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Newspaper Op-Ed | 2009

Utenriksanalyse: Global og lokal rettferdighet

Samtidig med rettssaken mot Moland og French pågår det en annen rettssak fra Kongo i Haag, Nederland.
Ingrid Samset (2009)
Morgenbladet 23-29 October
Book Chapter | 2009

Foreign aid to transitional justice: The cases of Rwanda and Guatemala, 1995-2005

Although transitional justice (TJ) has been an area of significant donor engagement for more than a decade, little is known about the scope, trends, and experiences of that engagement. This...
Stina S. Petersen, Ingrid Samset, and Vibeke Wang (2009)
in Kai Ambos, Judith Large, and Marieke Wierda (Eds.): Building a future on peace and justice: Studies in transitional justice, conflict resolution and development. Berlin and Heidelberg: Springer pp 439-467
U4 Brief | 2008

Corruption and Commercial Fisheries in Africa

Heightened competition and considerable illegal fishing by commercial boats, suggest that incentives for corruption in African fisheries are high. Dependence on revenues and investments from foreign countries, as well as...
André Standing (2008)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Brief 2008:23) 4 p.
Report in External Series | 2008

Citizens Demand Tougher Action on Corruption

This brief examines the extent of corruption perceived by residents of six councils in Tanzania; identifying the sectors worst affected. It also presents recommendations on measures to address local corruption...
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad, Erasto Ngalewa and Lucas Katera (2008)
REPOA Brief no. 11 pp. 1-8
CMI Report | 2007

Corruption in Serbia 2007. Overview of Problems and Status of Reforms

Corruption is one of the most important problems facing Serbia. While there are some indications that corruption may have become less rampant in recent years, available evidence suggests that corruption...
Marijana Trivunovic, Vera Devine, Harald Mathisen (2007)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2007: 4) 85 p.
Journal Article | 2007

"Legal Development and Human Rights in Uruguay: 1985-2002"

This article attempts to explain why Uruguayan judges have lagged behind judges in Chile and Argentina in the prosecution of the military for human rights violations committed during the dictatorship...
Elin Skaar (2007)
in Human Rights Review vol. 8 no. 2 January-March pp. 52-70
Journal Article | 2004

Med rett til å drepe: Æresdrap i Midtøsten

The article (in Norwegian) provides an overview of the legal and cultural aspects of honour killings in the Middle East. Based on ethnographic material from Pakistan, the article argues that...
Are John Knudsen (2004)
in Babylon Nordisk tidsskrift for Midtøstenstudier vol. 1 pp. 86-91
Journal Article | 2003

Søramerikanske militære for retten: Kva skal til?

Title: The Prosecution of Military Officers in Latin America This article analyses why judges in Argentina and Chile since the mid-1990s have displayed an increased willingness and ability to prosecute the...
Elin Skaar (2003)
in Mennesker og rettigheter vol. 21 no. 3 pp. 277-291
Report in External Series | 2002

Judicial independence: A key to justice: An analysis of Latin America in the 1990s

This dissertation is about judicial independence. It deals with two interrelated questions. The first half of the dissertation argues, based on a statistical analysis of 18 Latin American countries, that...
Elin Skaar (2002)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute 237 p.
Journal Article | 2001

Why people pay taxes: The case of the development levy in Tanzania

This paper examines factors determining tax compliance behavior in local authorities in Tanzania. The poll tax - locally named "development levy" - is used as case. The study finds support...
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad and Joseph Semboja (2001)
in World Development vol. 29 no. 12 pp. 2059-2074
CMI Working Paper | 2001

Judicial independence and human rights policies in Argentina and Chile

This paper is about how varying degrees of judicial independence may influence policy making in the field of human rights. I explore factors that may account for why some Latin...
Elin Skaar (2001)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2001:15) 24 p.
CMI Working Paper | 1998

Why people pay taxes. The case of development levy in Tanzania

This study sheds light on some of the factors underlying tax compliance in local authorities in Tanzania with the help of original survey data. We use the experience of the...
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad (1998)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 1998:5)