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    • Blir det forsoning no? 

      Skaar, Elin (Others, 2023-05-01)
      FORNORSKINGSPOLITIKK: Korleis skal forsoning med samar, kvenar, norskfinnar og skogfinnar kunne lukkast når eit forsvinnande lite antal nordmenn føler at forsoning angår dei?
    • Blood Elections: Presidential election in Syria within the Red Regime Lines 

      Jørum, Emma (CMI Insight 2014:4, Report, 2014-06-01)
      The oppositional groups called the June 3 presidential election “blood elections” because of the huge numbers of lives lost during the three years of war. When pro-regime voters marked their ballots with blood instead of ...
    • Bons et mauvais usages des programmes sociaux : le cas des transferts monétaires conditionnels 

      Alcázar, Lorena (U4 Brief 2011:16, Report, 2011-12-07)
      Les programmes de transferts monétaires conditionnels sont présentés dans le secteur social comme la meilleure méthode de lutte contre la pauvreté. L’autonomie et le pouvoir discrétionnaire les rendent toutefois vulnérables ...
    • Book Review: Tine Gade, Sunni City: Tripoli from Islamist Utopia to the Lebanese 'Revolution' 

      Forster, Robert (Others, 2024-05-01)
      Why did so many episodes of Lebanon’s contentious politics in the last century occur in Tripoli? In her work, Sunni City , Tine Gade traces the hundred-year trajectory (1920-2020) of the ‘Sunni ...
    • Borderland dynamics in the Horn of Africa – Some reflections 

      Manger, Leif (Sudan Working Paper SWP 2015:1, Working paper, 2015-03-01)
      This paper is a broad ranging reflection of the general situation of crisis in the Horn of Africa region. Rather than carry out a conventional anthropological analysis in which local people and communities emerge as “heroes” ...
    • Boredom and Crisis in the Humanitarian Realm 

      De Lauri, Antonio (Anthropology Today vol. 30(6), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014-01-01)
      ‘Humanitarian boredom’ produces its own perspective on the world, providing a ‘point of entry’ to the observation of humanitarianism in practice. In this paper, while problematizing both a general ...
    • Breaking the silence on domestic violence 

      al-Nagar, Samia; Tønnessen, Liv (Report, 2024-06-01)
      Despite towering evidence of domestic violence in Sudan, many are reluctant to admit that it even exists. This brief argues that this denial could be linked to a lack of understanding of domestic violence.
    • Breaking the vicious cycle: Entry points for anti-corruption in inclusive peace processes 

      Hopp-Nishanka, Ulrike; Rogers, Joshua; Humphreys, Calum (U4 Issue 2022:6, Research report, 2022-05-01)
      Corruption and violent conflict feed off each other in a vicious cycle. Peacebuilders can learn how to reinforce transitions from war to peace with a focus on promoting integrity and accountability.
    • Bringing the State back in. Corporate Social Responsibility and the paradoxes of Norwegian state capitalism in the international energy sector 

      Knudsen, Ståle; Rajak, Dinah; Lange, Siri; Hugøy, Isabelle (Focaal: Journal of Global and Historical Anthropology vol. 88, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020-10-01)
      This theme section brings the state back into anthropological studies of corporate social responsibility through the lens of Norwegian energy corporations working abroad. Th ese transnational corporations (TNCs) are expected ...
    • Buena gobernabilidad en iniciativas de medicamentos: Explorando las lecciones aprendidas 

      Hussmann, Karen; Kohler, Gillian Clare (U4 Issue 2014:5, Research report, 2014-06-25)
      La corrupción en el sistema farmacéutico provoca la pérdida de recursos, limita el acceso a los servicios de salud, y reduce los logros del sector salud. En este U4 Issue, estudiamos una selección de iniciativas globales ...
    • Building a better world by establishing a Truth Commission: Incomplete healing in El Salvador 

      Ekern, Stener (CMI Working Paper WP 2018:7, Working paper, 2018-06-01)
      On 17 October 1992, as a consultant to the Commission on the Truth for El Salvador, I visited the village of Corinto to collect stories of ‘grave cases of violence’. Situated in the remote and poor province of Morazán, ...
    • Building anti-corruption resilience to combat entrenched corruption systems 

      Jackson, David (U4 Issue 2022:17, Research report, 2022-12-01)
      Anti-corruption efforts often assume that instances of corruption found in sectors are separate and unconnected, but sometimes they can be part of corruption systems. More resilient anti-corruption efforts are needed to ...
    • Building Back Better: The Politicisation of Disaster and Displacement Response Architecture in Lebanon 

      Forster, Robert (NCHS Paper, Research report, 2022-08-01)
      This paper examines Lebanon’s disaster response institutions and argues that the 2020 Beirut blast presents an opportunity to ‘build back better’ and overhaul contemporary institutional arrangements.
    • Building Blocks for Peace An Evaluation of the Training for Peace in Africa Programme 

      Tjønneland, Elling N.; Wimpelmann, Torunn; Paterson, Anna; Albertyn, Chris; Fleming, David; Hills, Alice (Evaluation Department 6/14, Research report, 2014-11-07)
      The Training for Peace in Africa programme (TfP) was initiated in 1995 and has been fully funded by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. It is implemented to five partners organisations in Africa and Norway. The ...
    • Building fiscal capacity in developing countries: Evidence on the role of information technology 

      Ali, Merima; Shifa, Abdulaziz B.; Shimeles, Abebe; Woldeyes, Firew (CMI Working Paper WP 2015:12, Working paper, 2015-11-01)
      Limited fiscal capacity poses a significant challenge in developing countries. To mitigate this challenge, the adoption of electronic tax systems has been at the forefront of tax reforms; however, there is little systematic ...
    • Building Fiscal Capacity:The Role of ICT 

      Ali, Merima; Shifa, Abdulaziz B.; Shimeles, Abebe; Woldeyes, Firew (Research report, 2017-01-01)
      Weak fiscal capacity for domestic resource mobilization is the hallmark of poor countries. Recently, many developing countries resorted to the application of information technology to consolidate tax mobilization; however, ...
    • Building Tax Capacity in Developing Countries 

      Moore, Mick; Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge; Isaksen, Jan; Lundstøl, Olav; McCluskey, Rhiannon; Prichard, Wilson (Others, 2015-10-01)
      The agenda for the Third International Conference on Financing for Development suggests there will be less focus on aid, and more on how developing countries can generate their own financial resources for development. ...
    • Building tax systems in fragile states. Challenges, achievements and policy recommendations 

      Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge; Bøås, Morten; Bjørkheim, Julie Brun; Kvamme, Frida Margrethe (CMI Report R 2018:03, Research report, 2018-03-01)
      The purpose of this study is to systematise and analyse existing knowledge on taxation in fragile states. Efforts to support domestic revenue mobilisation in conflict situations require a different approach and other means ...
    • Building taxpayer culture in Mozambique, Tanzania and Zambia: Achievements, challenges and policy recommendations 

      Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge; Heggstad, Kari K. (CMI Report R 2012:1, Research report, 2012-07-05)
      The study examines measures that aim to encourage taxpayer compliance through taxpayer education and constructive engagement between the government and citizens over taxation issues in Mozambique, Tanzania and Zambia. ...
    • Bukken og havresekken 

      Amundsen, Inge (Others, 2007-12-07)
      Norsk Senter for Demokratistøtte (NDS) - som består av alle partiene på Stortinget - får 7 millioner kroner årlig for å bistå i «utviklingen av velfungerende og pluralistiske politiske demokratiske systemer i utviklingsland». ...