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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
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
Project | Jan 2003 - Dec 2004
The project focuses on the role of judicial institutions in relation to two central aspects of the process of democratisation: 1. excercising a control ...
courts, judicial system, judicial reform, democratisation, human rights, economic development, political-legal relationships, access to justice, Africa: Angola
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?
News | 16 Mar 2016
Does self-serving elite behaviour make citizens more politically active? If we inform voters about the elite’s use of tax havens, are they more likely to take part in elections and other political processes? And does the form on the information matter, are voters more inclined to respond to information that stokes their moral indignation?
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
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
'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
Book Chapter | Dec 2012
An overview of Scandinavian views on the Ibadism of Oman between 1700 and 2000.
History, Ibadism, Oman, seafaring, Oman
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
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 ...
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
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
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 ...
Project | Oct - Nov 2015