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Report in External Series | Apr 2012
Cash is a great incentive. The last decade has seen a boom in various forms of cash incentive programmes, from the conditional cash transfer programmes ...
Tanzania, Ethiopia, Malawi
Event | 23 Jun 2015
The slogan “education cannot wait” entails the positive and life-saving role of education during crisis. However, education can take on many ...
Event | 2 Feb 2010
Alicia Ely Yamin, Joseph H. Flom Fellow on Global Health and Human Rights, and professor II at CMI, argues that using human rights approaches to effectively address maternal mortality challenges human rights paradigms as well as development practice.
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 | 26 Nov 2009
This seminar will elaborate on the relationship between sharia and human rights. Is Islam compatible with human rights? What are the implications of the struggles of contemporary Islamic feminists and Muslim human rights activists on both the concept of sharia and human rights? What are the challenges and consequences?
CMI Brief | Aug 2016
Local government is an important avenue for getting practical experience in participating in politics before moving on to the national arena. Advocates ...
women, politics, local government, Malawi
News | 20 Dec 2012
The streets, shops, metros and buses are congested like a school of mackerel in syrup by people out spending their December wages. It is high-volume Christmas preparations.
Project | Apr - Sep 2008
The Human Rights programme at the Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI) celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2008. To mark this event, an anniversary symposium ...
Newspaper Op-Ed | Jan 2015
The protection of tropical forests is a hot topic, particularly in light of the pressing threat of global climate change. The 2014 UN Climate Summit saw ...
REDD+, forest governance, climate governance, corruption, anti-corruption
Event | 9 Dec 2013
13.15-14.00 Cathrin Fløgstad Olaniyan (University of Bergen): Defaults, Private Market Exclusion and Official Lending. 14:15-15.00 ...
Event | 15 Nov 2006
What does the new politics of security mean for Muslims? Associate Professor Michael Humphrey has published widely on the themes of ethnic identity, Islam, globalization, refugees, law, terrorism, war, human rights and reconciliation. His current research projects are concerned with atrocity, healing, national reconstruction and reconciliation.
Project | Aug 2006 - Dec 2008
The ending of wars is often followed by continued or new forms of violence in the affected states. Such violence, whether associated with ex-combatants, ...
peacebuilding, violence, armed conflict, post-war reconstruction, Angola, DR Congo, Afghanistan, Lebanon
News | 30 Jun 2014
Tanzanian nurses are reluctant to work in rural areas. - Offering further education and free housing may convince many more to move to remote areas, says CMI director Ottar Mæstad.
Event | 17 Oct 2011
Illegal money flows from developing countries exceeds development assistance. Tax havens are used to facilitate these illegal flows through money laundering, tax avoidance and tax evasion. Many of the major tax havens are European.
News | 20 Mar 2006
The President of Botswana H.E. Festus Mogae visited Bergen Friday 24 March. Botswana is seen as an outstanding success-story in sub-Saharan Africa. In his speech "Natural Resources: Resourcing Development: The Botswana Experience." Mogae analyses the Botswana experience.
Event | 3 Feb 2011
Sexual violence is widespread in many armed conflicts. Why is sexual violence used in wars? Why does it vary between countries both during and after conflicts? Welcome to this seminar, where leading scholars present new research on Latin America, Europe and Africa.
Report in External Series | Nov 2016
Since 2001, Western political and military interests have largely defined the nature and magnitude of aid flows. Conventional criteria for development ...
Event | 23 Jan 2012
Are we witnessing a power shift from the West to the East?
Project | Dec 2011 - Sep 2012
The project is financed by the British Library Endangered Archives Programme and will be conducted in collaboration with the University of Cape Town. The ...
Cultural heritage, Kenya, Islam, manuscript, Kenya
News | 28 Jan 2016
Fredrik Barth, one of the world's most prominent anthropologists, passed away last Sunday at an age of 87. He taught us how to think about and analyze cultural complexity, ethnic relations, liveliood systems, ecology, politics and religion.