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Event | 25 Nov 2005
25. november 2005 på CMI, Fantoftvegen 38 Møterommet 1. etasje ("postmøterommet") Program 12.15 - 13.00 Lunsj ...
Event | 21 Apr 2006
The annual Bergen seminar in Development Economics will be held at CMI. Karl Ove Moene, from the University of Oslo, Henri de Groot from Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Rune Jansen Hagen from the Institute for Research in Economics and Business Administration and Ottar Mæstad from CMI are the main presenters.
News | 21 Jul 2010
Although the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) of January 2005 formally ended the war between the Government of Sudan (GoS) and the Sudan People's Liberation Movement/Army (SPLM/A), internal security has remained a major problem for the fledgling southern government.
Event | 10 Nov 2011
What are the outcomes of ethnic self-rule, in combination with the power politics of an authoritarian regime?
The Past is Never Past: Bringing the Military to Court over Gross Human Rights Violations in Latin America
Event | 14 May 2013
More than twenty years after the return to democratic rule in Latin America, the military in many countries in the region are now being prosecuted ...
News | 28 Oct 2013
In Tanzania, there is a striking increase in the number of girls who get pregnant from the ages 16 to 20. Among 16 year olds, 11 percent get pregnant, whereas 61 percent of the 20 year old girls start childbearing. Why do so many girls have babies when they are this young? How does this affect their economic situation and possibilities of entering the job market?
News | 20 Dec 2006
CMI presents the first report in a series of three qualitative studies on poverty in Mozambique. The study looks into people's own emic perceptions of poverty, and offers a host of policy implications.
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.
Event | 8 Sep 2009
The discovery of oil or mineral resources has been associated with devastating political conflict and economic setbacks insted of sustainable economic growth and poverty alleviation. The Oslo conference is aimed at eliciting lessons learned from recent efforts to improve the management of natural resources in developing countries.
Angola, DRC, Ghana, Nigeria, Niger, East Timor, Laos, and Mongolia
News | 6 Oct 2010
Remarks by U.S. President Obama in a Ministerial Meeting on Sudan.
Event | 14 Feb 2012
Whither Malawi? Will its natural resources be a curse….or blessing? Malawi is a tiny land-locked country neighbouring Tanzania, Zambia ...
News | 31 May 2012
The transition from a feudal to a modern economy has changed the labour market in Nepal. There are more and better paid jobs available, also outside the agricultural sector. Yet, some Nepalese labourers in rural areas continue to have coercive traditional contracts with landlords. Government programmes can help poor families out of these contracts through access to insurance, credit and social services.
News | 14 Aug 2012
On 31st of August voters in Angola will elect a new parliament and a president. It is already clear that the dice are loaded. Despite the low quality of the elections and the machinations of the incumbent - is Angola on the path to democracy?
News | 7 Sep 2012
Learning the right lessons from past experiences with corruption in the forest sector is crucial to prevent broad undermining of REDD+.
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.
Event | 7 May 2013
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Going beyond impact evaluation: Performance-Based Financing of Health Care Provision in Low-Income Countries
Event | 13 Jun 2013
The workshop made real progress in the dialogue between researchers, practitioners and policy makers. The priorities for research were made clearer. Read reports and summaries from the participants.
News | 31 Mar 2014
CMI has received funding for one new project on Latin American democratisation and peace processes and one project on abortion rights lawfare.
News | 31 Mar 2014
Uganda's new anti-homosexuality law has disheartened the international human rights community. Would it have been possible to foresee Museveni's approval of the law? In an ideal world, actors promoting human rights can design projects and interventions and see them through with norms and laws in mind. In the real world, where politics and erratic decisions come into play, human rights work is extremely challenging.
News | 2 Jun 2014
The military has seized power under the banner of 'unity and harmony' to defend the constitutional monarchy. In the short term, they have won. In the longer run, the outcome is much less certain.