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Hugo Stokke is a political scientist focusing on human rights research.
Human rights (social and economic), political theory, development aid, nation building, poverty reduction, identity, child labour, Asia: Thailand, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Pakistan, India, Singapore., Europe: Nordic countries, Western Balkans
Project | Jul 2015 - Jun 2017
After the end of the Cold War armed conflict steadily declined; however, since 2007 that trend has reversed. New conflicts in countries with previous ...
local peacebuilding, conflict-affected countries, rights-based peacebuilding, Nepal, South Africa, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Philippines, Central African Republic, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Kenya, South Sudan, South/Southeast Asia, Africa
Report in External Series | May 2014
Donors, Western publics and Afghan activists and their local allies should recognize that external support cannot in any way compensate for local political ...
When Neighbours become Killers. Land Redistribution, Ethnicity and Communal Violence in Kibaale District, Uganda
Master's Thesis | Jan 2006
The point of departure is a local incident of ethnic violence in Kibaale District in western Uganda. Very few people were killed, yet it received enormous ...
Ethnic groups, Ethnic conflicts, Violence, Africa: Uganda
Report in External Series | Jan 2005
Afghanistan was a troubled country in 2001. Not only is Afghanistan one of the poorest countries in the world, but protracted armed conflict since 1978 ...
CMI Report | Jan 2002
Norway has been requested by IMF to provide balance of payment (BOP) support to Bangladesh, which is facing a critical reduction in its foreign exchange ...
Balance of Payment, Programme Aid, NORAD, Bangladesh, Asia: Bangladesh
Project | Sep 2004 - Mar 2005
Afghanistan has within the span of three years moved from a complex political emergency to a nascent state-building process, a process that is not yet ...
post-war reconstruction, NGOs, peacebulding, development assistance, aid-in-transition, Afghanistan, South Asia
Girls, Child Marriage, and Education in Red Sea State, Sudan: Perspectives on Girls’ Freedom to Choose
Sudan Report | Sep 2017
Child marriage is any formal marriage or informal union where one or both parties are under 18 years of age. Child marriage affects both boys and girls, ...
child marriage, girls, marriage, education, freedom, ARUSS, Sudan, Red Sea State
Journal Article | Jun 2016
There is sufficient evidence to say that female empowerment affects economic and social outcomes, in particular for girls. There is, however, no unified ...
Intrahousehold, female autonomy, South-Asia, Nepal
Report in External Series | Aug 2015
Afghanistan’s future remains uncertain. After one of the longest and most ambitious interventions since the Second World War, peace and stability ...
Report in External Series | Aug 2012
The Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA) was established in 1939 as the trade unions’ voluntary health and solidarity organisation. NPA’s international ...
News | 21 Aug 2014
Law is increasingly center stage for political battles. Across the globe, people are going to court to claim their right to health or education, to fight for their right to engage in sex work or same-sex relationships - while others mobilize courts and legislatures to criminalize prostitution or homosexual practice.
News | 15 Jul 2013
As the Millennium Development Goals are coming to an end, international actors have started working on a new set of development goals for the global community. Last time around, the majority of the inputs came from institutions in the North. Will the voice of Southern actors be heard this time?
News | 28 Nov 2013
How can Supreme Audit Institutions engage and involve citizens at all stages of the audit cycle? This question was top of the agenda at the Open Government Partnership's Annual Summit in early November.
Project | Apr - Sep 2008
The Human Rights programme at the Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI) celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2008. To mark this event, an anniversary symposium ...
Managing Aid Exit and Transformation: Lessons from Botswana, Eritrea, India, Malawi and South Africa
Project | Dec 2006 - Dec 2008
What happens when donors withdraw their aid to developing countries? The study, undertaken for Norway, Denmark, Sweden and the Netherlands by CMI and ...
Aid effectiveness, Botswana, Eritrea, India, Malawi, South Africa
CMI Emeritus, economist focusing on poverty, development and public finance.
Macro-economics, policy analysis, public finance, poverty analysis, development aid, regional co-operation, institutional development and capacity building for policy analysis, Africa: South Africa, Botswana, Angola, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Lesotho, Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya., Asia: Armenia
News | 2 Jun 2014
The military has seized power under the banner of 'unity and harmony' to defend the constitutional monarchy. In the short term, they have won. In the longer run, the outcome is much less certain.
Sustaining local level development: What worked and what did not. Lessons from the phasing-out of Norwegian aid to the Hambantota Integrated Rural Development Programme (HIRDEP), Sri Lanka 1992-1999
CMI Report | Jan 2003
Aid has been successful when it is no longer needed, but we all too often see how aid breeds dependency, and how both donors and recipients have difficulties ...
Integrated rural development, Aid impact, Aid evaluation, Sri Lanka, Asia: Sri Lanka
News | 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.