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News | 6 Apr 2011
South Sudan's July 9, 2011 Independence Day is fast approaching, but ongoing violence in Abyei, including the deliberate burning of villages by northern-aligned forces and the displacement of 20,000 people, threatens to undo progress toward peace in Sudan.
CMI Brief | Mar 2015
Developing robust civil society organisations (CSOs) is a high priority in countries emerging from conflicts. However, civil society is very diverse, ...
Civil society, fragile states, capacity building, Afghanistan
Book Chapter | Jan 1994
Towards a comprehensive refugee policy: Conflict and refugees in the post-Cold War world Astri Suhr
Master's Thesis | Jan 2016
In this thesis I trace the changes in the exercise of Brazilian state power in Rio’s poor communities, or favelas, through an ethnographic exploration ...
CMI Brief | Jan 2018
Norway channels a large portion of its development aid budget through Norwegian civil society organisations. This also includes disbursements from Norad’s ...
Development aid, Norwegian civil society organisations, Ethiopia, Nepal, Uganda
The overlooked role of elites in African grassroots conflicts: A case study of the Dinka-Mundari-Bari conflict in Southern Sudan
Sudan Working Paper | Dec 2014
Many analysts of grassroots conflicts in African emphasized one of the following factors to be the most important: ethnic divisions, competition over ...
Local conflict, elites, ethnic divisions, Sudan
The Politics of Women's Representation in Sudan: Debating Women's Rights in Islam from the Elites to the Grassroots
CMI Report | Mar 2010
The international discourse on gender and peacebuilding presupposes a common agenda among all women across religion, ethnicity and class in any given ...
Sudan, Women, Islam, Peacebuilding
CMI Working Paper | Jul 2010
Over the last fifteen years, the fertility rate in Nepal has declined significantly. In the same period, the country has, despite political unrest and ...
DHS-data, Family planning, Fertility, Nepal
Event | 23 May 2008
CANCELLED. Professor Amos Sawyer cannot come to Bergen 23 May.
Master's student in political science focusing on post-war politics, governance and democracy.
News | 11 Nov 2011
Norwegian attempts to bring the festered conflict in Sri Lanka to an end were futile. An evaluation of the Norwegian peacebuilding efforts concludes that Norway should have pulled out in 2006.
Research Professor, Coordinator
Humanitarianism and Borders;Anthropologist with interest in legal anthropology, freedom, war, humanitarianism
Legal anthropology, War, Humanitarianism, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Middle East
CMI Insight | May 2020
Since the October 2017 attacks by alleged Islamist insurgents, commonly referred to as Ahlu Sunnah Wa-Jama and locally know as Al Shabab, on Mocimboa ...
Armed clashes, violence, army, insurgents, Mozambique
Journal Article | Oct 2016
While democracy is commonly believed to reduce corruption, there are obvious endogeneity problems in measuring the impact of democracy on corruption. ...
Democracy, corruption, conflict, endogeneity, Bangladesh
From Donors to Partners? Evaluation of Norwegian Support to Strengthen Civil Society in Developing Countries through Norwegian Civil Society Organisations
Report in External Series | Jan 2018
This report in two volumes presents the findings, conclusions, lessons learnt and recommendations of an evaluation of the Norwegian civil society grant ...
Development aid, civil society, Norwegian CSOs, Norway, Ethiopia, Uganda, Nepal
U4 Issue | May 2013
Civil society plays a crucial role in the fight against corruption. The inclusion of civil society in the United Nations Convention against Corruption ...
Civil society, International legal instruments on corruption, Public participation, UNCAC, Bangladesh, Brazil, Croatia, Zambia
Compensatory Livestock Thievery: A New Trend in Economic Crime In Dilling/South Kordofan State (2014–2016)
Sudan Working Paper | Aug 2017
“Compensatory livestock thievery” within the greater Dilling locality in South Kordofan State (SKS) is an economic crime that was born out ...
livestock, Economic crime, Compensatory, Thievery, Practitioner, Victim, Broker, ARUSS, Sudan, Dilling, South Kordofan State
Report in External Series | Oct 2015
In the regional backdrop to the war in Yemen Iran is a pivotal actor. Saudi Arabia has made clear that it sees the conflict in Yemen as the extension ...
Yemen, Saudi Arabia
Book Chapter | Jan 2005
Afghan women, Religious traditions,Transformations, Transmission
Gender, religion, ritual, Afghanistan
Book Chapter | Jan 2012
The article provides an overview of the involvement of civil society organiza!ons and citizens in public procurement. It analyses the main challenges ...
Procurement, Civil Society, Participation, Monitoring, Public Financial Management, Development, Philippines, India, Mexico