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News | 23 Jun 2010
Detained in solitary confinement, tortured, exiled and eventually blown up by a car bomb. From an early age Albie Sachs played a prominent part in the struggle for justice in South Africa. Later in life he helped draft South Africa's post-apartheid Constitution, and served as a member of the Constitutional Court for fifteen years. Sachs talks to host Siri Gloppen about his life and role as a judge in the formative years of post-apartheid South Africa.
Event | 7 May 2013
Watch it online.
Event | 12 Feb 2014
Caroline Osella (SOAS) and Knut Axel Jacobsen (UiB) in conversation with Åse Gilje Østensen (Royal Norwegian Naval Academy).
Edited Book | Nov 2019
Analysing political corruption as a distinct but separate entity from bureaucratic corruption, this timely book separates these two very different social ...
Political corruption, Corruption, Power preservation, Political economy analysis, Bribery, Favouritism, Vote buying, Civil society, Media, Anti-corruption, 'Big Man', Patronage, Elections, Resource curse, Clientelism, Ghana, Kenya, Uganda, Nigeria, Mozambique, South Africa, Malawi
Event | 6 Oct 2011
The political advances made in South Africa since the end of Apartheid have been formidable. However, there are challenges. There is a lack of a viable and strong civic tradition in the country.
Book Chapter | May 2013
Utvikling og fattigdom i sør: Treng framtida bistand? Elling N. Tjønneland Norge og det nye verdens
development aid, emerging powers, Chian, India, Brazil, South Africa, Africa
Book Chapter | Jan 1994
(Human Rights Report No. 3)
Event | 23 Jun 2011
Prof. Rehman Sobhan challenges the traditional definition of poverty as a form of income deprivation. He redefines poverty a process that excludes significant segments of society from more equitable participation in development opportunities and in decision making. Sobhan identifies a variety of operational ideas to build a more inclusive society in South Asia.
Event | 27 May 2005
Dr. Eddy Maloka is the CEO of the Africa Institute of South Africa. Previously, he was adviser to the former premiers of Mpumalanga and Gauteng, and he has worked closely with president Mbeki. He has written extensively on political and developmental issues in Africa, including the history of the liberation struggle in South Africa. Recently he has also written about the Sudan Peace Process and Africa in the new Millennium.
Journal Article | Oct 2013
As pointed out by Roeder and Rothchild (P. G. Roeder and D. Rothchild (eds), Sustainable Peace: Power and Democracy after Civil Wars (New York: ...
Power sharing after war, Sudan, South Sudan
Book Chapter | May 2008
The Regional Indicative Strategic Development Plan: Problem and Prospects Garth le Pere; Elling N.
SADC, trade, Southern Africa
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2006
In recent years, a consensus appears to have emerged that a variety of problems can be understood in terms of state failure. This paper reviews one aspect ...
Fragile states, Peace building, Aid policy
Book Chapter | Jan 2011
In the contemporary writing on state-building in post-conflict situations, remarkably little attention is paid to what it takes to build a state. There ...
News | 22 Jul 2010
Born in a territory between North and South Sudan, politically speaking the author is from the North. However, like many Sudanese women, the author feels that being a Sudanese woman is what is important for her. It is as a Sudanese woman that she feels she has the liberty to speak about Sudanese women - regardless of their political and geographic affiliations.
News | 4 Jun 2015
At lunchtime 25 April Nepal was struck by a devastating earthquake. Following high death tolls, numerous charitable organisations scurried to the South Asian country in order to provide humanitarian aid on the ground. The United Nations alone made a flash appeal for close to half a billion USD in emergency support.
Event | 15 Mar 2010
Detained in solitary confinement, tortured, exiled and eventually blown up by a car bomb. From an early age Albie Sachs played a prominent part in the struggle for justice in South Africa.
Project | Apr - Jul 2008
The Norad programme in Arts and Cultural Education (ACE) is a programme for cooperation between institutions for cultural education in the South and partners ...
Tanzania (field visit), Uganda, Mali, South Africa (desk study)
Journal Article | Jul 2016
Seeking to expand the domain of the political beyond normative understandings of the state, the articles in this special edition examine the performative ...
Performance, governance, religion, militia, Southeast Asia, Indonesia, Thailand, Myanmar, Southeast Asia
What is Left of State Responsibility? Turning State Obligations into State Responsibilities in the Field of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
Book Chapter | Jan 2005
What is Left of State Responsibility? Turning State Obligations into State Responsibilities in the
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2000
This paper examines the relationships between environment, society and the state in the Gash-Setit region, western Eritrea. Through an examination of ...