FEEDBACK
Jump to content

Regional initiatives

Latest Documents

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...
Connecting the drops an Indus basin roadmap for cross-border water research, data sharing, and policy coordination
Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan 2013
Decision makers in India and Pakistan will have to overcome a host of overlapping socio-economic, environmental, and political pressures as they endeavour to ensure their countries’ future water needs and sustainably manage the ...
Air pollution reduction and control in South Asia
Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan 2012
With increasing urbanisation and economic growth, air pollution is becoming an urgent concern in South Asian countries Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. The objective of this study is to look into and...
The proposed SADC Parliament: Old wine in new bottles or an ideal whose time has come?
T. Musavengana / Institute for Security Studies 2011
This monograph is an analysis of the prospects for a regional legislative assembly for the Southern African Development Community (SADC). It explores the threats and challenges posed by such an initiative in a sub-region where, for th...
Swaziland's non-party political system and the 2013 Tinkhundla elections
D. Motsamai / Institute for Security Studies 2012
The Kingdom of Swaziland is widely recognised as an absolute monarchy and a non-party state where executive authority lies in the king as the head of state, governing with his Advisory Council and traditional advisers. The monarchical...
The OAU/AU at 50: democratic governance as a precondition for a sustainable African future
T.A. Hengari; Y. Turianskyi / South African Institute of International Affairs 2014
The African Union (AU) was formed in 2002 after the Organisation for African Unity (OAU) was deemed to have achieved its goals. Nevertheless, when compared with the OAU, the AU has been more successful in achieving greater security on...
Monitoring government policy in Latin America
C. Dixon; L. Valverdes; M. Carolina da Silva / International HIV/AIDS Alliance 2011
Throughout Latin America a diverse range of interest groups form a vibrant and innovative civil society. These groups are the driving force behind progress towards greater transparency, decentralization of decision-making and consolid...
Analysing the impact of the new social media in the Arab world
J. Ghannam / Center for International Media Action 2011
The Arab world has experienced an awakening of free expression that has now entered the body politic of Tunisia and Egypt and has helped break down the strangle hold of state sponsored media and information monopolies in those countri...
Public procurement in Bangladesh: an analysis
S. Mahmood (ed) / Academic Journals 2010
Public procurement has been a neglected area of academic research yet it is a major function of government. Policy makers, professionals and academics are aware of the importance of public procurement in facilitating government operat...
How can the security sector in Honduras be best supported?
J. Sch√ľnemann (ed) / Fride 2010
The citizens of Honduras have been plagued with insecurity since the 2009 coup d’état which brought to the fore a sustained crisis of security and legitimacy making the political equilibrium very fragile. Levels of v...
Results 6 to 15 of 148    <<  < Previous | Next >  >>

Governance Assessment Portal


Often countries within the same region face similar governance challenges and opportunities. Governance assessments that take regional dimensions into account may sometimes provide more insight and better evaluations, depending on the measuring needs. More...

Often countries within the same region face similar governance challenges and opportunities. Governance assessments that take regional dimensions into account may sometimes provide more insight and better evaluations, depending on the measuring needs. More...