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Journal Article | Feb 2020

Independence or Front Lines: Securing Southern Representation in Yemen's Peace Talks

The article addresses the consolidation and rise of the Southern Transitional Council in South Yemen and their push for access to a seat at the table of Yemen’s peace talks....
Robert Forster (2020)
Forster, Robert. 'Independence or Frontlines: Securing Southern Representation in Yemen's Peace Talks', Babylon: Nordisk Tidsskrift for Midtøstenstudier, Vol. 17, No. 2 (2019), pp. 8-21
U4 Issue | Feb 2020

Reciprocity networks, service delivery, and corruption: The wantok system in Papua New Guinea

In all countries, informal systems of reciprocity influence the distribution of state resources. These social networks help people cope with adversity but can also promote favouritism and corruption, posing a...
Grant Walton, David Jackson (2020)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Issue 2020:1)
U4 Issue | Feb 2020

Using legal empowerment to curb corruption and advance accountability

Legal empowerment refers to the use of laws and rights to increase relatively powerless populations’ control over their lives. A growing field, it overlaps with social accountability but emphasises laws...
Stephen Golub (2020)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Issue 2020:4)
U4 Practice Insight | Feb 2020

Trial monitoring of corruption cases: An innovative answer to the quest for evaluation tools

Impartial, competent and efficient judiciaries are vital in addressing corruption. Both qualitative and quantitative aspects of performance should be considered when assessing the effectiveness of a judicial system in handling...
Francesco De Sanctis (2020)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Practice Insight 2020:1)
U4 Brief | Feb 2020

Improving audits to increase the effectiveness of development funding

Donors and development actors rely quite heavily on audit reports, despite their high cost and the disruption they cause. Yet it is questionable whether this reliance is justified as most...
Philip McMinn Mitchell (2020)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Brief 2020:1)
U4 Issue | Feb 2020

Overcoming the pitfalls of engaging communities in anti-corruption programmes

Effective engagement by communities is a crucial strategy for anti-corruption initiatives. However, encouraging involvement and civic-mindedness at a local level can present challenges for donors and practitioners. Trust, the sense...
Petra Burai (2020)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Issue 2020:3)
U4 Brief | Feb 2020

Ukraine’s High Anti-Corruption Court. Innovation for impartial justice

In 2018, Ukraine established a High Anti-Corruption Court (HACC). Ukrainian civil society groups, with the crucial support of the international community, pushed for this specialised court as a way to...
Ivanna Y. Kuz, Matthew C. Stephenson (2020)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Brief 2020:3)
U4 Brief | Feb 2020

Networks of anti-corruption authorities. Living up to their aspirations?

Networks of anti-corruption authorities pursue cross-border collaboration and joint capacity building, and sometimes even joint principles, joint policy making, and harmonization of national laws. Information about these activities and their...
Sofie Arjon Schütte (2020)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Brief 2020:2)
U4 Brief | Feb 2020

Procedural fairness for curbing corruption. Taking bureaucratic decision-making out of the shadows

The wide discretionary powers of bureaucrats can undermine their impartiality, and result in decisions being made that are tainted by bias or have violated due process. Such opportunities for illegal,...
Migai Akech, Monica Kirya (2020)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Brief 2020:04)
Book Chapter | Jan 2020

French children’s literature and autism: A case for more children’s books on autism and for autistic children

The aim of this chapter is to assess the hypothesis that there would be a market for more children’s books on autism and for autistic children in France. Autism is...
Lucie Ducarre (2020)
in Contemporary Publishing and the Culture of Books. Routledge
Presentation/Lecture | Jan 2020

Korrupsjon og olje

Kurs i "Korrupsjonsgransking", SAMPOL609, Institutt for sammenlignende politikk, Universitetet i Bergen.
Inge Amundsen (2020)
SAMPOL609, Institutt for sammenlignende politikk, UiB 15.02.2020
U4 Workshop | Jan 2020

Improving Efficiency and Transparency Anti-corruption, procurement and budget tracking in the agriculture sector in Ghana

This workshop was organized by the Canadian High Commission in partnership with other development partners (UK AID, GIZ, Denmark etc.) aimed at “Improving Efficiency and Transparency, Anti-corruption, Procurement and Budget...
Inge Amundsen,Saul Mullard (2020)
Accra no. 19-21.02.2020
Presentation/Lecture | Jan 2020

Tros- og livssynsfrihet som menneskerettighet og politisk satsningsområde: kritiske perspektiver

Åpningsseminar i seminarrekke om tros- og livssynsfrihet arrangert av Norad.
(2020)
Norad 29 januar 2020
CMI Reflections | Jan 2020

There must be something I can ‘help with’

Salla Turunen (2020)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Insight 2020:1) 4 p.
Presentation/Lecture | Jan 2020

Occupied Life - a conversation with Raja Shehadeh and Penny Johnson

What is living in Palestine like following 50 years of Israeli occupation? After spending several decades in Ramallah, Raja Shehadeh and his wife Penny Johnson have each written a personal account of how life...
Kjersti G. Berg (2020)
Blog post | Jan 2020

SuperCamp: Genealogies of Humanitarian Containment in the Middle East

Are John Knudsen,Kjersti G. Berg (2020)
(https://www.humanitarianstudies.no/2020/01/24/supercamp-genealogies-of-humanitarian-containment-in-the-middle-east/)
Conference Paper / Presentation | Jan 2020

Why were women at the forefront of the Sudanese revolution?

Liv Tønnessen and Samia al-Nagar (2020)
Presented at: ARUS workshop in Wad Medani, Sudan 24-27 January
Blog post | Jan 2020

The end of protection? Cessation and the ‘return turn’ in refugee law

With increasing enthusiasm, European states are reviving the Refugee Convention’s cessation provisions in service of their return-oriented refugee policies. This practice threatens the careful balance established by refugee law between...
Jessica Schultz (2020)
(EU Immigration and Asylum Law and Policy)
Presentation/Lecture | Jan 2020

Introduction to the tax environment: Tax compliance

Odd-Helge Fjeldstad (2020)
MPhil seminar, African Tax Institute, University of Pretoria 14 January 2020