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Journal Article | forthcoming 2020
Corruption significantly affects the large majority of countries, and it has negative social and economic impacts. Its impacts on environmental and resource management (ERM) sectors are less well understood. We...
in Annual Review of Environment and Resources vol. 45
Report in External Series | Sep 2020
This report provides an understanding of how temporary governance during major political transitions is structured and how it works in practice. Interim governance arrangements are the exercise of public power...
Stockholm: International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (Edinburgh Dialogues on Post-Conflict Constitution Building) 45 p.
Journal Article | Aug 2020
in Central Asian Survey
U4 Practitioner Experience Note | Aug 2020
The last 20 years has seen a solid international architecture established to fight corruption. However, the pace of progress has slowed in recent years. Two critical problems are that the...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Practitioner Experience Note 2020:10)
CMI Brief | Jul 2020
20 years ago the United Nations Security Council adopted Resolution 1325. The resolution underscored the important role of women in the prevention and resolution of conflicts and called for their...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief no. 2020:08) 6 p.
Journal Article | Jun 2020
This article examines the genealogy and behavior of the CIA militias in Afghanistan against the backdrop of persistent armed governance whereby a plurality of actors competes over control and rule....
in Small Wars and Insurgency
U4 Report | Mar 2020
Submission to the UK Parliament International Development Committee “Effectiveness of UK Aid Inquiry”, 2020
Corruption in its various guises is well established as an impediment both to aid effectiveness and broader development goals: this is why anti-corruption efforts are a core aspect of official development...
Presented at: International Development Committee, House of Commons, UK
Book Chapter | Mar 2020
This chapter examines how transitional governance arrangements are constituted in peace and transitions processes. We map and analyse the relationship between the legal ‘constitutionalisation’ of the transition, and the political...
in Emmanuel H. D. De Groof, Micha Wiebusch: International Law and Transitional Governance Critical Perspectives. London: Routledge
CMI Brief | Feb 2020
The term humanitarian diplomacy (HD) emerged in early 2000s. HD recognises the role of humanitarian actors when negotiating access, assistance and protection for civilians in situations of extreme insecurity and...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief no. 2020:2) 4 p.
Report in External Series | 2019
Formal institutions are central actors in natural resource governance decisions and a key arena in which policies, laws and regulations ranging from forest concessions to trade in wildlife products are...
Washington D.C.: Targeting Natural Resource Corruption Consortium (TNRC Introductory Overview)
Edited Book | 2019
Over the last decade, large deposits of natural gas have been discovered off the southern coast of Tanzania. This book analyzes the long-term process of how a country develops the...
Bergen: CMI and REPOA 186 p.
Edited Book | 2019
Analysing political corruption as a distinct but separate entity from bureaucratic corruption, this timely book separates these two very different social phenomena in a way that is often overlooked in...
Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA, USA: Edward Elgar Publishers Ltd. c 200 p.
CMI Working Paper | 2019
A rich literature on Africa’s autocratic and repressive regimes has discussed the diverse strategies through which these regimes seek to consolidate and stay in power. Prominent strategies include election rigging,...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2019:02)
Newspaper Op-Ed | 2019
Indonesia’s most promising attempt at controlling corruption and an inspiration for its peers internationally is about to lose a lot of what enabled it to be so effective and trusted...
Jakarta Post 27 September
U4 Issue | 2019
Social accountability and water integrity: Learning from experiences with participatory and transparent budgeting in Ethiopia and Nepal
Experiences with social accountability measures in water management schemes in Nepal and Ethiopia offer useful lessons for practitioners. Participation and transparency in budgeting measures open up new spaces for deliberation,...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Issue 2019:11)
Report in External Series | 2019
Afghan paramilitary forces working with the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) have long been a staple in the US war on terrorism in Afghanistan and the border region with...
Providence: The Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, Brown University (Costs of War) 14 p.
U4 Brief | 2019
Rising demand for electricity in the Kenyan periphery has created opportunities for corruption. Decentralised solar electricity exists, but those running a business from home using modern appliances need more energy....
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Brief 2019:1)
Journal Article | 2019
Early pregnancy occurs frequently in Zambia and is considered a public health issue. The aim of this study was to improve understanding of how gendered sexual norms make young unmarried...
in Culture, Health & Sexuality
CMI Brief | 2019
A key problem facing revenue administrations in many developing countries is that they operate manual paper-based recording systems. This is particularly the case for property taxation. Revenue leakages are common...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief no. 2019:06) 4 p.