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Project | Aug - Dec 2009
Struggles for natural resources have taken place throughout the tumultuous history of Latin America. However, in recent decades a new wave of ...
Project | Jan 2008 - Dec 2009
Nahr el-Bared talks back On 20th May 2007, fighting broke out between the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) and a new militia group calling itself ...
Forced migration, refugees, IDPs, Lebanon
Project | Jan - Sep 2008
CMI was requested by PETRAD to develop a course module on corruption and corruption prevention in the petroleum sector. This is one ...
Corruption, resource curse
Project | Mar 2006 - Apr 2009
While Ukraine under President Kuchma steered a political course which oscillated between the pursuit of rapprochement to the European Union ...
Ukraine, EU, integration, cultural constants, politics, economics, culture, religion, media, corruption
Project | Jan 2004 - Dec 2005
This study analyses the special institutions of restraint introduced in order to secure accountable government. Most African countries are equipped ...
Democratic accountability, institutions of restraint, human rigths commissions, anti corruption agencies, auditor generals, electoral commissions, appointment commissions, the ombudsman, Sub Saharan Africa
Event | 12 Jan 2009
The conflict in Afghanistan is closely intertwined with political tensions in the country's neighbourhood. There is a clear need for a regional response. What are the prospects for a genuinely concerted approach?
Event | 25 Sep 2009
Nye medier har bidratt til bredere deltakelse i det offentlige ordskiftet. Terskelen for å ytre seg er lavere, og de nye mediene kan dermed bidra til en demokratisering av det offentlige rommet for meningsutveksling. Jon Bing innleder om nye medier og konsekvenser for ytringsfrihet og personvern.
News | 27 Apr 2011
Media skuldar CMI og UiB for å drive kunstsensur. Saka handlar ikkje om sensur, men om vår opplagte rett til å ta stilling til kva som skal henge på veggane i våre lokale, til kva som skal være vår visuelle identitet. Også i val av kunstverk, skriv direktør Ottar Mæstad i ein kommentar.
Event | 12 Apr 2011
Krig og fred og sånn Afghanistan er et undervisningsopplegg for videregående skoler utarbeidet av CMI. Vi ønsker å vekke forskningsinteresse og å øke kunnskap om forskningsverdenen. Kom og hør lærere fra Årstad videregående skole dele sine erfaringer med opplegget im sitt tverrfaglige prosjekt.
Event | 17 Jun 2011
Basic rights to assembly and expression have come under threat and accountability mechanisms are being undermined. A major standoff over threats to academic freedom and the closure of the university is ongoing. Peter Von Doepp discusses the unfolding situation in Malawi.
News | 14 Oct 2011
A number of measures can strengthen the Parliament of Bangladesh. CMI and the Bangladeshi think-tank CPD has published a report on the struggling democracy.
News | 21 Dec 2011
Ever since the end of the civil war in 2002, the Angolan government has invested heavily in construction activities. Does the government get value for money in their public investments? This question attracts attention in Angolan news media.
News | 30 Sep 2013
Ethiopian authorities are tightening the grip on political opponents, the Muslim minority and the media. Human Rights Watch describes the situation as alarming. The majority party in the soon to be Norwegian government has signaled cuts in aid to countries that do not respect human rights. Will they sacrifice Norwegian-Ethiopian relations on the altar of human rights?
News | 26 Nov 2013
Ghana discovered oil in 2010. The country now produces 100 000 barrels a day, amounting to an income of 1 billion dollars a year. Are the country's institutions strong enough to withstand the resource curse? -Yes, says Inge Amundsen, senior researcher at the Chr. Michelsen Institute.
News | 20 Mar 2014
Despite an internationally conveyed image of uncertainty connected to the coming elections in Afghanistan, there is a strong sense of enthusiasm and optimism among many Afghans. Leading Afghan civil society actors hope that the enthusiasm will translate into high voter turn-out on election day.
News | 24 Mar 2015
Felipe doesn’t like it much, shootouts occur almost every day, but he knows that he can’t show any signs of weakness, so he tries to keep up appearances. Two weeks after arriving at Fazendinha he was shot in a confrontation with armed traffickers.
Event | 3 Nov 2015
Powerful communication tools in the pockets of billions and on our desktops have changed our ability to engage with the world through groups, apps, sites or maps. We organize ourselves, and participate in worldwide dialogue, through such tools. How are these tools used, particularly in developing countries, for humanitarian relief, governance and accountability, and civil society mobilization?
News | 21 Jun 2005
In early May 2005 researchers from Malawi and Norway met at a workshop on the shores of Lake Malawi to lay the foundation of a textbook on Government and Politics in Malawi for undergraduate students of political science. Once completed, the new textbook will fill a great gap as no comparable text with specific reference to Malawi is currently available.
Event | 17 Oct 2005
Radha D'Souza, previously a lawyer and counsel at the High Court of Mumbai and currently teaching at the School of Law, University of Waikato, New Zealand gives a seminar at CMI focusing on public interest litigation, class action suits, constitutional and administrative law.
News | 24 Aug 2015
Corruption keeps people thirsty. It damages drinking supplies and sanitation and makes water inaccessible and unaffordable. Because dirty water can be deadly, cleaning up the water sector is a matter of life and death. Below is some advice for what donors can do to help prevent corruption in water management.