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Deputy Director, Research Director, U4 Director
Director, U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre / Political Scientist focusing on peace, conflict, aid and Afghanistan.
Post-war recovery, peace building, humanitarian assistance in complex emergencies, conflict resolution, migration/refugee movements, aid, sustainable development, democratisation, UN, humanitarian intervention, Islam, conditionality, NGOs, civil society, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Cyprus
Political scientist focusing on democracy, governance and women's employment and empowement in the Horn of Africa
Democratisation, human rights, federalism, ethnicity, post conflict power sharing, political institutions in developmental processes, women's participation in authoritarian contexts, Ethiopia, Sudan, Eritrea, Somalia, Djibouti
Event | 28 Nov 2011
The long civil war in Sri Lanka ended in 2009. The way the war was fought, and particularly the way it ended, raises serious questions about the kind of peace which now prevails. It also raises questions about the failure of international efforts to mediate the conflict at earlier points.
News | 17 Aug 2015
When societies go from military dictatorship to democracy or from internal armed conflict to peace, one of the toughest choices facing the government in the new order is how to deal with past violence. Great hopes have been pinned on transitional justice mechanisms, but the anticipated positive effects of transitional justice mechanisms on the process of restoring peace or (re)constructing democracy may be too high.
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?
CMI Working Paper | Oct 2009
Does poverty or inequality explain the Maoist insurgency in Nepal? In contrast to previous studies we limit the analysis to the hill/mountain ...
Civil war, Data issues, Nepal, Classification-JEL: D74, I32
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1992
This study was prepared for a joint ILO/UNHCR meeting in Geneva, May 1992, on international aid strategies to reduce emigration pressures. The ...
Refugees, International politics, Social conflicts, International conflicts
Report in External Series | Sep 2008
What does social science literature tell us about economic incentives for peacebuilding? A variety of such incentives exists in post-civil war ...
economic incentives, peacebuilding, statebuilding, foreign aid, reparations, DDR, aid coordination
Islamism and Democracy: An Inquiry into the Political Thought of the Sudanese Islamist Hassan al-Turabi
Master's Thesis | Jan 2005
My focus of analysis is Islamist democracy as conceived by the Sudanese Islamist Hassan al-Turabi. I aim to explore and understand Turabi's ...
Islamism, democracy, Sudan, Tunisia and Egypt
Book Chapter | Jan 2000
This is a country profile of the Democratic Republic of Congo, published in the 2000-2001 yearbook of the Norwegian Council for Africa (in Norwegian). ...
Book Chapter | Jan 2002
This is a profile of the Central African region, published in the 2002-2003 yearbook of the Norwegian Council for Africa (in Norwegian). The ...
Natural Resources and the Duration of War. The Experiences of Angola and the Democratic Republic of Congo, 1998-2003
Master's Thesis | Jan 2003
Natural Resources and the Duration of War. The Experiences of Angola and the Democratic Republic of
natural resources, war duration, Angola, DR Congo
Edited Book | Jan 2005
The past two decades have witnessed the end of several civil wars and authoritarian regimes. In a period shaped by the ideal of democratisation, ...
Reconciliation, UN, transitional justice, Africa: Angola, Mozambique, Rwanda, Sierra Leone., Asia: Cambodia, East Timor., Europe: Bosnia and Herzegovina., Americas: Argentina, El Salvador
Book Chapter | Oct 2007
A recent report by the World Bank reiterates the widely held view that donor agencies commit large amounts of funding in the immediate post-conflict ...
Angola Brief | Jun 2011
Angolan politics is usually explained with reference to the country’s long and devastating civil war. The postponed elections, the domination ...
'Emancipation' or 'regulation'? Law, globalization and indigenous peoples' rights in post-war Guatemala.
Journal Article | Jul 2011
During the last two decades processes of legal globalization have led to the increasing codification of the collective rights of indigenous ...
Book | Aug 2011
The Western-led efforts to establish a new post-Taliban order in Afghanistan are in serious trouble, and in this book Astri Suhrke sets out ...
peacebuilding, conflict, peace, war, , Afghanistan
Book Chapter | Jan 2012
Political violence in post-civil war Lebanon Are Knudsen and Nasser Yassin The peace in between. P
Book Chapter | Jan 2012
The political economies of violence in post-war Liberia Torunn Wimpelmann Chaudhary The peace in be
Book Chapter | Jan 2012
The multiple forms of violence in post-war Guatemala John-Andrew McNeish and Oscar Lopez Rivera The