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Commissioned Report | Jan 2004
Taxation, aid and democracy are closely related in poor aid-dependent African countries. The way they tackle the issue of domestic revenue mobilisation ...
Taxation, Africa: Namibia, Tanzania, Uganda
Book Chapter | Apr 2015
This chapter traces 30 years of transitional justice development following civil-military rule (1973–85) in Uruguay. The 1985 amnesty ...
transitional justice, democracy, peace, human rights violations, accountability, conflict, post-authoritarian, Uruguay
Political scientist focusing on democracy, governance and women's employment and empowement in the Horn of Africa
Democratisation, human rights, federalism, ethnicity, post conflict power sharing, political institutions in developmental processes, women's participation in authoritarian contexts, Ethiopia, Sudan, Eritrea, Somalia, Djibouti
Associated Senior Researcher
Political scientist specialized in comparative politics and public law in Latin America.
News | 30 Apr 2013
Afghan women's rights activists are caught in a squeeze between the expectations of Western donors, demands from Islamists and their own ambitions. Advocates fear rejection of all attempts to promote women's rights and are forced to make compromises.
CMI Report | Jan 1996
This report, commissioned by Save the Children, Norway, discusses the main economic arguments for and against the incorporation of a social ...
Trade, Child labour, Economic sanctions, ILO, WTO, Asia: Bangladesh
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2002
This note outlines some challenges facing parliamentarians in the fight against corruption. To succeed, it is argued, requires open-mindedness ...
Corruption, Parliamentarians, JEL Classification: K42, P37, P51
Doctoral Thesis | Nov 2011
This thesis investigates the politics of competing Islamic gender ideologies in Sudan. Based on fieldwork conducted in greater Khartoum from ...
Institutional arrangements for corruption prevention: Considerations for the implementation of the United Nations convention against corruption article 6
U4 Issue | Apr 2009
What kind of institutions does a state need to have in place to effectively prevent corruption? What does it mean, when article 6 of the UN ...
UNCAC, United Nations Convention against Corruption, anti-corruption policy, policy implementation, knowledge dissemination, institutional arrangements, anti-corruption conventions
UNCAC in a nutshell. A quick guide to the United Nations Convention against Corruption for embassy and donor agency staff
U4 Brief | Aug 2010
This guide provides an introduction for country-level embassy and donor agency staff on what the United Nations Convention against Corruption ...
U4 Brief | Dec 2010
This guide provides key information on the UN Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) and steps that can be taken to foster its implementation ...
CMI Report | Apr 2015
This report forms part of a larger study titled Advancing the Rights of Children: Assessing the Effectiveness of Transnational Advocacy ...
Doctoral Thesis | Aug 2013
This thesis examines contestations over gender violence as points of entry into an analysis of gender, politics and sovereign power in contemporary ...
Adultery, rape, and escaping the house: The protection and policing of female sexuality in Afghanistan
CMI Working Paper | Dec 2017
This working paper undertakes an initial survey of the dynamics through which the criminalization of female sexuality structures women’s ...
adultery, rape, sex, sexuality, Afghanistan
Project | May - Jul 2018
Norway has provided financial support to the Blue Diamond Society (BDS) since 2007. The Norwegian Embassy (in the current phase) provides ...
Civil society, health, development aid, Nepal
Project | Jan 2013 - Jun 2017
The main goal of the research project is to understand the consequences of the legal regime India has adopted to protect its indigenous peoples ...
Project | Aug 2003 - Jul 2006
A central concern for democratic accountability is how political institutions are able to guard against executive dominance and electoral malpractice. ...
Democratisation, Parliamentary-executive relations, Political culture, Electoral administration, Political parties, Judiciary, Elections, Electoral systems, Africa: Malawi
Project | Jan 1998 - Dec 2000
This is a research project assessing the scale and scope of the Botswana public sector against the background of allocation of financial and ...
Programme | Nov 1999 - Dec 2003
This research programme analysed the evolution and performance of tax systems in three African countries, Namibia, Tanzania and Uganda, in order ...
Africa: Namibia, Tanzania, Uganda
Event | 9 Feb 2011
The UN Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) is arguably the most advanced and most global anti-corruption treaty. Its topical and geographic scope raises questions of adaptability. U4 coordinator Hannes Hechler presents a political economy analysis of UNCAC and its implementation processes.