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Event | 21 Oct 2014
This conference invites scholars and activists to present papers on law reform particularly within the area of family law and criminal law. How, when and where are women activists using law and law reform as a tool to create gender justice in the greater Middle East?
Report in External Series | Jan 2002
This dissertation is about judicial independence. It deals with two interrelated questions. The first half of the dissertation argues, based ...
judicial reform, judicial independence, human rights, courts, prosecution, military, judges, international law, Americas: Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Latin America
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2003
Market reforms in developing and transition economies have sometimes failed to deliver the desired welfare effects. Corruption may be an important ...
Corruption, market reform, privatization
CMI Report | Jan 2004
Creating a viable judiciary and strengthening its democratic functions has been a main concern of both governments and donors over the last ...
Judicial reform, Justice sector reform, Foreign aid, Norwegian aid, Courts, Africa: Ethiopia., Americas: Guatemala
CMI Report | Jan 2003
Security sector reform addresses two main challenges: (1) assisting institutions capable of providing security for the state and its citizens ...
Norway, Development aid, Security, Peace building
Book Chapter | Jan 2003
Can improved revenue collection and tax policies provide for more democratically accountable government? The chapter discusses the relationship ...
Tax reform, Economic policy, Africa: Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia
Angola Brief | Feb 2014
Since 2010, Angola has been implementing a tax reform aiming to increase non-oil tax revenues. This brief addresses main achievements of the ...
Event | 28 May 2008
New land reforms are again high on the policy agenda and low-cost, pro-poor reforms are being tested in poor countries. Stein T. Holden, professor at the Norwegian University of Life Science, looks at the Tigray region in Ethiopia.
Event | 23 May 2008
CANCELLED. Professor Amos Sawyer cannot come to Bergen 23 May.
News | 21 May 2012
Sudanese women activists launch reform initiatives to bring justice to rape victims. Non-governmental and governmental actors alike advocate for change. -International donors should seize this window of opportunity and facilitate dialogue between different stakeholders in Sudan, says CMI-researcher Liv Tønnessen.
Event | 14 May 2012
-Moderate reforms can have a positive magnet effect on traditional oppressive social norms, says Jean-Philippe Platteau.
DERAP Working Paper | Jan 1990
The article reviews the discussion on the issue of land reform within Zimbabwe and the various explanations advanced in the literature of why ...
Land reform, Development strategy, State, Zimbabwe, Africa: Zimbabwe
Overloaded Planning Systems, Limited Fiscal Autonomy, but some Improvements in Service Delivery: Lessons from the Local Government Reform in Tanzania 2002 - 2005
CMI Brief | Jan 2007
This brief summarises some of the key findings of phase 1 (2002-2005) of the Formative Process Research Programme on the local government reform ...
Local Government Reform, local governance, service delivery, Africa, Tanzania
Policy implementation under stress: Central-local government relations in property tax administration in Tanzania
Journal Article | Mar 2019
Inter-organisational cooperation in revenue collection has received limited attention in the tax administration literature. Recent experiences ...
Property tax, tax reform, tax administration, policy implementation, inter-organisational cooperation, Tanzania
Journal Article | Jan 2014
Under Sudan’s Criminal Act (1991), rape is defined as zina (adultery and fornication) without consent. This means that the strict rules ...
Report in External Series | Sep 2008
This study compares the evolution of the state-of-the-art in research and analysis of anticorruption and transparency with World Bank practice. ...
Anti-corruption, corruption, World Bank
CMI Working Paper | Oct 2017
Since the year 2000, an international reform process has been underway to reduce the negative impacts of tax havens. This paper analyzes whether ...
tax, tax havens, UK, EU, United States, China
Project | Jan 2012 - Jan 2013
As a direct response to Norway’s “Brazil strategy” of enhancing research cooperation on global issues between Norway and Brazil, ...
Project | Jan 2002 - Aug 2005
The overall aim of this four year research programme was to document processes of change and impacts of the Local Government Reform Programme ...
Senior Researcher, Coordinator Governance
Political scientist whose competence areas include local government reform, corruption and opposition in Africa.
Local government reform, corruption, China in Africa, press freedom, China, Africa: Angola, Mozambique., Americas: Venezuela