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CMI Insight | Feb 2016
The courtroom has become an increasingly common meeting place for retired military officials, and victims and their families who have suffered various ...
Argentina, Colombia, Brazil, Peru, Chile
News | 28 Jun 2007
Lise Rakner has been appointed professor in Comparative Politics at the University of Bergen. She is the first female professor at the Institute.
Does Uranium Mining Increase Civil Conflict Risk? Evidence from a Spatiotemporal Analysis of Africa from 1960 to 2008
Journal Article | Jan 2013
We investigate whether uranium, similar to other resources, is associated with armed conflicts. The analysis uses grid cells in Africa to test this hypothesis. ...
Edited Book | Jan 2004
This book deals with the prospects for peaceful change, human rights and state-building in the Horn of Africa. There are few regions in the world that ...
Peace, Peace keeping, Human rights, Africa: Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan, Uganda
Event | 14 Oct 2009
The discovery of oil in the North Sea in 1969 made Norway one of the richest countries in the world. Today, Norway secures this wealth for the future through extensive foreign operation and investment. Is Norway an arrogant neocolonial actor?
By the gun or by the bribe: Firm size, environmental governance and corruption among mining companies in Guatemala
U4 Issue | Sep 2015
(You can also read the most important points in this publication in our blog: Steps to limit the endemic corruption around junior mining companies) This ...
Junior mining companies, Environmental impact assessments, Environmental governance, Mergers and acquisitions, Violence, Bribery, natural resource management, Guatemala
Book Chapter | Jan 2009
The dangers of a tight embrace: Externally assisted statebuilding in Afghanistan Astri Suhrke The
Nation building, Afghanistan
Operating in the shadow of the executive - women's substantive representation in the Uganda Parliament
Event | 3 Oct 2013
Trial lecture 3 October, 15.15 p.m.: "Women's substantive representation in Africa's legislatures today: Do findings from Uganda apply elsewhere?" Defence 4 October, ...
Project | Apr 2011 - Oct 2014
The project is based at the Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI) in cooperation with the Regional Institute of Gender, Diversity,Peace and Rights (RIG/DPR) ...
Violence, women, conflict, agency, Islamic law reform, Sudan
Journal Article | Jan 2015
Introduction to a special issue that examines how caste, class, regional and ethnic identities are shaped by the changing economic and social conditions ...
CMI Report | Jan 1997
This study provides an empirical report and analysis of the results of a June /July 1995 household sample survey of the four towns (Walvis Bay, Swakopmund, ...
Water supply, Water consumption, Urban areas, Economic aspects, Namibia, Africa: Namibia
CMI Brief | Jun 2019
A key problem facing revenue administrations in many developing countries is that they operate manual paper-based recording systems. This is particularly ...
ICT, Property tax, Tax administration, Tanzania
CMI Brief | Mar 2017
Land in Meghalaya, India, was traditionally agricultural land, owned by the community. With increasing privatization and rising commercial value of land ...
mining, coal mining, environment, India, Meghalaya
Edited Book | Nov 2010
Since 9/11 ideas of security have focused in part on the development of ungovernable spaces. Important debates are now being had over the nature, impacts, ...
Globalization and Democratization: Challenges for Political Parties. Essays in Honor of Lars Svåsand
Edited Book | Dec 2007
Globalization challenges existing knowledge about how parties and party systems emerge, operate and change. This is in part a consequence of the globalization ...
Globalization, Democratization, Political parties
Commissioned Report | Jan 2002
Aid coordination is expected to ensure the more efficient and effective delivery of humanitarian assistance. Presently, a large number of humanitarian ...
Afghanistan, Coordination, NGOs, Peacebuilding, Rehabilitation and Development, , UN, , , Asia: Afghanistan
Project | May - Nov 2006
The ESAIDARM, a forerunner for MEFMI (The Macroeconomic and Financial Management Institute for Southern and Eastern Africa) was launched in 1993. MEFMI ...
Capacity building, Public Finance Management, macroeconomic management, central banking, debt service, Eastern and southern Africa
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2001
Countries within a region often experience a similar rate of industrial development. Do foreign direct investments have any influence on this aspect of ...
Foreign direct investment (FDI), economic development, technology transfers
Project | Aug - Dec 2010
CoST is a transparency initiative for the construction sector - inspired by the EITI experience from non-renewable natural resource sectors. The initiative ...
CMI Report | Jan 2009
This report is a preliminary mapping of initiatives designed to promote peace and reconciliation in Afghanistan. It is a snapshot in time, focusing on ...
Peace, Reconciliation, Afghanistan