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News | 28 Jun 2007
What are the links between various transitional justice mechanisms and the degree of violence and reconciliation in the post-war or post-authoritarian period?
Sudan Working Paper | Oct 2016
The traditional native justice system in Darfur has an advantage over the modern state judicial one; it has proved its relevance for effectively managing ...
Institutions, Law, Darfur, Sudan
Journal Article | Jan 2011
The fundamental argument put forward by Islamists, who have ruled Sudan since 1989, for not signing the convention is based on cultural relativism; different ...
Islamism, Islam, feminism, women's rights, interlegality, gender justice, CEDAW, Sudan
Tribal representation & local land governance in India: A case study from the Khasi Hills of Meghalaya
CMI Working Paper | Apr 2017
In India, the Schedule Tribes have remained on the fringes of growth, but less so in the majority tribal areas of the North East. This has increased the ...
tribal areas, Sixth Schedule, rights of ownership, Meghalaya, Khasi Hills, Jaintia Hills, Shillong township, Mowtari Mowlang village, India
Event | 21 Oct 2014
This conference invites scholars and activists to present papers on law reform particularly within the area of family law and criminal law. How, when and where are women activists using law and law reform as a tool to create gender justice in the greater Middle East?
News | 26 Aug 2011
A scholarship is offered to a master student in social sciences, law or gender studies to conduct fieldwork and write a master thesis on a topic related to gender based violence in northern Sudan.
Journal Article | Jul 2011
Across Latin America, debates and practice around indigenous law provide a window on shifting relations between indigenous movements, states, and international ...
Event | 24 Jun 2011
Anne Hellum and Rachel Sieder share perspectives, experiences and thoughts on gender justice and legal pluralities in Africa and Latin America based on long-term fieldworks and extensive scholarship on the subject.
Event | 12 Dec 2008
Research director Elin Skaar looks at courts in new democracies, after conflict and gross human rights nations. Professor Bård Anders Andressen explores non-judicial mechanisms for the protection of human rights.
Event | 1 Jun 2007
There is a growing political and public awareness of the contemporary existence and importance of legal plurality. What value does the recognition of legal plurality have for the poor and socially marginalised?
Event | 4 Dec 2013
Latin America was the hub for military dictatorships in the 1970s and 1980s. Decades later, countries in the region are still struggling with how to deal ...
Event | 27 Nov 2013
Senior Researcher Gunnar M. Sørbø (CMI) and Professor of law Terje Einarsen (UiB) in conversation with Åse Gilje Østensen.
Event | 15 Mar 2011
We need dialog and negotiation, but we also need accountability and justice. Dr. Sima Samar gives the 2011 Christian Michelsen lecture.
Project | Jan 2009 - Dec 2011
There is broad agreement in international development on the higher incidence of women amongst the global poor and on the role that gender inequalities ...
Project | Apr - Nov 2009
The different roles taken on by and given to women in a post-conflict transition period are likely to determine their future power. Participation in the ...
Islamism, elite, grasroots, women, peacebuilding, state, civil society, Sudan
Project | Jan 2010 - Sep 2014
After Violence: Transitional Justice, Peace, and Democracy examines the effects of transitional justice on the development of peace and democracy. Anticipated ...
transitional justice, impact analysis, democracy, peace, Uruguay, Peru, Rwanda, Angola
Book Chapter | Apr 2015
How do transitional justice mechanisms contribute to peace and democracy after authoritarian rule or violent conflict has ended? This chapter examines ...
transitional justice, democracy, peace, human rights violations, accountability, conflict, post-authoritarian, post-conflict
U4 Brief | Jul 2016
In 2003 Slovakia established a Special Court, subsequently renamed the Special Criminal Court (SCC), principally for corruption and organised crime cases. ...
justice, anti-corruption courts, Special Criminal Court, specialised anti-corruption bodies, Slovakia
CMI Report | Jan 1997
This evaluation of International Alert (IA) - an international NGO based in London, working to prevent and resolve conflict in developing countries and ...
NGO, Conflict resolution
Book | Apr 2015
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 ...
transitional justice, democracy, peace, human rights violations, accountability, conflict, post-authoritarian, post-conflict, Uruguay, Peru, Rwanda, Angola