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Event | 23 Sep 2010
the workshop will examine why Lebanon becomes trapped in externally driven cycles of regional and international political conflict and what the international community can do to break the cycle of violence.
The basics of corruption risk management: A framework for decision making and integration into the project cycles
U4 Issue | Dec 2015
Aid agencies need better systems to identify, assess, and mitigate corruption risks. Risk assessments should consider two main dimensions of an act of ...
Maximising the efficiency and impact of Supreme Audit Institutions through engagement with other stakeholders
U4 Issue | Aug 2013
The effectiveness of Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) is not determined solely by resources and capacity levels. A range of other factors is of ...
Accountability, Audit, Audit cycle, Media, NGO, Parliament, People's engagement, , Public financial management, Public participation, Public resources, Supreme Audit Institution, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Slovenia
Project | Jan - Dec 2004
The study explores the role of Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs) in the management of public funds in Malawi, Tanzania and Uganda. Weak public financial ...
Budget, audit cycles, public financial management, supreme audit institutions, auditor generals, institutions of restraint, democratic accountability, Africa: Malawi, Tanzania, Uganda
CMI Brief | May 2016
In 2010, a UN Resolution explicitly recognized the human right to water and sanitation (HRtWS). But has this international recognition improved the ability ...
natural resources, water, human rights, Costa Rica, South Africa, Brazil, Ethiopia, India, Peru, Zambia
News | 2 May 2016
A risk management strategy that can identify, assess and propose specific mitigation measures for corruption problems can help better address corruption. When done right, corruption risk management can contribute to increase development impacts.
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2012
One year rent is sufficient to buy a rickshaw in the plains of Nepal, while a rickshaw will last many years, so purchase appears very profitable. Still ...
Investment behavior, Poverty, Time-preferences, Nepal
News | 28 Nov 2013
How can Supreme Audit Institutions engage and involve citizens at all stages of the audit cycle? This question was top of the agenda at the Open Government Partnership's Annual Summit in early November.
Journal Article | Jan 2017
Policy makers bemoan the lack of research findings to guide urgent decisions, whereas researchers' professional code puts rigor first. This article argues ...
Citizenship, statelessness, and human rights protection in Sudan's constitutions and post South Sudan secession challenges
Book Chapter | Jan 2019
Sudan and South Sudan have suffered from repeated cycles of conflict and authoritarianism resulting in serious human rights and humanitarian law violations. ...
Sudan, South Sudan
Project | May 2007 - Oct 2008
Poverty reduction is the overarching goal of Norwegian development assistance as expressed in the "Government Plan of Action for Combating Poverty ...
Mozambique, Norwegian Development Aid, Accounting for results
News | 2 May 2011
Astri Suhrke and Ingrid Samset challenge the analysis in the World Development Report: What is the purpose of this statistical analysis? Good policy must be based on nuanced research.
Journal Article | Mar 2018
Highlights We study how fertility affects household size, composition, and poverty in Nepal. The gender of the first child serves as an IV for ...
U4 Brief | Jun 2020
With the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, development aid and donor agencies face new challenges. They have to deliver essential products and financial ...
Covid-19, Corruption, Aid, Multi-partner funds, Funding mechanisms
Report in External Series | Jan 2019
In the Darfur Region of Sudan, patterns of livestock mobility and livelihood systems are continually adapting and transforming themselves in the face ...
Project | Jan - Apr 2018
The Norwegian NGO the Norwegian People's Aid (NPA) has provided development aid to Cambodia since 1992. The main purpose is to strengthen civil ...
Civil society, development aid, democratisation, natural resopurce management, Cambodia
Event | 5 Sep 2007
Why has the issue of decommissioning proved so difficult and divisive in these two deeply divided societies? Dr. Michael Kerr is a specialist in ethnic conflict regulation and power-sharing in divided societies.
Lebanon, Northern Ireland
Event | 19 Sep 2008
Elections in Africa - how democratic are they? Professor Heglge Rønning explores the recent elections in Angola in a comparative discussion of media and democracy in Africa.
U4 Practice Insight | Sep 2009
In 2004 and 2005, the Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industries (FNCCI) implemented the first anti‑corruption project involving ...
private sector, nepal
CMI Brief | Jan 2012
During the last decade many Latin American countries have resorted to mano dura (iron fist) politics and militarisation to combat crime, drugs and subversion. ...
security, human rights, military, peace and conflict, Latin America, Colombia