Publication Summaries

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
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…
Spring 2016
REGION: Sub-Saharan Africa
Michael D. Beevers
Conflict and Transition Environment Understanding Local Context Vulnerable Populations
In “Securing Forests for Peace and Development in Postconflict Liberia,” Michael Beevers analyzes the impact that security and development have had on peace by analyzing the marketization of Liberia’s forests.…
April 2016
REGION: Global
Amnesty International
Formal Justice Sector Institutions
Amnesty International’s 2015 “International Death Sentences and Executions Report” reveals two contrasting global developments. In 2015, four countries abolished the death penalty, the highest annual number in almost a decade,…
REGION: East Asia and the Pacific, Western Hemisphere
Jessica Scott
Corruption Environment General Rule of Law
In “From Environmental Rights to Environmental Rule of Law: A Proposal for Better Environmental Outcomes,” Jessica Scott explores the relationship between the strength of a country’s rule of law and…
January 1, 2016
REGION: Europe and Eurasia, Sub-Saharan Africa
United Nations Development Programme
Corruption Formal Justice Sector Institutions General Rule of Law
The United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) “A Transparent and Accountable Judiciary to Deliver Justice for All” is a report assembled in collaboration with the U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre that advocates…

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

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

Sub-Saharan Africa

A New Taxonomy for Corruption in Nigeria

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