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News | 30 Jun 2014
Reem Abbas is impatient. -We are always told that we have to wait. Building the nation needs to come first, women´s rights come second. The young generation of activists is tired of being told to wait, she says.
News | 30 Mar 2012
Last year, discontent voters managed to get rid of Zambia's contested president Rupiah Banda. What is the success formula for overthrowing a regime based on electoral authoritarianism? Part of the answer lies in the urban masses.
News | 30 Nov 2011
The Sudanese government rejects ratification of CEDAW, the UN Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women. They do this in the name of Islam.
Event | 19 Apr 2012
Reducing poverty and improving governance require evidence-based approaches that also pay attention to the political scope for reform.
News | 17 Sep 2012
Developing countries could raise substantial domestic revenues by strengthening tax legislation and administration, but a lack of global regulations to address cross-border tax evasion is slowing down the process.
Truth and Reconciliation in a Democratic Welfare State: The Indigenous Sami and the Kven/Norwegian Finns Minority in Norway (TRUCOM)
Project | Jan 2020 - Dec 2023
This project will study how Norway - a well-established democratic welfare state - attempts to settle the negative effects of long-lasting policies of ...
Transitional justice, Indigenous peoples, Human rights
News | 28 Oct 2016
Corrupt politicians, public debt spiraling out of control and war reborn. Can Mozambique survive in its current shape? War is once again ravaging Mozambique, ...
RENAMO, FRELIMO, corruption, Mozambique
Project | Jan - Sep 2008
CMI was requested by PETRAD to develop a course module on corruption and corruption prevention in the petroleum sector. This is one of several course ...
Corruption, resource curse
News | 4 Feb 2015
The good (but not so new) news from Malawian politics is that some of the democratic basics are in place, making the somewhat impaired democracy keep stumbling on, writes CMIs Inge Amundsen and Gift Sambo from the field.
News | 17 Jun 2014
Nepal consists of more than 100 different castes and ethnic groups. A recent social inclusion survey reveals deep social exclusion, discrimination and immense differences between the different groups. Will Nepal succeed in lifting the poorest castes and ethnic groups in the country out of poverty using inclusive policies?
News | 28 Nov 2013
CMI has won a framework agreement with the Norwegian embassy in Tanzania to conduct 7-10 in-depth studies on aid, public finance, natural resources, land and agriculture, macroeconomics the next 4 years.
We shall speak where others are silent? Fragments of an oral history of Norwegian assistance to Afghan women
CMI Report | Dec 2015
Norway has a strong political commitment to promote the rights of women and their participation in public life through its development cooperation programs. ...
Journal Article | Dec 2017
We read with interest the article by the GBD 2016 SDG Collaborators1 (Sept 16, p 1423), which presents a comprehensive analysis of the potential ...
Lack of consultation. Stakeholders perspectives on local content requirements in the petroleum sector in Tanzania
CMI Brief | Oct 2016
Tanzania has recently discovered huge offshore natural gas fields. This has led the Government to develop Local Content Policies (LCPs) to increase local ...
oil, gas, resources, local content, petroleum, Tanzania
Project | Jan - Dec 2012
As a direct response to Norway’s “Brazil strategy” of enhancing research cooperation on global issues between Norway and Brazil, CMI ...
CMI Brief | Nov 2017
Latin America is the only region in the world where adolescent pregnancies are not decreasing. According to a recent article in the Lancet, if the current ...
teen pregnancies, pregnancy, adolescent, pregnancies, sustainable development goal, Latin America, Argentina, Brazil, El Salvador, Peru, Colombia, Uruguay, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Paraguay, Panama, Ecuador
News | 3 Feb 2011
Driven by solidarity and national pride, the Lotus Revolution pulled order out of chaos. By now the military chiefs know that citizens who took control of their lives and future will know how to do to it again.
Project | Apr 2014 - Oct 2018
The Taxation, Institutions and Participation (TIP) project investigates the effects of tax havens on the domestic revenue system, institutions and citizen ...
Capital flight, tax havens, taxation, institutions, lobbying, citizen participation, Angola, Tanzania, Zambia
Newspaper Op-Ed | Mar 2018
Bangladesh has taken yet another turn on its downwards spiral from democracy to authoritarianism. On 8 February 2018, a Bangladeshi judge convicted opposition ...
Newspaper Op-Ed | Feb 2019
Bruken av kjønnskvotering i politikken skal i utgangspunktet være midlertidig og avskaffes når målet er nådd. Likevel bryr ...