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Book | Sep 2010
The long revolutionary movements that gave birth to constitutional democracies in the Americas were founded on egalitarian constitutional ideals. They ...
United States, Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela
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.
Event | 23 Oct 2015
Is Tunisia delivering on the promise of the Arab Spring by producing a real democracy?
News | 9 Dec 2015
As the Tunisian dialogue quartet was awarded the Nobel peace prize, the Norwegian Nobel Committee hailed the Tunisian quartet's essential role in advancing peaceful democratic developments. To make further advances, the Tunisian people must regain their sense of participation and significance in the process. If this happens, the Nobel peace prize can make an actual contribution to safeguard democracy in Tunisia.
Event | 16 Oct 2014
Iselin Åsedotter Strønen defends her doctoral dissertation "The Revoluationary Petro-State. Change, Continuity and popular Power in Venezuela" ...
Political psychologist focusing on rhetoric, perceptions, foreign policy decision-making, identity, and the links between political ideology, power and violence.
Turkey, Iran, USA
News | 20 Dec 2013
Diversification spreads risk as countries expand into new export sectors, but does diversification also improve institutions and address the resource curse? Diversification strategies were top of the agenda at the UNIDO General Conference in December.
News | 2 Mar 2011
Questions are raised about the intentions of the Egyptian armed forces and if they will stretch to meet the people´s demands. Voices in the international community are concerned. With good reason.
CMI Working Paper | May 2016
Executive summary When Hugo Chávez (1954–2013) came to power in Venezuela in 1998, the military was bestowed with a new—and controversial—role ...
military, politics, Chávez, Bolivar, soldiers, alliances, Venezuela
Project | Mar 2006 - Apr 2009
While Ukraine under President Kuchma steered a political course which oscillated between the pursuit of rapprochement to the European Union and unswerving ...
Ukraine, EU, integration, cultural constants, politics, economics, culture, religion, media, corruption
Event | 19 Sep 2014
Join us in exploring the prize-winning Angolan author José Eduardo Agualusa's Africa, where the mundane and the fantastic, the tragic and the comic, fact and fiction merge in an artful mix of poetry, politics and personal confessions.
News | 10 Dec 2012
Plaza Bolívar in the center of Caracas was filled with people today. Most people wore red t-shirts with images of the Chávez. A boy was sitting on his father´s shoulders, waiving with a doll of Chávez clad in military outfit.
News | 19 Oct 2005
This week, the UN-commission inquiring into the murder of Hariri are submitting their report to the UN Secretary General. Are Knudsen's new paper on Lebanon's fragile post-war decade, provides a detailed background to the attempts at rebuilding the country from war and the political events that culminated with the murder of Hariri.
Project | Jan 2012 - Dec 2014
The project examines the underlying changes in economic and social conditions in Nepal and their relationship to the political transformation that is ...
News | 27 Jun 2013
The Egyptian military has a long history of safeguarding the Egyptian people from oppressive regimes. As the Morsi-government fails to curb the economic decline and growing unemployment, the Egyptian people once again turn their attention to the military in hope of rescue.
News | 14 Aug 2012
On 31st of August voters in Angola will elect a new parliament and a president. It is already clear that the dice are loaded. Despite the low quality of the elections and the machinations of the incumbent - is Angola on the path to democracy?
News | 21 Aug 2014
Law is increasingly center stage for political battles. Across the globe, people are going to court to claim their right to health or education, to fight for their right to engage in sex work or same-sex relationships - while others mobilize courts and legislatures to criminalize prostitution or homosexual practice.
Programme | Jan 2011 - Jan 2015
The Arab revolts are at different stages and take place in their particular setting. Yet there are common threads that run across the region. People have ...
Egypt, Palestine, Syria, Lebanon, Oman, Yemen, Sudan
News | 8 Jun 2012
A new report documents measures that can make government and politics more responsive, more accountable and more transparent and enable citizens to take a greater role in governing themselves.
News | 1 Jul 2013
It is no longer the Egyptian people against the current regime. The people have split into two fronts, opposing each other as pro- and anti-Morsi. People, who expect violence, expect it to arise from clashes between the groups, not between the security forces and the people...