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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 | 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.
Event | 15 Mar 2010
Albie Sachs, Judge on the Constitutional Court of South Africa (1994-2009), and author of the book The Strange Alchemy of Life and Law, held this year's Chr. Michelsen lecture.
Book Chapter | Jan 2003
Bombs and butter: Compensation issues in protracted conflicts and the case of Afghanistan Arne Stra
Twenty years with anti-corruption. Part 5. Money laundering and illicit financial flows – the ‘getaway car’ of corruption
U4 Practitioner Experience Note | Jun 2020
Combatting money laundering and flows of illicit finance is central to the global response to corruption. These are the means by which criminals enjoy ...
Development cooperation, Illicit financial flows, Money-laundering
U4 Brief | Dec 2019
La impunidad y el carácter transnacional de la corrupción, han llevado a proponer una Corte Internacional Anticorrupción que pueda ...
News | 18 Dec 2012
The Egyptians are voting yes or no to their new constitution. Where are the fingerprints of Egyptian women?
CMI Brief | Mar 2011
On 14 February 2005, former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri and 22 members of his staff and security detail were killed by a massive bomb in downtown Beirut. ...
UN, justice, tribunal, Lebanon
Project | Jan 1996 - Nov 2003
Research outputs consists of articles in international journals, a special journal issue, one PhD. thesis and three MA thesis.
nation building in Nepal, temple trusts, pilgrim tourism, impact of cable car, status of dalits, Asia: Nepal
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
News | 1 Jul 2013
It is no longer the Egyptian people against the current regime. The people have split into two fronts, opposing each other as pro- and anti-Morsi. People, who expect violence, expect it to arise from clashes between the groups, not between the security forces and the people...
U4 Brief | Jul 2015
Large-scale mining of minerals and metals are threatening protected areas, and corruption is often to blame. International donors must engage with governments, ...
U4 Brief | Aug 2009
Alors que la réussite de l’application des Etudes de suivi des dépenses publiques (ESDP) en Ouganda a reçu et continue de recevoir ...
education, french, pets, public financial management and procurement, Tanzania
News | 12 May 2015
Discussions over the role Islam should play in public life, are raging in Tunisia. A veiled Tunisair flight attendant caused uproar in the Tunisian Parliament recently, writes researcher Mari Norbakk from fieldwork in Tunis.
News | 25 Jun 2010
Nairobi/Brussels, 28 April 2010: To make an end of the brutal Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) once and for all, national armies, the UN and civilians need to pool intelligence and coordinate their efforts in new and creative ways.
News | 10 Nov 2015
The US military strike that devastated the MSF hospital in Kunduz in northern Afghanistan on 3 October generated profound, if short-lived, outrage in much of the world. The US government promised an investigation, and in late October appointed a military panel to do so. Yet its investigation is unlikely to address the more fundamental questions this attack raises: Why have US-airstrikes repeatedly produced catastrophic cases of “collateral damage” in Afghanistan?
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
News | 13 Aug 2015
In the past, Brazilian intellectuals have coined the term “metaphor of war” to account for the representations of the crime and violence in Rio de Janeiro. The logic of war is at the very core of Rio’s pacification of the favelas, which in practice is carried out through armed confrontations between the police and armed groups within pacified favelas, where the main objective (on both sides), in spite of the rhetoric of peace, is still to kill the enemy.
News | 24 Oct 2012
This year, Professor Philippe Bourgois from the University of Pennsylvania was invited speaker at the Bergen Summer Research School (20-22 June), co-hosted by the CMI. During his visit, he was interviewed on his long-term research among drug-addicts in inner-city US ghettos. His research will be linked to a new program on urbanization and urbanity at CMI (Nefissa naguib and Are Knudsen).
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.