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U4 Issue | May 2015
This U4 issue paper provides policymakers in developing nations, their citizens, and U4’s partners in the donor community with an overview of where ...
Justice, Assessment, Corrections, Corruption, Criminal justice, Detention, Investigation, Judiciary, Police, Prosecution, Trials
Democracy matters more than ever: Democracy assistance after the entrance of the "Emerging Southern Powers" in sub-Saharan Africa
CMI Brief | Aug 2011
Over the last ten years the new “Emerging Southern Powers” – China, India, Brazil and South Africa – have increased their ...
Report in External Series | May 2018
Research in developing countries demonstrates the importance of life skills for improving a range of outcomes for adolescent girls. These outcomes include ...
Ethiopia, Lebanon, Tanzania
Event | 26 May 2008
Lebanon is currently experiencing its worst political crisis since the civil war ended in 1989. Elizabeth Picard is a leading Middle East scholar, and Lebanon specialist.
News | 18 Jan 2012
Current efforts to combat money laundering in the informal financial sector have had very limited effects. Informal money transfer systems cannot be treated and controlled like formal banks, says CMI advisor Jesper Johnsøn in a newly published article.
News | 17 Oct 2012
I am sipping to my coffee as I am listening to the local imam through the loudspeaker as he addresses his congregation inside the mosque.
News | 27 Nov 2014
Professor Thomas Hylland Eriksen has accepted a position as Associated Senior Researcher at CMI.
Project | Feb 2016 - Mar 2018
This study focuses on urban property taxation, which is considered to have a substantial unexploited revenue potential for the financing of public ...
Taxation, property tax, real estate, urbanisation, local government, Tanzania
Project | Oct - Dec 2008
This project is a mid-term review of Norway's support to the cultural sector in Nepal. Norwegian support has covered the following areas: theatre ...
Project | Mar - Jun 2007
The present IT system at Centro de Estudos e Investigacao Cientifica (CEIC) does not perform well. The unreliable system means that CEIC is ...
ICT, Angola, CEIC, Open Access, Angola
Journal Article | Jan 2009
The foundational principle of human rights is that all human beings are equal in rights, dignity, and worth. Yet we live in a world ravaged by social ...
When Neighbours become Killers. Land Redistribution, Ethnicity and Communal Violence in Kibaale District, Uganda
Master's Thesis | Jan 2006
The point of departure is a local incident of ethnic violence in Kibaale District in western Uganda. Very few people were killed, yet it received enormous ...
Ethnic groups, Ethnic conflicts, Violence, Africa: Uganda
Acceptability of an economic support component to reduce early pregnancy and school dropout in Zambia: a qualitative case study
Journal Article | Nov 2019
Background: Cash Transfer (CT) schemes have become popular poverty reducing measures in many low and middle-income countries. Research indicates that ...
Acceptability, Cash transfer, adolescent health, Zambia, Zambia
Edited Book | Dec 2007
This edited volume brings together scholars and practitioners to address the question as to whether, in our globalised world, the protection of economic, ...
Human rights, Developing countries
Health inequalities in Ethiopia: modeling inequalities in length of life within and between population groups
Journal Article | Aug 2013
Background and objectives Most studies on health inequalities use average measures, but describing the distribution of health can also provide valuable ...
Ethiopia, Justice, Health inequality, Inequality in length of life, Priority setting, Inequality measurement, Gini
News | 27 May 2011
The Afghan conflict is driven by the impact and behaviour of international troops as well as the illegitimacy of the Afghan government.
Project | Mar - Jun 2006
This is an evaluation of a project that the United Nations Development Programme, in conjunction with the UN Office for Project Services, started in 2003 ...
peacebuilding, development, UNDP, DR Congo
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
News | 3 Sep 2015
Corruption and illegal trafficking endanger the world’s biodiversity
News | 28 Jun 2007
What are the links between various transitional justice mechanisms and the degree of violence and reconciliation in the post-war or post-authoritarian period?