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Newspaper Op-Ed | Jan 2006
Få land klarer å kare seg ut av en langvarig og ødeleggende borgerkrig. Libanon er ett av få land som klarte de - nesten på egen hånd.
Civil war, Middle East: Lebanon
Event | 28 Nov 2011
The long civil war in Sri Lanka ended in 2009. The way the war was fought, and particularly the way it ended, raises serious questions about the kind of peace which now prevails. It also raises questions about the failure of international efforts to mediate the conflict at earlier points.
News | 28 Nov 2016
CMI student Tomas Salem was awarded the Norwegian Development Union award for best Master´s thesis.
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
Report in External Series | Nov 2012
Nigeria has experienced military coups, a civil war and very poor economic development, and its population is more impoverished today than at independence. ...
Resource curse, democracy, ruling elites. political economy, Nigeria
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.
Associated Research Professor
Political scientist focusing on the social, political and humanitarian consequences of violent conflict, and strategies of response.
Comparative international politics, migration/refugee movements, refugees in asylum, human rights, minorities, ethnic conflict, humanitarian assistance and conflict, conflict management, political risk, Asia: Afghanistan, Nepal
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
Political scientist focusing on democracy, governance and women's employment and empowement in the Horn of Africa
Democratisation, human rights, federalism, ethnicity, post conflict power sharing, political institutions in developmental processes, women's participation in authoritarian contexts, Ethiopia, Sudan, Eritrea, Somalia, Djibouti
News | 27 Mar 2014
During the recent revolution in Egypt, Simon Bolívar- a man from a different war, a different century and a different continent- was watched over and embraced by protestors as a symbol for their struggle. Why?
Newspaper Op-Ed | Nov 2012
Ten years after the end of its civil war, Angola, which is heading to the polls Friday, has been transformed into a regional African power with a strong ...
poverty, oil, diversification, Angola
Event | 26 May 2008
Lebanon is currently experiencing its worst political crisis since the civil war ended in 1989. Elizabeth Picard is a leading Middle East scholar, and Lebanon specialist.
Event | 5 Jun 2008
As Angola's long civil war has ended and the most immediate reconstruction priorities are being met, the country faces an historical opportunity to convert its vast resource wealth into welfare for its people.
Event | 9 Jun 2005
Thw workshop examined factors shaping the implementation of peace agreements and the effects of strategies for social, economic and political (re-)construction after civil war. Participants came from universities and research organisations in Egypt, Norway, South Africa, Sweden, the UK and the US.
News | 1 Dec 2008
Torunn Wimpelmann Chaudhary won a PhD-grant to study the impact of decades of war and the particular features of the post-Taliban order on women's vulnerability to violence both in public and private places.
Journal Article | Jan 2010
This article is a contribution to the Boston Review debate on counterinsurgency in Afghanistan. It argues that when the problem is cast in combat terms—Afghanistan ...
Project | Apr - Dec 2011
While the passage of various UN Resolutions 1325 (2000), 1820 (2008), 1888 (2009) and 1889 (2009) on women, peace and security are important step in the ...
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
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.
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.