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The 2014 Egyptian constitution: without accountability, checks or balances
A. Abd Rabou; K. El Chazli / The Arab Reform Initiative, 2014
Since the announcement of the Constituent Assembly that they had completed a new draft constitution, there has been a celebratory atmosphere in Egypt and faith in the ability of the constitution to establish democracy and to protect t...
Experiments with industrial policy: the case of Pakistan
SS Hussain; V Ahmed / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2011
In today’s post-industrial era high performing economies have information technology and high value added services as their drivers of growth and for Pakistan to catch up, the long suppressed industrial and manufacturing sectors...
IMF stand-by arrangement for Pakistan and its inconclusive end- what went wrong?
SN Hyder / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2012
Pakistan economy, after having witnessed an impressive rate of growth with relatively greater price stability, low incidence of foreign debt and many other favourable social and economic indicators, especially since 2003-04 up till th...
The clash of narratives: swat military operation against the Taliban
S Shams / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2011
The Pakistani state launched a major military operation against the local Taliban militants on 8th May, 2009 in Swat, which is situated in Pakistan’s north-west province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa that borders Afghanistan. The state ...
Importing liquefied natural gas (LNG): a policy analysis
A.H. Abbasi; M. Kamal / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2014
Pakistan is in the midst of a severe energy crisis that largely stemmed from a mismanagement of natural resources in the country. Weak regulatory and pricing mechanisms in the natural gas sector have led to huge disparities between de...
Tunisian women in politics: From constitution makers to electoral contenders
N. Cherif / Fride, 2014
The role of women in Tunisia’s democratic transition has attracted much attention. Heirs to a reformist tradition introduced by Tunisia’s first post-independence president, Habib Bourguiba, Tunisian women early on enjoyed ...
Urban management: the redevelopment of the Mitchells plain town centre
Urban LandMark, 2011
Mitchells Plain is about 20km from the Cape Town city centre. It was built in the 1970s as a township for people classified as ‘Coloured’, who were forcibly removed from areas that had been declared ‘whites only&rsqu...
Township renewal: Kwamashu case study
Urban LandMark, 2011
The restructuring of local government in South Africa began in the mid-1990s. A number of smaller local councils in the greater Durban area were amalgamated into a single metropolitan municipality, and the boundaries of the city were ...
Improving urban management in township
Urban LandMark, 2011
Improving urban management is a crucial precondition for developing South African townships. While the urban management deficit in these areas has deep historical roots, an array of contemporary problems also needs to be overcome if i...
Packaging township development projects
Urban LandMark, 2011
There are no simple solutions for leveraging the project inputs required for the success of township development projects. In most cases, such projects require long planning and implementation periods, the involvement of numerous agen...
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The 2014 Egyptian constitution: without accountability, checks or balances
A. Abd Rabou; K. El Chazli / The Arab Reform Initiative, 2014
Since the announcement of the Constituent Assembly that they had completed a new draft constitution, there has been a celebratory atmosphere in Egypt and faith in the ability of the constitution to establish democracy and to protect t...
Experiments with industrial policy: the case of Pakistan
SS Hussain; V Ahmed / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2011
In today’s post-industrial era high performing economies have information technology and high value added services as their drivers of growth and for Pakistan to catch up, the long suppressed industrial and manufacturing sectors...
IMF stand-by arrangement for Pakistan and its inconclusive end- what went wrong?
SN Hyder / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2012
Pakistan economy, after having witnessed an impressive rate of growth with relatively greater price stability, low incidence of foreign debt and many other favourable social and economic indicators, especially since 2003-04 up till th...
The clash of narratives: swat military operation against the Taliban
S Shams / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2011
The Pakistani state launched a major military operation against the local Taliban militants on 8th May, 2009 in Swat, which is situated in Pakistan’s north-west province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa that borders Afghanistan. The state ...
Importing liquefied natural gas (LNG): a policy analysis
A.H. Abbasi; M. Kamal / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan, 2014
Pakistan is in the midst of a severe energy crisis that largely stemmed from a mismanagement of natural resources in the country. Weak regulatory and pricing mechanisms in the natural gas sector have led to huge disparities between de...
Tunisian women in politics: From constitution makers to electoral contenders
N. Cherif / Fride, 2014
The role of women in Tunisia’s democratic transition has attracted much attention. Heirs to a reformist tradition introduced by Tunisia’s first post-independence president, Habib Bourguiba, Tunisian women early on enjoyed ...
Urban management: the redevelopment of the Mitchells plain town centre
Urban LandMark, 2011
Mitchells Plain is about 20km from the Cape Town city centre. It was built in the 1970s as a township for people classified as ‘Coloured’, who were forcibly removed from areas that had been declared ‘whites only&rsqu...
Township renewal: Kwamashu case study
Urban LandMark, 2011
The restructuring of local government in South Africa began in the mid-1990s. A number of smaller local councils in the greater Durban area were amalgamated into a single metropolitan municipality, and the boundaries of the city were ...
Improving urban management in township
Urban LandMark, 2011
Improving urban management is a crucial precondition for developing South African townships. While the urban management deficit in these areas has deep historical roots, an array of contemporary problems also needs to be overcome if i...
Packaging township development projects
Urban LandMark, 2011
There are no simple solutions for leveraging the project inputs required for the success of township development projects. In most cases, such projects require long planning and implementation periods, the involvement of numerous agen...
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Center for Comparative and International Studies (CIF)
The Center for Comparative and International Studies (CIS) is a political science research centre.
GATEWAY
GATEWAY focus is on collecting, sharing and expanding knowledge on corruption assessment. It aims to allow those who wish to measure corruption to match their needs with existing diagnostic tools. The project involves: Collecting information on existing corruption assessment methods and tools; Providing tool users with a better understanding of...
MiniAid (MiniAid)
African Community of Practice (AFCOP)
AfCop's mission is to build African capacity to manage for development results through sharing experiences, networking and building strong learning relationships between practitioners in Africa and around the world. Its members bring this dialogue and knowledge-sharing to their countries through national AfCoP chapters across the continent.
Open Budget Initiative (OBI)
The Open Budget Initiative (Initiative) is a global research and advocacy program which seeks to promote public access to budget information and the adoption of accountable budget systems. IBP launched the Initiative with the Open Budget Survey—an analysis and survey that evaluates whether governments give the public access to budget information and opportunities to participate i...
Localis (http://localis.org.uk/)
Localis is an independent think-tank based in Westminster, dedicated to issues related to local government and localism. Since its formation it has produced research on a variety of issues including housing, the reform of regional government, innovation in services and local government finance.
Local government of Rwanda
Local government of Rwanda site. Declares as it's mission statement: 'Promoting the well-being of the population by good governance, community development and social affairs.
Research Programme on Democracy (Democracy as Idea and Practice)
Research Programme on Democracy (Democracy as Idea and Practice) is based at the University of Oslo. (website under construction - more details to follow)
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