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Human rights fellows tackle critical human rights issues this summer

May 2013

The Program on Human Rights at CDDRL, together with the McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society, are pleased to introduce the 2013 Summer Human Rights Fellows.

The Program on Human Rights spring quarter newsletter

April 2013

The Program on Human Rights (PHR) at Stanford's Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law is looking forward to an exciting quarter with a continued focus on human trafficking and human...

FSI Undergraduate Interns report from Guatemala

August 2011

Seven Stanford undergraduates traveled to Guatemala as FSI Research Abroad Undergraduate Interns this summer, conducting field research concerning poverty, governance, and health in the rural...

Events

The Long and Winding Road: Brazil's unique path to a Truth Commission and the hopes for justice in the future

October 16, 2012

On May 16, 2012, President Dilma Rousseff inaugurated the Truth Commission (Comissão da Verdade) and announced the Access to Information Law (Lei de Acesso à Informação).

Mobile Phones and Economic Development in Africa: Evidence from Policy and Field Experiments

February 7, 2012

Abstract Mobile phone coverage and adoption has grown substantially over the past decade, primarily in sub-Saharan Africa. In the absence of public goods infrastructure in many countries, mobile...

Collecting, Protecting, and Analyzing Human Rights Data

December 9, 2011

Abstract There will be a discussion of two different examples of liberation technology, one used to collect and protect human rights data, and the other used to analyze it.

Projects

Program on Poverty and Governance

The Program on Poverty and Governance at Stanford's Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law seeks to understand how effective public action and good governance are essential to...
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Special Event: Combating Corruption in Democratic Societies

July 2016

 On May 30, 2016 Stanford's Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) together with our partners at Poder Ciudadano and the Office of Anti-Corruption hosted a special event to showcase global anti-corruption practices in Buenos...

Between Cyclops and Leviathan: Violence, Order, and Legitimacy at the Urban Margins

April 2016

Abstract:Ongoing crises of urban insecurity in Central America have spurred novel forms of state engagement in high-risk neighbourhoods.

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Alberto Díaz-Cayeros Senior Fellow Professor, by courtesy, Political Science