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U4 Issue | Apr 2019
Education sector corruption erodes social trust, worsens inequality, and sabotages development. Types of corruption in elementary-secondary education ...
U4 Brief | May 2008
Transparency is an important tool for good governance, helping to expose abusive practices including fraud, patronage, corruption, and other abuses of ...
corruption, health sector
CMI Brief | Jul 2011
Improvements having taken place in Maputo between 2007-2010 in the areas of poverty reduction, education, health, water, electricity, sanitation etc. ...
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 - transparency, ...
Budget process, Public finance management, 2008 economic crisis, Angola
CMI Working Paper | Mar 2017
Public financial transparency is increasingly advocated as a solution to concerns over legal tax planning by multinational corporations, and illegal tax ...
tax, transparency, tax evasion, beneficial ownership, fraud, money laundering
Project | Jan 2003 - Dec 2005
This research project, which is a collaboration with the Centre for Applied Legal Studies (Johannesburg) investigates the role played by courts in the ...
constitutional democracy, legal and judicial reforms, democratic consolidation, social transformation, courts, accountability function of courts, access to justice, marginalised groups, , Africa: South Africa
News | 29 Jan 2013
Political unrest and conflict, combined with failed strategies and policies, have led to a dramatic decline in foreign exchange revenues and foreign direct investments in Sudan. According to Hassan Ali Gadkarim, there is no miracle cure. The government of Sudan has to build lasting peace with its neighbours and establish accountable public institutions to win the foreign investors back.
Event | 3 Nov 2015
Powerful communication tools in the pockets of billions and on our desktops have changed our ability to engage with the world through groups, apps, sites or maps. We organize ourselves, and participate in worldwide dialogue, through such tools. How are these tools used, particularly in developing countries, for humanitarian relief, governance and accountability, and civil society mobilization?
Book Chapter | Jan 2002
This is a profile of the Central African region, published in the 2002-2003 yearbook of the Norwegian Council for Africa (in Norwegian). The article focuses ...
U4 Issue | Feb 2020
Effective engagement by communities is a crucial strategy for anti-corruption initiatives. However, encouraging involvement and civic-mindedness at a ...
Anti-corruption in Covid-19 preparedness and response. Mainstreaming integrity into pandemic plans and policies
U4 Brief | May 2020
Government pandemic response plans and policies do not give enough attention to anti-corruption and governance. Plans need to involve anti-corruption ...
News | 4 Feb 2015
The good (but not so new) news from Malawian politics is that some of the democratic basics are in place, making the somewhat impaired democracy keep stumbling on, writes CMIs Inge Amundsen and Gift Sambo from the field.
Book Chapter | Jan 2004
This chapter looks at factors constraining the efforts of the Palestinian quasi-state to raise revenues during the period 1994-2000. It is argued that ...
Taxation, state-formation, Palestine, Middle East: Palestine
U4 Issue | Jun 2015
“A fish rots from the head” is the saying when an organisation’s leadership is seen as responsible for the unethical behaviour of its ...
anti-corruption agencies, justice sector, appointment, recruitment, removal, leadership
Event | 22 Apr 2014
How can we understand and ensure accountability for heinous crimes linked to power structures in society - including core international crimes such as genocide and crimes against humanity?
Event | 9 Dec 2013
13.15-14.00 Cathrin Fløgstad Olaniyan (University of Bergen): Defaults, Private Market Exclusion and Official Lending. 14:15-15.00 ...
Journal Article | Jan 2003
The article addresses the methodological problems concerning how to assess the political role of courts in Zambia - and in new democracies more generally, ...
courts, judicial independence, judiciary, democratization, accountability, constitutionalism, rule of law, Africa: Zambia
U4 Issue | Sep 2019
Corruption and fraud in higher education is a global scourge that hinders human capital formation, especially in developing countries. It ranges from ...
U4 Brief | Apr 2009
Most people are familiar with codes of conduct. Often overlooked, however, is the important role that organisational ethics policies have not only as ...
Book Chapter | Jun 2008
Can social rights litigation contribute to more equitable and socially sustainable development outcomes? This chapter investigates the potential ...
Social rights, Litigation