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'Emancipation' or 'regulation'? Law, globalization and indigenous peoples' rights in post-war Guatemala.
Journal Article | Jul 2011
During the last two decades processes of legal globalization have led to the increasing codification of the collective rights of indigenous peoples. In ...
Event | 21 Aug 2006
China has vastly increased its involvement in Africa in the last few years. China is emerging as a major economic and political player on the African continent. What are the implications of the accelerating trade and investment relations, the strong Chinese focus on African oil, the increase in Chinese aid, and the growing Chinese involvement in peacebuilding? Is Chinese aid emerging as an alternative to Western aid?
Project | Jan 2000 - Dec 2024
This is a strategic institute program at CMI running from 2001-2003, financed by the Norwegian Research Council. It addresses the impact of GATS on international ...
Project | Jan 1999 - Dec 2000
This project analyses the supply chain of goods and services to the oil sector (upstream) in Norway and Angola with a particular emphasis on the extent ...
Supply chain, , Oil, , Firm, , Angola
CMI Report | Jan 2018
According to the World Bank, political unrest in Bangladesh in the first part of 2015 resulted in a loss of 1% of GDP. A previous study by UNDP (2005) ...
Garment exports, Trade channels, , Bangladesh
Newspaper Op-Ed | Jan 2007
Krigen fra den dagsaktuelle filmen "Blood Diamond" er over. Men er diamantene fra Sierra Leone nå blitt en kilde til fred?
diamond trade, peacebuilding, Africa: Sierra Leone
Key Qualifications Wiig is an economist whose professional profile and research interests include: i) globalization including migration, ...
Entrepreneurship, human and social capital, international trade and poverty, foreign direct investment, industrial studies, corporate social responsibility, micro-finance/rural credit programmes, Asia: Bangladesh, Africa: Namibia, Botswana, Angola, Malawi, Ghana
Literature Review: Democracy and Human Rights in contemporary Latin America (2015-2020) Trends, challenges, and prospects
CMI Report | Jun 2020
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 ...
Project | Sep 2004 - Jan 2005
This report sets out the background, analyses, conclusions and recommendations from a review of a project on Micro and Small-scale Industry Development ...
Industrial Development Small scale business SME regional development, Africa: Mozambique
Project | Aug 2003 - Aug 2004
Our knowledge about the implications of corruption on international trade and investment is limited. This project aims at improving our understanding ...
Corruption, bribery, survey, business
Project | Feb 2001 - Jan 2006
This PhD project explores corruption in international trade and foreign direct investment. Tina Søreide is a PhD student at the Norwegian School ...
Business climate, corruption, bribery, foreign direct investments (FDI), international trade, procurement, market reform
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2003
Recent attempts at reaching an international investment agreement have been met with considerable opposition and failed. An important reason for this ...
News | 18 Dec 2012
China, India, Brazil and South Africa have become major economic actors and players on the African continent. The role of the West and traditional development aid is rapidly changing. Has the emerging South powers' entry into the African continent changed the name of the game?
Too big to fault? Effects of the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize on Norwegian exports to China and foreign policy
CMI Working Paper | May 2016
Abstract In October 2010, the Norwegian Nobel Committee awarded the Nobel peace prize to Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo. The Chinese government responded ...
Nobel peace prize, Liu Xiaobo, foreign policy, exports, United Nations, fish, trade, sanctions, foreign policy, international political economy, Norway, China
News | 11 May 2016
In October 2010, Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo was awarded the Nobel peace prize. New research from CMI shows that the Chinese sanctions had a substantial negative effect on Norwegian direct exports to China. In addition, an analysis of Norway’s voting pattern in the UN suggests that Chinese sanctions may have been effective in changing Norway’s position on human rights issues. The potential consequences are chilling.
Report in External Series | Dec 2019
Formal institutions are central actors in natural resource governance decisions and a key arena in which policies, laws and regulations ranging from forest ...
Natural resource management, accountability, formal institutions, informal institutions, anti-corruption
Event | 6 Nov 2013
Africa is one of the most vulnerable continents to climate change. The poor are the most vulnerable to heat waves, sea level rise, the destruction of coastal zones, drought and water shortages. Is fair global interenational climate governance possible, asks Professor Oliver C. Ruppel.
Event | 9 Dec 2013
13.15-14.00 Cathrin Fløgstad Olaniyan (University of Bergen): Defaults, Private Market Exclusion and Official Lending. 14:15-15.00 ...
News | 30 Jun 2014
- Policy makers and their decisions matter much more than a supposed resource curse, says Ricardo Soares de Oliveira. As East Africa booms with oil, he urges international actors and donors to repoliticise the international reform and financial agenda.
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 ...