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Global Index: Freedom House Sees Authoritarian Gains for Eighth Year

31 January 2014 | annual, authoritarian, democracy assessment, freedom, global index, political rights, report

Marked by intensified repression in Eurasia and the Middle East, the state of freedom declined for the eighth consecutive year in 2013, according to Freedom in the World 2014, Freedom House’s annual...

Upcoming Report l CPJ examines press freedom under Obama

01 October 2013 | journalism, north america, press freedom, release, report

 The Committee to Protect Journalists will release its first comprehensive report on press freedom conditions in the United States. Leonard Downie Jr., former Washington Post executive editor and...

Nigeria: 2012 Human Rights Reports

23 April 2013 | africa, human rights, nigeria, report

  Nigeria is a federal republic of 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). In April 2011 President Goodluck Jonathan of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who had assumed the...

Kenya: First National Study of Internet Governance Arrangements in Kenya Detailed in New Internet Society Report | Internet Society

06 November 2012 | e-governance, framework, ict, kenya, report

The first report, now available at, assesses the national Internet governance environment in Kenya using the new Internet Society framework detailed in the second...

Mo Ibrahim 2012 Index of African Governance Report

16 October 2012 | africa, governance, ibrahim index, index, nigeria, report, west africa

2012 Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG) confirms overall positive trends in governance on the continent, but reveals unfavourable shifts in some of Africa's regional powerhouses The sixth...

Education spending rising but access to higher education remains unequal in most countries, says OECD

25 September 2012 | education, global index, launch, report

11/09/2012 -  Watch the webcast of the press conference live Governments should increase investment in early childhood programmes and maintain reasonable costs for higher education in order to reduce...

Commentary: Democracy declined worldwide in 2011 with Arab Spring at risk, watchdog says

19 September 2012 | commentary, press coverage, report

WASHINGTON -- Democratic governance declined throughout the world in 2011, showing that gains made in the Middle East and North Africa during the Arab Spring are very fragile and in its chaotic...

African Governance Outlook: Preliminary Findings

08 June 2012 | africa, aprm, event, regional initiative, report

ARUSHA, TANZANIA: May 30, 2012. The African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) and the African Development bank today held a high level consultative dialogue on the African Governance Outlook (AGO...

Countries Fail at Regulating Money-in-Politics, Regardless of How Weak or Solid their Laws

17 April 2012 | economic governance, integrity, report, transparency

Washington D.C., Friday, March 30, 2012 – Regardless of how weak or sophisticated their political financing regulations are, countries around the world are equally failing to effectively regulate the...

Secretary General Launches The State of East African Report 2012

12 April 2012 | africa, human dev, launch, report

East African Community Secretariat Arusha, Tanzania, 4 April 2012: The Secretary General of the East African Community Amb. Dr. Richard Sezibera today launched The State of East Africa Report 2012...

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