South Africa: Did the TRC deliver? ed. Audrey R. Chapman and Hugo van d
Human rights, transitional justice, truth commissions, reconciliation, South Africa
Achieving Success and Avoiding Failure in Anti-Corruption Commissions: Developing the Role of Donors
U4 Brief | Oct 2007
Anti-corruption Commissions (ACCs) have, with one or two exceptions, been a disappointment both to the people of developing countries and to ...
corruption, anti-corruption conventions, commissions, World
Electoral mismanagement and post-election violence in Kenya: The Kriegler and Waki commissions of inquiry
Journal Article | Dec 2009
The 2007 general elections in Kenya were fiercely disputed and triggered widespread violence throughout the country. After former UN Secretary-General, ...
elections, violence, ethnicity, human rights, Kenya, Kenya
Report in External Series | Oct 2009
This evaluation of Finnish development research was commissioned by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland (MFA), which supports (a) research ...
Finnish development aid, Development research, Evaluation, Commissioned research, Finland
News | 31 Mar 2014
CMI has received funding for one new project on Latin American democratisation and peace processes and one project on abortion rights lawfare.
Angola Brief | Apr 2013
Over the last few years, Angolan legislation on elections and the Angolan national election commission has been strengthened considerably. ...
Elections, Special Institutions, Election commission, Angola
Electoral Mismanagement and Post-Election Violence in Kenya: Kriegler and Waki Commissions of Inquir
Project | Feb - Dec 2009
The 2007 general elections in Kenya were fiercely disputed and triggered widespread violence throughout the country. After the former UN Secretary-General, ...
Elections, Kenya, violence, human rights, Kenya
Project | Oct 2014 - Dec 2017
Over the past three decades, over 40 countries have established truth commissions (TCs) to investigate past patterns of gross human rights violations ...
Latin America, truth commissions, recommendations, impact assessment, democratization, accountability, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Uruguay, Bolivia, Peru, El Salvador, Guatemala, Equador, Panama, Colombia, Haiti
Project | Sep 2010 - Dec 2014
This research project, funded by the Latin America Programme of the Norwegian Research Council, has had several objectives: First, the project ...
transitional justice, impact, truth commissions, trials, amnesty, reparations, democratisation, impunity, accountability, Latin America, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay
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 ...
Democratic accountability, institutions of restraint, human rigths commissions, anti corruption agencies, auditor generals, electoral commissions, appointment commissions, the ombudsman, Sub Saharan Africa
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2005
Entering the third decade of multiparty democracy on the African continent, incumbents appear able to secure electoral mandates without opening ...
Elections, Electoral administration, Malawi, Malawi Electoral Commission
Anita Ferrara, Assessing the Long-Term Impact of Truth Commissions: The Chilean Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Historical Perspective ( Abingdon, Routledge, 2015) 258pp
Book Review | Nov 2018
Anita Ferrara, Assessing the Long-Term Impact of Truth Commissions: The Chilean Truth and Reconcilia
Chile, truth commission, transitional justice
CMI Report | Aug 2013
This report focuses on one particular institution which may mitigate the centralisation of power in Angola and pave the way for political reform ...
Election commission, Angola