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Event | 15 Mar 2006
The Norwegian Minister for International Development will give the Chr. Michelsen Lecture 2006 at the CMI Annual Meeting 15 March. Solheim was the chief Norwegian peace envoy to Sri Lanka before he became a Minister last year. He has continued his commitment to the peaceprocess in Sri Lanka in his new position. Now, he is also responsible for following up Norway's commitments to the peace process in Sudan.
News | 8 Sep 2006
Tuesday 12 September, the Norwegian Minsiter of Foreign Affairs will visit CMI to discuss various development challenges and its implications for Norwegian foreign policy. On the agenda are topics such as aid and poverty, peacebuilding in post-conflict areas and Norwegian foreign policy in Africa with a particular focus on corruption in emergencies, corporate social responsibility for Norwegian oil companies, and the role of courts in new democracies.
Forging Partnerships? A comparative study of institutional responses to Nordic and Japanese aid in Asia
Project | Jan - Dec 2004
This is a study of instituions in Sri Lanka having received development assistance from Japanese and Nordic donors. The main research questions are: To ...
Asia: Sri Lanka
Project | Jan 1999 - May 2000
CMI was responsible for preparing a synthesis report discussing the relevance of Danish support for ameliorating key human rights and democratisation ...
Does changing the narrative improve host community attitudes to climate migrants? Experimental evidence from Bangladesh
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2019
A number of studies suggest that our narratives about the situation of the poor and vulnerable affect how we view them and treat them. Theoretically, ...
Combate a la corrupción en la educación: Promoción de las prácticas responsables mediante el monitoreo de presupuestos
U4 Brief | Jul 2009
El monitoreo de presupuestos en el sector de la educación, ejecutado por la sociedad civil, es un método eficaz para lograr la rendición ...
Project | Jan 2004 - Dec 2005
Norwegian oil companies have been involved in Angola since the mid 1990s. CMI has in co-operation with A-IP initiated a new project that will analyse ...
U4 Practice Insight | Feb 2020
Impartial, competent and efficient judiciaries are vital in addressing corruption. Both qualitative and quantitative aspects of performance should be ...
News | 3 Mar 2016
An oil spill in Peru has left a trail of destruction. The company responsible for the oil spill offered indigenous people in the affected areas the equivalent of five NOK to clean up the mess barehanded.
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 | Feb 2015 - Dec 2019
Norwegian energy companies abroad. Expanding the anthropological understanding of corporate social responsibility. When Norwegian energy companies invest ...
Tanzania, Turkey, Norway
Project | Jan 2008 - Dec 2010
A number of studies suggest that the practices of multinational corporations in relation to corporate social responsibility and in other areas, ...
CSR, Angola, China
U4 Brief | Nov 2019
Getting urbanisation right is a prerequisite for human development and environmental sustainability. Yet, corruption risks in urbanisation abound and ...
Report in External Series | Sep 2014
In spite of the economic and social policy successes of Latin America’s longest surviving democracy, corruption has become a major problem shaking ...
corruption, Costa Rica
Event | 30 Apr 2010
Is Obama's foreign policy towards Latin America any different than that of Bush? Is Venezuela's economy going down the drain? What does the development of left-leaning governments in Latin America mean for the future of the continent? And is the US re-militarizing Latin America?
CMI Working Paper | Dec 2008
Private companies are spending significant resources on social projects in Angola, for the benefit of poor, for general development purposes and for positioning ...
Angola, Social Funds, Corporate Social Responsibility, Economics, Politics
Doctoral Thesis | Jan 2006
The present study describes some of the mechanisms behind business corruption. It begins by explaining the distinct methodological challenges related ...
Corruption, Business corruption, Theses
Book Chapter | Jan 2001
In this introductory chapter to the anthology, the editors discuss the meaning of associational life in the context of rapid urbanisation in Africa. In ...
Urbanisation, Civil society, Africa
DERAP Working Paper | Jan 1991
The paper offers a contribution to the analysis of the peasant-state relationship, based on experiences from Ethiopia. It argues that in a country where ...
Rural development, Decentralisation, Democratic traditions, Self-determination, Ethiopia, Africa: Ethiopia