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Project | Jun 2010 - Sep 2011
Collaborative project between the United States Institute of Peace (USIP), the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) and CMI. After nine years of uneven ...
Event | 25 Sep 2015
This is a film about a city. Maputo is a young African capital city emerging at the frenetic rhythm of the global financial demand. Some say it’s not meant for everyone. People from different backgrounds welcome us into their neighborhoods and help us see through their eyes the real Maputo.
Newspaper Op-Ed | Jan 2006
Beirut, april 2005: Den aldrende taxisjåføren Fouad styrer den gamle mercedesen sikkert gjennom de trange sidegatene, kikker inn i bakspeilet ...
post-war, political violence, assassination, UN-investigation, Lebanon, Beirut, Syria, Middle East
News | 3 Mar 2016
An oil spill in Peru has left a trail of destruction. The company responsible for the oil spill offered indigenous people in the affected areas the equivalent of five NOK to clean up the mess barehanded.
Event | 16 May 2013
Åse Gilje Østensen (UiB) in conversation with Astri Suhrke (CMI) and Kristin Bergtora Sandvik (PRIO/NCHS). Kristin ...
Event | 4 Nov 2013
Women’s protection needs in war zones has been brought to the forefront of the international security agenda. It is argued that women and children ...
News | 29 Jun 2012
Electoral gender quotas have changed the representation of women in politics. Africa is pioneering. Rwanda is currently the only country in the world with more women than men in the national parliament.
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.
Social anthropologist focusing on micro conflict, displacement 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 | 1 Jan 2010
How can we make peace without functioning state institutions? The starting point of this lecture is that existing scholarly and policymaking approaches to fragile states have been premised on an analysis of what these countries are not, namely that they do not possess capable and autonomous state institutions that can manage political conflicts.
Project | Dec 2007 - Dec 2013
Muwatin, the Palestinian Institute for the Study of Democracy, Ramallah/Palestine, and the Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI), Bergen/Norway, have had a formal ...
Report in External Series | Sep 2010
The study makes recommendations for Norway’s strategic approach to governance in Nigeria based on a political economy analysis. Norad was ...
Nigeria, good governance, donor support
News | 25 Feb 2014
During the Egyptian uprisings against president Mubarak in 2011, people demanded bread, freedom and social justice. Bread is the daily staple for millions of Egyptians, and came to symbolize the demand for a fairer economic system. But does food insecurity necessarily cause social unrest and conflict?
Event | 27 Nov 2013
Senior Researcher Gunnar M. Sørbø (CMI) and Professor of law Terje Einarsen (UiB) in conversation with Åse Gilje Østensen.
Project | Jan 2017 - Dec 2020
In long-established western democracies, women have made inroads as judges only during the past few decades. In post-conflict and transitional developing ...
News | 6 Oct 2010
Remarks by U.S. President Obama in a Ministerial Meeting on Sudan.
News | 6 Jan 2012
Our faith drives us. We do our work with respect and humility. Our aim is to facilitate the distribution of food for every Egyptian who needs it, without discrimination between women or men, Muslim or Christian."
News | 24 Apr 2015
Today, Armenia commemorates the starting date of the massacre on the Armenian people. On 24 April 1915, leaders of the Ottoman Empire arrested Armenian intellectuals and leaders in modern day Istanbul.
News | 20 Mar 2014
Despite an internationally conveyed image of uncertainty connected to the coming elections in Afghanistan, there is a strong sense of enthusiasm and optimism among many Afghans. Leading Afghan civil society actors hope that the enthusiasm will translate into high voter turn-out on election day.
News | 28 Jan 2013
The unique collection has made the library at the Bergen Resource Centre for International Development the most popular specialized library in Norway. In 2011, more than 5000 volumes were on loan all over the country. -The collection is an invaluable resource to researchers and policymakers, says Carol Priestley.