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News | 26 Sep 2012
With the support of NATO and the US, Afghan warlords are regaining strength. -The international community has chosen a dangerous path, warns researcher Akbar Sarwari.
Report in External Series | May 2008
The main objective of this evaluation by the Independent Evaluation Group (IEG) is to help the World Bank learn how to contribute more effectively to ...
Public sector reform, anti-corruption, public finance management, civil service reform, tax administration, World Bank
From "Enemies of the Revolution" to Unfulfilled Ideal: Private Industrial Entrepreneurs in the Islamic Republic of Iran
Book Chapter | Sep 2012
Private sector industrial entrepreneurs are usually perceived as “victims” of the Iranian revolution. This reading has been shaped by events ...
Commissioned Report | Jul 2008
Nepal is in the process of making a democratic federal republic. We hope to contribute to the discussions of ethnic and fiscal federalism based on experiences ...
Report in External Series | Apr 2008
Many local government authorities in Tanzania have reformed their tax collection systems in recent years in order to increase their revenue. This brief ...
Local government, Revenue collection, Privatisation, Tanzania
Journal Article | Dec 2017
This paper discusses whether and to what extent resource-rich developing countries should introduce local content policies, i.e. requirements to include ...
Local content, petroleum, oil, natural gas, Tanzania
CMI Report | Jan 2005
In Bosnia and Herzegovina, we find that corruption exists in all its facets - bribery, nepotism, embezzlement, diversion of public funds, tax fraud, illegal ...
Corruption, Anti-corruption strategies, Post-war reconstruction, Democratisation, Balkan region, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bosnia Herzegovina
News | 24 Apr 2015
Today, Armenia commemorates the starting date of the massacre on the Armenian people. On 24 April 1915, leaders of the Ottoman Empire arrested Armenian intellectuals and leaders in modern day Istanbul.
Book Chapter | Mar 2014
A well-functioning justice system is crucial to address corruption effectively, which in turn is important for development. But judicial institutions ...
Corruption, Courts, Judicial Integrity, Judicial Independence
Afghan hydrocarbons: A source for development or for conflict? A risk assessment of Norwegian involvement in development of the Afghan oil and gas industry
CMI Report | Aug 2010
Norad has been engaged in capacity building and provision of technical support to the Afghan Ministry of Mines since 2007. A part of this engagement relates ...
Natural resources, Petroleum industry, Conflicts, Risk Assessment, Afghanistan, Afghanistan
Journal Article | Jan 2003
This article is about judicial reform in the Southern Cone in the 1990s. It shows that for Argentina and Chile, procedural code reforms were motivated ...
judicial reform, Supreme Court reform, Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Americas: Argentina, Chile, Uruguay
U4 Issue | Nov 2011
Countries highly dependent on natural resources are among the most severely affected by the problem of illicit financial flows. Despite a lack of definite ...
international drivers of corruption, natural resource management, DR Congo, Nigeria, Zambia
Programme | Jan 2010 - Dec 2012
This three-year institute programme (IP) studies how human rights protection for forced migrants (refugees and internally displaced persons, IDPs) can ...
forced migration, IDPs, refugees, peacebuilding, Lebanon, Cyprus, Afghanistan/Pakistsn
Project | Jan 2015 - Dec 2017
What role can industrial policy play to diversify a politically concentrated oil economy? What form would industrial policy have to take to be both economically ...
News | 26 Nov 2013
Ghana discovered oil in 2010. The country now produces 100 000 barrels a day, amounting to an income of 1 billion dollars a year. Are the country's institutions strong enough to withstand the resource curse? -Yes, says Inge Amundsen, senior researcher at the Chr. Michelsen Institute.
Project | Oct 2009 - Mar 2010
Capital flight erodes the financial basis of developing countries, and the illicit financial flows are a major constraint for the implementation ...
capital flight, illicit financial flows, tax havens, corruption, banks
CMI Report | Jan 2006
Tanzania is a 'new' mining country, and foreign investment in the mining sector has caused controversies. Government revenues from mining increased from ...
Mining industry, Gold mines, Natural resources management, Corporate social responsibility, Tanzania
Event | 27 Sep 2013
What are the links between NGO's finances, development workers' motivations and NGO's achievements?
'Emancipation' or 'regulation'? Law, globalization and indigenous peoples' rights in post-war Guatemala.
Journal Article | Jul 2011
During the last two decades processes of legal globalization have led to the increasing codification of the collective rights of indigenous peoples. In ...
Project | Mar 2007 - Dec 2008
There are a number of "social funds" in Angola, and other social projects financed and managed by private and foreign actors. International ...