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Governance in the Middle East and North Africa Governance in the Middle East and North African will be essential reading for scholars, activists and policy makers. This new Handbook presents the first comprehensive framework of the question of governance in the Middle East in its various forms and manifestations: political, economic, and government performance. Read More...
Posted at Jul 03, 2014 12:25 PM
Constitutional Courts after the Arab Spring: Appointment mechanisms and relative judicial independence The Constitutional Transitions Clinic ‘back office’ is preparing a series of thematic, comparative research reports on issues in constitutional design that have arisen in the Middle East and North Africa. Read More...
Posted at May 26, 2014 10:18 AM
Unpacking the key anti-corruption ingredients for constitutions A well-designed constitution can set up solid governance structures that promote the rule of law, protect fundamental rights and guarantee the separation of powers between the executive, judicial, and legislative branches of government. Determining a best practice for constitutions is not an easy task as constitutions are highly context-specific. However, civil society can play a crucial role in helping strengthen the government’s fight against corruption. Read More...
Posted at May 22, 2014 06:37 PM
Breaking institutionalized corruption: Is the experience of the Hong Kong Independent Commission Against Corruption generalizable? The literature on corruption has seldom analyzed how institutional changes and the management of anti-corruption agencies could affect the success in transforming a relatively corrupted society into a cleaner one. Using the institutional changes of Hong Kong after the establishment of its anti-corruption agency in 1974, this paper identifies the key changes in its institutional environment and the management of the agency that led to its success. It discusses the possibility that this experience can be generablizable to other societies such as the China Mainland. Read More...
Posted at May 14, 2014 05:32 PM
Thirty Years of Public Sector Reforms in Africa. Selected Country Experiences. Over the past three decades, African countries have been reforming their public sector with a view to improving efficiency, effectiveness, accountability and transparency as part of efforts to improve the delivery of public services. Reform actions have included privatisation, public/private partnerships, commercialisation and adoption of private sector approaches in managing public organisations. Read More...
Posted at May 12, 2014 12:40 PM
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Anti-Corruption Datasets (4)
2011 Ibrahim Index of African Governance the Ibrahim Index is the most comprehensive collection of quantitative data that provides an annual assessment of governance performance in every African country. It compiles 86 indicators grouped into 14 sub-categories and four overarching categories to measure the effective delivery of public goods and services to African citizens. Topics covered by the index include: Rule of law, accountability, personal safety, participation, gender, human rights, public management, infrastructure, education and health. Read More...
Posted at Nov 08, 2011 03:41 PM
The Rule of Law Index, 2011 The Rule of Law Index is a quantitative assessment tool designed to offer a comprehensive picture of the extent to which countries adhere to the rule of law. The Index presents a comprehensive set of indicators on the rule of law from the perspective of the ordinary person. It examines practical situations in which a rule of law deficit may affect the daily lives of ordinary people. For example, it evaluates whether citizens can access public services without the need to bribe a government officer. The Index provides new data on the following nine dimensions of the rule of law: limited government powers, absence of corruption, order and security, fundamental rights, open government, effective regulatory enforcement, access to civil justice, effective criminal justice, informal justice. Read More...
Posted at Sep 23, 2011 01:03 PM
Corruption Perceptions Index 2010 The Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) measures the perceived level of public-sector corruption in 180 countries and territories around the world. The CPI is a "survey of surveys", based on 13 different expert and business surveys. The 2010 Corruption Perceptions Index shows that nearly three quarters of the 178 countries in the index score below five, on a scale from 10 (highly clean) to 0 (highly corrupt). These results indicate a serious corruption problem. The complete ranking and analysis of the findings can be found at: http://transparency.org/policy_research/surveys_indices/cpi/2010/results Please use the link below to download the dataset. Read More...
Posted at Oct 26, 2010 11:15 AM
Mo Ibrahim Index of African Governance The Mo Ibrahim Index of African Governance uses 84 criteria across four main pillars of safety and rule of law, participation and human rights, sustainable economic opportunity, and human development to assess the quality of governance in Africa. Read More...
Posted at Apr 28, 2010 03:43 PM
 
Anti-Corruption Courses and Trainings (22)
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