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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.
Event | 13 Oct 2014
ARUSS WorkshopReviewing Dynamics of Change in rural Sudan14 – 16 October 2014Ahfad University for Women Workshop Programme Tuesday ...
News | 29 Jan 2013
How do military-civilian relations stamp societies in upheaval and conflict? What role do they play in the transition to democracy? A new CMI project on military-civilian relations compares Latin America and the Middle East.
Event | 23 May 2008
CANCELLED. Professor Amos Sawyer cannot come to Bergen 23 May.
News | 22 Jan 2009
Norske bedrifters tiltak i utviklingsland innen området samfunnsansvar er lite relevante i forhold til hovedproblemene landene står overfor. Som utviklingstiltak er tiltakene lite effektive. I dag er det stort sett frivillig for bedrifter om de vil være etiske eller ikke. "Vi trenger en offentlig politikk som gjør det kostbart å drive uetisk," sier Ivar Kolstad, seniorforsker på CMI som har ledet en studie av norske bedrifters CSR aktiviteter i utviklingsland.
Angola, Kina, Nepal og Brasil
News | 19 Aug 2010
Former director of CMI, Just Faaland, has received the Merdeka award. Faaland is awarded for his role in the formulation of the National Economic Policy (NEP).
Event | 29 Mar 2012
Politics, inequality and poverty in resource-rich countries. Michael Alvarez invites the authors John McNeish and Logan Owen to probe into the impact of oil and gas industry.
News | 31 May 2012
A recent U4-workshop in Liberia has clarified obstacles and strengthened the cooperation on anti-corruption between donors, local and central authorities in Liberia. This paves the way for better donor support and government action, says U4-adviser Jesper Johnsøn.
News | 20 Dec 2012
The streets, shops, metros and buses are congested like a school of mackerel in syrup by people out spending their December wages. It is high-volume Christmas preparations.
Event | 16 May 2013
Åse Gilje Østensen (UiB) in conversation with Astri Suhrke (CMI) and Kristin Bergtora Sandvik (PRIO/NCHS). Kristin ...
News | 30 Apr 2013
Afghan women's rights activists are caught in a squeeze between the expectations of Western donors, demands from Islamists and their own ambitions. Advocates fear rejection of all attempts to promote women's rights and are forced to make compromises.
Event | 6 Nov 2013
Africa is one of the most vulnerable continents to climate change. The poor are the most vulnerable to heat waves, sea level rise, the destruction of coastal zones, drought and water shortages. Is fair global interenational climate governance possible, asks Professor Oliver C. Ruppel.
News | 22 Sep 2014
LIVE STREAMING NOW Angola er Norges største økonomiske samarbeidspartner i Afrika. Bidrar norske investeringer til utvikling? Fellesrådet for Afrika og Chr. Michelsens Institutt (CMI) arrangerer en serie seminarer og debatter om Norges engasjement i Angola i tre norske byer i september.
News | 29 Sep 2014
Boris Divjak started as Director of our U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre in September. He wants to reach even more practitioners from the development community.
News | 5 Mar 2015
After decades of efforts to end female genital mutilation (FGM) in Sudan, the prevalence of the practice is still staggering. So far, attempts to criminalize FGM have been futile, but there is an election coming up. Will a new national assembly open up for law reform?
Event | 5 May 2015
Astri Suhrke, CMI, and Krishna Babu Shrestha, UiB Global, about humanitarian aid in the aftermath of natural disasters. Astri Suhrke is ...
News | 2 Oct 2015
The U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre´s call for more EU action to curb corruption in non-EU partner countries hit a European nerve.
News | 10 Sep 2010
This report from the Global Centre for The Responsibility to Protect examines the entire sequence of events in Darfur and asks, first, why the world manifestly failed to stem the violence, and, secondly, what ought to have been done in the face of a state apparently determined to perpetrate atrocities upon its own people.
Project | Jun 2010 - Jan 2013
A number of countries that are net importers of agricultural products have recently experienced tremendous price hikes on agricultural products. ...
Agricultural trade, Bangladesh, India, Bangladesh, India
Project | Jan 1999
Astri Suhrke at CMI led a major evaluation of UNHCR´s response to the Kosovo refugee crisis in 1999. UNHCR had commissioned an international ...