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CMI Working Paper | Jan 2021
Climate change migration is increasing and necessitates a re-examination of resettlement planning and processes. Although evidence-based selection of host places would improve climate change resettlement outcomes, few methods for the...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2021:01) 48 p.
U4 Practitioner Experience Note | 2020
Twenty years with anti-corruption. Part 4. Evidence on anti-corruption – the struggle to understand what works
The evidence base for donors’ anti-corruption work points to some inconvenient truths about the prospects for success. We are far from possessing a coherent understanding of what should be done...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Practitioner Experience Note 2020:4)
U4 Report | 2019
There are relatively few examples of how artificial intelligence has been deployed in anti-corruption work. Such tools are normally deployed by financial institutions or tax-authorities to uncover money-laundering, fraud, or...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Report 2019:1)
CMI Brief | 2019
Big discoveries of high value natural resources can have negative economic, political, and social effects long before full production of a resource begins. While Tanzania has already experienced some tensions...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief no. 2019:01) 4 p.
Report in External Series | 2019
Produced by TRAFFIC, WWF, U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre (U4 ACRC), Northumbria and Utrecht Universities, "Corruption and wildlife crime: A focus on caviar trade" examines how corruption facilitates the flow of...
Book Chapter | 2019
Global indexes are commonly used to measure a country’s performance, including on the implementation of human rights conventions. Such audit-like tools project neutrality and avoid the charges of anecdotal evidence....
in Malcolm Langford , Marit Skivenes and Karl Harald Søvig (eds.): Children's Rights in Norway An Implementation Paradox?. Oslo: Universitetsforlaget pp. 42-99
Report in External Series | 2019
In the Darfur Region of Sudan, patterns of livestock mobility and livelihood systems are continually adapting and transforming themselves in the face of multiple challenges. Earlier studies have shown that...
A Feinstein International Center publication, January 2019
Sudan Brief | 2018
There are several causes that contribute to child marriage in eastern Sudan, including poverty, lack of education for girls, avoiding stigma and the legality of child marriage. However, tradition and...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (Sudan Brief 2018:02) 4 p.
Newspaper Op-Ed | 2018
Besteuerung und Kapitalflucht aus Afrika: Die Steuervermeidungsindustrie [The tax avoidance industry: facilitators of capital flight from Africa]
To combat the global problems of tax evasion, corruption and money laundering, it is vital to understand the essential role tax havens play as providers of secrecy. This requires knowledge...
Afrika-bulletin 171 Entwicklungspolitische Zeitschrift des Afrika-Komitees Basel Sept/Okt 2018
CMI Working Paper | 2018
This study offers an account of individual agency within a constructivist view of professional wrongdoing. The main contribution is a model in which the neglected role of individual professionals is...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2018:8)
Book Chapter | 2017
A comparative analysis of the formation of Egypt's constituent assemblies from 2012 and 2013. After President Hosni Mubarak was toppled in 2011, discussions followed immediately regarding the revision of the...
in Cornelis Hulsman: The 2014 Egyptian Constitution: Perspectives from Egypt. Marburg: Tectum Verlag pp. 37-50
CMI Report | 2017
Family law reform in Sudan: competing claims for gender justice between sharia and women’s human rights
This paper focuses on family law reform in Sudan-a country that has been in a state of perpetual conflict that stretches back long before its independence in 1956. The signing...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2017:5) 28 p.
U4 Brief | 2017
Winners of the U4 Proxy Challenge 2016 We need more imaginative ways of addressing corruption. It is important to generate indicators that development agencies can use. U4 and DFID developed a...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Brief 2017:6)
CMI Brief | 2017
Female genital mutilation (FGM) is still a common practice in Sudan. Nine out of ten women have been subjected to this practice. In 2009, a proposed ban on FGM in the...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief vol. 16 no. 7) 4 p.
U4 Issue | 2017
Abstract Community-driven development is a widely employed development strategy for empowering people to choose their own development priorities, to select their own project leaders, and to monitor the implementation of their...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Issue 2017:9) 60 p
Journal Article | 2017
Campements, abris et squats: Des zones floues où vivent les réfugiés syriens au Liban (Camps, shelters, squats: Syrian refugees in Lebanon’s twilight zones)
In Lebanon, self-settled Syrian refugees live under very difficult, poor and unsanitary conditions in camps, shelters, and squatted buildings. The majority have limited spatial mobility to the degree of women...
in hommes & migrations vol. 1319 no. September-December pp. 66-76
CMI Insight | 2016
Comment to CMI insight number 5: Illicit Flows and Trade Misinvoicing: Are we looking under the wrong lamppost?
This is a comment to the CMI Insight number 5, published November 2016. The Insight can be found here. Comment byMatthew Salomon, 12 October 2016 Senior Economist, Global Financial Integrity Broad response Noting...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Insight no. 5) 2 p.
U4 Issue | 2016
Corruption has recently risen up the global wildlife conservation agenda with a series of international agreements highlighting the role of corruption in facilitating wildlife crime. Though there are notable exceptions,...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Issue 2016:2) 25p
U4 Issue | 2016
The average annual cost of corruption to Mozambique was recently estimated to be up to USD 4.9 billion for the period 2004-2014. Some analysts have entertained the idea that investments in...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Issue 2016:6) 24 p
CMI Brief | 2016
Lack of consultation. Stakeholders perspectives on local content requirements in the petroleum sector in Tanzania
Tanzania has recently discovered huge offshore natural gas fields. This has led the Government to develop Local Content Policies (LCPs) to increase local job and business opportunities. This brief presents...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief vol. 15 no. 15) 4 p.