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Good governance institutional development

Analysing and sharing best practice in developing institutions as a means to creating robust and democratic states – covering legal and judicial reform; parliamentary development and the media.
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Driving, connecting and communicating: the many roles of national government in climate adaptation planning
Climate and Development Knowledge Network 2017
Climate change is one of the most significant challenges to the Caribbean’s future prosperity. The impacts of climate change on economically important sectors such as tourism, agriculture and fishing threaten Caribbean na...
The politics of promoting social protection in Zambia
K. Pruce; S. Hickey / Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre 2017
The rise of the social protection agenda in Zambia over the past few years seems in some ways to fit with mainstream accounts of how welfare states are likely to emergein developing countries, particularly in terms of the links to ele...
Egypt’s new IMF deal comes with a huge price tag for human rights
M. el-Badrawi; A. Corkery / Bretton Woods Project 2017
The government of Egypt has sealed a loan deal with the IMF following four years of negotiations. The impacts of the structural adjustment reforms associated with the loan raise strong human rights concerns, particularly for t...
The Bangladesh paradox: why has politics performed so well for development in Bangladesh?
2017
Bangladesh is widely seen as a ‘paradox’ in terms of governance and development because of the apparent imperfections of its political institutions and its leading players. It scores low/very low on many indicators o...
Post Amnesty Conflict Management Framework in the Niger Delta
Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme 2016
The general aim of the research project, The Post Amnesty Conflict Management Framework in the Niger Delta, was to ascertain how the implementation of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) which had been introduced by the Shehu Mus...
Can workplace secondments build trust in the mining sector?
J. Van Onselen / South African Institute of International Affairs 2017
Mutual suspicion has characterised the relationship between the South African government and mining companies, particularly in recent years. Resolving the current impasse would require a panoply of policy interventions because...
Kenya’s regional diplomacy: peripheral or adaptive pragmatism?
K. Emmanuel / South African Institute of International Affairs 2016
Kenya has, for some time, been dismissed as a reluctant regional actor. Those who question its influence and lack of leverage in regional geopolitics point to the country’s comparatively better economy and draw attention ...
Emerging trends in Africa’s electoral processes
I. Bukunle Sanusi; R. Nassuna / South African Institute of International Affairs 2017
The quest for competitive elections in Africa, with the modest gains made since the 1990s towards deepening democratisation, continues to underpin the continent’s efforts to create stable and growing ...
Africa and external actors
Centre for Conflict Resolution, University of Cape Town (UCT) 2016
The Cape Town seminar in August 2016 brought together about 30 key scholars, policymakers, and civil society activists to assess bilateral and multilateral relations between Africa’s traditional and non-traditional actors...
Zambia’s constitutional Groundhog Day: why national debate about constitutional reform is not going away anytime soon
G. Masterson / South African Institute of International Affairs 2017
Since independence, Zambia has had five major constitutional amendments (an average of one every 10 years), a fact that has raised concerns about the country’s constitutional foundations. The constitution has been made a ...
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Driving, connecting and communicating: the many roles of national government in climate adaptation planning
Climate and Development Knowledge Network 2017
Climate change is one of the most significant challenges to the Caribbean’s future prosperity. The impacts of climate change on economically important sectors such as tourism, agriculture and fishing threaten Caribbean na...
The politics of promoting social protection in Zambia
K. Pruce; S. Hickey / Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre 2017
The rise of the social protection agenda in Zambia over the past few years seems in some ways to fit with mainstream accounts of how welfare states are likely to emergein developing countries, particularly in terms of the links to ele...
Egypt’s new IMF deal comes with a huge price tag for human rights
M. el-Badrawi; A. Corkery / Bretton Woods Project 2017
The government of Egypt has sealed a loan deal with the IMF following four years of negotiations. The impacts of the structural adjustment reforms associated with the loan raise strong human rights concerns, particularly for t...
The Bangladesh paradox: why has politics performed so well for development in Bangladesh?
2017
Bangladesh is widely seen as a ‘paradox’ in terms of governance and development because of the apparent imperfections of its political institutions and its leading players. It scores low/very low on many indicators o...
Post Amnesty Conflict Management Framework in the Niger Delta
Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme 2016
The general aim of the research project, The Post Amnesty Conflict Management Framework in the Niger Delta, was to ascertain how the implementation of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) which had been introduced by the Shehu Mus...
Can workplace secondments build trust in the mining sector?
J. Van Onselen / South African Institute of International Affairs 2017
Mutual suspicion has characterised the relationship between the South African government and mining companies, particularly in recent years. Resolving the current impasse would require a panoply of policy interventions because...
Kenya’s regional diplomacy: peripheral or adaptive pragmatism?
K. Emmanuel / South African Institute of International Affairs 2016
Kenya has, for some time, been dismissed as a reluctant regional actor. Those who question its influence and lack of leverage in regional geopolitics point to the country’s comparatively better economy and draw attention ...
Emerging trends in Africa’s electoral processes
I. Bukunle Sanusi; R. Nassuna / South African Institute of International Affairs 2017
The quest for competitive elections in Africa, with the modest gains made since the 1990s towards deepening democratisation, continues to underpin the continent’s efforts to create stable and growing ...
Africa and external actors
Centre for Conflict Resolution, University of Cape Town (UCT) 2016
The Cape Town seminar in August 2016 brought together about 30 key scholars, policymakers, and civil society activists to assess bilateral and multilateral relations between Africa’s traditional and non-traditional actors...
Zambia’s constitutional Groundhog Day: why national debate about constitutional reform is not going away anytime soon
G. Masterson / South African Institute of International Affairs 2017
Since independence, Zambia has had five major constitutional amendments (an average of one every 10 years), a fact that has raised concerns about the country’s constitutional foundations. The constitution has been made a ...
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C-Change
C-Change, communication for change, implemented by FHI 360, is a USAID-funded project to improve the effectiveness and sustainability of social and behavior change communication (SBCC) across development sectors.   C-Change works in the developing world to: Scale up bast practices in SBCC Strengthen capacity in SBCC Generate and disseminat...
Hedayah
Hedayah is an international institution for training, dialogue, collaboration, and research to counter violent extremism in all of its forms and manifestations, in support of long-term, global efforts to prevent and counter terrorism. Goals: To be the premier global institution for expertise and experience in countering violent extremism in all its forms;...
Commitment to Equity (CEQ)
The Commitment to Equity (CEQ) was designed to analyze the impact of taxation and social spending on inequality and poverty in individual countries, and provide a roadmap for governments, multilateral institutions, and nongovernmental organizations in their efforts to build more equitable societies.
International Centre for Prison Studies (ICPS)
Since its foundation, the aims of the Centre have been to conduct research into prisons and imprisonment; to develop and disseminate a body of knowledge about the principles on which the use of imprisonment should be based; and to inform improvements in prison policies and practice, within a human rights framework. The Centre has made the results of its academic research and projects widely availa...
Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre (ESID)
The Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, (ESID, investigates the political drivers of inclusive development, particularly how state capacity and elite commitment can emerge and be sustained, as well as how donors, reformers and activists can support these processes. With a central focus on power relations and the role of ideas, ESID is researching the determinants of develop...
Center for American Progress (CAP)
Gender Governance Programme, Kenya
The overall goal of the GGP is to transform leadership and governance at all levels in Kenya in order to deliver on poverty reduction, access to basic needs and equality between and among persons. The Gender and Governance Programme is in its third phase, and it is a multi-stakeholder programme formulated to deepen the gains of the Engendering Political Process Programme (EPPP) in ensur...
The Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI)
The Rights and Resources Initiative is a coalition of international, regional and community organisations engaged in conservation, research and development. The RRI mission is to promote greater global action on pro-poor forest policy and market reforms to increase household and community ownership, control and benefits from forests and trees. Its programme areas are broken down into c...
Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Network
The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Network consists of more than 80 human rights organisations, institutions and individuals based in 30 countries in the Euro-Mediterranean region. It was established in 1997 in response to the Barcelona Declaration and the establishment of the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership.  Its membership adheres to universal human rights principles and i...
The Arab Reform Initiative
The Arab Reform Initiative is a network of independent Arab research and policy institutes, with partners from the United States and Europe. Its goal is to mobilize the Arab research capacity to advance knowledge and develop a program for democratic reform in the Arab World which is realistic and home grown. The Initiative also aims to produce policy recommendations that can help promote reform...
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