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Report in External Series | Apr 2012
The constitution of Bangladesh bestows the parliament with supreme powers in making laws and approving budgets. It is given wide-ranging authority to ...
Parliament, politics, democratisation, institutionalisation, Bangladesh
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2006
The Islamic Resistance Movement’s (Hamas) big win in the elections to the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC) marks the end of Fatah’s ...
Elections, Hamas, Islamic Resistance Movement, Palestine
News | 11 Jun 2012
Many African states could raise substantial tax revenues. Instead they race to offer foreign investors the most favorable tax treatment.
Project | Sep 2010 - Dec 2012
The Bangladesh Parliament (Jatiya Sangsad) was established in 1972 following the separation of Bangladesh from Pakistan. Presidentialism and parliamentarism ...
Parliament, legislature, politics, good governance, Bangladesh
Project | Jun 2007 - Dec 2011
As noted by British MEP Glyn Ford, 'genuine partnership in Europe can only develop on the basis of shared common values - in particular, democracy, ...
European integration, legal culture, religion, "war on terror", convergence, Norway, UK, Poland, Bulgaria and Ukraine
Journal Article | May 2015
The article discusses the political effect of print media liberalization in Kuwait based on content analysis of Arabic language newspapers in the 2009 ...
CMI Brief | Apr 2012
In the forty years since independence Bangladesh has rotated between electoral democracy and military rule, and between parliamentary and presidential ...
Parliament, democratisation, institutionalisation, Bangladesh
DERAP Working Paper | Jan 1990
The paper contributes towards an assessment of the statistical context in which the Namibia Socio-Economic Database might be employed in Namibia. It discusses ...
Statistics, Statistical services, Namibia, Africa: Namibia
News | 6 Apr 2010
CMI welcomes, Dr. Elizabeth (Liz) Hart, who is the new Director of the U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre (www.U4.no).
Commissioned Report | Nov 2007
This study is commissioned by the World Bank as part of the bank's initiative to build capacity in governance and benefit streams management in selected ...
Journal Article | Aug 2009
This article assesses political developments in Ethiopia after its 2005 federal and regional watershed elections. Although an unprecedented liberalisation ...
The Judicial Protection of Tolerance in Chile and Argentina. Explaining Freedom of Expression Jurisprudence, 1990-2003
Master's Thesis | Jan 2006
This thesis seeks to assess the factors which affect the judicial behaviour of the Chilean and Argentinean supreme courts in freedom of expression cases. ...
Human rights, Freedom of expression, Courts, Americas: Argentina, Chile
"A second Liberation": Lobbying for Women's Political Representation in Zambia, Botswana and Namibia
Journal Article | Jan 2006
The article looks at the efforts of women's movements in southern Africa to claim a stake in formal politics as an avenue to pursue their specific demands. ...
Women's movements, Political parties, Politics, Africa: Botswana, Namibia, Zambia
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
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.
Event | 25 Mar 2014
Åse Gilje Østensen (Royal Norwegian Naval Academy) in conversation with Malcolm Langford (Norwegian Centre for Human Rights and Chr. Michelsen Institute) and Siri Gloppen (UiB/CMI).
Event | 14 Feb 2012
Whither Malawi? Will its natural resources be a curse….or blessing? Malawi is a tiny land-locked country neighbouring Tanzania, Zambia & Mozambique ...
Journal Article | Aug 2011
This article explores the validity of critical mass theory in the context of a 25% women’s quota in the national parliament in post-conflict Sudan. ...
post-conflict Sudan, critical mass theory, women's representation, Sudan
Book Chapter | Mar 2008
This chapter analyses the role of the Ugandan legislature in changing the rules of the political game. It discusses the successful move to change ...
Uganda, Parliament, Elections, Political institutions
U4 Issue | Feb 2018
Over the past two decades, advances in information and communication technology (ICT) have transformed the way people access and interact with the information ...