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26 Apr 2016
Corrupt judicial systems undermine reforms and are a major impediment to ensuring access to justice and human rights for ordinary citizens across the world, says a new report published by the United Nations Development Programme and U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre on 8 April. Titled, A Transparent and Accountable Judiciary to Deliver Justice for All, the report cites survey data suggesting that the public perceive the judiciary as the second most corrupt public institution, after the police.
5 Jan 2016
Til tross for sine mange konflikter seiler Sudan opp som et strategisk viktig land med et stabilt regime. Vestlige land støtter opp om en «nasjonal dialog» som president Bashir har tatt initiativ til selv om få tror at den vil skape fred, fjerne undertrykkelse og gi reelle åpninger for en svak opposisjon.
2 Nov 2015 | Workshop
New digital tools represent a technological revolution, and are at the same time revolutionizing politics. They promise great potential for mobilizing people, ideas, and resources in new and profound ways. Join us in exploring the potentials and pitfalls of these new tools.
5 Oct 2015 | SDGs
End poverty in all its forms everywhere is goal number one in the new Sustainable Develelopment Goals. Magnus Hatlebakk explains what extreme poverty is.
12 Jun 2015 | Conference on China-Africa Communication
30 Jun 2014
- Policy makers and their decisions matter much more than a supposed resource curse, says Ricardo Soares de Oliveira. As East Africa booms with oil, he urges international actors and donors to repoliticise the international reform and financial agenda.
23 May 2014
East Africa is the global oil and gas industry's hottest frontier. Several west and central African states have already experienced petroleum booms of their own. What can East Africa learn from their experiences?
21 Oct 2013
Nora's Cloth is an Ibsen Scholarship awarded art installation project. Through videos, mock street-fashion, self portraits, and silk-screen prints an identity is expressed. Issraa El-Kogali is a Sudanese artist and film maker.
3 Dec 2012
Det er grunn til å spørre, for i mange andre fattige land med oljeinntekter har det ikke gått bra. Det er ingen selvfølge at de klarer å fordele dem rettferdig og skape utvikling. Men Ghana kan - sannsynligvis - og særlig med litt norsk hjelp.
21 Sep 2012
USAs øker det militære nærværet i Afrika. Det kan hemme demokratisk utvikling.
29 Jun 2012
Electoral gender quotas have changed the representation of women in politics. Africa is pioneering. Rwanda is currently the only country in the world with more women than men in the national parliament.
12 Jan 2012 | Dialogues at CMI: Emerging South Powers and Africa
How do the emerging South powers promote economic co-operation, trade and investment? And how is development finance and aid provided?
24 Nov 2011 | Dialogues at CMI: Emerging South Powers and Africa
The seminar has been cancelled and will be moved to January
15 Nov 2011 | Dialogues at CMI: Emerging South Powers and Africa
What are the objectives of Brazil's foreign policies, and how are they pursued?
6 Apr 2010
CMI welcomes, Dr. Elizabeth (Liz) Hart, who is the new Director of the U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre (www.U4.no).
15 Dec 2009 | CMISeminar
Owen Logan, a photographer and research fellow at the University of Aberdeen, works with the "Lives in the Oil Industry" and with the CMI project Flammable Societies - Studies on the Socio-Economics of Oil and Gas.
8 Sep 2009 | International conference:
The discovery of oil or mineral resources has been associated with devastating political conflict and economic setbacks insted of sustainable economic growth and poverty alleviation. The Oslo conference is aimed at eliciting lessons learned from recent efforts to improve the management of natural resources in developing countries.
23 Oct 2007 | In Brief
Vigdis Anita Gåskjenn has started working at CMI as Head of Finance. Elin Skaar is appointed new Research Director for the Rights, Democracy and Development group.
14 Sep 2007 | CMI Seminar
In Africa, policies are easily pronounced but difficult to implement. The links between policy and policy research are very tenuous. Professor David Olusanya Ajakaiye exlores why.
27 Mar 2007
Afrikas mest folkerike og oljerike land, Nigeria, skal i april gjennomføra demokratiske val til alle politiske nivå. President Obasanjo og dei fleste av dei 36 delstatsguvernørane går av etter åtte år ved makta. Det skal dermed bli eit maktskifte frå eitt sivilt regime til eit anna for første gong i Nigerias historie. Kva får dei ulike moglege utfall å seia for Nigeria og Afrikas framtid? Tore Nedrebø, Norges ambassadør til Nigeria, holder seminar på CMI
22 May 2006
A new CMI study "Should I stay or should I go!" will look into this question. When is it in the interest of a corporation to exit a repressive country? When do ethical considerations imply that a company should close down operations in a country?