MAXIMILIANO HERRERA HUMAN RIGHTS LINKS
MAXIMILIANO HERRERA HUMAN RIGHTS LINKS
|Maximiliano Herrera's Human Rights Site
The Home Page
It ranks all the independent countries in three categories: Electoral Democracy, Pseudo Democracy and Dictatorship according to their electoral system. It also includes a list of the countries without elections.
|Freedom in the World
It ranks all the independent countries according to their political freedoms and civil rights.
It also includes the website Freedom in the Territories which shows the same ranking for the related territories and non-independent regions.
It contains a list of all independent countries in the world ranked according to
their HDI (Human Development Index) or living standard.
It means incomes, political situation, health system, social situation,etc....
The site also includes a link to World Rank in the Territories which includes the same statistics of living standard in the related non-independent territories.
|A World in Trouble
This site shows the perception of the risk of a coup or a new conflict for every independent country. This perception is ranked in: HIGH, MEDIUM, LOW, VERY LOW and NONE.
This site shows the possibilities of some territories becoming independent. The statistics includes the short term chances and the long term chances of achieving independence.
It also includes another list which shows the statistics of some independent countries to be annexed into another country in the future.
|Military Power Index
The Military power index shows the influence of the military forces in the societies of the independent countries.
|Adam Carr's Election Archive It contains a huge database with the results of the past world elections||IFES provides information and links about worldwide elections.|
|Parties and Elections in Europe This site contains several electoral links.|
|Electoral Services International (former Code Incorporated) delivers election and registration supplies worldwide and provides customized materials to support secure voting worldwide.|
|Electoral Management Systems provides consulting services to support Electoral Management Bodies (EMBs) and good governance programs that enhance political processes to improve the electoral cycle.|
|Lantrade Global Supplies provides professional solutions for all aspects of the electoral process.|
|The International Observer also contains an electoral calendar and other political news.|
|Bank Holidays also includes an electoral calendar.|
|Elections En Europe includes electoral results and information in all European countries at national, regional and local levels. (in French)|
|ACE Electoral Knowledge Network provides authoritative information on elections, promotes sustained networking among reputable election professionals and offers capacity development services to electoral management institutions and electoral assistance providers.|
|Electoral Geography provides a map of elections worldwide.|
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