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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
Report in External Series | Dec 2010
Anti-corruption initiatives increasingly use multi-stakeholder groups, comprised of representatives from government, private sector, and civil society ...
corruption, construction, multistakeholder group, political economy
U4 Practice Insight | Dec 2014
Sector approaches to combating corruption have gained momentum in recent years, yet the strategic prioritization of sector anti-corruption initiatives ...
anti-corruption approaches in sector work, Mozambique
Report in External Series | Jan 2012
This paper examines opportunities and constraints facing local revenue mobilisation in anglophone Africa, with an emphasis on urban settings. It discusses ...
Local government, decentralisation, taxes, business licences, user fees, Africa
CMI Report | May 2011
This report is part of a larger exercise to monitor and evaluate Mozambique’s poverty reduction strategy PARPA II (2006-2011), and focuses ...
Report in External Series | Aug 2015
Afghanistan’s future remains uncertain. After one of the longest and most ambitious interventions since the Second World War, peace and stability ...
News | 30 May 2013
Less than 10 percent of money spent on health research is spent on diseases that primarily affect 90 percent of the world's population, including the poorest. Are even the meager 10 percent spent wisely? No, says Professor David Sanders and argues that a fear of stepping into the realm of politics makes global health actors and donors prioritise wrongly.
Event | 17 Jun 2011
Basic rights to assembly and expression have come under threat and accountability mechanisms are being undermined. A major standoff over threats to academic freedom and the closure of the university is ongoing. Peter Von Doepp discusses the unfolding situation in Malawi.
Event | 19 Feb 2009
The Israeli colonial project is 'spacio-cidal' targeting land to render an inevitable 'voluntary' transfer of the Palestinian population. Professor Sari Hanafi is visiting scholar at CMI.
The Impact of Information and Accountability on Hospital Procurement Corruption in Argentina and Bolivia
U4 Brief | May 2008
Argentina and Bolivia have both attempted to curb corruption in procurement of hospital supplies. With varying degrees of success, their experiences tell ...
corruption, health sector, Argentina, Bolivia
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Political scientist focusing on democratisation and human rights, economic reform, taxation, institutional change and international aid, with a particular emphasis on Southern and Eastern Africa.
Democratisation, human rights, governance, electoral administration, political parties, economic reform, institutional change, taxation, and aid effectiveness, Africa: Sub Saharan Africa, in particular Namibia, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi
CMI Working Paper | Sep 2014
The effect of government decentralization on corruption is theoretically ambiguous. On the one hand, bringing government closer to the people could increase ...
Decentralization, Corruption, Bribery, Accountability, Capture
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2001
This paper presents recent data on foreign direct investment (FDI) in Malaysia, focusing on the electronics industry. It is found that FDI accounts for ...
Project | Oct - Nov 2015
Event | 8 May 2014
Is Somalia a failed state? Where can Somalia go from here and how can the country be rebuild?
Project | Aug - Dec 2013
State capacity to mobilize fiscal resources is accredited as being important to development. Creation of fiscal capacity entails investment in state structure ...
Tax, innovation, Ethiopia
Report in External Series | Jan 2000
The report was commissioned by the Research Council of Norway in order to provide a state of the art account of how to link human rights and private enterprises. ...
Human rights, Private enterprise, Multinational corporations, Code of conduct, Global
Journal Article | Sep 2018
The divide between hard law and soft law approaches to global regulation of corporations in relation to human rights is partly based on empirical assumptions. ...
Business and human rights treaty, commitment theory, empirical approaches, global regulation, rational choice
Distributing mining wealth to communities in Ghana: Addressing problems of elite capture and political corruption
U4 Issue | May 2013
In the context of a mining boom in Africa, a critical consideration is how governments use increased mineral wealth to foster development, particularly ...
Natural resources, Mining, Minerals, Corruption, Rural communities, Cash transfer schemes, natural resource management, Ghana
CMI Report | Jan 2005
This report addresses governance issues in post-war situations as these are dealt with in three sets of literature: - the growing case-based knowledge ...
Governance, Post-conflict/post-war, Accountability, Peace building