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"No matter how long the winter, spring is sure to follow": The Arab Spring and its effect in sub-Saharan Africa
CMI Brief | Aug 2011
In the spring of 2011, dramatic political changes and events took place in the Arab World. The Arab Spring was comprised of popular uprisings and ...
Sub-Saharan Africa, Malawi
Book Chapter | Sep 2011
Many countries in Latin America and elsewhere in the world are moving in the direction of increased accountability for human right violations, and there ...
tranistional justice, impunity, judicial independence, Uruguay, Uruguay
U4 Brief | Oct 2009
La corruption constitue un véritable fléau dans de nombreux pays riches en pétrole et autres ressources naturelles. Elle est en grande ...
natural resource management
Finance and Operations Manager (U4)
Prior to joining the CMI, I worked within project management on both local and international projects in the offshore industry. I have a also worked ...
Event | 29 Jan 2015
Europe experiences ultra-conservative push-backs on social advances in sexual and reproductive rights. Who are the actors, what motivates them and how do they work?
Event | 23 May 2011
How has scholarship on state fragility influenced the policies of influential international actors? Roland Paris, one of the most influential scholars on post-war reconstruction and peacebuilding, challenges the relationship between research and policy.
News | 15 Nov 2011
A new collaboration project between Chr. Michelsen Institute and the University of Brasilia strengthens the academic bonds between Norway and Brazil. The project aims to explore the role of armed forces in transitions to democracy.
Event | 18 Feb 2010
Professor Göran Hyden explores the role political accountability plays in assessing development prospects in Africa.
Event | 21 Sep 2007
Joachim Von Braun, Director of the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPR), discusses the progress (or lack thereof) in achieving the first millennium goal, ending poverty and hunger, and looks at the role/nature of growth and of social protection.
Project | Jan - Aug 2007
The evaluation, using Nepal and Mozambique as case countries, has three broad objectives:- Document and assess the results of the Norwegian power related ...
electricity, power, Mozambique, Nepal, Mozambique
Event | 14 May 2012
How does the strategic interaction between modern law and customs work? How poor are the poor? These are among the questions that will be discussed in the Bergen Seminar in Development Economics.
Event | 18 Apr 2012
Frøy Gudbrandsen in conversation with Burmese democracy activist Kaythi Aye and Harald Bøckman (Norwegian Burma Committee)
CMI Working Paper | Jun 2018
This study offers an account of individual agency within a constructivist view of professional wrongdoing. The main contribution is a model in which the ...
professional wrongdoing, constructivism, tax avoidance, wealth management
Journal Article | Aug 2014
Since the mid-1980s, 32 countries around the world have adopted community development requirements into their mining laws, while nine countries are in ...
mining, community development, regulatory reform, corporate social, responsibility, foreign direct investment, Sierra Leone
Report in External Series | Jul 2010
Military and civilian actors are engaged in a debate over where to draw the lines in the provision of humanitarian and development assistance. This is ...
Journal Article | Jan 2003
This article is about judicial reform in the Southern Cone in the 1990s. It shows that for Argentina and Chile, procedural code reforms were motivated ...
judicial reform, Supreme Court reform, Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Americas: Argentina, Chile, Uruguay
Globalisation and the Reinvention of Andean Tradition: The Politics of Community and Ethnicity in Highland Bolivia
Journal Article | Jan 2002
Travelling and working beyond the boundaries of their traditional communities, rural populations in the Andean Highlands have never really fitted with ...
Event | 16 Mar 2015
International human rights law promises to protect “everyone.” Yet, there is no country in the world where citizens enjoy the human rights protection promised to them by law. Professor Mark Gibney will speak to the importance of measuring political violence and how it has been carried out.
Event | 8 May 2012
Roberto Gargarella, Octavio Ferraz, Sudhir Krishnaswamy, Jayna Kothari, Anneken Sperr and Henriette Sinding Larsen compare and discuss research from Latin-America, India, Norway and Germany.
Event | 19 May 2011
African states continue to undergo change and upheaval. While some struggle with authoritarian and military regimes, almost all, whether multi-party democracies or dictatorships, whether "free market" or socialist, have experienced "the failure of male-dominated" politics, says Akosua Adomako Ampofo.