A place to stand: the problems and potential of the Commonwealth ministerial action group

  title={A place to stand: the problems and potential of the Commonwealth ministerial action group},
  author={R. F. Colvile},
  journal={The Round Table},
  pages={343 - 353}
  • R. Colvile
  • Published 1 July 2004
  • Political Science
  • The Round Table
The establishment of the Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group (CMAG) to enforce the 1991 Harare Declaration on democratic standards was an unparalleled international innovation. Eight years on, in the winning entry for the Hodson Memorial Prize for 2003, the author examines the extent of its successes and the claims that it has been counterproductive by driving out states such as Zimbabwe. 

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