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Summary assessment of progress towards the Millennium Development Goals in Grenada
M. Williams / United Nations Development Programme 2010
This assessment of progress towards the MDGs in Grenada is meant to provide information on country  progress on  MDG  achievement.  The  consultant was  required  to work  closely  with&nbs...
Corruption and state-corporate crime in fisheries
A. Standing / U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre 2015
This U4 Issue paper describes corruption in the fisheries sector through the lens of state-corporate crime. It presents a case study from Senegal where Russian, European and Asian fishing firms, supported by their home governments, ga...
Understanding democratic transition using self-organizing maps: a special focus on Arab spring countries
H. Haffoudhi; R. Mehdi; G. Abdelkader / Economic Research Forum, Egypt 2015
In December 2010, a popular protest movement erupted in Tunisia and spread to Egypt, Libya, and across the Middle East. However, although “Arab Spring” countries began in roughly similar places, the current paper clarifies...
Political connections and tariff evasion: evidence from Tunisia
B. Rijkers; L. Baghdadi; G. Raballand / Economic Research Forum, Egypt 2015
Are politically connected firms more likely to evade taxes? This paper presents evidence from Tunisia suggesting firms owned by former president Ben Ali and his family were more prone to evading import tariffs. The authors note...
Enabling good governance in civil society alliances
Scaling Up Nutrition 2015
This note focuses on the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) principles of engagement which aim to provide a foundation for ways of working between and within multiple stakeholder groups of the SUN movement. It was developed as a result...
Conflict briefing notes: Conflict briefing no. 21, February 2015
Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme 2015
Two factors affected conflict dynamics in Nigeria in February 2015: the postponement of elections and the reported successes of coordinated counter-insurgency campaigns. In this respect, the current brief shows that tensions over diss...
Conflict briefing no. 22, March 2015
Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme 2015
The major developments in March 2015 were the success of counter-insurgency mobilisations in North East Nigeria and the largely peaceful conduct of the presidential and national assembly elections. The current “conflict briefing...
Conflict briefing notes: Conflict briefing no. 23, April 2015
Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme 2015
There was considerable improvement in the security situation in the North East Nigeria in April 2015. The current “conflict briefing note” indicates that this is the result of successful counter-insurgency operations of th...
Conflict briefing notes: Conflict briefing no. 24, May 2015
Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme 2015
The stable political environment engendered by the peaceful national and state elections persisted in Nigeria May 2015. This resulted in smooth and peaceful handover and inauguration of newly elected president and state governors. ...
Conflict briefing notes: Conflict briefing no. 25, June 2015
Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme 2015
The month of June 2015 witnessed renewed attacks by the Jamaatu Ahlis-Sunna Liddaawati Wal Jihad (JAS) in North East Nigeria, especially in Borno and Yobe States, Southern Chad and Southern Niger as Nigerian. Identically, Chadian and ...
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Items 31 to 40 of 754

Summary assessment of progress towards the Millennium Development Goals in Grenada
M. Williams / United Nations Development Programme 2010
This assessment of progress towards the MDGs in Grenada is meant to provide information on country  progress on  MDG  achievement.  The  consultant was  required  to work  closely  with&nbs...
Corruption and state-corporate crime in fisheries
A. Standing / U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre 2015
This U4 Issue paper describes corruption in the fisheries sector through the lens of state-corporate crime. It presents a case study from Senegal where Russian, European and Asian fishing firms, supported by their home governments, ga...
Understanding democratic transition using self-organizing maps: a special focus on Arab spring countries
H. Haffoudhi; R. Mehdi; G. Abdelkader / Economic Research Forum, Egypt 2015
In December 2010, a popular protest movement erupted in Tunisia and spread to Egypt, Libya, and across the Middle East. However, although “Arab Spring” countries began in roughly similar places, the current paper clarifies...
Political connections and tariff evasion: evidence from Tunisia
B. Rijkers; L. Baghdadi; G. Raballand / Economic Research Forum, Egypt 2015
Are politically connected firms more likely to evade taxes? This paper presents evidence from Tunisia suggesting firms owned by former president Ben Ali and his family were more prone to evading import tariffs. The authors note...
Enabling good governance in civil society alliances
Scaling Up Nutrition 2015
This note focuses on the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) principles of engagement which aim to provide a foundation for ways of working between and within multiple stakeholder groups of the SUN movement. It was developed as a result...
Conflict briefing notes: Conflict briefing no. 21, February 2015
Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme 2015
Two factors affected conflict dynamics in Nigeria in February 2015: the postponement of elections and the reported successes of coordinated counter-insurgency campaigns. In this respect, the current brief shows that tensions over diss...
Conflict briefing no. 22, March 2015
Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme 2015
The major developments in March 2015 were the success of counter-insurgency mobilisations in North East Nigeria and the largely peaceful conduct of the presidential and national assembly elections. The current “conflict briefing...
Conflict briefing notes: Conflict briefing no. 23, April 2015
Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme 2015
There was considerable improvement in the security situation in the North East Nigeria in April 2015. The current “conflict briefing note” indicates that this is the result of successful counter-insurgency operations of th...
Conflict briefing notes: Conflict briefing no. 24, May 2015
Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme 2015
The stable political environment engendered by the peaceful national and state elections persisted in Nigeria May 2015. This resulted in smooth and peaceful handover and inauguration of newly elected president and state governors. ...
Conflict briefing notes: Conflict briefing no. 25, June 2015
Nigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme 2015
The month of June 2015 witnessed renewed attacks by the Jamaatu Ahlis-Sunna Liddaawati Wal Jihad (JAS) in North East Nigeria, especially in Borno and Yobe States, Southern Chad and Southern Niger as Nigerian. Identically, Chadian and ...
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Center for Comparative and International Studies (CIF)
The Center for Comparative and International Studies (CIS) seeks to integrate the study of national political systems (comparative politics) and the study of international politics (international relations). CIS research and educational activities thus concentrate on the complex interconnections between domestic, international and transnational political processes, structures and institutions. The...
GATEWAY
GATEWAY focus is on collecting, sharing and expanding knowledge on corruption assessment. It aims to allow those who wish to measure corruption to match their needs with existing diagnostic tools. The project involves: Collecting information on existing corruption assessment methods and tools; Providing tool users with a better understanding of...
MiniAid (MiniAid)
African Community of Practice (AFCOP)
AfCop's mission is to build African capacity to manage for development results through sharing experiences, networking and building strong learning relationships between practitioners in Africa and around the world. Its members bring this dialogue and knowledge-sharing to their countries through national AfCoP chapters across the continent.
Open Budget Initiative (OBI)
The Open Budget Initiative (Initiative) is a global research and advocacy program which seeks to promote public access to budget information and the adoption of accountable budget systems. IBP launched the Initiative with the Open Budget Survey—an analysis and survey that evaluates whether governments give the public access to budget information and opportunities to participate i...
Localis (http://localis.org.uk/)
Localis is an independent think-tank based in Westminster, dedicated to issues related to local government and localism. Since its formation it has produced research on a variety of issues including housing, the reform of regional government, innovation in services and local government finance.
Local government of Rwanda
Local government of Rwanda site. Declares as it's mission statement: 'Promoting the well-being of the population by good governance, community development and social affairs.
Research Programme on Democracy (Democracy as Idea and Practice)
Research Programme on Democracy (Democracy as Idea and Practice) is based at the University of Oslo. (website under construction - more details to follow)
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