Publication Summaries

December 2016
REGION: South Asia
Rafia Bhulai and Naureen Chowdhury Fink
Conflict and Transition Formal Justice Sector Institutions Understanding Local Context
The Global Center on Cooperative Security’s publication, “Strengthening Regional Cooperation to Prevent and Counter Violent Extremism in South Asia: What Role for Civil Society?” by Rafia Bhulai and Naureen Chowdhury…
Winter 2016
REGION: Global
Diane Marie Amann
Conflict and Transition General Rule of Law Vulnerable Populations
"Securing Child Rights in Time of Conflict," by Diane Marie Amann, examines ways in which conflict affects children. Amann addresses four key issues: (1) the definition of “armed conflict,” (2)…
October 14, 2016
REGION: Central Asia
Kimberly Johns and Sarosh Sattar
Corruption Understanding Local Context
In the article, Do the Poor Pay Twice? Impact of Corruption in the Kyrgyz Republic, a team from the World Bank Group presents the results of a Poverty and Social…
September 2016
REGION: Western Hemisphere
Benjamin Roth *USC ROLC Faculty
Conflict and Transition Rule of Law Programming Understanding Local Context Vulnerable Populations
The recent out-migration of youth from the Northern Triangle has been driven largely by fear due to escalating neighborhood violence in Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador. These conditions are closely…
September 2, 2016
REGION: Middle East and North Africa
Fiona Mangan and Rebecca Murray
Conflict and Transition Formal Justice Sector Institutions Vulnerable Populations
In Prisons and Detention in Libya, Fiona Mangan and Rebecca Murray report findings on prison conditions in Libya from site visits they conducted in 2012 and again in 2015-16. Mangan…
September 2016
REGION: Sub-Saharan Africa
Ernest Ogbozor
Conflict and Transition Formal Justice Sector Institutions Understanding Local Context
In “Understanding the Informal Security Sector in Nigeria,” Ernest Ogbozor discusses “vigilante” groups in Nigeria, which are groups of ordinary citizens that function outside traditional police forces who seek to…
September 2016
REGION: Sub-Saharan Africa
Lilanganee Telesinghe et al.
Formal Justice Sector Institutions Understanding Local Context Vulnerable Populations
The article “HIV and Tuberculosis in Prisons in Sub-Saharan Africa” discusses the epidemiology of HIV and tuberculosis (TB) among prisoners in Sub-Saharan African prisons; identifies available services, highlighting successes and…
September 2016
REGION: Europe and Eurasia
Stefanie Grant
Formal Justice Sector Institutions General Rule of Law Vulnerable Populations
The publication, “Dead and Missing Migrants: The Obligations of European States Under International Human Rights Law,” by Stefanie Grant, addresses a significant gap in international human rights law regarding migration:…
September 2016
REGION: Europe and Eurasia, South Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa
Lilian Dang and Abby Riley
Corruption Understanding Local Context
In their article “Freedom of Information as an Anticorruption Tool: Lessons for Afghanistan,” Lillian Dang and Abby Riley look at examples of successful approaches to using freedom of information (FOI)…
August 2016
REGION: Middle East and North Africa
Khitam Al-khaykanee
Conflict and Transition Vulnerable Populations
“Justice and Security Needs in Iraq after ISIL,” by Khitam Al-Khaykanee of the United States Institute of Peace (USIP), discusses concerns facing the three-and-a-half million internally displaced persons (IDPs) in…
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