161 - 180 of 493 items matching your search:
Project | Jan - Dec 2003
A five year Joint Strategic Programme of the Chr. Michelsen Institute and the Norwegian Institute of Human Rights, with the purpose and research ...
Project | Jan 1999 - Mar 2001
Published by Kluwer Law International in 2001.
Social anthropologist researching gender and migration patterns in South Asia
Gender identities, Plural law, Human Rights, Islam, Forced Migration, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Bangladesh
Senior Researcher, Coordinator: Rights and Legal Institutions
Political scientist exploring intersections between law and politics in Latin America
Democratisation, human rights, transitional justice, courts, judicial reform, comparative politics, institutional development, Americas: Chile, Argentina, Uruguay., Africa: Namibia, Angola, Mozambique
Associated Senior Researcher
Political scientist specialising in development and human rights
Event | 20 Apr 2006
Since peace 'broke out' in Angola in 2002, the state has undertaken to establish its civil government apparatus throughout the vast territory. How does the state apparatus interact with the various kinds of 'traditional' leaders and their social power and authority? Prof. Dr. Armando Marques Guedes from the University Nova of Lisbon, N'Gunu Tiny, from London School of Economics and Gonçalo Almeida Ribeiro from Harvard Law School.
News | 3 Sep 2015
Corruption and illegal trafficking endanger the world’s biodiversity
Event | 20 Apr 2006
Desde o alcance da paz em 2002, o estado tem tomado iniciativas para estabelecer o aparato do seu governo civil em todo o vasto território. Como é que o aparato do estado interage com a diversos tipos de líderes tradicionais e o seu poder e autoridade social? Prof . Armando Marques Guedes da Universidade Nova de Lisboa, N´Gunu Tiny da London School of Economics e Gonçalo de Almeida Ribeiro da Harvard Law School
Event | 14 May 2012
How does the strategic interaction between modern law and customs work? How poor are the poor? These are among the questions that will be discussed in the Bergen Seminar in Development Economics.
Event | 6 Feb 2007
Chris Maina Peter, Professor of Law at the University of Dar es Salaam and a well known human rights advocate and activist, championing the rights of the marginalised through legal advice and pro bono litigation.
News | 27 Nov 2007
In Africa and Latin America the conditions of rights to land are commonly characterised by ambiguous rules and norms that are intimately connected to the construction and inequality of both national and local social structures and ethnic and religious identities.
Bolivia, Guatemala, Malawi, Tanzania
Event | 7 May 2010
President Karzai has announced that a peace jirga will be held in May this year to discuss ways out of the conflict and President Obama has earlier announced that American forces will start to withdraw in July next year. What does this mean for Afghanistan's future? What are the implications for progressive reforms in Afghanistan? Aziz Hakimi, an Afghan political analyst based in Kabul, and CMI researcher Torunn Wimpelmann Chaudhary present and discusses with chair Astri Suhrke.
Event | 31 Oct 2008
'What public sphere for Europe? asks professor Erik Oddvar Eriksen, Research Director at ARENA. The development of post-national democracy in Europe depends on the emergence of an overarching communicative space that functions as a public sphere.
Event | 12 Dec 2008
Research director Elin Skaar looks at courts in new democracies, after conflict and gross human rights nations. Professor Bård Anders Andressen explores non-judicial mechanisms for the protection of human rights.
Event | 30 Jan 2009
Does the current juridification of politics narrow the space for democratic politics, or does it represent an expansion of democracy? This seminar brings together international experts in the field.
News | 12 Oct 2010
This autumn CMI will host a mini-series of lectures on the social and political role of rights and legal institutions in Latin America.
Event | 3 Dec 2010
The Democracy and Rule of Law Programme at the University of Bergen and CMI has the pleasure to invite to a full-day seminar on Female Circumcision.
Event | 13 Apr 2011
Elin Skaar's new book analyses the connections between transitional justice and judicial politics. She explores the role of courts in shaping options and trajectories of post-transitional justice - and concretely the chances of criminal prosecutions for past crimes in Argentina, Chile and Uruguay.
Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay
News | 21 May 2012
Sudanese women activists launch reform initiatives to bring justice to rape victims. Non-governmental and governmental actors alike advocate for change. -International donors should seize this window of opportunity and facilitate dialogue between different stakeholders in Sudan, says CMI-researcher Liv Tønnessen.
News | 19 May 2015
On 19 March, Farkhunda was lynched by an angry mob on the streets of Kabul. She had been falsely accused of burning the Quran. In a swift trial, four men were sentenced to death, eight to 16 years in prison. The Farkhunda trial is a statistical outlier. In Afghanistan, few men are punished for violence against women.