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    • Bands crossing borders: A review of the cooperation between South Africa's Field Band Foundation and Norges Musikkorps Forbund 

      Tjønneland, Elling N. (CMI Report R 2013:3, Research report, 2013-11-08)
      The Bands Crossing Borders project between South Africa’s Field Band Foundation and the Norwegian Band Federation was initiated in 1999 and funded by Fredskorpset. In Norway the project seeks to offer a new perspective on ...
    • Barns rettigheter i Norge - en måling 

      Langford, Malcolm; Kirkebø, Tori Loven (CMI Report R 2019:1, Research report, 2019-03-01)
      I denne rapporten stilles det spørsmål om hvordan vi kan måle implementering av barns rettigheter i Norge. Globale indekser erklærer ofte at Norge er verdens beste land å være barn i, og det er ikke kontroversielt å påstå ...
    • Basis for Decisions to use Results-Based Payments in Norwegian Development Aid 

      Helland, Johan; Mæstad, Ottar (Evaluation Department Report 5, Research report, 2015-06-01)
      The aim of this report is to describe how the decisions to use results-based payments in Norwegian development cooperation were made and the considerations that formed the basis for these decisions. The report describes ...
    • BENEDICTE BULL: Latin-Amerika i dag. Nye interesser og gamle bånd til USA, Kina, Russland, Midtøsten og Europa 

      Skaar, Elin (Others, 2022-04-01)
      Kampen om naturressursar: Benedicte Bull byr ikkje berre på grundige analysar av stormaktspolitikk og samfunnsforhold i Latin-Amerika, ho byr òg på seg sjølv.
    • Beneficial openness? Weighing the costs and benefits of financial transparency 

      Forstater, Maya (CMI Working Paper WP 2017:3, Working paper, 2017-03-01)
      Public financial transparency is increasingly advocated as a solution to concerns over legal tax planning by multinational corporations, and illegal tax evasion, fraud and money laundering. Caution is warranted since ...
    • Benefits and drawbacks of per diems: Do allowances distort good governance in the health sector? 

      Vian, Taryn (U4 Brief 2009:29, Report, 2009-11-25)
      Per diems, or daily allowances, are an important mechanism for reimbursing work‑related expenses, encouraging participation in professional development activities, and motivating under‑paid employees. Yet, sometimes employees ...
    • Bespoke monitoring and evaluation of anti-corruption agencies 

      Schütte, Sofie Arjon (U4 Brief 2017:4, Report, 2017-05-01)
      Anti-corruption agencies (ACAs) are often considered a last resort against corruption and are expected to solve a problem that other institutions have failed to address effectively or may even be part of. When national ...
    • Betingelsar for sikkeheit og fred i Afghanistan 

      Strand, Arne (Others, 2015-02-10)
    • Between Law and Customs: Normative Interconnections in Kabul’s Tribunals 

      De Lauri, Antonio (Diogenes vol. Vol. 60(3-4), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015-01-01)
      The Afghan normative scenario is composed of customary practices, shari’a principles, laws promulgated by the state and international law. Studies on this arsenal tend to give special attention to the coexistence ...
    • Between mutual suspicion and fear. Civil-military relations in Mexico 

      Pérez, Carlos Antonio Flores (CMI Working Paper WP 2015:11, Working paper, 2015-09-01)
      This CMI Working Paper focuses on the relationship between the military, civilian governments and civilian populations in Mexico. It highlights key dynamics since the Mexican revolution (1910-1917) and up until the Ayotzinapa ...
    • Between two societies: Review of the information, return and reintegration of Iraqi nationals to Iraq (IRRINI) programme 

      Strand, Arne; Bendixsen, Synnøve; Paasche, Erlend; Schultz, Jessica (CMI Report R 2011:4, Research report, 2011-09-01)
      The Information, Return, and Reintegration of Iraqi Nationals to Iraq (IRRINI) programme was established in 2008 by the Norwegian Directorate of Immigration (UDI) to facilitate the voluntary return and reintegration of ...
    • Beyond conflictual peacebuilding 1.11.14 

      Strand, Arne (Others, 2014-01-01)
      The term "conflictual peacebuilding" was used to describe the situation in Afghanistan by the early 2000, now in 2014 is the term revisied and discussed against the actual situation and lacking progress on securing a peace ...
    • Beyond Islamist Extremism: Women and the Algerian Uprisings of 2019 

      Tripp, Aili Mari (CMI Brief no. 2019:09, Report, 2019-10-01)
      February 22, 2019, marked a watershed moment in Algeria’s history, and a key moment in the struggle for women’s rights. For the first time since its independence 57 years ago, massive protests swept the country and were ...
    • Beyond numbers? Women's 25% parliamentary quota in post-conflict Sudan 

      Tønnessen, Liv (Peace, Conflict and Development vol. 17, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2011-08-01)
      This article explores the validity of critical mass theory in the context of a 25% women’s quota in the national parliament in post-conflict Sudan. It is being argued here that the implementation of a women’s ...
    • Beyond the code of conduct: Building ethical competence in public officials 

      Whitton, Howard (U4 Brief 2009:19, Report, 2009-09-08)
      Can Codes of Conduct set realistic ethical standards for officials? Can training in ethics and professional standards make any practical difference in the way public officials behave? Can the notions of ‘ethical competence’ ...
    • Beyond the Permitted Indian? Bolivia and Guatemala in an Age of Neoliberal Developmentalism 

      McNeish, John-Andrew (Latin American and Caribbean Ethnic Studies vol. 3 no. 1, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2008-01-01)
      This paper outlines and discusses the contrasting histories of inclusion and contestation associated with the introduction of neoliberal and multicultural policies in Bolivia and Guatemala. In drawing out and discussing ...
    • Bistand til et land, et parti og en elite 

      Orre, Aslak (Others, 2007-01-01)
      Den norske ambassadøren i Mosambik skrev nylig under en avtale om et partnerskap med den mosambianske staten for å bidra til utvikling og fattigdomsreduksjon. Mosambik er fortsatt blant land med mest fattigdom, på tross ...
    • Bistands-Høyre 

      Tvedten, Inge (Others, 2012-01-01)
      Inge Tvedten, Seniorforsker, CMI Høyres utspill . Høyre har lagt fram et forslag til ny bistandspolitikk med fokus på reduksjon, konsentrasjon og endring av virkemidler, til sterke protester fra den rød-grønne regjerningen ...
    • Bistandsforsking til nytte 

      Mæstad, Ottar (Others, 2011-01-01)
    • 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?