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CMI Brief | Mar 2015
Developing robust civil society organisations (CSOs) is a high priority in countries emerging from conflicts. However, civil society is very diverse, ...
Civil society, fragile states, capacity building, Afghanistan
CMI Brief | Jan 2018
Norway channels a large portion of its development aid budget through Norwegian civil society organisations. This also includes disbursements from Norad’s ...
Development aid, Norwegian civil society organisations, Ethiopia, Nepal, Uganda
Sudan Working Paper | May 2016
Abstract The role of civil society organizations in peace making and peace building is often valorized, especially in countries that witness protracted ...
peace, society, organizations, civil society, Sudan
Commissioned Report | Jan 2002
This report starts with an introduction to the debate on the concept of civil society, paying particular attention to Muslim societies where traditional ...
Afghanistan, Civil Society, Conflict resolution, NGOs, Peacebuilding, , , Asia: Afghanistan
From Donors to Partners? Evaluation of Norwegian Support to Strengthen Civil Society in Developing Countries through Norwegian Civil Society Organisations
Report in External Series | Jan 2018
This report in two volumes presents the findings, conclusions, lessons learnt and recommendations of an evaluation of the Norwegian civil society grant ...
Development aid, civil society, Norwegian CSOs, Norway, Ethiopia, Uganda, Nepal
U4 Issue | May 2013
Civil society plays a crucial role in the fight against corruption. The inclusion of civil society in the United Nations Convention against Corruption ...
Civil society, International legal instruments on corruption, Public participation, UNCAC, Bangladesh, Brazil, Croatia, Zambia
Book Chapter | Jan 2012
The article provides an overview of the involvement of civil society organiza!ons and citizens in public procurement. It analyses the main challenges ...
Procurement, Civil Society, Participation, Monitoring, Public Financial Management, Development, Philippines, India, Mexico
CMI Brief | Jan 2016
Fredskorpset, or FK Norway, is one of the instruments for Norwegian development aid support to civil society in developing countries. It promotes mutual ...
The Norwegian Fredskorpset
Report in External Series | Jan 2016
The evaluation has assessed Fredskorpset's (FK Norway) approach and strategy when it comes to strengthening civil society in developing countries. This ...
development aid, , civil society, capacity development, volunteers, Norway, Tanzania, Uganda, South Africa, Thailand, Cambodia
CMI Working Paper | Mar 2009
This working paper provides a review of the literature addressing the role of civil society or non-state actors in democratic consolidation, with particular ...
Civil society, Democratisation, Democratic consolidation, Malawi
Supporting civil society during the Covid-19 pandemic. The potentials of online collaborations for social accountability
U4 Guide | Apr 2020
There are significant corruption risks during times of crisis. Civil society has an important role to play in ensuring funds to tackle the Covid-19 pandemic ...
'Follow the money!' Policies and practices in donor support to civil society formations in Southern Africa
Report in External Series | Aug 2011
In 2007, the Southern Africa Trust commissioned a study on the trends and impacts of changing aid policies and shifting financial flows to civil society ...
Aid, Southern Africa, Civil Society, Financial Crisis
Doing accountability differently. A proposal for the vertical integration of civil society monitoring and advocacy
U4 Issue | Aug 2016
Civil society accountability initiatives that take into account power structures at multiple levels can produce more lasting institutional change, compared ...
Evaluation of Norwegian support to civil society through Norwegian organisations. Report from presentation seminars in Nepal and Ethiopia. April 2018
Commissioned Report | May 2018
The evalution report From Donors to Partners? examined the role of Norwegian organsiations in supporting civil society in developing countries, It was ...
developmnent aid, civil society, Norwegian organsiations, Norway, Nepal, Ethiopia
Report in External Series | Jan 2004
This report is part of a series of four reports resulting from a study commissioned by the Evaluation Section of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in December ...
NGOs, Civil society, advocacy, capacity building, democratisation and good governance, poverty impact, children's rights, civil society organisations, Africa: Ethiopia
CMI Report | Jan 2006
Civil society is inherently weak in Angola, and the political and societal space for civil society is limited. Angolan authorities have not fully accepted ...
Angola, Civil society, Politics, Budget, Public finance
Aid Effectiveness: Trends and Impacts of Shiftinging Financial Flows to Civil Society Organisations in Southern Africa
Commissioned Report | Jan 2007
A summary of the report has been published as "How can we make aid to civil society organisations more effective in overcoming poverty?", Policy Brief, ...
Aid effectiveness, donor agencies, , Nongovernmental organizations, Southern Africa, Southern Africa
Mid-term evaluation of Swedish government funded civil society support through the AGIR II programme in Mozambique 2014-2020
Report in External Series | Apr 2018
This report presents findings, conclusions and recommendations from the Mid-term Evaluation of Swedish government funded Civil Society support through ...
Evaluation, Civil Society, Sida, Mozambique
Book Chapter | Sep 2020
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U4 Brief | Jun 2009
Education budget work conducted by civil society is a powerful way of holding governments accountable to their citizens, and drawing attention to corruption ...