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Report in External Series | Nov 2007
During the last decade, an increasing share of foreign aid has been provided to countries coming out of civil war or experiencing severe conflict. ...
Report in External Series | Feb 2009
What connections exist between natural resource wealth and violent conflict? What do such connections imply for policies to build peace in resource-rich ...
Natural resource management, natural resource wealth, resource curse, rentier state, oil, diamonds, armed conflict, war economies, conflict financing, CSR, peacebuilding
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2000
Paper prepared for the seminar "After War: Reconciliation and Democratization in Divided Societies - Lessons learned", Solstrand 27-29 March ...
Journal Article | Jan 2002
The article explores how the exploitation of mineral resources such as diamonds contributed to prolonging the armed conflict that broke out ...
Natural resources, diamonds, duration of war, armed conflict, DR Congo, Great Lakes region
Journal Article | Jan 2000
Researching forced migration issues, in a war or post-war context, poses numerous problems. Defining a forced migrant is not always easy, and ...
Report in External Series | Apr 2014
While the crisis in South Sudan that started in December 2013 was triggered by a power struggle in the ruling party (SPLM), the causes for the ...
Report in External Series | Oct 2015
In the regional backdrop to the war in Yemen Iran is a pivotal actor. Saudi Arabia has made clear that it sees the conflict in Yemen as the ...
Yemen, Saudi Arabia
Journal Article | Sep 2007
This paper examines the post-war reconstruction programme in Afghanistan, arguing that it contains the seeds of radical social change. The paper ...
post-war reconstruction, , Afghanistan
Book Review | Mar 2017
Review of the book: Magnificent and Beggar Land: Angola since the Civil War, by Richardo Soares de Oliveira. New York: Oxford University ...
Journal Article | Jul 2019
Humanitarian wars are a primary means of globally affirming a specific model of humanity, built according to the cultural, moral, and economic ...
Report in External Series | Nov 2011
This evaluation assesses Norway’s peace efforts in Sri Lanka from 1997 to 2009. It tells the story of Norway’s engagement, assesses ...
peacebuilding, , Sri Lanka
News | 19 Oct 2005
This week, the UN-commission inquiring into the murder of Hariri are submitting their report to the UN Secretary General. Are Knudsen's new paper on Lebanon's fragile post-war decade, provides a detailed background to the attempts at rebuilding the country from war and the political events that culminated with the murder of Hariri.
News | 18 Apr 2006
CMI has been awarded a 2-year grant under the Research Council of Norway's new program on Poverty and Peace. The project, entitled Violence in the Post-Conflict State", starts by noting that civil wars are often followed by continued or new forms of violence in the affected states. Such violence - whether associated with ex-combatants, organized crime, disaffected warlords, recriminating agents of the state or post-war marginalized groups - seems widespread but poorly understood.
Event | 10 Nov 2010
Séverine Autesserre's new book The Trouble with the Congo explores the DRC's unsuccessful transition from war to peace and democracy. Hosted by CMI researcher Ingrid Samset, and with CMI's Deputy Director Arne Strand and former CMI Director Gunnar M. Sørbø, this literary salon with author Séverine Autesserre elaborates on the Congo experience and discusses strategies for peacebuilding and international intervention in war-torn areas.
DRC, Congo, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan
News | 2 May 2011
Astri Suhrke and Ingrid Samset challenge the analysis in the World Development Report: What is the purpose of this statistical analysis? Good policy must be based on nuanced research.
Project | Jan 2008 - Dec 2009
The first multiparty elections were held in Angola in 1992 as a part of the democratization and peace process. However, the September 1992 ...
Civil war, elections, political parties, Angola
Project | Jan 2006 - May 2009
This is a review of the academic literature about incentives for violent and non-violent behavior in transitions from civil war. It takes stock ...
peacebuilding, incentives, civil war, postwar violence
Project | Sep 2004 - Dec 2005
This project is on the integration of armed groups in peace processes, focusing on how various types of armed groups - in terms of their embeddedness ...
Peacebuilding, Demobilisation, disarmament and reintegration, Social embeddedness, Afghanistan and Guatemala
The Bergen Seminar 2000. After war: democracy and reconciliation in divided societies - lessons from the first phase
Project | Jan 1999 - Feb 2000
The seminar examined the short-term and long-term effects on reconciliation and democratication of policy measures that typically follow cessation ...
Post-conflict, reconciliation, democratisation
Political scientist focusing on the social, political and humanitarian consequences of violent conflict, and strategies of response.
Comparative international politics, migration/refugee movements, refugees in asylum, human rights, minorities, ethnic conflict, humanitarian assistance and conflict, conflict management, political risk, Asia: Afghanistan, Nepal