This Case Study is part of The Global State of Democracy 2023 Report

Cabo Verde’s sustained high level of democratic performance has defied global trends among countries with similar economic and social situations for decades.

Despite the challenging natural environment that has limited the possible forms of economic activity, Cabo Verde stands out as a consistently high performing democracy among the 52 African states that are covered by the Global State of Democracy (GSoD) Indices. 

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Publication date
02 November 2023
Language(s)
English
Author(s)
Alexander Hudson
Number of pages
7
ISBN
978-91-7671-675-5 (PDF)

Author(s)

Contents

Two transitions: Independence and democratization

Developments in constitutional law

Political participation

Comparative lessons

Abbreviations

References

Acknowledgements

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Case study: Cabo Verde

Global State of Democracy 2023 Report
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