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U4 Brief | Oct 2013
Strategies to increase transparency and accountability often include complaints mechanisms by which organisations can respond to individual ...
Book Chapter | Jan 2013
"Accountability" Elin Skaar Encyclopedia of Transitional Justice Nadya Nedelsky and Lavinia Stan ac
accountability, transitional justice
Journal Article | Jun 2013
This article explores the conditions that led to the referral of the crisis in Darfur to the International Criminal Court (ICC) and the arrest ...
CMI Working Paper | Sep 2014
The effect of government decentralization on corruption is theoretically ambiguous. On the one hand, bringing government closer to the people ...
Decentralization, Corruption, Bribery, Accountability, Capture
Book Chapter | May 2016
Uruguay: halfway towards accountability Francesca Lessa and Elin Skaar Transitional Justice in Lati
transitional justice, Uruguay
Journal Article | May 2018
What can explain the varied effectiveness of internationally led attempts at statebuilding? This article seeks to answer this question by comparing ...
Globally designed accountability and local social inequality. A case study of two maternal deaths in Tanzania.
Book Chapter | Sep 2018
Globally designed accountability and local social inequality. A case study of two maternal deaths in
Maternal health, accountability, Tanzania
CMI Insight | Feb 2016
The courtroom has become an increasingly common meeting place for retired military officials, and victims and their families who have suffered ...
Argentina, Colombia, Brazil, Peru, Chile
Non-resource taxation in a resource rich setting: A broader tax base will enhance tax compliance in Tanzania
CMI Brief | Mar 2016
CMI Brief December 2015 Volume 14 No.08 Huge reservoirs of natural gas have been discovered offshore the southern coast of Tanzania. The country ...
CMI Working Paper | Jun 2018
This study offers an account of individual agency within a constructivist view of professional wrongdoing. The main contribution is a model ...
professional wrongdoing, constructivism, tax avoidance, wealth management
News | 13 Aug 2015
In the past, Brazilian intellectuals have coined the term “metaphor of war” to account for the representations of the crime and violence in Rio de Janeiro. The logic of war is at the very core of Rio’s pacification of the favelas, which in practice is carried out through armed confrontations between the police and armed groups within pacified favelas, where the main objective (on both sides), in spite of the rhetoric of peace, is still to kill the enemy.
News | 17 Mar 2010
Este relatório apresenta alguns resultados do trabalho de campo realizado em Outubro-Novembro de 2008 em Kalandula, província de Malange, sobre experiências recentes com os novos Conselhos de Auscultação e Concertação Social. Este relatório também discute os resultados à luz das declarações políticas e das experiências internacionais com instituições similares.
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 | 24 Nov 2008
Empowering the poor requires more than simply a transfer of resources; it entails the creation of sound legal and political frameworks which specifically address the needs of the poor and vulnerable and hold political and administrative leaders accountable for policy failures.
Bolivia, China, Uganda, Tanzania, Malawi, India
Event | 10 Feb 2010
The story of a Kenyan whistle blower and Michela Wrong's latest book is a gripping account of both an individual caught on the horns of an excruciating moral dilemma and a continent at a turningpoint.
News | 23 Jul 2010
With the report UNPAID DEBT, ECOS calls upon the oil companies Lundin Petroleum from Sweden, Petronas from Malaysia and Austria's OMV and their home governments to account for the injustices suffered by the victims of the oil wars in Block 5A.
News | 6 Oct 2010
Remarks by U.S. President Obama in a Ministerial Meeting on Sudan.
Event | 15 Mar 2011
We need dialog and negotiation, but we also need accountability and justice. Dr. Sima Samar gives the 2011 Christian Michelsen lecture.
Event | 17 Jun 2011
Basic rights to assembly and expression have come under threat and accountability mechanisms are being undermined. A major standoff over threats to academic freedom and the closure of the university is ongoing. Peter Von Doepp discusses the unfolding situation in Malawi.
News | 8 Jun 2012
A new report documents measures that can make government and politics more responsive, more accountable and more transparent and enable citizens to take a greater role in governing themselves.