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    • Using money laundering investigations to fight corruption in developing countries: Domestic obstacles and strategies to overcome them 

      Fontana, Alessandra; Pereira, Pedro Gomes (U4 Issue 2012:9, Research report, 2012-11-26)
      Anti-money laundering systems have the potential to curb the use of proceeds of corruption and other crimes by the perpetrators. An effectively implemented anti-money laundering framework limits the channels through which ...
    • Using power and influence analysis to address corruption risks: The case of the Ugandan drug supply chain 

      Camargo, Claudia Baez (U4 Brief 2012:6, Report, 2012-07-27)
      Power and influence analysis can be used to assess corruption vulnerabilities in the public sector. This approach helps identify powerful stakeholders that should be engaged to achieve maximum impact for anti-corruption ...
    • Usufructuary Mortgages as a Source of Funds in Need: Some Theory and an Empirical Investigation 

      Hatlebakk, Magnus; Bell, Clive (CMI Working Paper WP 2017:6, Working paper, 2017-06-01)
      This paper develops a theoretical framework in which the borrower, who mortgages out, and the lender, who mortgages in, a parcel of land reach their decisions when credit and land markets function imperfectly. The results ...
    • Utdrag av norsk flyktningdebatt 1985-1995. Eit styrande perspektiv? 

      Tjore, Gro (Research report, Research report, 1997)
      The report gives an overview of the main trends and changes in Norwegian refugee policy since 1945. The focus is on the more recent Norwegian political debate concerning refugee questions. Two major political actors, the ...
    • Value-Added Taxation in Tanzania? 

      Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge (CMI Working paper, Working paper, 1995)
      Is Tanzania ready for a value-added tax (V AT)? The purpose of this paper is to answer this and other related questions that are often asked about value-added taxation in developing countries, to consider how a V AT might ...
    • VAT receipt lotteries: Can they increase tax revenues in Sub-Saharan Africa? 

      Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge; Hellar, George; Mdee, Ephraim; Sjursen, Ingrid Hoem; Somville, Vincent (CMI Insight 2021:8, Report, 2021-09-01)
      Value Added Tax accounts for about a fourth of all tax revenues in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), but studies show that there is potential to collect substantially more revenues from the VAT in most countries in the region. ...
    • Veiled nannies and secular futures in France 

      Jacobsen, Christine M. (Ethnos, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-01-01)
      This article focuses on recent French efforts to expand legal regulation of religious symbols to childcare. Controversies over ‘veiled nannies’ serve as points of departure for investigating laïcité – French secularism – ...
    • Verdensbankens strukturtilpasningsprogrammer: Virkninger og politiske linjeskift 

      Villanger, Espen (CMI Working paper, Working paper, 2003)
      Dette notatet bidrar til den offentlige debatten om Verdensbankens rolle langs to dimensjoner. Først defineres de mest sentrale elementene i strukturtilpasningspolitikken og det blir stilt opp en oversikt over de ulike ...
    • Verdensbankens verdensbilde 

      Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge (Research report, Research report, 1992)
      Denne studien gir en kort presentasjon av hovedpunktene i Verdensbankens "World Development Reports" for 1990, 1991 og 1992, og drøfter kritisk de mest sentrale problemstillingene i rapportene. Rapportene framstår som ...
    • Vers plus d'éthique dans les douanes en Afrique subsaharienne; The pursuit of integrity in customs: experiences from sub-Saharan Africa 

      Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge (Afrique Contemporaine vol. 230 no. 2009-2, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2009-08-01)
      This paper examines recent experiences from sub-Saharan Africa in combating corruption in customs. It argues that integrity reforms have been too focused on reforming formal institutions, and too little attention has been ...
    • Vi trenger et Midtøsten-tribunal 

      Knudsen, Are (Others, 2009-01-01)
    • Violence against women in the context of urban poverty in Angola 

      Strønen, Iselin Åsedotter; Nangacovie, Margareth (CMI Brief vol. 15 no. 16, Report, 2016-10-01)
      Violence against women is widespread in Angola. This brief presents the main findings in a recent study of how violence against women is playing out in the context of urban poverty. Faced with day-to-day challenges for ...
    • Violência contra a mulher no contexto da pobreza urbana em Angola 

      Strønen, Iselin Åsedotter; Nangacovie, Margareth (CMI Brief vol. 15 no. 16, Report, 2016-10-01)
      A violência contra as mulheres é uma prática generalizada em Angola, pouco se sabendo ainda sobre a perceção que as mulheres têm deste fenómeno e como elas se relacionam com este problema. Este resumo, que resulta do projeto ...
    • War 

      De Lauri, Antonio (Book, 2013-01-01)
      Special Issue of the journal "Antropologia"
    • War in resource-rich northern Mozambique – Six scenarios 

      dos Santos, Francisco Almeida (CMI Insight 2020:02, Report, 2020-05-01)
      Since the October 2017 attacks by alleged Islamist insurgents, commonly referred to as Ahlu Sunnah Wa-Jama and locally know as Al Shabab, on Mocimboa da Praia, it has not been entirely clear who the attackers were, what ...
    • Water and Sanitation as Human Rights: Have they strengthened Marginalized Peoples’ Claim for Access? 

      Wilson, Bruce M.; Brinks, Daniel; Singh, Arkaja (Book, 2022-09-01)
      This book is a reprint of the Special Issue Water and Sanitation as Human Rights: Have They Strengthened Marginalized Peoples’ Claim for Access? that was published in Water (ISSN 2073-4441).
    • Water supply in the Central Namib Region: A socio-economic study 

      Moorsom, Richard (Research report, Research report, 1997)
      This study provides an empirical report and analysis of the results of a June/July 1995 household sample survey of the four towns (Walvis Bay, Swakopmund, Arandis and Henties Bay) located in the central west coast region ...
    • Ways to Regain Afghan Trust 

      Strand, Arne (Journal article, 2007-01-01)
      If humanitarian agencies are to regain the trust of the Afghans it remains of crucial importance that they continue to demonstrate their distance from the military forces. The military forces need to understand and respect ...
    • We shall speak where others are silent? Fragments of an oral history of Norwegian assistance to Afghan women 

      Suhrke, Astri (CMI Report R 2015:11, Research report, 2015-12-01)
      Norway has a strong political commitment to promote the rights of women and their participation in public life through its development cooperation programs. A government White Paper on the subject in 2008 proclaimed that ...
    • Weak law forbidding female genital mutilation in Red Sea State, Sudan 

      al-Nagar, Samia; Tønnessen, Liv; Bamkar, Sharifa (Sudan Working Paper SWP 2017:1, Working paper, 2017-05-01)
      This paper critically investigates the criminalization of female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) in Red Sea, a state with one of the highest prevalence rates of FGM/C in Sudan (where 89% of females have undergone the ...