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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.
Event | 7 May 2010
President Karzai has announced that a peace jirga will be held in May this year to discuss ways out of the conflict and President Obama has earlier announced that American forces will start to withdraw in July next year. What does this mean for Afghanistan's future? What are the implications for progressive reforms in Afghanistan? Aziz Hakimi, an Afghan political analyst based in Kabul, and CMI researcher Torunn Wimpelmann Chaudhary present and discusses with chair Astri Suhrke.
Event | 19 Apr 2012
Reducing poverty and improving governance require evidence-based approaches that also pay attention to the political scope for reform.
News | 31 May 2012
A recent U4-workshop in Liberia has clarified obstacles and strengthened the cooperation on anti-corruption between donors, local and central authorities in Liberia. This paves the way for better donor support and government action, says U4-adviser Jesper Johnsøn.
News | 5 Apr 2013
Medienes negative karakteristikker av den avdøde presidenten Hugo Chávez dekker over hva kontroversene i Venezuela egentlig handler om, skriver Iselin Åsedotter Strønen i en kronikk i Aftenposten.
Event | 11 Apr 2013
Seminar to take stock of Brazil's development 10 years after the coming to power of Lula and PT, with André Singer, professor of ...
News | 27 Jun 2013
The Egyptian military has a long history of safeguarding the Egyptian people from oppressive regimes. As the Morsi-government fails to curb the economic decline and growing unemployment, the Egyptian people once again turn their attention to the military in hope of rescue.
News | 20 Sep 2013
"Litigation may be an effective means to secure economic, social and cultural rights," says Camila Gianella. As a result of numerous health rights litigations, the Colombian Constitutional Court ordered extensive structural reforms of the country's health system.
News | 25 Oct 2013
Ugandan women have organized themselves to the core of national politics. What lessons are there to learn from the Ugandan experience?
News | 23 Jan 2015
Big accounting firms advice multinational companies on tax loopholes and lobby for tax exemptions. At the same time they advice governments in developing countries on tax reforms and engage in government task forces. A new research project delve deeper into the dual role of multinational accounting firms.
News | 5 Mar 2015
After decades of efforts to end female genital mutilation (FGM) in Sudan, the prevalence of the practice is still staggering. So far, attempts to criminalize FGM have been futile, but there is an election coming up. Will a new national assembly open up for law reform?
Report in External Series | Jan 2005
The purpose of this issue paper is to identify and discuss major challenges, appropriate responses, and relevant tools for addressing corruption ...
Corruption, Tax evasion, Tax administration, Customs, International, developing countries
Exploring the Research-Policy Linkage: The Case of Reforms in Financing Primary Education in Tanzania
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2006
Tanzania abolished school fees in primary schools as from 2002. This move was made possible because of shifts in the policy of major donors, ...
Educational policy, Development, Role of research, User fees, Tanzania
CMI Working Paper | Oct 2007
Ethiopia's new political climate (since 1991) has enhanced the Muslims' opportunities for religious expressions, clearly seen through ...
Ethiopia, Islam, Salafism, Islamism, Identity, Ethnicity
'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 ...
informal practice, informal networks, informal contacts, communism, post-communism, Czech Republic, Slovenia, Bulgaria, Romania
Journal Article | Jan 2010
In Thomas Tsai's World Report (Jan 9, p 109),1 Leonardo Cubillos posits a conflict between a “data-driven process” of health policy ...
CMI Report | Jan 2005
In 2001 SADC approved an ambitious program for a major overhaul of the organisation. Through institutional reform SADC hoped to establish a ...
Development aid, , Regional co-operation, SADC, Norway, Southern Africa
CMI Report | Jan 1992
Notatet bygger på et foredrag for hovedfagsstudenter i sammenlignende politikk på "Finseseminaret" i februar 1992. Teorier om sammenhengen ...
Demokrati, Strukturtilpasning, Økonomiske reformer, Ghana, Zimbabwe
CMI Report | Jan 1992
Dette arbeidsnotatet gir en kort oversikt og innføring i den økonomiske situasjonen for landene i Afrika sør for Sahara. ...
Økonomisk utvikling, Krise, Økonomiske reformer, Afrika sør for Sahara
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1995
This paper uses as a point of departure the extensive soil erosion problems in the highland area of Western Tanzania. The first part of the ...