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CMI Report | 2017

Robustness and vulnerabilities to corruption in Denmark’s aid funding modalities in Afghanistan

The Danish Embassy’s risk management and mitigation system is well-structured and effective. The Embassy has a coherent and comprehensive anti-corruption approach that addresses both internal and external dimensions, and includes...
Arne Strand, Arne Disch, Mirwais Wardak (2017)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2017:2) 28 p.
CMI Brief | 2016

Violência contra a mulher no contexto da pobreza urbana em Angola

A violência contra as mulheres é uma prática generalizada em Angola, pouco se sabendo ainda sobre a perceção que as mulheres têm deste fenómeno e como elas se relacionam com...
Iselin Åsedotter Strønen, Margareth Nangacovie (2016)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief vol. 15 no. 16) 4 p.
CMI Brief | 2016

Violence against women in the context of urban poverty in Angola

Violence against women is widespread in Angola. This brief presents the main findings in a recent study of how violence against women is playing out in the context of urban...
Iselin Åsedotter Strønen, Margareth Nangacovie (2016)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief vol. 15 no. 16) 4 p.
CMI Brief | 2016

Women in Local Government. A Potential Arena for Women’s Substantive Representation

Local government is an important avenue for getting practical experience in participating in politics before moving on to the national arena. Advocates of decentralisation argue that it opens up avenues...
Asiyati Lorraine Chiweza (2016)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief vol. 15 no. 13) 4 p.
U4 Brief | 2015

The New Deal as an anti-corruption tool?

New Deal for Engagement in Fragile States provides a framework in which donors and host countries establish shared priorities for reducing fragility, with fragile states themselves taking the lead. Despite...
Jesper Johnsøn, Dominik Zaum, Birte Gippert (2015)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Brief 2015:8) 4 p.
U4 Brief | 2015

The New Deal as an anti-corruption tool? Don't blame the policy, work with it

Full text on mobile or tablet The New Deal for Engagement in Fragile States provides a framework in which donors and host countries establish shared priorities for reducing fragility, with fragile...
Dominik Zaum, Jesper Johnsøn, Birte Gippert (2015)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Brief 2015:8) 6 p
Report in External Series | 2014

Can We Demonstrate the Difference that Norwegian Aid Makes?

What facilitates or impedes the documentation of results of Norwegian aid? This report examines guidelines and practices in the Norwegian aid administration and looks into the reasons why it has...
Espen Villanger (2014)
Oslo: Norad no. 1/2014 130 p.
Journal Article | 2014

Why don't clinicians adhere more consistently to the guidelines for Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI)?

The Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI) has been introduced to reduce child morbidity and mortality in countries with a poor health infrastructure. Previous studies have documented a poor adherence...
Lange, S., A. Mwisongo, and O. Mæstad (2014)
in Social Science and Medicine vol. 104 pp. 56-63
U4 Brief | 2013

Donor anti-corruption strategies: Learning from implementation

A comparison of U4 partner agencies’ anti-corruption strategies shows that while they take different shapes, their purpose, content and approach is similar. Emphasis is placed on safeguarding donor funds and...
Liz Hart, Nils Taxell (2013)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Brief 2013:10) 6 p.
U4 Issue | 2011

How to monitor and evaluate anti-corruption agencies: Guidelines for agencies, donors, and evaluators

The number of Anti-corruption agencies (ACAs) around the world has increased dramatically over the past decades. Nevertheless, the value of ACAs is increasingly being questioned by international donors and national...
Jesper Johnsøn, Hannes Hechler, Luís De Sousa, Harald Mathisen (2011)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Issue 2011:8) 84 p.
Report in External Series | 2010

Drawing the lines: The Norwegian debate on civilian-military relations in Afghanistan

Military and civilian actors are engaged in a debate over where to draw the lines in the provision of humanitarian and development assistance. This is illustrated in Afghanistan by the...
Arne Strand (2010)
Oslo: Noref (Noref Policy Brief no. No 8 June 2010) 8 p.
Journal Article | 2008

Community mobilization after an earthquake: case study of the use of the IASC Guidelines on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings on mental health and psychosocial support in Peru

This article describes and analyzes the first comprehensive case study of the application of the IASC Guidelines on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support by Medicos del Mundo - Spain after...
Rivera, Miryam; Pérez-Sales, Pau; Aparcana, José Luis; Bazán, Mariella; Gianella, Camilla; Lozano, Alfonso (2008)
in Intervention vol. 6 no. 3 pp. 275-283
Journal Article | 2008

Community mobilization after an earthquake: case study of the use of the IASC Guidelines on Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings on mental health and psychosocial support in Peru

Rivera, Miryam; Pérez-Sales, Pau; Aparcana, José Luis; Bazán, Mariella; Gianella, Camilla; Lozano, Alfonso (2008)
in Intervention vol. 6 no. 3 pp. 275-283
CMI Report | 2007

Taking the Paris Principles to Asia. A study of Three Human Rights Commissions in Southeast Asia: Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines

The report studies three human rights commissions in Southeast Asia in light of the so-called Paris Principles. These principles are the authoritative guidelines for directing the work of national human...
Hugo Stokke (2007)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2007: 3) 23 p.
CMI Report | 2007

Review of Bistandsnemda's (Norwegian Missions in Development) Work with Indigenous Peoples

Spanish version As part of Norway's efforts to strengthen its cooperation with indigenous peoples a set of Guidelines were published by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 2004. The Guidelines...
Axel Borchgrevink and John-Andrew McNeish (2007)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2007: 15) 33 p.
CMI Working Paper | 2005

The Accountability Function of Parliament in New Democracies: Tanzanian Perspectives

The role of parliaments in holding the executive accountable is a neglected topic in the study of the democratization process in sub-Saharan Africa. In particular there is a lack of...
Vibeke Wang (2005)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2005: 2) 20 p.
CMI Report | 2004

Conflictual peacebuilding: Afghanistan two years after Bonn

This report charts the aid policies pursued in Afghanistan since late 2001 aimed at building peace in a country devastated by two decades of conflict. The report presents the four...
Astri Suhrke, Kristian Berg Harpviken and Arne Strand (2004)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2004: 4) 75 p.
CMI Report | 2002

Ethnic federalism in a dominant party state: The Ethiopian experience 1991-2000

Since 1991, when the Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front came to power, two parallel political processes have taken place in Ethiopia. Firstly, the country is restructuring into a federal system,...
Lovise Aalen (2002)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2002:2) 135 p.
Report in External Series | 2000

Human rights and private enterprise: With an emphasis on companies operating abroad

The report was commissioned by the Research Council of Norway in order to provide a state of the art account of how to link human rights and private enterprises. The...
Hugo Stokke et al. (2000)
Oslo: Research Council of Norway 141 p.
Journal Article | 1999

Conservation and controversy in the Karakoram: Khunjerab National Park, Pakistan

This paper discusses recent conservation efforts in Northern Pakistan and the relevance of national parks as legal instruments in nature and wildlife conservation. Employing an extensive case-study approach the paper...
Are Knudsen (1999)
in Journal of Political Ecology vol. 6