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Event | 11 Feb 2010
In his new book Helge Rønning explores the role of the media in different parts of Africa plays in the political and social processes of change on the continent.
Ethiopia, Mozambique, South Africa, Uganda, and Zimbabwe
News | 10 May 2010
The papers from the Maputo conference in April ready for download Letter of invitation Maputo Table of contents Brito, Luis de: Challenge ...
News | 6 Oct 2010
Remarks by U.S. President Obama in a Ministerial Meeting on Sudan.
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.
News | 30 Nov 2011
The Sudanese government rejects ratification of CEDAW, the UN Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women. They do this in the name of Islam.
Event | 20 Feb 2012
Literary Salon with Anne Sofie Roald and Turid Smith Polfus.
News | 10 Jan 2012
In Jordan, churches and mosques are situated side by side. In Sudan, religious minorities can hold powerful positions, but rarely do. Religious domination is not a question of black or white.
News | 27 Feb 2012
A social class of ultra poor is becoming increasingly visible in Mozambique. Neither national authorities nor international donors are able to target them with their current poverty reduction policies.
News | 8 Jun 2012
A new report documents measures that can make government and politics more responsive, more accountable and more transparent and enable citizens to take a greater role in governing themselves.
Event | 16 Oct 2012
Food evokes emotions. Food shapes nations and cultures. Food can be a source of conflict. Food riots are one of the oldest forms of people's revolutions.
News | 14 Dec 2012
Five research projects from CMI were granted funding from the Research Council of Norway last week.
News | 1 Mar 2013
CMI-student Thor Olav Iversen will go to Nepal together with researcher Magnus Hatlebakk to do qualitative interviews and collect survey data among the Dalits in the Tarai region.
News | 30 Apr 2013
Afghan women's rights activists are caught in a squeeze between the expectations of Western donors, demands from Islamists and their own ambitions. Advocates fear rejection of all attempts to promote women's rights and are forced to make compromises.
Event | 31 May 2013
During the last couple of years there has been a series of seminar on the events related to the "Arab spring" in Yemen, Syria, Tunisia ...
News | 25 Jun 2013
There is an appetite for change. Discontent against Bashir is widespread. The popular sentiment rumbling in Khartoum is that Bashir will fall sooner or later.
News | 27 Jun 2013
How can we make our democracy truly representative? Can participation be institutionalized? And who does the Maracanã stadium belong to?
News | 15 Jul 2013
As the Millennium Development Goals are coming to an end, international actors have started working on a new set of development goals for the global community. Last time around, the majority of the inputs came from institutions in the North. Will the voice of Southern actors be heard this time?
Event | 30 Sep 2013
Paola Bergallo and Rachel Sieder in conversation with Åse Gilje Østensen.
News | 30 Jan 2014
Since 2002, the Angolan government has invested 55 billion dollars in rebuilding the country's infrastructure. Angola has also rebuilt the once bustling Benguela railway all the way from the port of Lobito to neighbouring countries of DR Congo and Zambia. -The efforts to rebuild and strengthen the transport sector are crucial to development and economic growth in Angola as well as for the region, says Ana Duarte and Regina Santos.
News | 25 Feb 2014
During the Egyptian uprisings against president Mubarak in 2011, people demanded bread, freedom and social justice. Bread is the daily staple for millions of Egyptians, and came to symbolize the demand for a fairer economic system. But does food insecurity necessarily cause social unrest and conflict?