Searching with a thematic focus on Good governance human rights, Governance in Iraq

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    Wanted: good governance - protection of minorities and human rights in Northern Iraq

    Bonn International Center for Conversion, 2017
    Dealing with the aftermath of the current situation in northern Iraq requires a a mid-and a long-term strategy. Both have to recognize limitations that are due to the cyclical re-occurence of conflict and that mirror specific historical and socio-political circumstances.
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    An introduction to human rights in the Middle East & North Africa: a guide for NGOs

    Network Learning, 2009
    The international human rights system has been slow to develop in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.
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    Arab Human Development Report 2009: challenges to human security in Arab countries

    Human Development Report Office, UNDP, 2009
    This report examines human development in the Arab world through a human security lens, calling on policymakers and other stakeholders to move away from a state-centric conception of security to one which also concentrates on the security of individuals, their protection and their empowerment.
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    Implacable adversaries: Arab governments and the internet

    The Initiative for an Open Arab Internet, 2007
    Arab governments have maintained a tradition of restricting freedom of expression using national security and religious morals as grounds for censorship, and the ‘war on terror’ has given them an excuse to further extend this. When it comes to the internet, restriction and censorship has taken the form of blocking websites and arresting bloggers.
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    Arab Organisation for Human Rights (AOHR)

    The AOHR carries out field missions in an effort to release political prisoners, in some cases as an observer and in other as a member of the defence panel.
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    World religions share general ethics of war

    id21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2008
    After armed conflicts in Kosovo, Afghanistan and Iraq, there is a need to re-examine religious teachings on the use of force. The moral and legal issues surrounding war are complicated by the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, the spread of suicide bombing, and armed conflict involving non-state groups with significantly differing military power or tactics.
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    Civil society and democratization in the Arab world: annual report 2007

    Ibn Khaldoun Center for Development Studies, 2007
    All Arab leaders advocate democracy and claim that they are committed to democratic reforms. Tangible results, however, are hard to find. Arab countries are still ruled by authoritarian regimes and rulers are more concerned with retaining power than sharing it. Nonetheless, modest improvements have occurred in most Arab countries.
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    The U.S response to precarious states: tentative progress and remaining obstacles to coherence

    Center for Global Development, USA, 2007
    This paper evaluates the U.S. policy response to fragile states. In tracing the origins of contemporary U.S. foreign policy interests, it highlights changing threat perceptions in the wake of 9/11 and perceived lessons of post-conflict difficulties in Afghanistan and Iraq. It also looks at the preventive efforts to reform and stabilise states at risk of failure.
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    Electoral systems and the protection and participation of minorities

    Minority Rights Group International, 2006
    This document examines and evaluates the level of minority inclusion in electoral systems in different conflict situations worldwide. It specifically focuses on how the participation of minorities in the legislative process at the stage of electoral reform is a key tool, both in peace building and in future conflict prevention.
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    Fear and want: obstacles to human security

    Social Watch, 2004
    Acknowledging that it is impossibe to answer many specific questions on current events, this report aims to make its own contribution to the debate by examining which grassroots organisations around the world are engaged in the frontline of the battle against poverty and discrimination.