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Report in External Series | Jan 2000
The report was commissioned by the Research Council of Norway in order to provide a state of the art account of how to link human rights and private enterprises. ...
Human rights, Private enterprise, Multinational corporations, Code of conduct, Global
The Past is Never Past: Bringing the Military to Court over Gross Human Rights Violations in Latin America
Event | 14 May 2013
More than twenty years after the return to democratic rule in Latin America, the military in many countries in the region are now being prosecuted for ...
Our place in the world: Conceptualizing obligations beyond borders in human rights-based approaches to health
Journal Article | Jan 2010
The case of Haiti's devastating earthquake and the reactions it has elicited sharply illustrate an array of seemingly dichotomous ways of understanding ...
Book Chapter | Jan 2003
This paper aims to give an account of SADC's restructuring exercise and to bring into focus some of the key factors of success or failure beyond the ...
SADC, Regional integration, Southern Africa
Book Chapter | Jun 2011
The Handbook of Doing Busines in South East Europe provides a comprehensive yet compact account of the business environment in South East Europe. Academic ...
U4 Brief | Dec 2019
Impunity and the transnational nature of corruption have led to calls for an international anti-corruption court that could hold kleptocrats accountable ...
News | 26 Apr 2016
Corrupt judicial systems undermine reforms and are a major impediment to ensuring access to justice and human rights for ordinary citizens across the world, says a new report published by the United Nations Development Programme and U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre on 8 April. Titled, A Transparent and Accountable Judiciary to Deliver Justice for All, the report cites survey data suggesting that the public perceive the judiciary as the second most corrupt public institution, after the police.
Journal Article | Jun 2013
This article explores the conditions that led to the referral of the crisis in Darfur to the International Criminal Court (ICC) and the arrest warrant ...
U4 Brief | Jan 2006
This case-based brief presents experiences of district health management teams in South Africa, where interventions to improve district health planning ...
anti-corruption, health sector
U4 Issue | Jan 2006
A frequently used argument for fiscal decentralisation is that it increases accountability in the spending and raising of public funds, by moving government ...
Decentralisation, corruption, public financial management and procurement, , World
Programme | Jan 2003 - Dec 2005
The aim of this strategic institute programme is to take a new look at the processes of democratisation in Africa. To reach a deeper understanding ...
Political institutions, democratic accountability, democratisation, elections, parties, parliaments, the judiciary, Malawi, Tanzania, Zambia, South Africa
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 ...
CMI Report | Jun 2011
The purpose of this study is to systematise and analyse existing knowledge of the capacity and constraints of the tax systems in selected African countries, ...
Taxation, tax administration, tax reform, resource curse, state-building, accountability, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia
U4 Brief | Mar 2020
It is critical to continue a strong stance against corrupt practices during the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Anti-corruption procedures and systems ...
Project | Oct 2004 - Dec 2006
Electoral processes begin long before elections actually take place and requires a long time horizon. As an indicator of the effectiveness of institutions ...
Democratic accountability, elections, political parties, parliament, courts, Uganda
Event | 17 Aug 2015
Welcome to a week of deliberation on effects of law and legal mobilization in Bergen, Norway 17-21 August 2015!
Local government finances and financial management in Tanzania. Empirical evidence of trends 2000-2007
Report in External Series | Nov 2010
The paper examines local government capacity with respect to financial management and revenue enhancement, and analyses trends in financial accountability ...
Local government, Financial management, Taxation, Fiscal autonomy, Tanzania
News | 23 Jul 2010
With the report UNPAID DEBT, ECOS calls upon the oil companies Lundin Petroleum from Sweden, Petronas from Malaysia and Austria's OMV and their home governments to account for the injustices suffered by the victims of the oil wars in Block 5A.
News | 17 Mar 2010
Este relatório apresenta alguns resultados do trabalho de campo realizado em Outubro-Novembro de 2008 em Kalandula, província de Malange, sobre experiências recentes com os novos Conselhos de Auscultação e Concertação Social. Este relatório também discute os resultados à luz das declarações políticas e das experiências internacionais com instituições similares.
Event | 22 Apr 2014
A dialogue between Terje Einarsen (University of Bergen) and Rob Currie (Dalhousie University)