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News | 3 Feb 2011
Driven by solidarity and national pride, the Lotus Revolution pulled order out of chaos. By now the military chiefs know that citizens who took control of their lives and future will know how to do to it again.
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" ...
Event | 17 Apr 2013
The People and the President is a close-up portrait of the poor supporters of the late Hugo Chávez, taking the pulse of Caracas, the ...
Event | 3 Nov 2015
Michael Alvarez in conversatio with Kjetil Selvik and Bjørn Olav Utvik.
The rapid economic liberalisation and ruthless fight against corruption in Georgia – Interview with Dr. Tamara Kovziridze
U4 Practitioner Experience Note | Feb 2017
Georgia’s rapid and substantial improvements in controlling corruption in an endemically corrupt society is an exceptional anti-corruption reform ...
Georgia, anti-corruption reforms, control of corruption, institutional transformation, innovation, economic liberalisation, Rose Revolution
Event | 2 Nov 2015
New digital tools represent a technological revolution, and are at the same time revolutionizing politics. They promise great potential for mobilizing people, ideas, and resources in new and profound ways. Join us in exploring the potentials and pitfalls of these new tools.
Nepal, Nigeria, Uganda, Kenya
CMI Working Paper | Sep 2015
This CMI Working Paper focuses on the relationship between the military, civilian governments and civilian populations in Mexico. It highlights key dynamics ...
Civil-military relations, security politics, war on drugs, Mexico
News | 27 Mar 2014
During the recent revolution in Egypt, Simon Bolívar- a man from a different war, a different century and a different continent- was watched over and embraced by protestors as a symbol for their struggle. Why?
News | 14 Oct 2012
For the first time in Sudanese history, 25% of the parliamentarians in the Assembly are women.
Event | 5 Apr 2016
Lessons from 150 years of terrorism and counter-terrorism.
Event | 24 Sep 2006
The Costa Rica's Constitutional Court, is the titel of Bruce Wilson's seminar at CMI.There is little dispute that Costa Rica has experienced both a judicial and more specifically a "rights revolution" in the last 15 years. The creation of a new constitutional chamber of the Supreme Court in 1989 created a legal opportunity for virtually every sector of society to seek legal redress and have their constitutional rights enforced or protected.
Event | 20 Jan 2014
PROGRAMME 15:30 Opening remarks Senior Researcher, Nefissa Naguib, CMI 15:45 – 16:45 Keynote lecture: Egypt’s Uncertain RevolutionIs ...
Project | Aug 2015 - Dec 2016
Rationale Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI) and the University of Bergen Department of Comparative Politics have received seed funding from the CMI-UiB ...
Nepal, Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda
Event | 3 Nov 2015
Powerful communication tools in the pockets of billions and on our desktops have changed our ability to engage with the world through groups, apps, sites or maps. We organize ourselves, and participate in worldwide dialogue, through such tools. How are these tools used, particularly in developing countries, for humanitarian relief, governance and accountability, and civil society mobilization?
News | 10 Jul 2013
People in Cairo are split these days. Some blame the army for conspiring against the Muslim Brotherhood in a coup; others on the other hand salute the army, and chant "The People and the Army are One Hand".
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.
CMI Brief | Mar 2011
On 14 February 2005, former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri and 22 members of his staff and security detail were killed by a massive bomb in downtown Beirut. ...
UN, justice, tribunal, Lebanon
News | 6 Jan 2012
Our faith drives us. We do our work with respect and humility. Our aim is to facilitate the distribution of food for every Egyptian who needs it, without discrimination between women or men, Muslim or Christian."
Constitutionalism in an Insurgent State: Rethinking Legal Empowerment of the Poor in a Divided Bolivia
Book Chapter | Nov 2008
With the world record in coup d'états[i] and a modern history of revolution and repeated uprisings it can also too easy to dismiss Bolivia ...
News | 12 May 2015
Discussions over the role Islam should play in public life, are raging in Tunisia. A veiled Tunisair flight attendant caused uproar in the Tunisian Parliament recently, writes researcher Mari Norbakk from fieldwork in Tunis.