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Journal Article | Jan 2011
While most UN peace operations have become large and multidimensional, UN support to postwar Nepal, the UN Mission in Nepal (UNMIN), was authorized as ...
United Nations, peace operations, Nepal, Nepal
CMI Insight | Apr 2015
In 1991, Sudan’s Islamist regime expanded the circumstances under which abortions are permitted within 90 days of conception, to include rape. This ...
CMI Brief | Mar 2017
Land in Meghalaya, India, was traditionally agricultural land, owned by the community. With increasing privatization and rising commercial value of land ...
mining, coal mining, environment, India, Meghalaya
News | 26 Aug 2011
A scholarship is offered to a master student in social sciences, law or gender studies to conduct fieldwork and write a master thesis on a topic related to gender based violence in northern Sudan.
Edited Book | Jan 2005
Human rights are currently an important area of research at the Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI), as they have been for the past 20 years. This anthology ...
Human rights, Economic and social rights, democracy, democratization, development, party systems, truth comissions, reconcilliation, foreign policy, courts in transition, Africa: South Africa, Zambia., Asia: Bangladesh., Americas: Latin America
Journal Article | Jun 2013
The transitional justice (TJ) field has gone through phases in which the role of actors and their environments – or structure and agency, more broadly ...
Actors, Human Rights, International Criminal Court (ICC), Post-conflict, Transitional Justice
Complex realities and astute actors: Sudanese women's activism and UN Security Council Resolution 1325
Report in External Series | Jan 2014
Sudanese women activists do not use United Nations (UN) Security Council Resolution 1325 to claim rights. During my eight years of engagement with women’s ...
Resolutionn 1325, Sudan, women's activism, Sudan
News | 23 Jun 2005
The CMI Board of Directors is happy to announce the establishment of a new research programme at CMI which reintroduces research on religion - a task Christian Michelsen, CMI's founding father, called for in his will. Politics of Faith: Law, Political Institutionalization and Conflict
Sudan Working Paper | Oct 2016
The traditional native justice system in Darfur has an advantage over the modern state judicial one; it has proved its relevance for effectively managing ...
Institutions, Law, Darfur, Sudan
News | 20 Dec 2013
There has been much debate on whether Afghanistan's informal justice practices should be integrated in the country's official justice system. Who should decide such an issue? Local activists claiming that these practices violate human rights, international researchers arguing that they are an undeniable part of Afghan 'reality' or military actors claiming that informal justice is necessary to win the war against the insurgents?
News | 27 Nov 2015
Legislation is a widely used tool for increasing the number of women in politics. But laws seeking to promote gender parity come short in facing the ‘sociological realities’ in Senegal, as the case of the holy city of Touba shows.
News | 12 Nov 2012
The Legitimate Role of the Judiciary in the Global Order at the University of Oslo and the Centre for Intervention Science in Maternal and Child Health at the University of Bergen have been granted Centre of Excellence. CMI are consortium partners.
Event | 11 May 2015
Norad’s international corruption hunters network meets in Bergen. Hear how they work to prosecute corrupt criminals.
Associated Senior Researcher
Political scientist focusing on judicial politics and the political economy of Latin America
Democratisation, constitutionalism, rule of law reform, human rights, governance, institutional change, political parties, poverty, social inclusion, Colombia, Costa Rica
Security for many or surplus for the few? Customary tenure and social differentiation in Southern Malawi
Journal Article | Mar 2009
It has been argued that the ambiguities in Malawian customary tenure may aggravate processes of social differentiation and class formation. The article ...
Flyktningekonvensjonen Artikkel 1 C-F. Folkerettslig og Komparativ Studie av Eksklusjons- og Opphørsgrunnene
CMI Report | Jan 2006
Public faith in the asylum system is based, among other things, on whether authorities involved in the asylum process are able to distinguish ordinary ...
Asylpolitikk, Eksklusjon, Flyktningekonvensjonen, Internasjonale forbrytelser, Terrorisme
Journal Article | Jan 2013
This article explores women's substantive representation in Sudan's National Assembly. It examines the extent to which female legislators in the National ...
Journal Article | Jun 2017
This article proposes a relational approach to the study of abortion law reform in Brazil. It focuses on the interaction of pro-choice and anti-abortion ...
Rule of law and environmental justice in the forests: The challenge of 'strong law enforcement' in corrupt conditions
U4 Issue | Jun 2013
Widespread illegal forest activities have contributed to deforestation, forest degradation, economic losses to nations and injustices for forest ...
REDD+, Forest governance, Corruption, Anti-corruption, Law enforcement, natural resource management, Indonesia, Cameroon
Event | 4 Sep 2008
How do societies deal with gross human rights violations after the end of violent conflict? This symposium critically examines the justice and reconciliation processes by comparing the Norwegian post-World War II experience to more recent cases from Latin America, Africa and Asia.