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Project | Jun 2015 - Jan 2016
Fredskorpset is a Norwegian government agency established to promote and fund exchange of young professionals and volunteers between Norway and developing ...
Civil society, technical assistance, NGOs, Norway, Africa, Asia
Report in External Series | Jan 2016
The evaluation has assessed Fredskorpset's (FK Norway) approach and strategy when it comes to strengthening civil society in developing countries. This ...
development aid, , civil society, capacity development, volunteers, Norway, Tanzania, Uganda, South Africa, Thailand, Cambodia
CMI Report | Jan 2006
Right to Play (former Olympic Aid), is an athlete-driven international humanitarian organisation which uses sport and play as a development tool for children ...
Sports, Children, Youth, Nongovernmental organizations, Refugees, Tanzania, Pakistan
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2015
In 2008, the government of now-deceased President Hugo Chávez in Venezuela passed a law creating what is known as the Bolivarian militia (Milicia ...
Bolivarian militia, civil-military relations, gender, class, Venezuela
Event | 18 Apr 2012
Frøy Gudbrandsen in conversation with Burmese democracy activist Kaythi Aye and Harald Bøckman (Norwegian Burma Committee)
Event | 3 Nov 2015
Powerful communication tools in the pockets of billions and on our desktops have changed our ability to engage with the world through groups, apps, sites or maps. We organize ourselves, and participate in worldwide dialogue, through such tools. How are these tools used, particularly in developing countries, for humanitarian relief, governance and accountability, and civil society mobilization?
Event | 14 Mar 2012
Frøy Gudbrandsen (UiB) in conversation with Malawi activist Rafiq Hajat and Arne Tostensen (CMI)
Event | 2 Nov 2015
New digital tools represent a technological revolution, and are at the same time revolutionizing politics. They promise great potential for mobilizing people, ideas, and resources in new and profound ways. Join us in exploring the potentials and pitfalls of these new tools.
Nepal, Nigeria, Uganda, Kenya
Angola Brief | Jun 2012
Angola está actualmente a implementar uma reforma tributária. O principal objectivo da reforma é aumentar as receitas fiscais não ...
News | 6 Jul 2015
So far, kindergartens and shootouts have by and large been completely unrelated issues in my world. Not anymore. Now, for the past days, every morning around 7.30, I have slowed down and scouted cautiously: Does anyone seem tense, watchful? Are there any police troops in a state of mobilization hiding somewhere close? Are there any heavy fireworks all of a sudden, alerts of that something is about to happen?
CMI Working Paper | Jun 2018
On 17 October 1992, as a consultant to the Commission on the Truth for El Salvador, I visited the village of Corinto to collect stories of ‘grave ...
CMI Brief | Aug 2016
All over the world, there are gatekeepers with the power to facilitate – or restrict – peoples’ access. We have studied the role of ...
women, politics, political parties, Malawi