The North-South Institute

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Governance and State Resilience

Elections in Mali

The North-South Institute’s program of research on Fragile and Conflict-Affected States, which ran from 2011 to 2013, produced a number of participatory workshops, papers and briefs on important topics related to fragile states. The program brought together experts from Europe, Africa and Asia and produced international dialogue and policy recommendations on governance and state resilience theme. The program produced a provocative brief on how diasporas are being engaged to revitalize the health sector in South Sudan; recommendations on how to monitor governance and legislative effectiveness in Africa; and tracked civil society inputs into the New Deal for Engagement in Fragile States.

Publications

Do Legislatures Matter? Strengthening Governance in Africa

Diaspora Engagement for Change in Fragile States: Strengthening Health Systems in Sierra Leone and Zimbabwe

Monitoring the New Deal for Engagement in Fragile States

From War Termination to Sustainable Peacebuilding: What Kind of Peace is Possible?

Elections in Dangerous Places: Promoting Good Practice in Electoral Conflict Management