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Journal Article | Jan 2015
The Afghan normative scenario is composed of customary practices, shari’a principles, laws promulgated by the state and international law. Studies ...
Afghanistan, law, custom, judicial practice
Event | 10 Dec 2012
Elin Skaar (CMI) discusses this new publication with editors Rachel Sieder (CIESAS/CMI) and John-Andrew McNeish (UMB/CMI). Gender Justice and Legal Pluralities: ...
Journal Article | Jan 2013
Afghanistan’s justice system is currently at a crucial and troubled stage of development that will determine its effectiveness. This article focuses ...
Afghanistan, corruption, legal modernization, judicial practice
News | 17 Aug 2015
When societies go from military dictatorship to democracy or from internal armed conflict to peace, one of the toughest choices facing the government in the new order is how to deal with past violence. Great hopes have been pinned on transitional justice mechanisms, but the anticipated positive effects of transitional justice mechanisms on the process of restoring peace or (re)constructing democracy may be too high.
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.
Project | Jan 2014 - Dec 2015
Violence against women has emerged as arguably the single most important focus for both gender programming and women’s rights activism in Afghanistan ...
Gender violence, justice system, Afghanistan
Event | 13 Apr 2011
Elin Skaar's new book analyses the connections between transitional justice and judicial politics. She explores the role of courts in shaping options and trajectories of post-transitional justice - and concretely the chances of criminal prosecutions for past crimes in Argentina, Chile and Uruguay.
Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay
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 ...
Event | 16 Oct 2012
Food evokes emotions. Food shapes nations and cultures. Food can be a source of conflict. Food riots are one of the oldest forms of people's revolutions.
Journal Article | Jan 2006
Liberal egalitarian theories of justice argue that inequalities arising from non-responsibility factors should be eliminated, but that inequalities arising ...
Event | 6 Jun 2013
Open lecture with Prof. Leigh Payne (Director, Latin American Centre, University of Oxford). The notion of the "justice cascade" and "justice revolution" ...
CMI Working Paper | Jun 2018
On 17 October 1992, as a consultant to the Commission on the Truth for El Salvador, I visited the village of Corinto to collect stories of ‘grave ...
CMI Report | Jan 2005
This report addresses governance issues in post-war situations as these are dealt with in three sets of literature: - the growing case-based knowledge ...
Governance, Post-conflict/post-war, Accountability, Peace building
Rule of law and environmental justice in the forests: The challenge of 'strong law enforcement' in corrupt conditions
U4 Issue | Jun 2013
Widespread illegal forest activities have contributed to deforestation, forest degradation, economic losses to nations and injustices for forest ...
REDD+, Forest governance, Corruption, Anti-corruption, Law enforcement, natural resource management, Indonesia, Cameroon
Journal Article | Jan 2006
A liberal egalitarian theory of justice seeks to combine the values of equality, personal freedom, and personal responsibility. It is considered a much ...
Prosecutions, Politics and Transitions How criminal justice in the Arab Spring is shaping transitional justice
Event | 6 May 2014
This panel will address the question of the prosecution of political leaders in the Arab region, with a focus on four countries whose leaders were ousted during the Arab Spring uprisings: Egypt, Libya, Tunisia and Yemen.
Event | 30 Oct 2013
What constitutes an efficient criminal justice system? This international workshop with leading experts explores criteria for crime-preventive impacts through the criminal justice system.
Newspaper Op-Ed | Feb 2009
Vegen til forsoning Elin Skaar Bergens Tidende reconciliaiton, transitional justice,Middle-East el
reconciliaiton, transitional justice, Middle-East
Project | Aug 2003 - Feb 2005
Judicial reform has become an increasingly important focus for national governments and international donors, including Norway. This study analyses the ...
judicial reform, justice sector, courts, aid, Guatemala, Ethiopia
U4 Brief | Feb 2020
In 2018, Ukraine established a High Anti-Corruption Court (HACC). Ukrainian civil society groups, with the crucial support of the international community, ...