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Book Chapter | 2003

Afghanistan. A snapshot study

This study examines particular aspects of the overall Afghanistan mission. It represents a 'snapshot analysis' of the planning, establishment and first months of activities of UNAMA through November 2002. It...
Astri Suhrke, Arne Strand and Jolyon Leslie (2003)
in A review of peace operations: A case for change. London: King's College pp. 325-368
Journal Article | 2003

Acting as one? Co-ordinating responses to the landmine problems

This article looks at co-ordination within humanitarian mine action (hma), and co-ordination between hma and other humanitarian and development initiatives. The discussion focuses specifically on the role of UN-led Mine...
Arne Strand , Kjell Erling Kjellman, Kristian Berg Harpviken og Ananda S. Millard (2003)
in Third World Quarterly vol. 24 no. 5 pp. 855-871
Journal Article | 2003

Un análisis de las reformas judiciales de la Argentina, Chile, y Uruguay

This article is about judicial reform in the Southern Cone in the 1990s. It shows that for Argentina and Chile, procedural code reforms were motivated by three central factors linked...
Elin Skaar (2003)
in América Latina Hoy vol. 34 no. aug. pp. 147-186
Commissioned Report | 2002

Aid Coordination in Afghanistan

Aid coordination is expected to ensure the more efficient and effective delivery of humanitarian assistance. Presently, a large number of humanitarian actors are operating in Afghanistan, and different groups have established their separate...
Arne Strand (2002)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute 24 p.
CMI Report | 2002

Peacebuilding: Lessons for Afghanistan?

This report examines lessons from previous peacebuilding efforts in Afghanistan, and from other countries, in order to highlight issues of central relevance for the present phase of peacebuilding and economic...
Astri Suhrke, with Kristian Berg Harpviken, Are Knudsen, Arve Ofstad, Arne Strand (2002)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2002:9) 117 p.
Journal Article | 2002

Are smart sanctions feasible?

This article reviews the literature on the 'smart sanctions' approach developed in the late 1990s in response to the failure of conventional sanctions and questions the efficacy of this instrument....
Arne Tostensen and Beate Bull (2002)
in World politics vol. 54 no. 3 April pp. 373-403
Report in External Series | 2001

Assessing needs and vulnerability in Afghanistan: Identifying vulnerable populations and assessing needs in a complex emergency. An inter-agency evaluation of UN humanitarian response in Afghanistan

(Commissioned by OCHA, UNHCR, UNICEF and WFP. Limited circulation)
Arve Ofstad, Arne Strand and Astri Suhrke (2001)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute
CMI Report | 2001

Humanitarian challenges in Afghanistan: Administrative structures and gender and assistance

The humanitarian situation in Afghanistan has rapidly deteriorated over the last months, as the conflict between the Taliban and the international community has intensified. UN sanctions and isolation has strengthened...
Arne Strand, Karin Ask and Kristian Berg Harpviken (2001)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2001:4) 32 p.
CMI Report | 2001

Afghanistan: Current humanitarian challenges

More than twenty years of war and civil war and a severe drought has increased the vulnerability of the Afghan population. The warring fractions, the Taliban and the Northern Alliance,...
Arne Strand, Kristian Berg Harpviken and A.W. Najimi (2001)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 2001:5) 24 p.
Journal Article | 2001

Peacekeepers as nation-builders: Dilemmas of the UN in East Timor

The UN mission in East Timor is the most comprehensive transitional administration undertaken by the UN to date. While having a combined function of peacekeeping and civil administration, UNTAET was...
Astri Suhrke (2001)
in International peacekeeping vol. 8 no. 4 pp. 1-20
Book Chapter | 2001

Bolstering human rights by means of 'smart' sanctions?

The contribution reviews the experiences with sanctions, especially during the 'sanctions decade' of the 1990s, and assesses the efficacy and appropriateness of a new variant of this policy instrument -...
Beate Bull and Arne Tostensen (2001)
in Hugo Stokke and Arne Tostensen: Human rights in development. Yearbook 1999/2000. The millennium edition. The Hague: Kluwer Law International/Nordic Human Rights Publications pp. 83-135
Book Chapter | 2000

Entrevistas a las victimas de violencia sexual

Camila Gianella, Adriana Zumaran, Claudia Lema (2000)
in Defensoria del Pueblo: Violencia Sexual: un problema de seguridad ciudadana. Las voces de las víctimas. Lima
Book Chapter | 2000

Entrevistas a las victimas de violencia sexual

in Defensoria del Pueblo: Violencia Sexual: un problema de seguridad ciudadana. . Lima
CMI Working Paper | 2000

The UN and post-crisis aid: Towards a more political economy

This paper reviews certain aspects of the post-crisis problem, as seen from within the UN. It outlines the wide variety in cases that fall within post-crisis policy, and suggests a...
Bruce D. Jones (2000)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Working Paper WP 2000:9) 22 p.
Report in External Series | 1999

The UN and international organisations as channels for Danish humanitarian assistance 1992-1998

(Commissioned by DANIDA. Limited circulation)
Arve Ofstad, Jan-Petter Holtedahl et al. (1999)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute 108 p.
Book Chapter | 1997

UN peace-keeping in Rwanda

Astri Suhrke (1997)
in Gunnar M. Sørbø & Peter Vale (eds.): Out of conflict: from war to peace in Africa. Uppsala: The Scandinavia Institute of African Studies pp. 97-113
Book Chapter | 1994

"Observing the elation of liberation. Being a UN observer in Lebowa, Northern Transvaal"

(Human Rights Report No. 3)
Gisela Geisler (1994)
in Tjønneland, Elling N.: South Africa's 1994 elections. The birth of democracy, its future prospects and Norwegian development aid. Oslo: Norwegian Institute of Human Rights pp. 69-74
CMI Report | 1993

Human rights as international consensus. The making of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights 1945-1948

When the United Nations, on 10 December 1948, adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, it was the first time in history that a global organization affirmed a set of...
Åshild Samnøy (1993)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI Report R 1993:4) 164 p.
Journal Article | 1992

A UN convention to ward off coups d'etat?

Siegfried Pausewang (1992)
in Bulletin of Peace Proposals vol. 23 no. 1 pp. 67-70
CMI Working Paper | 1992

Safeguarding the right to asylum

The paper was prepared for a UN Expert Group meeting in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, January 1993, in preparation for the 1994 World Conference on Population and Development. The paper analyses...
Astri Suhrke (1992)
Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (Working paper M 1992:3) 42 p.