“What are the conditions that facilitate corruption, what are its costs and what are the most effective ways to combat it?”
This Evidence Paper is published by the UK Department for International Development. It is not a policy document.
The paper was written by a team led by...
This handbook is an essential guide for all those involved in the planning, delivery or receipt of international pro bono services.
This guidance note highlights lessons learnt about effective use of legal pro bono assistance by LASER (DFID’s Legal Assistance for Economic Reform programme). The focus is on how this assistance can be woven into development programming to enhance the impact of both the programming and the pro bono assistance provided.
The International Network to Promote the Rule Of Law (INPROL) has released an innovative practitioner's guide on Qualitative and quantitative approaches to rule of law research.
The guide recognises that strong research is fundamental for rule of law interventions; however designing...
The why, what and how of monitoring and evaluation: Guidance for providers of international pro bono legal assistance
This guidance note by LASER aims to demystify some of the concepts around monitoring and evaluation (M&E). It also offers international pro bono poviders tools to improve their understanding of how change comes about and maximise their impact.
Every year, well over US$1 trillion in foreign direct investment (FDI) flows across borders worldwide. This study, undertaken by the Economist Intelligent Unit on behalf of Hogan Lovells, the Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law and the Investment Treaty forum focuses on the possibility that arbitrary or discriminatory treatment by the host government will reduce or eliminate the benefits of an investment.
This publication contains the "Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights: Implementing the United Nations ‘Protect, Respect and Remedy’ Framework", which were developed by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises.
The Human Rights Council endorsed the Guiding Principles in its resolution 17/4 of 16 June 2011.