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Program on Human Rights

The Program on Human Rights (PHR) at Stanford’s Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) will be phasing out its program in 2015 with the retirement of PHR’s Director Helen...
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Leadership Academy for Development Workshops

The Leadership Academy for Development (LAD) trains government officials and business leaders from developing countries to help the private sector be a constructive force for economic growth and...
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LAD Case Studies

The case studies below are integral teaching tools for the Leadership Academy for Development workshops conducted around the world.
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Program on Social Entrepreneurship

"Transforming ripples into waves of transformational change across the world" Vision: The Program on Social Entrepreneurship at Stanford's Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law...
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Second and Third Generation Rights in Africa

Background In policy and legal circles, human rights and human well-being are often referred to as "universal" concepts.  The human rights outlined in the 1946 Universal Declaration of Human Rights...
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Courts, Politics and Human Rights

Human rights play a distinctive role as a “moral touchstone” in international life today.
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History, Memory and Reconciliation

This series will examine scholarly and institutional efforts to create new national narratives that walk the fine line between before and after, memory and truth, compensation and reconciliation,...
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Quality of Democracy Project

As democracy has spread over the past three decades to a majority of the world's states, analytic attention has turned increasingly from explaining regime transitions to evaluating and explaining...
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State Building and the Rule of Law

The establishment of rule of law is an integral component of state development.
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Program on Liberation Technology

The Program on Liberation Technology at Stanford's Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law seeks to understand how information technology can be used to improve governance, empower...
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Oil Dependent Producer States

Just over a year ago, Professor Thomas Heller, Director of CDDRL's Rule of Law Program, had just launched a new project on oil dependent producer states.
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People

James D. Fearon Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science
Pascaline Dupas Senior Fellow Associate Professor, Economics, Senior Fellow, SIEPR
Raymond Levitt Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Jessie Brunner Research Assistant, PHR
Kathleen Kelly Janus Lecturer, Program on Social Entrepreneurship