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Event | 13 Apr 2011
Elin Skaar's new book analyses the connections between transitional justice and judicial politics. She explores the role of courts in shaping options and trajectories of post-transitional justice - and concretely the chances of criminal prosecutions for past crimes in Argentina, Chile and Uruguay.
Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay
U4 Issue | Jul 2018
Pervasive corruption in the Nigerian maritime security sector facilitates smuggling, piracy and oil theft. Building capacity while ignoring corruption ...
U4 Brief | Dec 2008
Heightened competition and considerable illegal fishing by commercial boats, suggest that incentives for corruption in African fisheries are high. Dependence ...
corruption, natural resources, fisheries, natural resource management
Journal Article | Jan 2013
Many Latin American countries are moving towards increased accountability for past human rights violations. There is a growing international consensus ...
accountability, human rights, impunity, transitional justice, Uruguay, Uruguay
CMI Brief | Nov 2016
This brief shows that the poor in Angola’s capital Luanda are effectively trapped in poverty through material deficiencies, limited income opportunities ...
inequality, Angola, Luanda
Event | 6 Mar 2012
Donors often depend on middlemen and local partners in aid and humanitarian operations. A number of incidents have shown that being dependent on middlemen ...
News | 10 Sep 2010
This report from the Global Centre for The Responsibility to Protect examines the entire sequence of events in Darfur and asks, first, why the world manifestly failed to stem the violence, and, secondly, what ought to have been done in the face of a state apparently determined to perpetrate atrocities upon its own people.
CMI Insight | Nov 2016
Illicit financial flows (IFFs) have become a high profile issue in recent years. The Sustainable Development Goals include a target (16.4: significantly ...
Trade misinvoicing, tax, tax evasion, illicit flows
Journal Article | Jun 2016
This article explores the effects of the ambiguous recognition of indigenous or “customary” law in Mexico on the struggle of indigenous women ...
Besteuerung und Kapitalflucht aus Afrika: Die Steuervermeidungsindustrie [The tax avoidance industry: facilitators of capital flight from Africa]
Newspaper Op-Ed | Sep 2018
To combat the global problems of tax evasion, corruption and money laundering, it is vital to understand the essential role tax havens play as providers ...
Tax havens, capital flight, illicit capital flows, tax evasion, wealth managers, Big Four, Africa
Monitoring and Evaluating Poverty Reduction Policies in Mozambique. Study 2: Social Relations of Urban Poverty
CMI Brief | Feb 2008
Issues of urban poverty have received little attention in Mozambique, even though the urban poverty rate is high and urban inequality is on the rise. ...
Urban Poverty, Mozambique
U4 Issue | Mar 2014
The government of Kenya, led by the Ministry of Environment, Water and Natural Resources, is developing a national REDD+ programme. The success of this ...
News | 18 Apr 2006
CMI has been awarded a 2-year grant under the Research Council of Norway's new program on Poverty and Peace. The project, entitled Violence in the Post-Conflict State", starts by noting that civil wars are often followed by continued or new forms of violence in the affected states. Such violence - whether associated with ex-combatants, organized crime, disaffected warlords, recriminating agents of the state or post-war marginalized groups - seems widespread but poorly understood.
News | 29 Aug 2006
Dr. Kari Telle is a Social Anthropologist who has worked extensively on issues related to socio-religious change in Indonesia. Telle will work on the new Politics of Faith programme where she will study religious mobilization and the politics of 'security' in post-Suharto Indonesia.
Event | 23 Apr 2009
Dr. Carlos Flores is the author of El Estado en Crisis: Crimen Organizado y Politicas (The State in Crisis: Organized Crime and Politics) and several articles about the evolution of drug trafficking in Mexico and the impact on state legitimacy and democracy.
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.
Illicit financial flows within the extractive industries sector: a glance at how legal requirements can be manipulated and diverted
Journal Article | Feb 2019
The extractive industries sector is considered to be one of the most prone to illicit financial flows. To date, numerous instruments at the national, ...
Extractive industries, Corruption, Transparency, Abuse of law, Illicit financial flows
CMI Report | Apr 2018
Angola’s capital Luanda is a city of stark inequalities and contrasts. While it offers opportunities and wealth for the few, people in the informal ...
Luanda, anthropology, poverty, urban, Angola
News | 20 Mar 2006
The President of Botswana H.E. Festus Mogae visited Bergen Friday 24 March. Botswana is seen as an outstanding success-story in sub-Saharan Africa. In his speech "Natural Resources: Resourcing Development: The Botswana Experience." Mogae analyses the Botswana experience.
Journal Article | Jul 2017
Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs) are an important analytic tool for identifying and potentially mitigating project risks and negative environmental ...
environmental impact assessments, corruption, anti-corruption, natural resource governance, environmental crime, Albania