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Project | Feb - Jul 2004
What can explain the apparent lack of political will to formulate, implement and monitor the budget process and public financial management in accordance ...
Journal Article | Jan 2019
Public anthropology is a collective aspiration shaped by generally shared values and intentions within significant sections of social and cultural anthropology. ...
public anthropology, impact, audit, publications
Book Chapter | Apr 2015
This chapter traces 30 years of transitional justice development following civil-military rule (1973–85) in Uruguay. The 1985 amnesty law helped ...
transitional justice, democracy, peace, human rights violations, accountability, conflict, post-authoritarian, Uruguay
CMI Working Paper | Oct 2012
This paper examines opportunities and constraints facing local revenue mobilization in Anglophone Africa with an emphasis on urban settings. Specific ...
Local government, Decentralization, Taxes, Business licenses, User fees, Africa, Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
U4 Brief | Apr 2009
In Nigeria, as elsewhere, corrupt practices impair oil sector performance. This U4 Brief looks at five approaches to advancing anti-corruption reform ...
natural resource management, political corruption, Nigeria
Book Chapter | Jan 2011
Theories of corruption incidence hold that sectors with a high degree of complexity are particularly prone to corruption because it is difficult for outsiders ...
Project | Apr 2014 - Dec 2018
The Taxation, Institutions and Participation (TIP) project investigates the effects of tax havens on the domestic revenue system, institutions and citizen ...
Capital flight, tax havens, taxation, institutions, lobbying, citizen participation, Angola, Tanzania, Zambia
Reconfiguring Power and Insecurity in the Afghan context: The Consequences of Outsourcing Security in High Risk Societies
Book Chapter | Jan 2016
The Routledge Research Companion to Outsourcing Security offers an overview of the different ways in which states have come to rely on private contractors ...
Security outsourcing, Afghanistan
Maximising the efficiency and impact of Supreme Audit Institutions through engagement with other stakeholders
U4 Issue | Aug 2013
The effectiveness of Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) is not determined solely by resources and capacity levels. A range of other factors is of ...
Accountability, Audit, Audit cycle, Media, NGO, Parliament, People's engagement, , Public financial management, Public participation, Public resources, Supreme Audit Institution, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Slovenia
Event | 3 Nov 2015
Powerful communication tools in the pockets of billions and on our desktops have changed our ability to engage with the world through groups, apps, sites or maps. We organize ourselves, and participate in worldwide dialogue, through such tools. How are these tools used, particularly in developing countries, for humanitarian relief, governance and accountability, and civil society mobilization?
CMI Working Paper | May 2016
Executive summary When Hugo Chávez (1954–2013) came to power in Venezuela in 1998, the military was bestowed with a new—and controversial—role ...
military, politics, Chávez, Bolivar, soldiers, alliances, Venezuela
Edited Book | Jan 2014
All societies develop their own norms about what is fair behaviour and what is not. Violations of these norms, including acts of corruption, can collectively ...
Grabbing, Corruption, Development Aid, Accountability, Utilities, Construction, Ports, Extractive Industries, Finance, Health, Pharmaceuticals, Education, Law Enforcement, Land, Elections
CMI Insight | Feb 2016
The courtroom has become an increasingly common meeting place for retired military officials, and victims and their families who have suffered various ...
Argentina, Colombia, Brazil, Peru, Chile
Book Chapter | Dec 2012
An overview of Scandinavian views on the Ibadism of Oman between 1700 and 2000.
History, Ibadism, Oman, seafaring, Oman
Report in External Series | Sep 2010
The study makes recommendations for Norway’s strategic approach to governance in Nigeria based on a political economy analysis. Norad was ...
Nigeria, good governance, donor support
U4 Brief | May 2008
The burgeoning HIV/AIDS epidemic means that more labor and financial resources are being dedicated to the procurement of antiretroviral (ARV) medicines ...
corruption, health sector
U4 Issue | Dec 2008
Public Expenditure Tracking Surveys, or PETS, are recognised as an effective tool to improve accountability in public finance and service delivery. A ...
Corruption, Public Expenditure Tracking, PETS, public financial management and procurement
'Informal Practice, Cultural Capital and Politics in the Czech Republic, Slovenia, Bulgaria and Romania'
Book Chapter | Dec 2008
The book concludes with a chapter by Åse Berit Grødeland that deals with the ways in which negative consequences of reform and the opportunity ...
informal practice, informal networks, informal contacts, communism, post-communism, Czech Republic, Slovenia, Bulgaria, Romania
Event | 4 Dec 2013
Latin America was the hub for military dictatorships in the 1970s and 1980s. Decades later, countries in the region are still struggling with how to deal ...
Journal Article | Jun 2013
The Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) was set up in 2007, under UN auspices to try those involved in the murder of former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri ...
Deeply Divided Societies, Human Rights, Hybrid Tribunals, International Criminal, Prosecution, Lebanon, Political Assassinations, Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL), Transitional Justice, Lebanon, Syria