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Project | Jul 2015 - Jun 2017
After the end of the Cold War armed conflict steadily declined; however, since 2007 that trend has reversed. New conflicts in countries with previous ...
local peacebuilding, conflict-affected countries, rights-based peacebuilding, Nepal, South Africa, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Philippines, Central African Republic, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Kenya, South Sudan, South/Southeast Asia, Africa
Newspaper Op-Ed | Nov 2012
Ten years after the end of its civil war, Angola, which is heading to the polls Friday, has been transformed into a regional African power with a strong ...
poverty, oil, diversification, Angola
Event | 23 May 2011
How has scholarship on state fragility influenced the policies of influential international actors? Roland Paris, one of the most influential scholars on post-war reconstruction and peacebuilding, challenges the relationship between research and policy.
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
Report in External Series | Jan 2003
The report is a comprehensive account of the presidential and parliamentary elections that took place in Rwanda from August to October 2003, based on ...
Democratisation, elections, electoral observation, post-conflict reconstruction, genocide, Rwanda
Event | 19 Apr 2007
Seminar with Nader Nadery on the controversial issue of transitional justice in Afghanistan.
CMI Working Paper | May 2016
Executive summary When Hugo Chávez (1954–2013) came to power in Venezuela in 1998, the military was bestowed with a new—and controversial—role ...
military, politics, Chávez, Bolivar, soldiers, alliances, Venezuela
Event | 5 Sep 2007
Why has the issue of decommissioning proved so difficult and divisive in these two deeply divided societies? Dr. Michael Kerr is a specialist in ethnic conflict regulation and power-sharing in divided societies.
Lebanon, Northern Ireland
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.
Report in External Series | Nov 2010
In this thematic paper I will reconsider the connections between natural resources and conflict. Aimed at producing a state of the art review of the research ...
Natural Resource, Conflict
Journal Article | Jun 2013
The Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) was set up in 2007, under UN auspices to try those involved in the murder of former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri ...
Deeply Divided Societies, Human Rights, Hybrid Tribunals, International Criminal, Prosecution, Lebanon, Political Assassinations, Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL), Transitional Justice, Lebanon, Syria
Angola Brief | Jun 2011
Between early 2002 and 2009 the Angolan government invested around $30.4 billion in new infrastructure, hospitals, schools and other public construction ...
CMI Insight | Sep 2014
Angola has the second most concentrated economy in the world, oil representing more than 97 per cent of its exports in 2011. Concentration has increased ...
Diversification, resources, poverty, Angola
Event | 30 Oct 2013
Rich in diamonds, yet abundant in poverty, Mathias de Alencastro looks at Angola's state-building efforts in the diamond-rich province of Luanda.
Event | 4 Nov 2015
A conversation between Diego Martínez, General Secretary of the Permanent Committee for the Defense of Human Rights in Colombia, and Elin Skaar, Senior Researcher, CMI
Edited Book | Jan 2012
This volume examines the causes and purposes of 'post-conflict' violence. The end of a war is generally expected to be followed by an end to collective ...
peacebuilding, peace and conflict, security, violence, conflict, war
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.
News | 19 Oct 2005
This week, the UN-commission inquiring into the murder of Hariri are submitting their report to the UN Secretary General. Are Knudsen's new paper on Lebanon's fragile post-war decade, provides a detailed background to the attempts at rebuilding the country from war and the political events that culminated with the murder of Hariri.
Political capital of ruling parties after regime change: contrasting successful insurgencies to peaceful pro-democracy movements
Journal Article | Jul 2016
The cases of the African National Congress (ANC) in South Africa and the Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) in Zambia show major differences in the ...
Post conflict, party building, African National Congress, Movement for Multiparty Democracy, Africa, Zambia, South Africa
Journal Article | Sep 2019
Since the mid-1980s, generations of displaced people have sought refuge in the ramshackle buildings that were once the Gaza-Ramallah Hospital, a multi-story ...
displacement, urban refugees, emergency urbanism, shelter, Sabra, Beirut, Lebanon