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News | 6 Oct 2010
Remarks by U.S. President Obama in a Ministerial Meeting on Sudan.
Event | 25 Oct 2010
Dar al-Tifi al-Arabi is the largest Palestinian orphanage providing education for more than 1500 pupils. Nefissa Naguib has made a film about the woman who founded it, and how she and her successors fill in the gaps when the state is unable to perform the function as provider of adequate welfare.
Associated Senior Researcher
Political scientist and a specialist in African politics, the geopolitics of energy and international political economy.
petroleum resources, state-building, reconstruction, energy sector, Angola, Mozambique
News | 31 Oct 2005
"We will follow the political economy of the transition from war to peace and the role of third party engagement and issues related to the management and coordination of aid", says Gunnar M. Sørbø who will head the new four-year programme.
News | 24 Apr 2015
Today, Armenia commemorates the starting date of the massacre on the Armenian people. On 24 April 1915, leaders of the Ottoman Empire arrested Armenian intellectuals and leaders in modern day Istanbul.
News | 20 Feb 2008
"The weakening resolve" in Afghanistan, argues Astri Suhrke, reflects growing European concern that the strategy staked out by Washington may be neither realistic nor desirable.
News | 14 Jul 2010
May 6, 2010 An independent review by six leading human rights and Sudan advocacy groups reveals that the Sudanese peace processes for Darfur and Southern Sudan show no significant progress. They are at best stagnating and at worst backsliding toward complete failure and a return to full-scale, national war.
News | 23 Jul 2010
With the report UNPAID DEBT, ECOS calls upon the oil companies Lundin Petroleum from Sweden, Petronas from Malaysia and Austria's OMV and their home governments to account for the injustices suffered by the victims of the oil wars in Block 5A.
Event | 23 Sep 2010
the workshop will examine why Lebanon becomes trapped in externally driven cycles of regional and international political conflict and what the international community can do to break the cycle of violence.
Event | 15 Mar 2011
We need dialog and negotiation, but we also need accountability and justice. Dr. Sima Samar gives the 2011 Christian Michelsen lecture.
Event | 23 May 2011
How has scholarship on state fragility influenced the policies of influential international actors? Professor Paris argues that academic research has helped policy-makers to define and refine understandings of state fragility as a policy problem, and has informed the development of operational frameworks for response.
Event | 23 Jan 2012
Are we witnessing a power shift from the West to the East?
Event | 30 May 2013
M. Cherif Bassiouni an international United Nations war crimes expert, often called "The Godfather of International Criminal Law". Professor Bassiouni has served in numerous United Nations positions, including Chair of the UN Independent International Commission of Inquiry for Libya (2011) and UN Commission on Human Rights for Afghanistan (2004-06).
News | 20 Dec 2013
There has been much debate on whether Afghanistan's informal justice practices should be integrated in the country's official justice system. Who should decide such an issue? Local activists claiming that these practices violate human rights, international researchers arguing that they are an undeniable part of Afghan 'reality' or military actors claiming that informal justice is necessary to win the war against the insurgents?
News | 20 Jan 2014
Khartoum remains an island of peace amidst armed conflict in many corners of the country.
Event | 14 Mar 2014
Humanitarianism has become a cosmopolitan language serving to qualify a broad diversity of actions, from aid to war, and of agents, either private or public. The lecture will propose an analysis of its ethical tensions and political predicaments.
Event | 26 Sep 2014
Pakistani lawyer Shahzad Akbad and former US drone pilot Brandon Bryant in conversation with Åse Gilje Østensen.
Event | 22 May 2015
'We live in “an oligarch’s ideal world”. Western countries barely even pretend to disapprove of kleptocrats any more.’
Project | Jan 2019 - Dec 2022
In 2015, more than one million migrants reached Europa in the largest movement of peoples since WWII. To prevent this, the EU and ...
Migration, Refugees, Middle East, humanitarianism, refugee camp, , Middle East, Jordan, Syria, Lebanon, Palestine, Turkey
Project | Jan 2019 - Dec 2022
This project aims to study the policies, practices and impact of humanitarian diplomacy (HD) as conducted by select state actors that are new ...
Qatar, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates, UAE