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CMI Report | Jun 2020
Literature Review: Democracy and Human Rights in contemporary Latin America (2015-2020) Trends, challenges, and prospects
Abstract Through a review of scholarly and other well-informed articles as well as media reports, this CMI Report aims to summarize discussions on challenges for democracy and human rights in Latin...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2020:01)
Sudan Brief | Mar 2020
Irregular Migration or Human Trafficking? The Realities of Cross-border Population Mobility in Western Sudan
A new public discourse labels irregular migration as human trafficking. The new discourse has been shaped by emerging globalized migration patterns and the increased securitization of Europe’s borders. This brief...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (Sudan Brief 2020:1) 4 p.
Journal Article | 2019
The reification of humanitarian borders generates a politics of crisis that weakens the capacity to produce structural political changes and legitimizes exceptionalism and the reproduction of hierarchized borders. In this...
in Journal of Identity and Migration Studies vol. 13 no. 2 pp. 148-166
Report in External Series | 2018
Russian Use of Private Military and Security Companies - the implications for European and Norwegian Security
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...
Oslo (FFI-rapport no. 18/01300) 53 p.
Master's Thesis | 2018
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...
Paris: CNRS-CERI Sciences Po 99 p.
CMI Brief | 2018
In the past few years, mass-media and political actors, especially emergent populist and right-wing political movements, effectively enhanced sentiments of panic and fear nourished by the idea that there is...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief no. 2018:11) 4 p.
Journal Article | 2018
This article analyses the convergence of two refugee crises, Palestine (1948-present) and Syria (2012-present), having brought old and new refugees into close, and increasingly, conflictual contact. While the former settled...
in Refugee Survey Quarterly vol. 37 no. 1 pp. 96-115
Sudan Report | 2017
Sudan has long been a hub for individuals from the Horn of Africa on their way to north Africa, Europe, and beyond, and this has only increased in recent years....
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (Sudan Report SR 2017:2) 94 p.
Journal Article | 2017
'Is Islam reconcilable with feminism?' asks Haideh Moghissi (1999), echoing a concern that is currently dramatized in numerous ways across and beyond Europe. The growing presence and visibility of Muslims...
in Feminist Review no. 98 pp. 1-8
Book Chapter | 2015
in Gauci Jean-Pierre, Giuffré Mariagiulia, and Tsourdi Evangelia (Lilian): Exploring the Boundaries of Refugee Law: Current Protection Challenges. Brill Nijhoff
Book Chapter | 2015
in Qizheng Zhao: Blue Book: Annual Report of China's Public Diplomacy Development. Social Sciences Academic Press (China)
Report in External Series | 2015
The July 2014 BRICS Summit marked a change in the level of the ambitions of this alliance of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. The summit’s decisions carry potentially...
Oslo: Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre (Report no. January) 10 p.
Report in External Series | 2014
Les Accords de partenariats volontaires en Afrique centrale et de l’Ouest : de la théorie à la pratique
L’objectif de ce rapport est de documenter et de nourrir la réﬂexion stratégique dans les pays partenaires en négociation, ou qui vont entrer en négociation d’un Accord de partenariat volontaire...
Rome: FAO 57 p.
Book Chapter | 2013
in Anna Leander: Commercialising security in Europe : political consequences for peace operations. Routledge pp. 18-36
Edited Book | 2012
The impact of the oil and gas industry – paradoxically seen both as a blessing and a curse on socio-economic development – is a question at the heart of the...
London, Pluto Press 370 p.
Journal Article | 2012
The article examines patterns of generalised and institutional trust among elites in East Central Europe, South East Europe and the West Balkans. It enquires into the extent to which such...
in Europe-Asia Studies vol. 64 no. 1 pp. 115-143
Book Chapter | 2011
INTRODUCTION: Network industries—electricity, gas, road, telecommunications, and private water supply—need regulation in one way or the other. Very often only one network operates in a given market. The expenses of...
in Antonio Estache : Emerging issues in competition, collusion and regulation of network industries . London : Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)
CMI Report | 2011
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,...
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2011:2) 83 p.
Book Chapter | 2011
The Handbook of Doing Busines in South East Europe provides a comprehensive yet compact account of the business environment in South East Europe. Academic experts present data and analysis on...
in Dietmar Sternad, Thomas Döring: Handbook of doing business in South East Europe. Palgrave Macmillan pp. 109-149
Book Chapter | 2011
Recent discourses on human rights as well as individual rights have affected the traditional understanding of gender roles and family in general. Due to historical development in Christian thought, the...
in David Cheetham, Ulrich Winkler, Oddbjørn Leirvik and Judith Gruber, eds.: Interreligious hermeneutics in pluralistic Europe. Amsterdam/N.Y.: Rodopi. pp 267-288