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Event | 13 Dec 2010
Through the last fifty years Nepal has gone from a strong monarchy, via a parliamentarian constitutional monarchy, followed by a Maoist insurgency and revival of monarchic rule, to a multiparty (soon federal) republic. Annelies Ollieuz will present som findings from her fieldwork in a village near Biratnagar, in many ways the birthplace of modern democracy in Nepal.
Post Doctoral Researcher
Economist working on labour, social networks and large-scale land acquisitions.
Labour, Social networks, Land acquisition, Ethiopia, Sierra Leone
Event | 7 Oct 2013
Post-conflict countries in Africa have doubled the rates of female legislative representation compared with countries that have not undergone conflict. Professor Aili Mari Tripp compares changes in women's rights in Uganda, Liberia, Congo and Angola.
News | 30 Jan 2014
Since 2002, the Angolan government has invested 55 billion dollars in rebuilding the country's infrastructure. Angola has also rebuilt the once bustling Benguela railway all the way from the port of Lobito to neighbouring countries of DR Congo and Zambia. -The efforts to rebuild and strengthen the transport sector are crucial to development and economic growth in Angola as well as for the region, says Ana Duarte and Regina Santos.
Commissioned Report | Jan 2009
Review of Christian Relief Network (CRN) Randi Lotsberg DR Congo,Uganda randi lotsberg randi lots
DR Congo, Uganda
Project | Mar - Jun 2006
This is an evaluation of a project that the United Nations Development Programme, in conjunction with the UN Office for Project Services, started in 2003 ...
peacebuilding, development, UNDP, DR Congo
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 | Jan 2004
The Indonesian General Elections 2004 were the largest and most complicated elections ever observed by the EU. With apparent logistical and technical ...
From "Enemies of the Revolution" to Unfulfilled Ideal: Private Industrial Entrepreneurs in the Islamic Republic of Iran
Book Chapter | Sep 2012
Private sector industrial entrepreneurs are usually perceived as “victims” of the Iranian revolution. This reading has been shaped by events ...
'Informal Practice, Cultural Capital and Politics in the Czech Republic, Slovenia, Bulgaria and Romania'
Book Chapter | Dec 2008
The book concludes with a chapter by Åse Berit Grødeland that deals with the ways in which negative consequences of reform and the opportunity ...
informal practice, informal networks, informal contacts, communism, post-communism, Czech Republic, Slovenia, Bulgaria, Romania
CMI Report | Apr 2015
The Angolan government has put much emphasis on rehabilitating and expanding the country’s transport infrastructure. Assisted by oil revenues, foreign ...
infrastructure, railways, roads, Angola, China
News | 26 Nov 2012
A thwarted industrial policy, poor economic governance and external tensions have brought Iran's industrial class to the brink of extinction. They are trapped in between the revolutionary rhetoric of the Islamic republic and unfulfilled attempts of economic pragmatism.
Project | Aug 2011 - Sep 2012
The current phase of the evaluation of Norway's International Climate and Forest Initiative focuses on lessons learned from support to civil society organisations. ...
Aid policy, Climate, Forests, civil society, Norway, Indonesia, Cameroon, DR Congo, Peru
Newspaper Op-Ed | Jan 2009
Snart har Kongo-konflikten tatt livet av like mange som holocaust, men hvem bryr seg?
armed conflicts, wars, DR Congo
Newspaper Op-Ed | Nov 2007
Det blir ikke varig fred i Kongo uten en kursendring i Rwanda.
peacebuilding, DR Congo, Rwanda, Great Lakes region
Les risques et stratégies de réduction de la corruption dans la mise en œuvre de REDD+ en République Démocratique du Congo: un aperçu de la situation actuelle
U4 Issue | Jan 2015
La République Démocratique du Congo (RDC) est l’une des cibles principales du programme REDD+ en raison de la capacité potentielle ...
Commissioned Report | Jul 2008
Nepal is in the process of making a democratic federal republic. We hope to contribute to the discussions of ethnic and fiscal federalism based on experiences ...
Newspaper Op-Ed | Jan 2007
Afrikas mørke handler ikke om Afrika. Mørkets hjerte handler ikke om Kongo. Det handler om oss.
News | 28 Nov 2013
In Uganda, data suggests that not only women and girls are sexually assaulted in times of conflict and war, but also men and boys. Yet, male rape victims are almost invisible in interventions and even debates on conflict related sexual violence. Attention is overwhelmingly focused on girls and women. -There is a monopoly of victimhood, says Chris Dolan, Director at the Refugee Law Project at the School of Law, Makerere University.
Event | 9 Apr 2015
Iran's foreign policy is based on revolutionary, Islamist and nationalist principles. Contradictions are solved according to "expedient interests of the system." What are the prospects of reconciliation with the West?