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Project | Aug 2006 - Dec 2008
The ending of wars is often followed by continued or new forms of violence in the affected states. Such violence, whether associated with ex-combatants, ...
peacebuilding, violence, armed conflict, post-war reconstruction, Angola, DR Congo, Afghanistan, Lebanon
Project | Oct - Dec 2009
This research project examines fifty years of conflict and co-existence in Lebanon, beginning with the short 1958 civil war and ending with the May ...
Lebanon, post-conflict violence, peacebuilding, Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL)
Project | Jan 2013 - Dec 2015
Lebanon is a deeply-divided country with a troubled civil war history (1975–90). The Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) is multi-confessional, ...
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF), civil-military relations, deeply-divided societies, multi-confessional armies, Lebanon, Syria
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.
Event | 17 Mar 2015
Den verdensledende forfatteren og Angola-forskeren Ricardo Soares de Oliveira, snakker om sin kritikerroste nye bok ”Magnificent and Beggar Land – Angola since the civil war.”
News | 19 Nov 2007
CMI received 3 research grants from the Poverty and Peace Research Programme announced the Research Council of Norway.
Event | 10 Nov 2010
Séverine Autesserre's new book The Trouble with the Congo explores the DRC's unsuccessful transition from war to peace and democracy. Hosted by CMI researcher Ingrid Samset, and with CMI's Deputy Director Arne Strand and former CMI Director Gunnar M. Sørbø, this literary salon with author Séverine Autesserre elaborates on the Congo experience and discusses strategies for peacebuilding and international intervention in war-torn areas.
DRC, Congo, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan
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.
Discrimination in the Name of Religious Freedom: The Rights of Women and Non-Muslims after the Comprehensive Peace Agreement in Sudan
CMI Report | Jul 2007
Government policy since independence has by and large disregarded Sudan's multi-religious character through continuous Islamisation and Arabisation processes ...
Religious freedom, Women's rights, Sudan, Gender, Human rights, Religion, Islam, Christianity, Peace building
Journal Article | Dec 2018
In mid-2007 the Nahr al-Bared refugee camp near Tripoli was destroyed by the Lebanese Army battling an insurgent Islamist group, Fatah al-Islam. Displacing ...
Lebanon, Palestinian refugees, refugee camps, rebuilding, post-civil war
CMI Report | Jan 2004
This report examines lessons from peacebuilding efforts during the last decade or so that are relevant to the current challenges in Sudan. While there ...
Peacebuilding, Sudan, Africa: Sudan
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 | 21 Dec 2011
Ever since the end of the civil war in 2002, the Angolan government has invested heavily in construction activities. Does the government get value for money in their public investments? This question attracts attention in Angolan news media.
Project | Jan 2003 - Dec 2005
Among Angola's current predicaments is an extreme centralisation of power. Despite the fact that the civil war has ended, executive authority remains ...
Democratisation, parliaments, institutionalisation, Africa: Angola
Event | 22 May 2015
'We live in “an oligarch’s ideal world”. Western countries barely even pretend to disapprove of kleptocrats any more.’
CMI Report | Feb 2010
This study was carried out as a collaborative effort between the Center of Studies and Scientific Research (CEIC) of the Catholic University of Angola ...
Angola, Churches, Poverty, Advocacy
Report in External Series | Nov 2011
This evaluation assesses Norway’s peace efforts in Sri Lanka from 1997 to 2009. It tells the story of Norway’s engagement, assesses the effects ...
peacebuilding, , Sri Lanka
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.
Deputy Director, Research Director, U4 Director
Director, U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre / Political Scientist focusing on peace, conflict, aid and Afghanistan.
Post-war recovery, peace building, humanitarian assistance in complex emergencies, conflict resolution, migration/refugee movements, aid, sustainable development, democratisation, UN, humanitarian intervention, Islam, conditionality, NGOs, civil society, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Cyprus
Event | 10 Sep 2008
The War on Terror has induced wars that have destroyed countries, killed, maimed, and displaced vast numbers of innocent civilians in different parts of the world.