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Report in External Series | Sep 2020

Interim Governance Arrangements in Post-Conflict and Fragile Settings

This report provides an understanding of how temporary governance during major political transitions is structured and how it works in practice. Interim governance arrangements are the exercise of public power...
Robert Forster (2020)
Stockholm: International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (Edinburgh Dialogues on Post-Conflict Constitution Building) 45 p.
Report in External Series | May 2020

Evaluation of Sida’s Model for Bilateral Research Cooperation

The purpose of the evaluation is to provide an overall assessment of the extent to which Sida’s model for bilateral research cooperation builds research capacity in low-income countries. The assessment...
Inge Tvedten (Team Leader), Raphaëlle Bisiaux, Adam Pain, Arne Tostensen, Panith Chou, Catherine Ngugi, Rodrigo Paz and Fredrik Åström (2020)
Stockholm: Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida Evaluation)
Newspaper Op-Ed | 2019

Evalueringer – se til Sverige

Evalueringer har få venner – men de fleste i bistandsbransjen erkjenner at de er nødvendige. Utenriksdepartementet og Norad – som de fleste andre institusjoner – liker egentlig ikke å bli kikket...
Inge Tvedten (2019)
Bistandsaktuelt Mai 2019
Report in External Series | 2018

Evaluation of the Sida supported research capacity and higher education development programme in Rwanda, 2013-2017

Research cooperation between Sida and the university sector in Rwanda has been carried out in three phases since 2002, with the current phase (2013-2018) being the main focus of this...
Inge Tvedten, Arthur Byabagambi, Johanna Lindström, Matti Tedre (2018)
Stockholm: Sida (Sida Decentralised Evaluation no. 2018:3)
CMI Insight | 2017

Taxing the urban boom: property taxation in Africa

The growth of Africa’s towns and cities has outpaced local governments’ capacity for service delivery in terms of management, infrastructure, and financing. As a result, many African towns and cities...
Odd-Helge Fjeldstad, Merima Ali, Tom Goodfellow (2017)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Insight no. 1) 8 p.
Book Chapter | 2015

Rwanda: some peace, no democracy, and the complex role of transitional justice

Trine Eide, Astri Suhrke (2015)
in Elin Skaar, Camila Gianella, Trine Eide: After Violence: Transitional Justice, Peace, and Democracy. Routledge
Book Chapter | 2015


A structured comparative analysis of one post-authoritarian case (Uruguay), two post-conflict cases (Rwanda and Angola), and one mixed case (Peru) demonstrates that contextual factors and timing are crucial to understanding...
Elin Skaar, Camila Gianella, and Trine Eide (2015)
in Elin Skaar, Camila Gianella, and Trine Eide: After Violence: Transitional Justice, Peace, and Democracy. London and New York: Routledge (Transitional Justice Series) pp. 174-198
Book Chapter | 2015

Towards a framework for impact assessment

Bridging the literatures on peacebuilding and transitional justice, this chapter outlines an analytical framework for assessing the impact of transitional justice mechanisms on peace and democracy. The multilayered qualitative framework...
Elin Skaar, Camila Gianella Malca, and Trine Eide (2015)
in Elin Skaar, Camila Gianella, and Trine Eide: After Violence: Transitional Justice, Peace, and Democracy. London and New York: Routledge (Transitional Justice Series) pp. 29-66
Book | 2015

After Violence: Transitional Justice, Peace, and Democracy

The field of transitional justice has recently seen a surge of interest in the issues of effectiveness and impact. This book examines the effects of transitional justice on the development...
Elin Skaar, Camila Gianella, and Trine Eide (2015)
London: Routledge (Transitional Justice Series)
Report in External Series | 2014

Building Blocks for Peace An Evaluation of the Training for Peace in Africa Programme

The Training for Peace in Africa  programme (TfP) was initiated in 1995 and has been fully funded by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. It is implemented to five partners...
Elling N. Tjønneland,Torunn Wimpelmann, Anna Paterson, Chris Albertyn, David Fleming, Alice Hills (2014)
Oslo: Norad (Evaluation Department no. 6/14) 137 p.
Newspaper Op-Ed | 2014

Pynt og prakt, lite makt

Afrika topper listen over land med flest kvinner i parlamentene. Det betyr ikke at kvinnene har fått det bedre. Makten sitter et annet sted. Da de norske stortingsrepresentantene tok plass i...
Vibeke Wang, Liv Tønnessen (2014)
Bergens Tidende 12.05
Commissioned Report | 2013

Forward looking review of the regional strategy on scaling up access to modern energy services in the East African community

The East African Countries (EAC) Secretariat’s Energy Division supports regional knowledge coordination and has become a common forum for exchange of best practices and discussions on joint development, and improved...
Marko Viiding and Arne Tostensen (2013)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute 33 p.
Newspaper Op-Ed | 2013

Domstol i hardt vær

Kenyas nye president får reise dit han vil, selv om han er tiltalt ved Den internasjonale straffedomstolen. For noen uker siden ba Ugandas president Yoweri Museveni og Etiopias statsminister Hailemariam Desalegn sine...
Gunnar M. Sørbø (2013)
Morgenbladet 13. 06
Commissioned Report | 2012

A way out of violent conflict. The impact of transitional justice on peace and democracy

Elin Skaar, Camila Gianella Malca and Trine Eide (2012)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (Commissioned report) 178 p.
Report in External Series | 2012

Organisational Performance Review of the Norwegian People's Aid

The Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA) was established in 1939 as the trade unions’ voluntary health and solidarity organisation. NPA’s international work includes long-term development efforts and humanitarian work, including a...
Elling N. Tjønneland, Gisle Hagen (2012)
Oslo: Norad (Norad rapport: Gjennomgang no. 6/2012) 64 p.
CMI Brief | 2012

Dealing with a violent past: The impact of transitional justice

This brief assesses the impact of transitional justice mechanisms on peace and democracy. Based on four case studies from Africa and Latin America, it argues that the expected positive effects...
Elin Skaar, Åse Johanne Roti Dahl (2012)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief vol. 11 no. 5) 4 p.
Book Chapter | 2012

Violence, denial and fear in post-genocide Rwanda

Trine Eide (2012)
in Astri Suhrke and Mats Berdal: The peace in between. Post-war violence and peacebuilding. London/N.Y.: Routledge pp. 267-286
Book | 2011

When more is less. The international project in Afghanistan

The Western-led efforts to establish a new post-Taliban order in Afghanistan are in serious trouble, and in this book Astri Suhrke sets out to explain why. She begins with the...
Astri Suhrke (2011)
New York/London: Columbia/Hurst 293 p.
Journal Article | 2011

Building a repressive peace: The case of post-genocide Rwanda

Ingrid Samset (2011)
in Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding vol. 5 no. 3 pp. 265-283
Commissioned Report | 2011

Organisational performance review of the Norwegian People's Aid

Elling N. Tjønneland, Gisle Hagen (2011)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute