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Participation and national and regional governance

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Deliberating democracy: scenes from a Brazilian municipal health council
A Cornwall / Institute of Development Studies UK 2007
Brazil’s participatory policy councils may have gained less international attention than Participatory Budgeting. Yet the thousands of sectoral participatory policy councils that have come into being since the early 1990s, with ...
Going back to the drawing board: linking Pan Africanism to Beijing +20
T Muropa 2015
In this article published by FEMNET, Tafadzwa Muropa, a gender activist and political economist, briefly compares the 8th Pan African Congress in Ghana with the 59th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW59) in New York...
Challenges to women active participation in politics in Nigeria
U Nwabunkeonye 2014
The poor participation of women in politics and governance has been a major concern at the global level. In Nigeria, the number of women participating in politics is not proportionate to the 50% of the nation’s population which ...
Women's participation in elections across Africa 2012
Make Every Woman Count 2013
The Make Every Woman Count (MEWC) Political Participation and Election Monitoring Team was formed in order to provide deeper analysis of women’s participation in politics and elections in Africa. In 2012, they published this rep...
Third Regional Conference on African Women in Political Leadership
A Ndomo; N Likimani (ed) 2011
Since 2009, FEMNET has convened an annual Regional Conference for African Women in Political Leadership to enhance networking and the quality of women’s leadership. This report documents the proceedings of the third such confere...
Australia-India roundtable report
Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi 2014
The relationship between Australia and India has reached a new maturity: that was key theme of a major bilateral dialogue convened in early 2014 and reported on in these pages. In fact the 2014 Australia-India Roundtable itself turned...
Building peace in Southern Africa: policy brief
A. Adebajo (ed); M. Paterson (ed) / Centre for Conflict Resolution, University of Cape Town (UCT) 2011
The Centre for Conflict Resolution (CCR) in Cape Town, South Africa, hosted a policy research seminar in Cape Town on February 2010 on the theme: “Building Peace in Southern Africa”. The meeting assessed Southern Af...
Adedeji at 80: moving Africa from rhetoric to Action: policy brief
A. Adebajo (ed); M. Paterson / Centre for Conflict Resolution, University of Cape Town (UCT) 2011
This CCR policy brief is based on a high-level Millennium Symposium held by the Nigeria-based African Centre for Development and Strategic Studies (ACDESS), in December 2010 in Ijebu-Ode, Nigeria. The meeting provided an opportunity f...
Going in the wrong direction? Ugandans report declining government effectiveness
J. Liebowitz; R. Sentamu; F. Kibirige; C. Logan / Afrobarometer 2015
In the Round 5 Afrobarometer survey in Uganda, 74% of Ugandans said the country was headed in the wrong direction. This was a dramatic change from just one year earlier, when 28% said Uganda was headed in the wrong direction. Analysis...
South Africa's emerging black middle class: A harbinger of political change?
R. Mattes / Afrobarometer 2014
South Africa has seen a significant increase in the size of its black middle class in the post-apartheid period, but the attitudinal consequences of indicators of the middle class, as of 2011, are inconsistent and modest in size. Whil...
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Deliberating democracy: scenes from a Brazilian municipal health council
A Cornwall / Institute of Development Studies UK 2007
Brazil’s participatory policy councils may have gained less international attention than Participatory Budgeting. Yet the thousands of sectoral participatory policy councils that have come into being since the early 1990s, with ...
Going back to the drawing board: linking Pan Africanism to Beijing +20
T Muropa 2015
In this article published by FEMNET, Tafadzwa Muropa, a gender activist and political economist, briefly compares the 8th Pan African Congress in Ghana with the 59th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW59) in New York...
Challenges to women active participation in politics in Nigeria
U Nwabunkeonye 2014
The poor participation of women in politics and governance has been a major concern at the global level. In Nigeria, the number of women participating in politics is not proportionate to the 50% of the nation’s population which ...
Women's participation in elections across Africa 2012
Make Every Woman Count 2013
The Make Every Woman Count (MEWC) Political Participation and Election Monitoring Team was formed in order to provide deeper analysis of women’s participation in politics and elections in Africa. In 2012, they published this rep...
Third Regional Conference on African Women in Political Leadership
A Ndomo; N Likimani (ed) 2011
Since 2009, FEMNET has convened an annual Regional Conference for African Women in Political Leadership to enhance networking and the quality of women’s leadership. This report documents the proceedings of the third such confere...
Australia-India roundtable report
Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi 2014
The relationship between Australia and India has reached a new maturity: that was key theme of a major bilateral dialogue convened in early 2014 and reported on in these pages. In fact the 2014 Australia-India Roundtable itself turned...
Building peace in Southern Africa: policy brief
A. Adebajo (ed); M. Paterson (ed) / Centre for Conflict Resolution, University of Cape Town (UCT) 2011
The Centre for Conflict Resolution (CCR) in Cape Town, South Africa, hosted a policy research seminar in Cape Town on February 2010 on the theme: “Building Peace in Southern Africa”. The meeting assessed Southern Af...
Adedeji at 80: moving Africa from rhetoric to Action: policy brief
A. Adebajo (ed); M. Paterson / Centre for Conflict Resolution, University of Cape Town (UCT) 2011
This CCR policy brief is based on a high-level Millennium Symposium held by the Nigeria-based African Centre for Development and Strategic Studies (ACDESS), in December 2010 in Ijebu-Ode, Nigeria. The meeting provided an opportunity f...
Going in the wrong direction? Ugandans report declining government effectiveness
J. Liebowitz; R. Sentamu; F. Kibirige; C. Logan / Afrobarometer 2015
In the Round 5 Afrobarometer survey in Uganda, 74% of Ugandans said the country was headed in the wrong direction. This was a dramatic change from just one year earlier, when 28% said Uganda was headed in the wrong direction. Analysis...
South Africa's emerging black middle class: A harbinger of political change?
R. Mattes / Afrobarometer 2014
South Africa has seen a significant increase in the size of its black middle class in the post-apartheid period, but the attitudinal consequences of indicators of the middle class, as of 2011, are inconsistent and modest in size. Whil...
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Center for Participatory Research and Development (CPRD)
The Center for Participatory Research and Development (CPRD) promotes people-centred sustainable development by innovation, application and advancement of appropriate scientific, technical and local knowledge through research, developing models, demonstration and implementation. The research institute was formed in 2006 to implement participatory action research, development policy research and ad...
Netherlands Institute for Muliparty Democracy
The NIMD was established by the Dutch political parties as a response to international requests for support by political parties and groups abroad. The mandate of NIMD is to encourage the process of democratisation in young democracies by providing support to political parties as the core pillars of a multiparty democracy. NIMD works in a strictly non-partisan and inclusive manner....
National Democratic Institute
The National Democratonprofit organization working to strengthen and expand democracy worldwide. NDI has a Volunteer Network and Multinational Approach and Functional Approach, and works in the following areas:   Political Party Building Citizen Participation Election Processes  Strengthening Legislatures ...
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