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Report in External Series | Aug 2015
Afghanistan’s future remains uncertain. After one of the longest and most ambitious interventions since the Second World War, peace and stability ...
Event | 22 May 2015
'We live in “an oligarch’s ideal world”. Western countries barely even pretend to disapprove of kleptocrats any more.’
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.
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.
Event | 23 May 2011
How has scholarship on state fragility influenced the policies of influential international actors? Professor Paris argues that academic research has helped policy-makers to define and refine understandings of state fragility as a policy problem, and has informed the development of operational frameworks for response.
News | 23 Jul 2010
With the report UNPAID DEBT, ECOS calls upon the oil companies Lundin Petroleum from Sweden, Petronas from Malaysia and Austria's OMV and their home governments to account for the injustices suffered by the victims of the oil wars in Block 5A.
Journal Article | Jan 2017
'Is Islam reconcilable with feminism?' asks Haideh Moghissi (1999), echoing a concern that is currently dramatized in numerous ways across and beyond ...
Journal Article | Jan 2016
Studies have found that politically deprived groups are more likely to rebel. However, does rebellion increase the likelihood of achieving political rights? ...
Report in External Series | Jan 2011
This report argues that billions of dollars in international assistance to Afghanistan in the past decade have created a rentier state that is unprecedented ...
Transition, sustainability, Afghanistan
Journal Article | Oct 2009
With the signing of the Peace Accords in 1996 Guatemala's credentials of democratic governance was re-established, but as media reports and the international ...
Violence, poverty, post-accord, Guatemala
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2000
This Working Paper describes the economic growth rate and patterns in Sri Lanka during the 1990s, showing the interrelationship between uneven sectorial ...
Asia: Sri Lanka
CMI Report | Jan 1994
South Africa's return to the international community is fraught with ambiguities and contradictions. The gap between hopes and outcomes, between popular ...
South Africa, Southern Africa, Security, International relations, Foreign policy, Africa: South Africa
Event | 14 Mar 2014
Humanitarianism has become a cosmopolitan language serving to qualify a broad diversity of actions, from aid to war, and of agents, either private or public. The lecture will propose an analysis of its ethical tensions and political predicaments.
News | 17 Aug 2015
When societies go from military dictatorship to democracy or from internal armed conflict to peace, one of the toughest choices facing the government in the new order is how to deal with past violence. Great hopes have been pinned on transitional justice mechanisms, but the anticipated positive effects of transitional justice mechanisms on the process of restoring peace or (re)constructing democracy may be too high.
Journal Article | Jun 2020
This article examines the genealogy and behavior of the CIA militias in Afghanistan against the backdrop of persistent armed governance whereby a plurality ...
Afghanistan, armed governance, CIA, Afghan militias, peace talks, accountability
The paradox of federalism and decentralisation in South Sudan: An instrument and an obstacle for peace
Sudan Brief | Sep 2019
A power sharing agreement and the inauguration of a new government in South Sudan has been put to a halt. Disagreement on the number of states and local ...
Federalism, Decentralisation, South Sudan
Angola Brief | Apr 2014
This brief reviews the state of the transport corridor which runs from the port of Lobito and the city of Benguela through the hinterland of Angola before ...
infrastructure, railways, Angola, China
CMI Insight | Jun 2014
The oppositional groups called the June 3 presidential election “blood elections” because of the huge numbers of lives lost during the three ...
Book | Apr 2013
This book is about the political ecology of pastoralism in Sudan and one of the few ethnographic studies of the Fulbe (Fulani) since D.J. Stenning's seminal ...