Can Ukraine’s Revolution of Dignity succeed?

Date: 28.11.18 Time: 08:30-09:30. Place: Bergen Resource Centre, Jekteviksbakken 31, Bergen. Sergii Leshchenko, Martin Paulsen (Diku) and Kasper Vagle (NHH) in conversation with Åse Gilje Østensen (The Norwegian Naval Academy) Five years after Ukraine´s Revolution of Dignity started with protests on Independence Square in Kyiv, it is time to ask whether the high hopes for reforms and […]

Breakfast seminar: Network Corruption and its Democratic Consequences

LawTransform invites all interested to a seminar that will discuss the democratic costs of corrupted social capital with experts in the field. Willeke Slingerland (Saxon University of Applied Sciences) and Lise Rakner  (UiB/CMI/LawTransform) in conversation with Tina Søreide (NHH/LawTransform). In countries all over the world there are examples of large infrastructure projects being built bigger than necessary with huge […]

Corruption & Health

Date: Tuesday 21 August 2018 Time: 09:00-10:15 Place: Bergen Resource Centre for International Development, Jekteviksbakken 31, Bergen Corruption is a major health risk. It takes different forms – from bribes and charging of unofficial fees, via sale of fake or substandard drugs, to corruption in public procurement of drugs and infrastructure, and diversion of public […]

Seminar with Susan Rose-Ackerman: What is Corrupt?

Time: Wednesday 18 April, 12:45 – 14:00 Place: Norwegian School of Economics (NHH), Auditorium Karl Borch. Norwegian School of Economics and the Corruption & Law Unit at LawTransform invites you to a seminar with corruption expert Susan Rose-Ackerman (Prof. Law and Political Science, Yale Uni.). Corruption is a complex and contested concept that raises difficult […]

Film & Reflection: Corruption in the Global Arms Trade

We invite you to the exclusive screening of the award winning 2016 documentary ‘Shadow World – inside the global arms trade‘ directed by artist/filmmaker Johan Grimonprezbased, based in part on Corruption Watch UK founder Andrew Feinstein’s globally acclaimed book with the same title. After the screening there will be a panel discussion with Andrew Feinstein (Expert […]

Corporate Human Rights Abuses: State or Business Responsibility?

Time: Monday, 4 December, 4:00PM – 5:30PM Place: Bergen Resource Centre for International Development, Jekteviksbakken 31 Panel: Nnimmo Bassey (Director, Health of Mother Earth Foundation/Rafto Prize Laureate), Salil Tripathi (Senior Adviser, Institute for Human Rights and Business), and Namita Wahi (Fellow, Centre for Policy Research/ LawTransform). Moderator: Tina Søreide (Professor of Law and Economics, NHH/Leader of Corruption […]

Meet Shackelia Jackson. A Human Rights Defender.

Time: 17:00-18:30 In cooperation with Amnesty International Bergen, we present Shackelia Jackson – a human right defender from Jamaica. The case of her brother is one of this years six cases of Write for Rights campaign/ Skriv for Liv. On the morning of 20 January 2014, Nakiea was busy cooking a large lunch order for […]