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Event | 12 Jun 2006
CMI reseacher Tina Søreide, defends her PhD at the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration 12 June. Her dissertation is made up of five articles that deal with different aspects of business corruption from a critical assessment of corruption indices to corruption in international business transactions. She has also looked at corruption and procurement and on how corruption may affect privatization.
Event | 24 Nov 2011
The seminar has been cancelled and will be moved to January
India, South Africa
Project | Sep - Dec 2006
Corruption tends to be prevalent in developing countries that are richly endowed with natural resources. This project provides a brief guide for ...
CMI Report | May 2019
Gendercide and marginalisation – An initial review of the knowledge base Vibeke Wang, Magnus Hatleba
Gendercide, Disabled persons, Marginalised groups, Religious minorities, LHBTIQ-persons, China, India
News | 7 Oct 2015
During my fieldwork in Ilam district, Eastern Nepal, I had the chance to visit many different homes, and to experience parts of the everyday life of Nepali families. So far, in every single stay, I was impressed by the children’s motivation for doing homework until late in the evening, and their great ability to speak English. One of them, a 4,5-years old was copying mathematical rules and letters several times, “just for fun, as he is doing it every evening”, as his older brother told me.
Book Chapter | Jan 2011
Theories of corruption incidence hold that sectors with a high degree of complexity are particularly prone to corruption because it is difficult for outsiders ...
Event | 13 Oct 2009
What threat do they pose to the stability of the Afghan and Pakistani state? What role do they play in international terrorism? Is there room for a negotiated settlement with these groups without abandoning democratization, development and basic human rights?
CMI Report | Jan 2005
In Bosnia and Herzegovina, we find that corruption exists in all its facets - bribery, nepotism, embezzlement, diversion of public funds, tax fraud, illegal ...
Corruption, Anti-corruption strategies, Post-war reconstruction, Democratisation, Balkan region, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bosnia Herzegovina
Edited Book | Jan 2001
This book is about the multitude of associations that has emerged in African cities in recent years. In many cases, they are a response to mounting poverty, ...
Urbanisation, Civil society, Africa
Exploring new political alternatives for the Oromo in Ethiopia. Report from Oromo workshop and its after-effects
CMI Report | May 2009
This report is intended to stimulate a debate on political alternatives for the Oromo, an ethnic and social group in Ethiopia. It makes documents from ...
Ethiopia, Oromo, Democracy, Local administration, Ethiopian federation
How can Technical Assistance support the Implementation of UNCAC? U4 Background Paper for the International Cooperation Workshop on Technical Assistance for the Implementation of UNCAC, Montevideo, May 2007
U4 Issue | Jan 2007
At the first Conference of States Parties to the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC), held in Jordan in December 2006, participants agreed ...
Book Chapter | Jan 2018
The international regime for resettlement of refugees examined in this volume has three important characteristics. First, the regime is state-centric. ...
Refugee & Migration Studies General Anthropology Political Economy
Report in External Series | May 2017
Traditional leadership often coexists with modernpolitical institutions, yet we know little about how traditional and state authority cues—or those ...
Traditional authorities, Gender, Policy advocacy, Experiments, Malawi
Sudan Working Paper | May 2017
This paper critically investigates the criminalization of female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) in Red Sea, a state with one of the highest prevalence ...
female genital mutilation, cutting, pharaonic circumcision, circumcision, kushabi, ARUSS, Red Sea
Event | 16 Oct 2008
The ethics of corruption cannot be analyzed without simultaneously addressing the legitimacy of public office or entrusted power. Ivar Kolstad introduces a concept of core unethical corruption, defined as violations of distributed ethical obligations for private gain.
CMI Report | Jan 2004
Creating a viable judiciary and strengthening its democratic functions has been a main concern of both governments and donors over the last two decades. ...
Judicial reform, Justice sector reform, Foreign aid, Norwegian aid, Courts, Africa: Ethiopia., Americas: Guatemala
Journal Article | Jan 2011
While most UN peace operations have become large and multidimensional, UN support to postwar Nepal, the UN Mission in Nepal (UNMIN), was authorized as ...
United Nations, peace operations, Nepal, Nepal
Report in External Series | Sep 2012
Norway has a long history of providing humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan through non-governmental organisations and the United Nations, and has played ...
peacebuilding, humanitarian assistance, Afghanistan
When Supreme Audit Institutions engage with civil society: Exploring lessons from the Latin American Transparency Participation and Accountability Initiative
U4 Practice Insight | Dec 2013
The Transparency, Participation and Accountability Initiative illustrates emerging partnerships between audit institutions and citizens, and highlights ...
Supreme Audit Institutions, auditing, civic engagement, transparency, participation, accountability, Latin America, people's engagement, Latin America
CMI Insight | Apr 2014
The Syrian army did not turn on the regime in the face of popular protests, contrary to its Egyptian and Tunisian counterparts. Yet, the Syrian army lost ...