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Event | 23 Jun 2011
Prof. Rehman Sobhan challenges the traditional definition of poverty as a form of income deprivation. He redefines poverty a process that excludes significant segments of society from more equitable participation in development opportunities and in decision making. Sobhan identifies a variety of operational ideas to build a more inclusive society in South Asia.
Event | 12 Feb 2014
Caroline Osella (SOAS) and Knut Axel Jacobsen (UiB) in conversation with Åse Gilje Østensen (Royal Norwegian Naval Academy).
Taking the Paris Principles to Asia. A study of Three Human Rights Commissions in Southeast Asia: Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines
CMI Report | Jun 2007
The report studies three human rights commissions in Southeast Asia in light of the so-called Paris Principles. These principles are the authoritative ...
Human rights, Southeast Asia, Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia
Event | 25 Apr 2008
Tone Sissener defends her PhD at the University of Bergen Friday 25 April. In her dissertation Sissener analyses and explores the development and meaning of state in South-Asia.
News | 26 Apr 2012
South Asia has gone through a period of strong economic growth the past two decades. GDP per capita has more than doubled over twenty years. Surprisingly, better economic conditions have not led to improved nutrition in South Asia. The number of undernourished children is almost at the same level today as it was twenty years ago.
The impact of the financial and economic crisis in Asia on Norway's major development partners. Report submitted for the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
CMI Report | Jan 1999
This report first describes the currency, financial and economic crises in Asia and analyses how the crises evolved. The second part analyses ...
Financial crisis, Economic crisis, Asia
Book Chapter | Nov 2017
Corruption in Asia ranges from the venal rent-seeking of local officials to the million-dollar bribes received by corrupt politicians; from ...
Corruption, Asia, Indonesia
Book Chapter | Jan 1994
The chapter discusses how the five main countries of Southeast Asia have handled the pressures of rapid economic growth and ethnic relations. ...
state, nation, development, governance, Southeast Asia
Report in External Series | Sep 2012
Two different and basically conflicting visions of Afghanistan’s post-transition future were discernible by mid-2012. In one, Afghanistan’s ...
CMI Report | Jan 2002
This report analyses the growth of political Islam in South Asia (Pakistan, Afghanistan and India's Jammu and Kashmir Province). In Pakistan ...
Asia: Afghanistan, India, Pakistan
Book Chapter | Jan 2000
Modernization without westernization? Asian values and human rights discourse in east and west Hugo
Event | 8 May 2014
Robert Lensink (Groningen) and Carol Newman (Dublin) are visiting CMI for the spring Bergen seminar in development economics. There will be papers on son-preference in South-Asia, technology transfers and foreign investments in Vietnam, the role of IMF for foreign aid flows, and on financial literacy in rural Rwanda.
Event | 4 Sep 2008
How do societies deal with gross human rights violations after the end of violent conflict? This symposium critically examines the justice and reconciliation processes by comparing the Norwegian post-World War II experience to more recent cases from Latin America, Africa and Asia.
Event | 13 Nov 2014
Women''s rights and obligations within marriage are one of the key components of family law and is a highly sensitive political area of intervention across the globe both historically and presently. Despite massive pressures from feminist movements across the world, family law has been surprisingly stubborn to change. This workshop examines the relationship between family law reform and political transitions.
News | 25 Sep 2015
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have been criticised for being too broad and vague. What are the chances of success?
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1992
The paper was prepared for a conference on the impact of international migration on the security and stability of states, which was organised ...
Migration, International politics, Social conflicts, Southeast Asia
CMI Working Paper | Mar 2012
Despite economic growth, and a reduction in poverty, malnutrition is still rampant in South-Asia. This indicates that non-economic factors are ...
Female autonomy, Stunting, Intra-household allocation, Nepal
Project | Jan 2019 - Oct 2021
TRAFIG, Transnational Figurations of Displacement, is an EU-funded Horizon 2020 research and innovation project. From 2019 to 2021, 12 partner ...
Project | Apr - Dec 2005
An overview of the current role of parliaments in PRSP will be provided through a broad-based literature review of PRSP processes in Asia, Africa ...
Forging Partnerships? A comparative study of institutional responses to Nordic and Japanese aid in Asia
Project | Jan - Dec 2004
This is a study of instituions in Sri Lanka having received development assistance from Japanese and Nordic donors. The main research questions ...
Asia: Sri Lanka