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CMI Brief | Nov 2017
Legislating a minimum age of marriage at 18 has stirred counter-mobilization in some, but not all, countries where religious or traditional ...
child marriage, counter-mobilization, Sudan, Zambia
Family law reform in Sudan: competing claims for gender justice between sharia and women’s human rights
CMI Report | Dec 2017
This paper focuses on family law reform in Sudan-a country that has been in a state of perpetual conflict that stretches back long before its ...
human rights, women, family law, gender, Sudan
CMI Insight | May 2016
Reform of family law is considered among the most difficult to achieve since it contests ‘the notion of women and children as property’. ...
child marriage, marriage, family law, Malawi, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Zambia
Project | Mar 2014 - Dec 2017
This project seeks to map family and criminal law reforms in the period 1995-2015 in Afghanistan, Iran, Lebanon, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, ...
Pakistan, Sudan, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, Yemen, Iran, Lebanon
CMI Report | Nov 2015
This report investigates criminal law reform in Sudan, focusing on two important and controversial legal reforms related to (a) a definition ...
Women and Girls Caught between Rape and Adultery in Sudan: Criminal Law Reform, 2005–2015 (in Arabic)
CMI Report | Sep 2016
This is an Arabic translation of the CMI report Women and Girls Caught between Rape and Adultery in Sudan: Criminal Law Reform, 2005–2015, ...
Report in External Series | May 2008
The main objective of this evaluation by the Independent Evaluation Group (IEG) is to help the World Bank learn how to contribute more effectively ...
Public sector reform, anti-corruption, public finance management, civil service reform, tax administration, World Bank
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2005
The anti-corruption reform in the Tanzanian tax bureaucracy in the mid-1990s was apparently a short-lived success. In the wake of the reform, ...
Journal Article | Jan 2003
This article is about judicial reform in the Southern Cone in the 1990s. It shows that for Argentina and Chile, procedural code reforms were ...
judicial reform, Supreme Court reform, Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Americas: Argentina, Chile, Uruguay
Book Chapter | May 2015
How far has the recent global wave of tax reform contributed to state building in poorer countries? This chapter concludes that ...
Tax, tax reform, globalisation, state building, developing countries
Project | Aug 2003 - Feb 2005
Judicial reform has become an increasingly important focus for national governments and international donors, including Norway. This study analyses ...
judicial reform, justice sector, courts, aid, Guatemala, Ethiopia
Project | May - Oct 2009
From curse to development: Natural resources, institutions and public revenues’ Time: 8-11 SeptemberVenue: Holmenkollen Park Hotel, Oslo The ...
Natural resources, public revenues, taxation
News | 30 Jun 2014
- Policy makers and their decisions matter much more than a supposed resource curse, says Ricardo Soares de Oliveira. As East Africa booms with oil, he urges international actors and donors to repoliticise the international reform and financial agenda.
Event | 8 Sep 2009
The discovery of oil or mineral resources has been associated with devastating political conflict and economic setbacks insted of sustainable economic growth and poverty alleviation. The Oslo conference is aimed at eliciting lessons learned from recent efforts to improve the management of natural resources in developing countries.
Angola, DRC, Ghana, Nigeria, Niger, East Timor, Laos, and Mongolia
Corruption and public procurement: A contribution to the planning of public procurement reform in Angola
Report in External Series | Jan 2001
Report commissioned by the Angola-Instituto de Pesquisa Économica e Social (AIP) to assist the preparations for a public procurement reform ...
Journal Article | Jan 2009
After almost 25 years of war, the formal justice sector in Afghanistan is dysfunctional, and comprehensive reform of both laws and institutions ...
justice sector reform, Afghanistan
Project | Jan - Oct 1999
As part of the World Bank's ongoing work on 'Assessing Aid', the Aid and Reform project was launched in December 1998. The project focuses on ...
Aid, reform, Zambia
Event | 12 Feb 2014
Caroline Osella (SOAS) and Knut Axel Jacobsen (UiB) in conversation with Åse Gilje Østensen (Royal Norwegian Naval Academy).
Reforms of the Angolan budget process and public financial management: Was the crisis a wakeup call?
CMI Report | Nov 2011
This report deals with Angola’s budget process – in the wide sense – in the period between 2008 and 2010. Three concepts ...
Budget process, Public finance management, 2008 economic crisis, Angola
U4 Report | Dec 2015
A strong dialogue between government and civil society provides a sound foundation for open government reforms in Croatia. The adoption and ...
open government, participation, consultation, OGP, Croatia