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CMI Working Paper | Jan 2006
The Islamic Resistance Movement’s (Hamas) big win in the elections to the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC) marks the end of Fatah’s ...
Elections, Hamas, Islamic Resistance Movement, Palestine
Event | 5 Nov 2008
Political Transformation in Venezuela, Ecuador and Bolivia. How the problem of violence is solved through regional cooperation.
Venezuela, Ecuador and Bolivia
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.
Sociologist focusing on adolescent sexual and reproductive health and rights and gender perspectives.
Event | 19 May 2010
The aim of this seminar is to take stock of the situation in Guatemala regarding poverty, security and indigenous rights and analyze the root causes of the disappointing developments following the signing of the peace accords in 1996.
News | 10 Sep 2010
This report from the Global Centre for The Responsibility to Protect examines the entire sequence of events in Darfur and asks, first, why the world manifestly failed to stem the violence, and, secondly, what ought to have been done in the face of a state apparently determined to perpetrate atrocities upon its own people.
News | 4 Feb 2011
This paper answers questions regarding the future of the SPLMA, examines possible new political alliances between the north and Southern Sudan, and considers the possibility for ethnic violence against Southern Sudanese living in the north if the south secedes.
News | 4 Oct 2015
High environmental risks and questionable development outcomes characterise the mining industry. A myriad of small companies operate in competitive, high-risk, high-reward settings with weak institutions that fail to enforce regulations. Such conditions are highly conducive to corruption, violence, and environmental destruction.
Junior mining companies, Environmental impact assessments, Environmental governance, Corruption, Violence, Bribery, Natural Resources, Guatemala
News | 2 May 2011
Astri Suhrke and Ingrid Samset challenge the analysis in the World Development Report: What is the purpose of this statistical analysis? Good policy must be based on nuanced research.
Journal Article | Jan 2001
Donors focus increasingly on domestic revenue generation as a way of reducing aid dependence in Africa. But tax administrations in many African countries ...
Taxation, Foreign aid, Africa
Comparing Borderland Dynamics. Processes of territorialization in the Nuba Mountains in Sudan, southern Yunnan in China, and the Pamir Mountains in Tajikistan.
Sudan Working Paper | Mar 2015
The paper is a contribution to the recent debate in social science of border situations and the way borders affect borderland populations. The paper is ...
Sidam, China, Tajikistan
Report in External Series | Aug 2008
On 27 December 2007 the fourth general elections were held since the democratic opening in the early 1990s. They were widely considered to be seriously ...
Elections, Kenya, electoral violence, campaign financing, political party manifestos, Kenya
Event | 23 Sep 2010
the workshop will examine why Lebanon becomes trapped in externally driven cycles of regional and international political conflict and what the international community can do to break the cycle of violence.
News | 17 Jan 2007
In a war-torn corner of DRC, in Ituri, they have shown that income-generating activities, reconstruction of infrastructure, local radio stations etc., are means to create peace in the midst of violence.
Africa: Democratic Rep. of Congo
CMI Report | Jan 2002
This report consists of two parts. Part one gives an overview of the Islamist movements in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. The second part is a ...
Middle East: Palestine
Sudan Working Paper | Mar 2015
This paper is a broad ranging reflection of the general situation of crisis in the Horn of Africa region. Rather than carry out a conventional anthropological ...
Sudan, Horn of Africa
Event | 28 Oct 2011
Women endure violence in the everyday, in civil wars and conflicts, and in situations of political and religious oppression. Past or present, they find ways to survive. This seminar addresses a wide range of women's resilience strategies, rising questions of memory, trauma, silence and political mobilization to secure women's legal protection.
News | 23 Mar 2007
Peace Agreements can contain two kinds of provisions; "backward looking" provisions to secure an end to the violence and "forward looking provisions for longterm recovery. What is the importance of including forward- looking provisions with regards to economic recovery and institution building?
Afghanistan, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guatemala and Mozambique
News | 5 Jul 2016
In a new international project, researchers will study women and peacebuilding in Algeria, Nigeria, Sudan, South Sudan, and Somalia. The Carnegie Corporation ...
Algeria, Nigeria, Sudan, SOuth Sudan, Somalia
News | 17 Aug 2015
When societies go from military dictatorship to democracy or from internal armed conflict to peace, one of the toughest choices facing the government in the new order is how to deal with past violence. Great hopes have been pinned on transitional justice mechanisms, but the anticipated positive effects of transitional justice mechanisms on the process of restoring peace or (re)constructing democracy may be too high.