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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 | 9 Dec 2013
13.15-14.00 Cathrin Fløgstad Olaniyan (University of Bergen): Defaults, Private Market Exclusion and Official Lending. 14:15-15.00 ...
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 | 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.
News | 21 Feb 2011
The evaluation concludes that support to conflict prevention and peacebuilding has only been partially successful. Supporting state building in Southern Sudan requires an inclusive approach.
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 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
CMI Report | Jan 2006
Civil society is inherently weak in Angola, and the political and societal space for civil society is limited. Angolan authorities have not fully accepted ...
Angola, Civil society, Politics, Budget, Public finance
CMI Report | Jan 2006
This report summarises the findings of a joint research project undertaken by the Centre for Social Research, Chr. Michelsen Institute and the Universities ...
Malawi, , Elections, Political institutions, Judiciary, Parliament, Electoral commission, Political parties, Accountability
News | 21 Nov 2011
Angola suffers from gross inequality, widespread poverty and a reputation for authoritarianism and corruption. However, this does not scare off foreign investors. The former Portuguese colony is enormously rich in natural resources, and is a main destination for Norwegian investments in Africa.
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.
U4 Issue | Feb 2019
In some societies people come to see corruption as the norm. When popular opinion in a country normalises corruption, this results in low trust in public ...
U4 Brief | Dec 2009
Training and education programmes which deal with the topic of corruption and health can help change the way people approach their jobs as public administrators ...
anti-corruption, health sector
News | 29 Jun 2012
Norway has invested more money in the forest protection programme REDD+ than any other donor country. Corruption concerns have been widely raised when it comes to REDD+. Will Norwegian investments be in vain?
Event | 10 May 2012
Peter Vale explores a century of South African international relation from the point of view of cartoons. Cartoonists offer a "sharp eye" on foreign policy.
Project | Apr 2011 - Dec 2012
Addressing human rights violations of the past through transitional justice (TJ) mechanisms is a persistent demand in many countries emerging from violent ...
transitional justice, human rights, national actors, international actors, Afghanistan Lebanon Mozambique Sudan
Journal Article | Jan 2002
The relationships between population dynamics and fishery resources are more complex than the concept of Malthusian overfishing implies. Reasons include ...
Population dynamics, migration, fisheries management, sustainability, Ghana, Africa
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2000
This paper presents three propositions about tax collection in local authorities in Tanzania. First, revenue performance depends on the degree of coercion ...
U4 Brief | Jun 2008
Under a sustainable, well-managed, logging regime, Papua - the most densely forested part of Indonesia - can potentially contribute substantial forest ...
natural resources, forestry, corruption, Indonesia, natural resource management, Indonesia