Publication Summaries

November 2017
REGION: East Asia and the Pacific
American Journal of Primatology
Corruption Environment Understanding Local Context
In the commentary, Orangutan Trade, Confiscations, and Lack of Prosecutions in Indonesia, Vincent Nijman argues that a weak rule of law, specifically manifested in low rates of prosecutions and lenient…
Fall 2017
REGION: Sub-Saharan Africa
Mathieu Bere
Conflict and Transition Formal Justice Sector Institutions Understanding Local Context
In Armed Rebellion, Violent Extremism, and the Challenges of International Intervention in Mali, Mathieu Bere argues that peacebuilding interventions in Mali will need to move beyond military engagement in order…
October 2017
REGION: Middle East and North Africa
Sarah Yerkes and Marwan Muasher
Conflict and Transition Corruption
In Tunisia’s Corruption Contagion: A Transition at Risk, authors Sarah Yerkes and Marwan Muasher detail Tunisia’s struggle to fight corruption since the 2011 revolution. Prior to 2011, corruption in Tunisia…
October 2017
REGION: Global
Philippe Leroux-Martin and Vivienne O'Connor
General Rule of Law Rule of Law Programming Understanding Local Context
In Systems Thinking for Peacebuilding and Rule of Law: Supporting Complex Reforms in Conflict-Affected Environments, Philippe Leroux-Martin and Vivienne O’Connor propose a new model for conceptualizing rule of law and…
October 2017
REGION: Europe and Eurasia
Human Rights Watch
Corruption Vulnerable Populations
In "In Custody: Police Torture and Abductions in Turkey," Human Rights Watch (HRW) examines torture of detainees in the custody of Turkish police, as well as enforced disappearances of civilians…
August 2017
REGION: East Asia and the Pacific
Tanya Wyatt et al.
Corruption Environment Understanding Local Context
In the article, Corruption and Wildlife Trafficking: Three Case Studies Involving Asia, Wyatt et al. examine the literature to explain the role of corruption in wildlife trafficking. With detailed descriptions…
August 2017
REGION: East Asia and the Pacific
Carol Excell and Elizabeth Moses
Environment Understanding Local Context Vulnerable Populations
In Thirsting For Justice, Carole Excell and Elizabeth Moses explore the barriers that rural communities in Mongolia, Thailand, and Indonesia face in receiving environmental information and the impact that the…
2017
REGION: East Asia and the Pacific, Europe and Eurasia, Sub-Saharan Africa, Western Hemisphere
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime and Asia Pacific Group
Corruption Environment General Rule of Law Rule of Law Programming Understanding Local Context
In “Enhancing the Detection, Investigation and Disruption of Illicit Financial Flows from Wildlife Crime,” the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) reports the results of a research project…
June 23, 2017
REGION: South Asia
United Nations Human Rights Council
Conflict and Transition Formal Justice Sector Institutions Understanding Local Context Vulnerable Populations
The report of the Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers on her mission to Sri Lanka, released in June 2017, outlines the country’s political context and justice…
2017
REGION: Western Hemisphere
Sarah Chayes
Corruption Formal Justice Sector Institutions Understanding Local Context Vulnerable Populations
In “When Corruption Is the Operating System: The Case of Honduras,” author Sarah Chayes paints a detailed picture of Honduras’s struggle with a corruption apparatus that has infiltrated some of…
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Highlighted Publications

Europe and Eurasia
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Considering the Role of Security Sector Reform and Police Reform when Tackling Organized Crime in Post-Conflict Environments

Western Hemisphere
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Transitioning to the Accusatorial Model: Addressing Challenges for Legal Education and Training in Latin America: Symposium Final Report

Sub-Saharan Africa
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A New Taxonomy for Corruption in Nigeria

East Asia and the Pacific
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The Promise and Peril of Paralegal Aid