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Human rights as international consensus. The making of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights 1945-1948
CMI Report | Jan 1993
When the United Nations, on 10 December 1948, adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, it was the first time in history that a global organization ...
Human Rights, History, United Nations, The Universal Declaration of Human Rights
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
Project | Jan 1996 - Jun 1999
A report written in preparation for the World Food Summit in November 1996, an international conference at the level of the Heads of Governments intended ...
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2006
In recent years, a consensus appears to have emerged that a variety of problems can be understood in terms of state failure. This paper reviews one aspect ...
Fragile states, Peace building, Aid policy
Event | 19 Jun 2008
Astri Suhrke, Bruce Kapferer, Stein Sundstøl Eriksen and Ole Jacob Sending discuss discuss conceptions of the state in contemporary efforts of statebuilding.
Journal Article | Oct 2015
The Chinese entry into the African continent and the subsequent effect on soft power in global relations are of increasing interest to many scholars. ...
Beijing Consensus, , globalization, , imperialism, , neo-colonialism, , partnership of equals, , Washington Consensus, Uganda
Asian Models for Aid: Is There a Non-Western Approach to Development Assistance? Summary record of seminar held in Oslo, December 2006
CMI Report | Oct 2007
The expansion of the international donor community clearly challenges the current "consensus" of a new "harmonised" aid architecture, ...
Development aid, Asia, Japan, China, India, South Korea
Report in External Series | Mar 2012
Serious shortcomings in Sudanese laws and practices contribute to the lack of protection of victims of rape in Sudan. There is need for comprehensive ...
Report in External Series | Nov 2010
In this thematic paper I will reconsider the connections between natural resources and conflict. Aimed at producing a state of the art review of the research ...
Natural Resource, Conflict
Event | 13 Mar 2014
With Ingvild Almås, NHH Norwegian School of Economics
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.
Journal Article | Dec 2012
The ethics of corruption cannot be analyzed without simultaneously addressing the legitimacy of public office or entrusted power. This paper introduces ...
Corruption, ethics, obligations, duties, responsibilities
CMI Brief | Feb 2019
Big discoveries of high value natural resources can have negative economic, political, and social effects long before full production of a resource begins. ...
Journal Article | Jan 2005
It is likely that the international aid system will continue to evolve along one major axis in the years to come, with a fragmented, foreign-policy focus ...
Development aid, International aid system, Aid priorities
News | 23 Mar 2007
Peace Agreements can contain two kinds of provisions; "backward looking" provisions to secure an end to the violence and "forward looking provisions for longterm recovery. What is the importance of including forward- looking provisions with regards to economic recovery and institution building?
Afghanistan, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guatemala and Mozambique
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
Journal Article | Jan 1999
For decades the international donor community has turned a blind eye to corruption in developing countries. This attitude appears to have changed. There ...
Corruption, Foreign aid
Report in External Series | Jan 2011
What have been the main drivers of Norway’s approach to the post-9/11 international engagement in Afghanistan? This paper considers two ...
CMI Brief | Jun 2018
Improving access to humanitarian aid in conflict and complex emergencies has always been a major concern for policy makers and humanitarian actors. Historically, ...
Humanitarian aid, Humanitarian diplomacy
Book Chapter | Sep 2011
Many countries in Latin America and elsewhere in the world are moving in the direction of increased accountability for human right violations, and there ...
tranistional justice, impunity, judicial independence, Uruguay, Uruguay