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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?
Event | 24 Nov 2015
Many experts see the introduction of results based financing (RBF) schemes as an opportunity to strengthen, or even reform, health systems; however, they are also a potential source of new risks and challenges that are not well understood.
Project | Jul 2016 - Jun 2020
The project looks at the cost of women’s exclusion and the possibilities for their inclusion in peace talks, peacebuilding, and politics ...
Women, peacebuilding, Africa, legal reform, Algeria, Somalia, South Sudan, Nigeria, Sudan
Project | Apr 2014 - Dec 2018
The Taxation, Institutions and Participation (TIP) project investigates the effects of tax havens on the domestic revenue system, institutions ...
Capital flight, tax havens, taxation, institutions, lobbying, citizen participation, Angola, Tanzania, Zambia
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 | Feb - Aug 2013
Sudan has undertaken decentralization reforms since the early 1990s, in a federal government system with three tiers: federal, state, and local ...
Intergovernmental fiscal relations, state and local government revenues, taxes, business licenses, user fees, Sudan
Project | Jan 2011 - Oct 2014
In 2008, on a piloting basis, a new system for property tax collection was introduced in some municipalities in Dar es Salaam. While the municipalities ...
Taxation, property tax, Tanzania
Project | Apr - Jun 2011
While the passage of various UN Resolutions 1325 (2000), 1820 (2008), 1888 (2009) and 1889 (2009) on women, peace and security are important ...
Project | May - Dec 2008
This Norad-commissioned workshop aimed at addressing organizational capacities, and financial and managerial accountability among ...
Corruption, anti-corruption, civil society, Macedonia
Project | Nov 2005 - Mar 2006
This study compares the three constitutional documents listed below that were the subject of debate in Kenya's constitutional reform process ...
Project | Jan 2003 - Dec 2005
This research project, which is a collaboration with the Centre for Applied Legal Studies (Johannesburg) investigates the role played by courts ...
constitutional democracy, legal and judicial reforms, democratic consolidation, social transformation, courts, accountability function of courts, access to justice, marginalised groups, , Africa: South Africa
Project | Feb 2001 - Jan 2006
This PhD project explores corruption in international trade and foreign direct investment. Tina Søreide is a PhD student at the Norwegian ...
Business climate, corruption, bribery, foreign direct investments (FDI), international trade, procurement, market reform
Tax evasion and corruption in developing countries: A study of the revenue authorities in Tanzania and Uganda
Project | Jun 2002 - Jun 2003
The project focuses on corruption in tax administration. Reforms of tax administrations in Tanzania and Uganda in the 1990s, in the form of ...
Africa: Tanzania, Uganda
Project | Jul - Sep 2001
Study commissioned by the Angola-Instituto de Pesquisa Économica e Social (AIP) to assist the preparations for a public procurement reform ...
public procurement, corruption, tender, trade and investment, Africa: Angola