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News | 22 Jul 2010
Born in a territory between North and South Sudan, politically speaking the author is from the North. However, like many Sudanese women, the author feels that being a Sudanese woman is what is important for her. It is as a Sudanese woman that she feels she has the liberty to speak about Sudanese women - regardless of their political and geographic affiliations.
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.
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 | 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?
Project | Apr 2011 - Nov 2014
The project is based at the Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI) in cooperation with the Regional Institute of Gender, Diversity,Peace and Rights (RIG/DPR) ...
Violence, women, conflict, agency, Islamic law reform, Sudan
Event | 10 Sep 2008
The War on Terror has induced wars that have destroyed countries, killed, maimed, and displaced vast numbers of innocent civilians in different parts of the world.
Project | Feb - Jun 2005
This project was an evaluation of the released prisoners' project in Rwanda, a project financed and facilitated by the Norwegian Church Aid. The project ...
Reconciliation, transitional justice, genocide, reintegration, Africa: Rwanda
Event | 22 Apr 2014
How can we understand and ensure accountability for heinous crimes linked to power structures in society - including core international crimes such as genocide and crimes against humanity?
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 | 1 Jun 2007
There is a growing political and public awareness of the contemporary existence and importance of legal plurality. What value does the recognition of legal plurality have for the poor and socially marginalised?
The Bergen Seminar 2000. After war: democracy and reconciliation in divided societies - lessons from the first phase
Project | Jan 1999 - Feb 2000
The seminar examined the short-term and long-term effects on reconciliation and democratication of policy measures that typically follow cessation of ...
Post-conflict, reconciliation, democratisation
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.
Journal Article | Sep 2012
La justicia postransicional se inició en el Cono Sur de América Latina a mediados de la década de 1990 y gradualmente se ha expandido ...
transitional justice, post-transitional justice, Latin America, Southern Cone, judicial independence
Edited Book | Jun 2014
Este volumen explora las relaciones entre las pluralidades legales y la justicia e injusticia de género. Se propone ir más allá de ...
Event | 25 Jan 2013
Presentasjoner og paneldiskusjon for universitetsstudenter Skjulte pengestrømmer, skatteparadis og korrupsjon medfører store nasjonale ...
Project | Jan 2008 - Dec 2010
The project explores the links between religious movements and violence in the context of a weakened state. This post-doc project centers on the faith-based ...
Project | Sep 2002 - Aug 2005
The role of courts in the consolidation of democracy and social transformation in South Africa investigates the role played by courts in the linked processes ...
courts, judicary, accountability, social transformation, access to justice, constitution, judical review, democratization, law, social rights, Africa: South Africa
Journal Article | Jan 2013
Many Latin American countries are moving towards increased accountability for past human rights violations. There is a growing international consensus ...
accountability, human rights, impunity, transitional justice, Uruguay, Uruguay
The case for asset declarations in the judiciary: Identifying illicit enrichment and conflicts of interests
U4 Brief | May 2014
Asset declarations serve in many countries as a tool for detecting and preventing illicit enrichment and conflicts of interests among public officials. ...
News | 5 Nov 2013
CMI has got funding for four new research projects from the Research Council of Norway. The projects are all part of the NORGLOBAL programme.