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  • Women’s informal peace efforts: Grassroots activism in South Sudan 

    Kezie-Nwoha, Helen; Were, Juliet (CMI Brief no. 2018:07, Report, 2018-12-01)
    South Sudanese women have been grossly under-represented in formal peace negotiations. However, they have been active in informal peacebuilding at the local level where peace means rebuilding society. Such informal ...
  • Most people are not economists: Citizen preferences for corporate taxation 

    Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge; Kolstad, Ivar; Wiig, Arne (CMI Working Paper WP 2018:11, Working paper, 2018-11-01)
    On what bases should corporations be taxed? This article presents evidence from a series of discrete choice experiments designed to elicit the tax preferences of ordinary citizens. We find that respondents favour higher ...
  • Comisión del Esclarecimiento Histórico: Guatemala, entre la memoria del silencio y el silencio de la memoria 

    Martín, Héctor Centeno (CMI Report R 2018:13, Research report, 2018-10-01)
    El Informe Final de la Comisión de Esclarecimiento Histórico de Guatemala, presentado en 1999, dio cuenta de las graves violaciones de Derechos Humanos perpetrados durante tres décadas de conflicto armado interno (1962–1996). ...
  • Comisiones de la Verdad de Chile: Verdad y Reparaciones como Política de Estado 

    Hourcade, Sol; Ghelfi, Federico; Zaldua, Luz Palmás; Perelman, Marcela (CMI Report R 2018:14, Research report, 2018-10-01)
    Este informe reconstruye la actuación de las dos comisiones de verdad constituidas en Chile para dar cuenta de la responsabilidad estatal en las violaciones a los derechos humanos cometidas entre 1973 y 1990 durante la ...
  • La Comisión de la Verdad para El Salvador: Manteniendo la paz a cambio de justicia 

    Martínez-Barahona, Elena; Rubio-Padilla, Sonia; Martín, Héctor Centeno; Gutiérrez-Salazar, Martha (CMI Report R 2018:12, Research report, 2018-10-01)
    El Informe final de la Comisión de la Verdad para El Salvador, publicado en 1993, tiene por objetivo dar a conocer las causas y hechos del enfrentamiento político-militar entre los gobiernos salvadoreños y el Frente Farabundo ...
  • Love in Law – The Indian Supreme Court decides in favour of LGBT persons 

    Kolmannskog, Vikram (CMI Brief no. 2018:06, Report, 2018-11-01)
    On 6 September 2018, the Indian Supreme Court delivered a 493-pages-long verdict on LGBT rights and love. “Navtej Singh Johar v. Union of India” is arguably one of the most progressive and comprehensive verdicts that the ...
  • Comparing urban and rural poverty in Angola 

    Tvedten, Inge; Lázaro, Gilson; Jul-Larsen, Eyolf (CMI Brief no. 2018:05, Report, 2018-11-01)
    This brief compares living conditions in villages in rural Malanje and shantytowns in urban Luanda and argues that while material poverty is most pronounced in Malanje, disempowerment, vulnerability and the dearth of social ...
  • Safeguarding borders, or safeguarding queers? 

    Torvik, Yngvild Gotaas (Master thesis, 2018-08-01)
    While the political field of immigration is getting increasingly stringent throughout Europe, rights for queer individuals are progressively strengthened in Western parts of the world. These two parallel trends have made ...
  • The Customer is King: Evidence on VAT Compliance in Tanzania 

    Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge; Kagoma, Cecilia; Mdee, Ephraim; Sjursen, Ingrid Hoem; Somville, Vincent (ICTD Working Paper 83, Research report, 2018-10-01)
    Like governments in many other African countries, the Government of Tanzania has been striving to improve the effectiveness of its value added tax (VAT) regime by reducing tax evasion through a combination of measures, ...
  • Third independent review of the Indonesia-Norway cooperation on reducing greenhouse gas emissions from REDD+ 

    Caldecott, Julian; Mahaningtyas, Avi; Howard, Brendan; Williams, David; Lincoln, Philippa (Research report, 2018-09-01)
    The LoI process was always expected to be a complex and innovative exercise involving many stakeholders and relationships, with progress marked by slow, directional change over a long period. The LoI therefore called for ...
  • Drivers of child marriage in eastern Sudan 

    Tønnessen, Liv; al-Nagar, Samia (Report, 2018-09-01)
    There are several causes that contribute to child marriage in eastern Sudan, including poverty, lack of education for girls, avoiding stigma and the legality of child marriage. However, tradition and protection of girls’ ...
  • Russian Use of Private Military and Security Companies - the implications for European and Norwegian Security 

    Østensen, Åse Gilje; Bukkvoll, Tor (FFI-rapport 18/01300, Research report, 2018-09-01)
    How does the Russian use of private military and security companies affect Russian use of force and what are the implications for European and Norwegian security? Over the past couple of decades, private military and ...
  • Interventions for the abandonment of child marriage in Sudan 

    Tønnessen, Liv; al-Nagar, Samia (Report, 2018-09-01)
    Child marriage is legal, and accepted, throughout Sudan and the country has one of the highest rates of child marriage in the world. This brief examines interventions against child marriage in Sudan, which is best described ...
  • Child marriage and education in Eastern Sudan 

    Tønnessen, Liv; al-Nagar, Samia (Report, 2018-09-01)
    A new understanding that educating girls' does not constrain their marriage potential is emerging in eastern Sudan. Girls who continue their education and their families are role models who challenge the cultural boundaries ...
  • Conlusion: The Moral economy of the resettlement regime 

    Suhrke, Astri; Garnier, Adèle (Refugee resettlement. Power, Politics, and Humanitarian Governance, Chapter, 2018-01-01)
    The international regime for resettlement of refugees examined in this volume has three important characteristics. First, the regime is state-centric. That is, the number of refugees resettled depends on the decision ...
  • Property owners’ knowledge and attitudes towards property taxation in Tanzania 

    Ali, Merima; Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge; Katera, Lucas (CMI Insight 2018:01, Report, 2018-08-01)
    Property taxation (PT) is high on the political agenda in Tanzania and considered a cornerstone of the Government’s efforts to strengthen broad based direct taxation. Because it is visible to taxpayers, and in principle ...
  • The political economy of banking in Angola 

    Ferreira, Manuel Ennes; de Oliveira, Ricardo Soares (African Affairs, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-01-01)
    From inauspicious beginnings in a post-socialist, highly dysfunctional financial system, Angolan banking grew in less than a decade after the end of the country’s long civil war into one of Africa’s largest. Fuelled by the ...
  • Movimiento transnacional contra el derecho al aborto en América Latina 

    Gianella, Camila (El aborto en América Latina Estrategias jurídicas para luchar por su legalización y enfrentar las resistencias conservadoras, Chapter, 2018-07-01)
  • "Flooding our eyes with rubbish": urban waste management in Maputo, Mozambique 

    Tvedten, Inge; Candiracci, Sara (Environment and Urbanization, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-08-01)
    Critical voices on urban management tend to portray conflicting governmentalities, with western 'top-down' municipal development models on the one hand, and the everyday practices and diffuse forms of power of the poor ...

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