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The Parliament of Bangladesh: Representation and Accountability
(CPD-CMI Working Paper series CPD-CMI WP 2012:2, Research report, 2012-04-10)
The constitution of Bangladesh bestows the parliament with supreme powers in making laws and approving budgets. It is given wide-ranging authority to scrutinise the actions of the executive who remains accountable to the ...
Afghanistan: folk, konflikt og framtid
The Parliament of Bangladesh. Challenges and Way Forward
(CPD-CMI Brief no. 1, Report, 2012-04-13)
In the forty years since independence Bangladesh has rotated between electoral democracy and military rule, and between parliamentary and presidential system of government. The frequent systemic changes have hindered the ...
International Democracy Assistance: Key Lessons
(CMI Brief vol. 6 no. 5, Report, 2007-12-06)
What are the main challenges facing incipient democratic regimes in the developing world and how can donors best support democratisation in these countries? A recent report from the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) and ...
Democratisation's Third Wave and the Challenges of Democratic Deepening: Assessing International Democracy Assistance and Lessons Learned
(ODI Working Papers 1, Research report, 2007-10-10)
This study focuses on democratisation and democracy assistance in the developing world. It provides an overview of the democratisation processes that have swept across the developing world since the 1980s and explores some ...
Taxation, aid and democracy. An agenda for research in African countries
(CMI Working paperWP 2000: 4, Working paper, 2000)
Taxation, aid and democracy are closely related in poor aid-dependent African countries. The way they tackle the issue of domestic revenue mobilisation significantly influences their potential for economic growth and ...
Setting a Standard for Africa? Lessons from the 1991 Zambian Elections
(Research reportR 1992: 5, Research report, 1992)
This report provides an assessment of the transition to a multi-party system of government in Zambia. The first section gives a general background to processes of democratisation in Africa, while the subsequent ones deal ...
"How can the Elections Help us Quell Hunger?" Mid-Term Review of Norwegian Support to UNDP's Trust Fund for Civic Education
(Research reportR 2008: 10, Research report, 2008)
This report is the mid-term review of UNDPs trust fund for civic education in Angola. The trust fund was set up in late 2006, with support from the embassies of Norway, Sweden and USAid, topped up with UNDP’s own funds. ...
“Making Elections is like Preparing Funge:If you don’t do it Right it goes Puiti-Puiti!” Review of Norwegian Support to Development Workshop’s Programme for Civic and Electoral Education among State and Civil Society Actors
(Research reportR 2008: 11, Research report, 2008)
This report is the end review of Development Workshop’s Programme for Civic and Electoral Education in Angola, 2005-8 (PECE 1, Programa de Educação Cívica e Eleitoral). Its precursor, the “peace building programme”, has ...
Non-state actors and democratic consolidation
(CMI Working paperWP 2009: 1, Working paper, 2009)
This working paper provides a review of the literature addressing the role of civil society or non-state actors in democratic consolidation, with particular reference to Malawi. Civil society comprises private businesses; ...