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Commissioned Report | Oct 2012
A way out of violent conflict. The impact of transitional justice on peace and democracy Elin Skaa
Conflicts, Violence, Justice, Democracy, Angola, Peru, Rwanda, Uruguay
News | 28 Jun 2007
What are the links between various transitional justice mechanisms and the degree of violence and reconciliation in the post-war or post-authoritarian period?
Event | 20 Oct 2008
Drugs and illicit trafficking has caused an upsurge of violence in large parts of Latin America threatening human security, the economies of the region and state legitimacy. This seminar explores the linkages between illicit trafficking, the spiralling violence and the state in Latin America.
Bolvia, Guatemala, Colombia, Mexico
Book Chapter | Jan 2007
The Islamic Resistance Movement's (Hamas) big win in the elections to the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC) marks the end of Fatah's political hegemony. ...
Peace, Conflict, Political development, Elections, Economic conditions, Economic policy, Middle East: Israel, Palestine
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.
News | 19 May 2015
On 19 March, Farkhunda was lynched by an angry mob on the streets of Kabul. She had been falsely accused of burning the Quran. In a swift trial, four men were sentenced to death, eight to 16 years in prison. The Farkhunda trial is a statistical outlier. In Afghanistan, few men are punished for violence against women.
Project | Apr 2011 - Nov 2014
The project is based at the Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI) in cooperation with the Regional Institute of Gender, Diversity,Peace and Rights (RIG/DPR) ...
Violence, women, conflict, agency, Islamic law reform, Sudan
News | 18 Apr 2006
CMI has been awarded a 2-year grant under the Research Council of Norway's new program on Poverty and Peace. The project, entitled Violence in the Post-Conflict State", starts by noting that civil wars are often followed by continued or new forms of violence in the affected states. Such violence - whether associated with ex-combatants, organized crime, disaffected warlords, recriminating agents of the state or post-war marginalized groups - seems widespread but poorly understood.
Project | Feb 2015 - Dec 2017
This project will seek to better understand how women’s life opportunities are gendered. Particular attention will be given to women’s access ...
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.
News | 26 Aug 2011
A scholarship is offered to a master student in social sciences, law or gender studies to conduct fieldwork and write a master thesis on a topic related to gender based violence in northern Sudan.
Event | 23 Oct 2008
Crime and the fear of being hit by crime and small-scale violence are key economic and social problems in most developing countries. How is police corruption linked to the wider processes of development - including crime, violence and poverty, asks Jens Chr. Andvig from NUPI and Odd-Helge Fjeldstad in this seminar.
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
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
News | 21 May 2012
Sudanese women activists launch reform initiatives to bring justice to rape victims. Non-governmental and governmental actors alike advocate for change. -International donors should seize this window of opportunity and facilitate dialogue between different stakeholders in Sudan, says CMI-researcher Liv Tønnessen.
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.
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