Comparative Study on Mandates of National Human Rights Institutions in the Commonwealth
This is the first Commonwealth-wide comparative study of national human rights institutions (NHRIs), and is designed to help everyone interested in establishing and developing NHRIs to improve their effectiveness.
Implementing Large Taxpayer Units
More and more tax administrations are setting up specialised units for dealing with large taxpayers. This publication presents the experience of seven Commonwealth country tax administrations that have successfully created specialised departments exclusively to deal with large taxpayers, and identifies good practices in this area.
Combating Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing: A Model of Best Practice for the Financial Sector, the Professions and other Designated Businesses
The Commonwealth has been in the forefront of international efforts to combat money laundering and terrorist financing, particularly through supporting its developing member countries to implement comprehensive Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Combating Financing of Terrorism (CFT) systems that comply with global standards.
Tax Evasion and Avoidance: Strategies and Initiatives Used By Cata Member Countries
This book summarises the strategies and initiatives used by tax administrations around the world to prevent, detect and deal with tax evasion and avoidance, from ‘command and control’ approaches such as penalties and sanctions to ‘responsive regulation’ such as taxpayer education and assistance.
The Cotonou Agreement: A User's Guide
By way of a simple question and answer format, the guide simplifies the agreement making it more accessible to end users, who include, amongst others, policy-makers, the private sector and other stakeholders, thereby making greater use of resources and enhancing the opportunities available under the agreement.
Gender and Human Rights in the Commonwealth: Some Critical Issues for Action in the Decade 2005-2015
The purpose of this book is to contribute to current policy-making, programme planning and implementation on gender and human rights. It is intended for a wide audience of policy-makers, magistrates, judges and lawyers, academics and civil society organisations grappling with these issues.
Gender Sensitive Approaches to HIV/AIDS: A Training Kit for Peer Educators
HIV/AIDS is a development issue - affecting all sectors of society - economic and social development, education, public services, food security, to name a few. At the heart of this pandemic lies inequality between men and women.
A Framework for Citizenship Education in Sierra Leone
“We have attained disarmament, the guns are silent, peace has returned, but we must ensure we guard that peace. We must cultivate desirable attitudes and build a moral and disciplined society as we ensure character development in our young.” (Honourable Alpha Tejan Wurie, Minister of Education, Science and Technology, 2003)
Zimbabwe Presidential Election, 9–11 March 2002: The Report of the Commonwealth Observer Group
The Election Observer Group Reports are the observations, conclusions and recommendations of Commonwealth Observer Groups. The Secretary-General constitutes these observer missions at the request of governments and with the agreement of all significant political parties.
Report of the Expert Group on Strategies for Combating the Trafficking of Women and Children
Trafficking of people (mostly women and children) for commercial sexual activities and forced labour is one of the fastest growing areas of international criminal activity – and one that is of huge concern. Trafficking in humans is now considered the third largest source of organised crime after drugs and arms.
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