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News | 8 Dec 2014
Our dear colleague Ole David Koht Norbye passed away Sunday 7 December. He was 95 years old.
News | 30 Mar 2012
Economic compensation to families who let their children go to school is the best way to reduce child labour.
News | 30 May 2014
Development aid must given to those who need it the most. Aid must be long-term, patient and build on trust, said Alf Morten Jerve. Alf Morten Jerve passed away 15 May.
News | 10 Nov 2015
The US military strike that devastated the MSF hospital in Kunduz in northern Afghanistan on 3 October generated profound, if short-lived, outrage in much of the world. The US government promised an investigation, and in late October appointed a military panel to do so. Yet its investigation is unlikely to address the more fundamental questions this attack raises: Why have US-airstrikes repeatedly produced catastrophic cases of “collateral damage” in Afghanistan?
Hugo Stokke is a political scientist focusing on human rights research.
Human rights (social and economic), political theory, development aid, nation building, poverty reduction, identity, child labour, Asia: Thailand, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Pakistan, India, Singapore., Europe: Nordic countries, Western Balkans
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 researching women, politics and Islam in the Middle East and Northern Africa.
Gender politics, women's movements, legal reform, sexual and reproductive rights, gender based violence, family law, Sudan
Senior Program Advisor (U4)
Political scientist focusing on aid, corruption, governance, and natural resources, particularly using political economy and political ecology approaches.
Corruption, anti-corruption, natural resource manangement, political economy, political ecology, forest governance, extractive industries, wildlife crime, Cambodia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Mozambique