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Newspaper Op-Ed | 2012

Bistandsdebattens stillingskrig

  Bistandsdebatten i Norge har utviklet seg til en stillingskrig: På den ene side står akademikere og andre kritikere som enten fremsetter generelle påstander om at den samlede bistanden ikke har...
Inge Tvedten, Øyvind Eggen, Stein-Erik Kruse (2012)
Dagbladet. 02.05.2012
Report in External Series | 2012

Hunting for Per Diem: The Uses and Abuses of Travel Compensation in Three Developing Countries

Cash is a great incentive. The last decade has seen a boom in various forms of cash incentive programmes, from the conditional cash transfer programmes that emerged in Latin America...
Arne Tostensen, Tina Søreide, Ingvild Aagedal Skage (2012)
Norad no. Report 2/2012 Study 122 p.
Journal Article | 2012

Expressing religiosity in a secular society: The relativisation of faith in muslim communities in Sweden

This article discusses religion in public space and the case study is the Muslim minorities in Sweden. The discussion deals with secularization trends within the Muslim communities in Swedish society...
Anne Sofie Roald (2012)
in European Review vol. 20 no. 1 pp. 95-113
U4 Brief | 2012

The accumulation of unexplained wealth by public officials: Making the offence of illicit enrichment enforceable

Recent high-profile cases have focused attention on the transfer of assets abroad by heads of state and other senior officials from developing countries in amounts that far exceed their legitimate...
Maud Perdriel-Vaissiere (2012)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Brief 2012:1) 4 p.
Angola Brief | 2011

Dez Desafios na Construção Pública. Estudo CEIC-CMI: Transparência no Sector Público

Ninguém questiona as necessidades de Angola em infra-estrutura e habitação. E, em comparação com muitos outros países da região, os níveis de investimento do país em actividades de construção são...
Tina Søreide, com Alves da Rocha, Regina Santos, António Costa and Nelson Pestana (2011)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (Angola Brief vol. 1 no. 20) 4 p.
Edited Book | 2011

Litigating health rights. Can courts bring more justice to health?

The last fifteen years have seen a tremendous growth in the number of health rights cases focusing on issues such as access to health services and essential medications. This volume...
Alicia Ely Yamin and Siri Gloppen, eds. (2011)
Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard Univ. Press (Human Rights Program Series. Harvard Law School) 435 p.
Angola Brief | 2011

Public construction projects - Angola. A need to fortify the barriers against corruption

Between early 2002 and 2009 the Angolan government invested around $30.4 billion in new infrastructure, hospitals, schools and other public construction projects. These investments have been extraordinarily large against the backdrop of...
Tina Søreide (2011)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (Angola Brief vol. 1 no. 5) 4 p.
Report in External Series | 2011

Supporting child rights. Synthesis of lessons learned in four countries

This evaluation was commissioned jointly by the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad) and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) with the dual purpose of: (a) summarising results achieved...
Arne Tostensen, Hugo Stokke, Sven Trygged and Kate Halvorsen (2011)
Stockholm: Sida (Joint Evaluation no. 2011:1) 258 p.
U4 Brief | 2011

Understanding success and failure of anti-corruption initiatives

Most anti-corruption initiatives fail. This Brief sets out to understand why that is, and what might be done about it. Anti-corruption initiatives fail because of over-large “design-reality gaps”; that is, too great...
Richard Heeks (2011)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Brief 2011:2) 4 p.
Report in External Series | 2011

Supporting child rights: Synthesis of lessons learned in four countries

This evaluation was commissioned jointly by the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad) and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) with the dual purpose of: (a) summarising results achieved...
Arne Tostensen, Hugo Stokke, Sven Trygged and Kate Halvorsen (2011)
(Available from Sida)
U4 Brief | 2011

Législation internationale en matière de lutte contre le blanchiment d'argent : comment engager la responsabilité des dirigeants politiques vis-à-vis de l'étranger

Les régimes de lutte contre le blanchiment de capitaux (LBC) représentent un outil potentiellement très efficace de lutte contre la corruption. Sur le plan international, ils peuvent notamment constituer un...
David Chaikin (2011)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Brief 2011:20) 8 p.
Master's Thesis | 2011

Small Hands Should Play, Not Work: A Theoretical Analysis of Interventions in Child Labor

Twelve hours a day, 7 days a week, there are 150 million children below the age of 15 working to make the clothes we wear, the carpets on our floors...
Charlotte Ringdal (2011)
Master in Economics. Bergen: University of Bergen 102 p.
Book | 2010

The legal foundations of inequality. Constitutionalism in the Americas 1776-1860

The long revolutionary movements that gave birth to constitutional democracies in the Americas were founded on egalitarian constitutional ideals. They claimed that all men were created equal and with similar...
Roberto Gargarella (2010)
New York: Cambridge Univ. Press 273 p.
Report in External Series | 2010

Good governance in Nigeria: A study in political economy and donor support

The study makes recommendations for Norway’s strategic approach to governance in Nigeria based on a political economy analysis.  Norad was requested to undertake the study by the Norwegian Embassy in...
Inge Amundsen (2010)
Oslo: Norad (Norad Report Discussion no. 17/2010) 74 p.
U4 Issue | 2010

An exception to the rule? Why Indonesia's Anti-Corruption Commission succeeds where others don't - a comparison with the Philippines' Ombudsman

Anti-corruption agencies have long been a principal strategy to fight corruption in many developing countries. Unfortunately, few of them have produced evident results and they are seen as being rather...
Emil P. Bolongaita (2010)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Issue 2010:4) 34 p.
Newspaper Op-Ed | 2010

Valg og storpolitikk på det afrikanske horn

Den 23. mai gikk Etiopias befolkning til valgurnene i det som er landets fjerde valg siden regimeskiftet i 1991. Det er imidlertid knyttet lite spenning til årets valg; forventningen er...
Lovise Aalen, Terje Østebø (2010)
Klassekampen 1. June
Journal Article | 2010

Wrong schools or wrong students? The potential role of medical education in regional imbalances of the health workforce in the United Republic of Tanzania

Background The United Republic of Tanzania, like many other countries in sub-Saharan Africa, faces a human resources crisis in its health sector, with a small and inequitably distributed health workforce. Rural...
Beatus K. Leon and Julie Riise Kolstad (2010)
in Human Resources for Health vol. 8 no. 3
U4 Brief | 2009

La corruption dans la gestion des ressources naturelles - Une introduction

Les ressources naturelles fournissent souvent un terreau favorable à la corruption. Etant donné qu’un grand nombre de pays partenaires de la coopération au développement sont riches en ressources naturelles, l’efficacité...
Ivar Kolstad, Tina Søreide, Aled Williams (2009)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Brief 2009:20) 4 p.
Newspaper Op-Ed | 2009

Norges oljemakt

I flere avisartikler den siste tiden er Norges økende engasjement i Angola framhevet som et eksempel på hvordan Afrika er i ferd med å bli viktig for Norge og norsk...
Inge Tvedten (2009)
Dagbladet 05.09.09
Newspaper Op-Ed | 2009

Nei til fleire NATO-styrkar

Store sivile tap etter amerikansk flybombing og manglande kulturell respekt har ført til at tilliten til dei internasjonale styrkane no er sterkt redusert i Afghanistan. Alle snakkar om trong for ein...
Arne Strand og Astri Suhrke (2009)
Dagbladet 09.03.2009