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CMI Brief | Oct 2016
Violence against women is widespread in Angola. This brief presents the main findings in a recent study of how violence against women is playing ...
women, violence, poverty, Angola, Luanda
CMI Working Paper | Mar 2017
Public financial transparency is increasingly advocated as a solution to concerns over legal tax planning by multinational corporations, and ...
tax, transparency, tax evasion, beneficial ownership, fraud, money laundering
U4 Brief | Mar 2017
Many information technology initiatives have emerged in recent years with the aim of improving natural resource management. These take a variety ...
natural resource management, technology
Trading in corruption: Evidence and mitigation measures for corruption in the trading of oil and minerals
U4 Issue | Jun 2017
Between 2011 and 2013, sales of government oil from the ten biggest producers in sub-Saharan Africa accounted for 56% of these countries’ ...
natural resource management, oil, minerals, resource curse, commodity trading, corruption, national oil companies, state-owned enterprises, extractive revenue misappropriation
Report in External Series | Jan 2017
The Occupied Palestinian Territories is one of the world’s most aid-dependent countries. Despite overall levels of aid falling since 2009, ...
News | 30 May 2005
Empowerment, participation, accountability and non-discrimination: Operationalising a human rights-based approach to development, is the theme of this year's volume. CMI researcher Hugo Stokke explores the boundaries of state responsibility in his essay "What is left of State Responsibility? Turning State Obligations into State Responsibility in the Field of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.
Event | 18 Oct 2005
Can a peaceprocess be respected if "peacemaking forces" violate human rights? asks senior researcher and Afghan expert Dr. Arne Strand. In Afghanistan there is a deliberate neglect of human rights by the Afghan government and the UN and - certainly, by the Operation Enduring Freedom - in fear that the warlords would not accept inducement if they could be held accountable for past human rights atrocities.
News | 4 Oct 2015
High environmental risks and questionable development outcomes characterise the mining industry. A myriad of small companies operate in competitive, high-risk, high-reward settings with weak institutions that fail to enforce regulations. Such conditions are highly conducive to corruption, violence, and environmental destruction.
Junior mining companies, Environmental impact assessments, Environmental governance, Corruption, Violence, Bribery, Natural Resources, Guatemala
News | 24 Aug 2015
Corruption keeps people thirsty. It damages drinking supplies and sanitation and makes water inaccessible and unaffordable. Because dirty water can be deadly, cleaning up the water sector is a matter of life and death. Below is some advice for what donors can do to help prevent corruption in water management.
News | 13 Oct 2010
Read the public address of Gen Salva Kiir Mayardit on his return from the official visit to the United States of America.
Event | 31 Oct 2011
Alicia Ely Yamin and Siri Gloppen, the authors of the new book Litigating Health Rights, opens the Global Health Challenges week with a book launch of their book on health right litigation in Costa Rica, South Africa, India, Brazil, Argentina and Colombia.
Costa Rica, South Africa, India, Brazil, Argentina and Colombia
News | 21 Nov 2011
Angola suffers from gross inequality, widespread poverty and a reputation for authoritarianism and corruption. However, this does not scare off foreign investors. The former Portuguese colony is enormously rich in natural resources, and is a main destination for Norwegian investments in Africa.
News | 29 Jun 2012
Norway has invested more money in the forest protection programme REDD+ than any other donor country. Corruption concerns have been widely raised when it comes to REDD+. Will Norwegian investments be in vain?
News | 17 Sep 2012
Developing countries could raise substantial domestic revenues by strengthening tax legislation and administration, but a lack of global regulations to address cross-border tax evasion is slowing down the process.
News | 30 May 2013
Less than 10 percent of money spent on health research is spent on diseases that primarily affect 90 percent of the world's population, including the poorest. Are even the meager 10 percent spent wisely? No, says Professor David Sanders and argues that a fear of stepping into the realm of politics makes global health actors and donors prioritise wrongly.
Event | 18 Oct 2013
Only 800 days remain to achieve the Millennium Development Goals. The overarching goals of fighting poverty and eradicating hunger have framed ...
News | 31 Mar 2014
Uganda's new anti-homosexuality law has disheartened the international human rights community. Would it have been possible to foresee Museveni's approval of the law? In an ideal world, actors promoting human rights can design projects and interventions and see them through with norms and laws in mind. In the real world, where politics and erratic decisions come into play, human rights work is extremely challenging.
Project | Dec 2017 - Feb 2018
The Afghan NGO CoAR is involving their staff and partners in formulation of a new 5 year strategy, to be facilitated by CMI. The process ...
Fragil states, Community development, Diaster management and prevention, Capacity building, Afghanistan
Project | Jan 2017 - Dec 2020
Water is essential to all aspects of human life. It is vital for public health, an essential component of national and local economies and a ...
Brazil, Costa Rica, India, Peru and South Africa
Project | Sep - Oct 2015
Presentations/lectures on corruption (concepts, causes and consequences), anti-corruption (tools and strategies), company perspectives and good ...
Corruption, natural resources, oil, World