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News | 9 Dec 2016
Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos managed to secure approval for the new peace agreement between the government and FARC before he comes to Oslo to receive the Nobel Peace Prize on December 10.
Rights, Law, Transitional justice, Colombia
News | 23 Jan 2015
Big accounting firms advice multinational companies on tax loopholes and lobby for tax exemptions. At the same time they advice governments in developing countries on tax reforms and engage in government task forces. A new research project delve deeper into the dual role of multinational accounting firms.
News | 24 Mar 2015
Felipe doesn’t like it much, shootouts occur almost every day, but he knows that he can’t show any signs of weakness, so he tries to keep up appearances. Two weeks after arriving at Fazendinha he was shot in a confrontation with armed traffickers.
Implementers or Governors? The Expanding Role for Private Military and Security Companies within the Peace Operations Network
Journal Article | Jan 2014
This article explores the role of private security and military companies within the wider confinements of peace operations governance. To do so, the ...
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 ...
Peacebuilding and Democratic Consolidation in Post-War Guatemala: A Comparative Assessment of the Impact of Civil-Military Reforms in the Peace Accords
Master's Thesis | Dec 2007
This thesis seeks to combine institutional peacebuilding theory and democratization theory in order to understand the process and the result of the implementation ...
Report in External Series | Mar 2012
Serious shortcomings in Sudanese laws and practices contribute to the lack of protection of victims of rape in Sudan. There is need for comprehensive ...
U4 Brief | Mar 2008
A recent anti-corruption initiative targeting Peru's education sector was undertaken jointly by the Office of the Ombudsman and Transparency International's ...
education, english, corruption, anti-corruption, Peru, Latin America, Peru
CMI Working Paper | Sep 2012
Interventions to fix market failures in infrastructure have often resulted in some form of governance failure and this contributes importantly to explain ...
Political economy, Infrastructure, Regulation, Reform
News | 28 Jan 2014
Taxpayer compliance in Sub-Saharan Africa is closely linked to peoples' views of the government's ability to deliver on important services, the fairness of the system, and consequences of tax evasion shows findings from the recent Afrobarometer survey.
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
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2002
Over the last decade several African countries have undertaken comprehensive reforms of their tax administrations, with the aims of increasing revenue ...
Corruption, Tax evasion, Tax administration, Incentives, JEL Classification: H26, H30, J33, K42, Africa: Tanzania
Event | 23 May 2008
CANCELLED. Professor Amos Sawyer cannot come to Bergen 23 May.
Report in External Series | Sep 2008
This study compares the evolution of the state-of-the-art in research and analysis of anticorruption and transparency with World Bank practice. The first ...
Anti-corruption, corruption, World Bank
Event | 29 Jan 2009
W. Michael Kramer a leading expert in the investigation and civil prosecution of serious fraud and corruption cases, holds a brownbag lunch at CMI discussing corruption and fraud in international development projects.
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.
CMI Report | May 2016
The project Women’s Human Rights and Law Reform in the Muslim World seeks to map family and criminal law reforms in the period 1995-2015 in Afghanistan, ...
marriage age, marriage, law, rights, women, Yemen
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
Responding to the challenges of supreme audit institutions: Can legislatures and civil society help?
U4 Issue | Feb 2009
The gaps between approved budgets and the realisation of policy and development goals stand among key governance challenges in many developing countries. ...
Supreme Audit Institution, external audit, financial audit, compliance audit, performance audit, audit, public resources, accountability, public financial management and procurement
Project | Nov 2003 - Dec 2005
The primary objective of this project was to identify viable approaches to the delivery of basic services for people living in poor urban areas. In the ...