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U4 Issue | Feb 2015
Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) has become a cornerstone of Indonesia’s forest sector policies. Given corruption ...
REDD+, political economy, corruption, anti-corruption, forest governance, natural resource management, Indonesia
Social anthropologist who works on the 'politics of faith' focusing on the legal regulation of religion, religious minorities, militias, conflict and local justice in Indonesia
Religion, ritual, Islam and Hinduism in Indonesia, religious minorities, security politics, violence, local justice and reconciliation, Indonesia (Southeast Asia)
Project | Aug 2006 - Dec 2008
The ending of wars is often followed by continued or new forms of violence in the affected states. Such violence, whether associated with ex-combatants, ...
peacebuilding, violence, armed conflict, post-war reconstruction, Angola, DR Congo, Afghanistan, Lebanon
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 | 22 Aug 2014
The Centre on Law & Social Transformation aims to be a dynamo for interdisciplinary research on the potential and limits of law as an instrument ...
Legal knowledge as a tool for social change: La mesa por la vida y la salud de las mujeres as an expert on Colombian abortion law
Journal Article | Jan 2017
In May 2006, Colombia’s Constitutional Court liberalized abortion, introducing three circumstances under which the procedure would not be considered ...
Project | Jan 2019 - Dec 2022
Youth unemployment is a growing challenge in many countries. It causes frustrations, social problems, growth in unwanted migration, and victimization ...
Event | 25 Sep 2015
This is a film about a city. Maputo is a young African capital city emerging at the frenetic rhythm of the global financial demand. Some say it’s not meant for everyone. People from different backgrounds welcome us into their neighborhoods and help us see through their eyes the real Maputo.
Senior Adviser (U4)
Lawyer specialized in illicit financial flows and natural resources, with a focus on forest, extractive, and wildlife
natural resources, extractive, forest, anti-corruption, compliance, transparency, environmental crimes
News | 28 Jun 2007
What are the challenges on issues related to corruption and other illegal causes of unfair competition?
Adultery, rape, and escaping the house: The protection and policing of female sexuality in Afghanistan
CMI Working Paper | Dec 2017
This working paper undertakes an initial survey of the dynamics through which the criminalization of female sexuality structures women’s access ...
adultery, rape, sex, sexuality, Afghanistan
News | 27 Jan 2015
In Venezuela, views on the relationship between civilian politics and the military are highly divergent. Yet, at the pool club Circulo Militar el Lagunito all boundaries between civilians and the military are blurred. In this social club, anyone is welcome, no questions asked. The idea of civil-military alliances is at the core of CMI researcher Iselin Åsedotter Strønen's field work in Caracas.
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
News | 28 Jun 2007
What are the links between various transitional justice mechanisms and the degree of violence and reconciliation in the post-war or post-authoritarian period?
CMI Report | Sep 2007
Despite the impressive figures that point to a booming economy (with real GDP growth unofficially projected by the EBRD at 7% in 2007), not all is well ...
Book Chapter | Sep 2011
Muitos países na América Latina e noutras partes do mundo estão seguindo em direção a uma maior responsabilização ...
amnesty law, impunity, human rights, judicial independence, Uruguay, Uruguay
News | 19 May 2015
In mid-April 2015, news emerged about the killing of nine police-men in Angola's Huambo province. The incident involved the police and members of Juliano Kalupeteca's "Light of the World" religious sect. In the following days, grizzling reports emerged of a massacre of perhaps hundreds of sect members. We do not yet know the truth. Angola's government appears to do its utmost to prevent knowledge of it to transpire. Will the international community remain passive?
Project | Jan 2012 - Jun 2015
Rapid urbanisation is one of the most dramatic developments on the African continent, often yielding contrasting and shocking images of affluent business ...
Mozambique, Maputo, Urban, Poverty
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 | 28 Nov 2013
CMI has won a framework agreement with the Norwegian embassy in Tanzania to conduct 7-10 in-depth studies on aid, public finance, natural resources, land and agriculture, macroeconomics the next 4 years.