• Afghan Civil Society: Tradition Facing the Future 

      Strand, Arne (CMI Briefs vol. 14 no. 9, Report, 2015-03-01)
      Developing robust civil society organisations (CSOs) is a high priority in countries emerging from conflicts. However, civil society is very diverse, and different organisations might require different development strategies. ...
    • Civil society and peace building in Sudan: A critical look 

      Assal, Munzoul A. M. (Sudan Working Paper SWP 2016:2, Working paper, 2016-05-01)
      Abstract The role of civil society organizations in peace making and peace building is often valorized, especially in countries that witness protracted conflicts. The assumption underlying this valorization is that while ...
    • Civil Society in Angola 

      Amundsen, Inge (Others, 2008-01-01)
      Presentation of the report "Civil Society in Angola. Inroads, Space, and Accountability", written with Cesaltina Abreu.
    • Civil Society Procurement Monitoring: Challenges and Opportunities 

      De Simone, Francesco; Shah, Shruti (A New Role for Citizens in public Procurement, Chapter, 2012-01-01)
      The article provides an overview of the involvement of civil society organiza!ons and citizens in public procurement. It analyses the main challenges and opportuni!es arising from civil society procurement monitoring ...
    • Do donors reduce bilateral aid to countries with restrictive NGO laws?: A panel study, 1993-2012 

      Dupuy, Kendra; Prakash, Aseem (Non-Profit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly vol. 47 no. 1, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-02-01)
      Foreign aid contributes to about 10% of gross domestic product of developing countries. To distribute aid in recipient countries, Western donors increasingly rely on non-governmental organizations (NGOs). Yet, since the ...
    • El humanitarismo: Una breve reseña 

      De Lauri, Antonio (CMI Insight 2021:04, Report, 2021-06-01)
      Este resumen analiza brevemente cuatro ámbitos cruciales del humanitarismo contemporáneo: la diplomacia humanitaria, la educación en situaciones de emergencia, el concepto de sociedad civil en el humanitarismo y las fronteras ...
    • 'Follow the money!' Policies and practices in donor support to civil society formations in Southern Africa 

      Albertyn, Chris; Tjønneland, Elling N. (Research report, 2011-08-01)
      In 2007, the Southern Africa Trust commissioned a study on the trends and impacts of changing aid policies and shifting financial flows to civil society organisations in southern Africa. This new report provides an update ...
    • Humanitarianism: An Overview 

      De Lauri, Antonio (CMI Insight 2021:3, Report, 2021-06-01)
      This overview briefly discusses four crucial domains of contemporary humanitarianism, namely humanitarian diplomacy, education in emergencies, the concept of civil society in humanitarianism, and humanitarian borders.
    • Making partnership work: Vision and implementation of a development programme 

      Tjønneland, Elling N.; Tostensen, Arne (CMI Report R 2011:2, Research report, 2011-06-08)
      This report is based on a review commissioned by the Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA). The NPA is one of Norway’s biggest NGOs with development programmes in over 30 countries in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Latin America ...
    • Mapping evidence gaps in anti-corruption: Assessing the state of the operationally relevant evidence on donors' actions and approaches to reducing corruption 

      Johnsøn, Jesper; Taxell, Nils; Zaum, Dominik (U4 Issue 2012:7, Research report, 2012-11-15)
      This paper charts the current evidence on effectiveness of different anti-corruption reforms, and identifies significant evidence gaps. Despite a substantial amount of literature on corruption, this review found very few ...
    • Mid-term evaluation of Swedish government funded civil society support through the AGIR II programme in Mozambique 2014-2020 

      Tvedten, Inge (Sida Decentralised Evaluation 2018:8, Research report, 2018-04-01)
      This report presents findings, conclusions and recommendations from the Mid-term Evaluation of Swedish government funded Civil Society support through the AGIR II Programme in Mozambique. The Swedish support to civil society ...
    • Supporting child rights: Synthesis of lessons learned in four countries 

      Tostensen, Arne; Stokke, Hugo; Trygged, Sven; Halvorsen, Kate (Research report, 2011-02-01)
      This evaluation was commissioned jointly by the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad) and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) with the dual purpose of: (a) summarising results ...
    • The Norwegian People's Aid, oil and development. A review of Oil for the Common Good (2007-2011). 

      Tjønneland, Elling N. (CMI Report R 2012:5, Research report, 2012-12-11)
      The NPA has since 2007 implemented an Oil for the Common Good programme (OCG) with funding from Norad’s Oil for Development programme. The main purpose is to contribute to strengthening democratic control and participation ...
    • The role of civil society in the UNCAC review process: Moving beyond compliance? 

      Trivunovic, Marijana; Taxell, Nils; Johnsøn, Jesper; Biason, Rita de Cássia (U4 Issue 2013:4, Research report, 2013-05-01)
      Civil society plays a crucial role in the fight against corruption. The inclusion of civil society in the United Nations Convention against Corruption Implementation Review Mechanism (IRM), however, is only optional. This ...
    • Uncorking the bottlenecks: Using political economy analysis to address court delay 

      Messick, Richard E. (U4 Brief 2015:10, Report, 2015-08-01)
      Long delays in the resolution of court cases are a common problem in both developing and developed countries and impede anti-corruption efforts. Technical solutions such as hiring more judges and reforming cumbersome ...
    • Гуманитаризм: обзор. (Humanitarianism: an overview) 

      De Lauri, Antonio (CMI Insight 2021:6, Report, 2021-06-01)
      Гуманитарная помощь начала распространяться по всему миру примерно с середины ХIХ века. В наши же дни она уже превратилась во что-то глобально-спасительное, в то, что скрывается в понятии «гуманитаризм». В ...
    • الإنسانية: نظرة عامة (Humanitarianism: An Overview) 

      De Lauri, Antonio (CMI Insight 2021:05, Report, 2021-06-01)
      تُناقش هذه النظرة العامة بإيجاز أربع مجالات ذات دور حاسم للإنسانية المُعاصرة، وهي الدبلوماسية الإنسانية والتعليم في حالات الطوارئ ومفهوم المجتمع المدني في العمل الإنساني والحدود الإنسانية.