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Report in External Series | Jun 2010
On 28 May 2010, the United Nations Security Council made a critical decision on the future of the UN peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of ...
peacekeeping, peacebuilding, protection of civilians, United Nations (UN), Monuc, Monusco, DR Congo
Event | 16 Jun 2011
Democracy is fragile in Bangladesh. The new 2008 government promised change in politics and governance. Professor Rounaq Jahan, from the University of Colombia, explores the challenges faced by the new government.
Effectiveness of a girls’ empowerment programme on early childbearing, marriage and school dropout among adolescent girls in rural Zambia: study protocol for a cluster randomized trial
Journal Article | Jan 2016
Background: Adolescent pregnancies pose a risk to the young mothers and their babies. In Zambia, 35% of young girls in rural areas have given birth by ...
Political psychologist focusing on rhetoric, perceptions, foreign policy decision-making, identity, and the links between political ideology, power and violence.
Turkey, Iran, USA
News | 22 Mar 2013
The late Hugo Chavez proclaimed himself a feminist and opened up new arenas for women's activism in Venezuela. Poor women challenged their traditional roles as mothers and wives and took a collective step into the public sphere. Yet, their struggle is not so much about women's liberation from a Western feminist perspective as it is a fight for alleviating poverty and opening up new spaces for women's political participation.
Journal Article | Dec 2013
While the central question of diversity has often been how to live in peace with difference, we approach the question — what happens when diversity ...
Plurality of Peaces, Conflict Transformation, Diversity, Security, Violence, Mysticism, Harmony
Report in External Series | Nov 2007
During the last decade, an increasing share of foreign aid has been provided to countries coming out of civil war or experiencing severe conflict. Most ...
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2006
What are "ordinary" Palestinian women's views on women's rights? How do they perceive their own rights situation? The term "ordinary" in this respect ...
Women, Gender, Rights, Women's rights, Palestine, Middle East
Event | 23 Jan 2014
Open lecture by Professor of political science Nathan J. Brown (George Washington University). Nathan J. Brown, a professor of political science ...
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.
Social anthropologist focusing on peace, conflict and forced migration in South Asia and the Middle East
Islamism, peacebuilding, post-conflict violence, retributive justice, honour killings, refugees and IDPs, forced migration, micro-foundations of conflict and violence, Asia: Pakistan, Middle East: Lebanon, Palestine, Syria (refugees, IDPs)
Event | 13 May 2013
Jean-Marie Baland (Namur) and Robin Burgess (LSE) are visiting CMI. They will present recent research as part of the bi-annual Bergen seminar in development ...
News | 1 Jul 2011
Visual anthropologist Carlos Y. Flores talks about "collaborative video and shared anthropology", showing clips from "K'ixba'l" (Shame, Guatemala, 2010), his latest film from Guatemala.
News | 6 Mar 2007
The situation in Faryab, north Afghanistan is characterised by a substantial military and political uncertainty. Violent acts could at any moment hamper the humanitarian and development efforts. It is a great challenge to manage to balance this relation and at the same time assist in developing these governmental bodies to strengthen their professionalism and legitimacy.
Event | 19 Apr 2007
Seminar with Nader Nadery on the controversial issue of transitional justice in Afghanistan.
By the gun or by the bribe: Firm size, environmental governance and corruption among mining companies in Guatemala
U4 Issue | Sep 2015
(You can also read the most important points in this publication in our blog: Steps to limit the endemic corruption around junior mining companies) This ...
Junior mining companies, Environmental impact assessments, Environmental governance, Mergers and acquisitions, Violence, Bribery, natural resource management, Guatemala
Book Chapter | Nov 2011
The critique of the Liberal Peace is based on the assumption that Western countries attempt to impose ‘their’ values and models on war-torn ...
Judicial protection of the right to health in Colombia: From social demands to individual claims to public debates
Journal Article | Jun 2010
Even in a region characterized by a number of countries with robust constitutions and judicial enforcement of social rights, Colombia stands out as a ...
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 | 23 Jul 2010
With the report UNPAID DEBT, ECOS calls upon the oil companies Lundin Petroleum from Sweden, Petronas from Malaysia and Austria's OMV and their home governments to account for the injustices suffered by the victims of the oil wars in Block 5A.