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Journal Article | Jun 2017
This article proposes a relational approach to the study of abortion law reform in Brazil. It focuses on the interaction of pro-choice and anti-abortion ...
Report in External Series | Jun 2018
Development organizations seek to improve support for gender reforms, especially among populations who might undermine implementation. Yet, little is ...
Vers plus d'éthique dans les douanes en Afrique subsaharienne; The pursuit of integrity in customs: experiences from sub-Saharan Africa
Journal Article | Aug 2009
This paper examines recent experiences from sub-Saharan Africa in combating corruption in customs. It argues that integrity reforms have been too focused ...
Customs, taxation, corruption
Dialogue dynamics, programming challenges: Donor approaches to anti-corruption and integrity reform in Cambodia, 2004 to 2009
Commissioned Report | Apr 2010
Poor governance and corruption are widely acknowledged as major impediments to alleviating poverty and achieving development objectives in Cambodia. In ...
corruption, anti-corruption, integrity, Cambodia
News | 26 Apr 2016
Corrupt judicial systems undermine reforms and are a major impediment to ensuring access to justice and human rights for ordinary citizens across the world, says a new report published by the United Nations Development Programme and U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre on 8 April. Titled, A Transparent and Accountable Judiciary to Deliver Justice for All, the report cites survey data suggesting that the public perceive the judiciary as the second most corrupt public institution, after the police.
Twenty years with anti-corruption. Part 9. The UK’s changing anti-corruption landscape – new energy, new horizons
U4 Practitioner Experience Note | Aug 2020
Between 2013 and 2018, the UK made unusually rapid progress in improving instruments to address corruption. These advances included legal reforms, such ...
Edited Book | Jun 2007
The textbook provides a comprehensive coverage of the main concepts, institutions and mechanisms of Government and Politics, with particular reference ...
Event | 23 May 2008
CANCELLED. Professor Amos Sawyer cannot come to Bergen 23 May.
Report in External Series | Jan 2002
This dissertation is about judicial independence. It deals with two interrelated questions. The first half of the dissertation argues, based on a statistical ...
judicial reform, judicial independence, human rights, courts, prosecution, military, judges, international law, Americas: Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Latin America
Report in External Series | Jan 2004
Citizens' access and right to information on local government budgets and accounts is often considered a necessary condition for good governance. Without ...
Infomation dissemination, Local government, Budgets, Africa: Tanzania
U4 Issue | Jan 2014
Cost-effectiveness and cost-benefit analysis methods are currently underutilised in evaluations of governance and anti-corruption reforms in developing ...
News | 21 May 2012
Sudanese women activists launch reform initiatives to bring justice to rape victims. Non-governmental and governmental actors alike advocate for change. -International donors should seize this window of opportunity and facilitate dialogue between different stakeholders in Sudan, says CMI-researcher Liv Tønnessen.
Overloaded Planning Systems, Limited Fiscal Autonomy, but some Improvements in Service Delivery: Lessons from the Local Government Reform in Tanzania 2002 - 2005
CMI Brief | Jan 2007
This brief summarises some of the key findings of phase 1 (2002-2005) of the Formative Process Research Programme on the local government reform in Tanzania. ...
Local Government Reform, local governance, service delivery, Africa, Tanzania
News | 14 Jun 2012
There is political will to strengthen the tax system in Angola. If properly designed and implemented, the new tax system can improve the efficiency and responsiveness of the public sector. One of the main challenges, however, will be to convince the citizens of Angola about the value of paying taxes. This will require not only reforms, but a major cultural shift.
Project | Aug 2000 - Dec 2004
Widespread and systemic corruption is a major impediment to economic, political and social development in the Third World. Corruption affects poor people ...
Corruption, Africa., Middle East, Asia: South Asia
Giving Effect to Children's Right to Health in Colombia? Analysing the Implementation of Court Decisions Ordering Health System Reform
Journal Article | Jan 2013
Despite major developments to provide conceptual clarity to the legal enforcement of economic, social and cultural (ESC) rights, research analysing the ...
Taxation and development: a review of donor support to strengthen tax systems in developing countries
Report in External Series | Feb 2013
Recent years have seen a growing interest among donors on taxation in developing countries. This reflects a concern for domestic revenue mobilization ...
Tax policy, Tax administration, Technical assistance, Developing countries
Project | Sep 2005 - Dec 2009
The overall objective of phase 2 (2005-2009) of this research programme is to document the processes of change and impacts of the ongoing Local Government ...
Local government, Fiscal decentralisation, Public financial management, Governance, Tanzania
Expressing religiosity in a secular society: The relativisation of faith in muslim communities in Sweden
Journal Article | Feb 2012
This article discusses religion in public space and the case study is the Muslim minorities in Sweden. The discussion deals with secularization trends ...
Islam, Muslims, Sweden
CMI Working Paper | Nov 2007
The post-Taliban democratic reforms in Afghanistan were in part a recreation of the past. Afghanistan has had six constitutions between 1923 and 1990, ...