Publication Summaries

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…
July 28, 2016
REGION: Middle East and North Africa
Rule of Law Collaborative
Conflict and Transition Formal Justice Sector Institutions General Rule of Law Understanding Local Context Vulnerable Populations
View Full Report Countering violent extremism (CVE) has emerged as an increasingly important part of foreign policy in recent years. Official sources articulate CVE as distinct from counter-terrorism (CT), but…
July 2016
REGION: Europe and Eurasia
Business Ombudsman Council
Corruption
The Business Ombudsman Council’s (BOC) report on Reducing the Risk of Corruption and Attracting Investment to the Construction Industry examines different aspects of corruption within the Ukrainian construction industry and…
May 2016
REGION: Middle East and North Africa
Paula M. Rayman, Seth Izen, and Emily Parker
Conflict and Transition Understanding Local Context
In acknowledgement of the unique impact conflict has on females in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), the United Nations Security Council passed Resolution 1325 (R1325) in October of…
April 2016
REGION: Western Hemisphere
Jessica Walsh
Corruption Formal Justice Sector Institutions Understanding Local Context
In “A Double-Edged Sword: Judicial Independence and Accountability in Latin America,” author Jessica Walsh addresses the issues of public perceptions of judicial corruption and threats to judicial independence in Latin…
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