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CMI Brief | Jul 2020

Excluding women: the clanization of Somali political institutions

Hawa Jibril, a poetess and a long-time activist for Somali women’s rights, identified male elders as a barrier to women’s inclusion in the politics and governance of their society. In...
Ladan Affi (2020)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief no. 2020:9) 4 p.
CMI Brief | 2019

Turkey’s Humanitarian Diplomacy: The AKP Model

Turkey has become a major global humanitarian actor. They have been widely engaged in Somalia and Syria, Pakistan and Myanmar and hosts the world’s largest number of refugees with more...
Meliha Benli Altunısık (2019)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief no. 2019:08) 5 p.
Report in External Series | 2019

Local Peace Processes: Opportunities and Challenges for Women’s Engagement

When and how do local peace processes and agreements address conflict? What are the opportunities and challenges for women and gender-equality advocates seeking to meaningfully engage with local peace processes? When and how...
Laura Wise, Robert Forster, Christine Bell (2019)
Wise, L., Forster, R., and Bell, Christine. (2019). 'Local Peace Processes: Opportunties and Challenges for Women's Engagement', Edinburgh: Global Justice Academy, University of Edinburgh
CMI Report | 2019

Review of the realisation of Norway’s “Strategy for intensifying international efforts for the elimination of female genital mutilation for the period 2014–2017”

This report was commissioned by Norad and the evaluation was realised by Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI). Joar Svanemyr is the main author of the report. Camilla Gianella at CMI and...
Joar Svanemyr (2019)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2018:16)
CMI Brief | 2017

Paper tiger law forbidding FGM in Sudan

Female genital mutilation (FGM) is still a common practice in Sudan. Nine out of ten women have been subjected to this practice. In 2009, a proposed ban on FGM in the...
Liv Tønnessen, Samia El-Nagar, Sharifa Bamkar (2017)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Brief vol. 16 no. 7) 4 p.
Sudan Report | 2017

Human Smuggling and Trafficking in Eastern Sudan

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....
Hassan Ahmed Abdel Ati (2017)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (Sudan Report SR 2017:2) 94 p.
Report in External Series | 2017

Country Evaluation Brief: Somalia

Somalia is one of the world’s poorest countries having suffered from decades of acute political fragility, instability, violent conflict and lack of development. It is also ranked as the most...
Marcus Manuel, Raphaelle Faure, Dina Mansour-Ille (2017)
Oslo: Norad (Norad Country Evaluation Briefs no. 3/2017) 36 p.
Newspaper Op-Ed | 2017

Papirtigere beskytter ikke mot kjønnslemlestelse i Sudan

I store deler av Sudan er kjønnslemlestelse av jenter fremdeles vanlig. Ni av ti kvinner er omskåret. I 2008 satte aktivister, media og sivilsamfunnet i Sudan kjønnslemlestelse på dagsordenen. Det...
Liv Tønnessen (2017)
Bistandsaktuelt 26.01.2017
Report in External Series | 2016

A transparent and accountable judiciary to deliver justice for all

A transparent and accountable judiciary to deliver justice for all » U4 Corruption is hampering the delivery of justice globally. People perceive the judiciary as the second most corrupt public service,...
Sofie Arjon Schütte, Paavani Reddy, Liviana Zorzi (2016)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute
U4 Issue | 2015

Financial intermediaries – Anti-money laundering allies in cash-based societies?

Many informal cash-based economies run parallel financial systems that are very different to the Western banking concept. Such countries are perceived to have a high risk of money laundering. Looking...
Nikos Passas (2015)
Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Issue 2015:10) 30 p.
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 | 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
Newspaper Op-Ed | 2013

Begrunnet afrikansk motstand

Vestlige land bør være mer ydmyke overfor afrikanske lederes evne til å rydde opp på eget kontinent. I forrige uke holdt afrikanske statsledere et ekstraordinært møte i hovedkvarteret til Den afrikanske union...
Gunnar M. Sørbø (2013)
Morgenbladet 18.10
Newspaper Op-Ed | 2013

Trøbbel på Nilen

De grufulle drapene i en buss på det norske høyfjellet har fått mange til å lure på hva som skjer i verdens yngste nasjon Sør-Sudan. Det var mange som jublet da...
Gunnar M. Sørbø (2013)
Morgenbladet 22.11
Newspaper Op-Ed | 2010

Valg og storpolitikk på det afrikanske horn

Den 23. mai gikk Etiopias befolkning til valgurnene i det som er landets fjerde valg siden regimeskiftet i 1991. Det er imidlertid knyttet lite spenning til årets valg; forventningen er...
Lovise Aalen, Terje Østebø (2010)
Klassekampen 1. June
Commissioned Report | 2010

Navigating complexity. A review of training for peace in Africa

Training for Peace in Africa (TfP) has, since its start in 1995, been provided with NOK 170 million to strengthen African capacities for participation in peace support operations. This includes...
Elling N. Tjønneland and Chris Albertyn (2010)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (Commissioned by Norad, the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Embassy of Norway in Pretoria) 67 p.
Newspaper Op-Ed | 2008

Kan vi gjøre noe?

Jo lengre konflikter varer, jo mer innviklet har de en tendens til å bli og jo mer preges de av at det er ekstremister på alle sider som bestemmer mulighetenes...
Gunnar M. Sørbø (2008)
Dagbladet 05.05.08
Report in External Series | 2007

Land Issues and Poverty Production: Requirements for Lasting Peace in Sudan and Afghanistan

During the last decade, an increasing share of foreign aid has been provided to countries coming out of civil war or experiencing severe conflict. Most of these countries-like the Republic...
Gunnar M. Sørbø and Arne Strand (2007)
Washington DC: IFPRI (2020 Focus Brief on the World's Poor and Hungry People) 4 p.
Newspaper Op-Ed | 2007

Terroristjakt og fredsbygging

Skal Somalia få fred må ikke verdenssamfunnet gjenta feilene fra Afghanistan.
Ingrid Samset og Torunn Wimpelmann (2007)
Dagbladet 16.01.07
Book Chapter | 2006

Afghanistan

The Netherlands have over the period 2000-2004 provided 1,2 billion for humanitarian aid, which was implemented by UN agencies, the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and non-governmental organisations. The...
Arne Strand and Gunnar Olesen (2006)
in Dutch Humanitarian Assistance. An Evaluation. Hague: Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Policy and Operations Evaluation Department pp.113-154