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News | 20 Jul 2015
Hawala networks can be useful partners in the work against money laundering of corruption gains, rather than the obstacle they are often considered to be.
News | 2 Oct 2015
The U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre´s call for more EU action to curb corruption in non-EU partner countries hit a European nerve.
CMI Report | May 2017
This report is part of the research programme “Cooperation on Research and Development in Angola” between Centro de Estudos e Investigação ...
economy, social services, community, employment, income, Angola, Luanda
News | 28 Nov 2013
In Uganda, data suggests that not only women and girls are sexually assaulted in times of conflict and war, but also men and boys. Yet, male rape victims are almost invisible in interventions and even debates on conflict related sexual violence. Attention is overwhelmingly focused on girls and women. -There is a monopoly of victimhood, says Chris Dolan, Director at the Refugee Law Project at the School of Law, Makerere University.
Project | Jan 2010 - Jan 2012
Climate change as a scientific issue is now a widely accepted global challenge. Narratives of climate change are becoming central to development discourse, ...
Climate change, discourse, global challenge, the poor, poverty, South Africa
Project | Feb 2019 - Mar 2022
The Middle East has one of the world's highest urbanization levels, the greatest socio-economic inequality and is a premier displacement region. In this project, ...
Migration, Refugees, Urban displacement
Project | Mar - Jun 2006
This is an evaluation of a project that the United Nations Development Programme, in conjunction with the UN Office for Project Services, started in 2003 ...
peacebuilding, development, UNDP, DR Congo
News | 2 May 2011
Astri Suhrke and Ingrid Samset challenge the analysis in the World Development Report: What is the purpose of this statistical analysis? Good policy must be based on nuanced research.
News | 4 May 2016
The new Marriage Act in Malawi has been hailed for raising the legally prescribed age of marriage to 18, yet the truth is that there is no absolute minimum age of marriage in Malawi and that legal inconsistencies threaten the enforcement of the law.
Event | 2 Nov 2015
New digital tools represent a technological revolution, and are at the same time revolutionizing politics. They promise great potential for mobilizing people, ideas, and resources in new and profound ways. Join us in exploring the potentials and pitfalls of these new tools.
Nepal, Nigeria, Uganda, Kenya
News | 10 Nov 2015
The US military strike that devastated the MSF hospital in Kunduz in northern Afghanistan on 3 October generated profound, if short-lived, outrage in much of the world. The US government promised an investigation, and in late October appointed a military panel to do so. Yet its investigation is unlikely to address the more fundamental questions this attack raises: Why have US-airstrikes repeatedly produced catastrophic cases of “collateral damage” in Afghanistan?
CMI Brief | Sep 2017
Female genital mutilation (FGM) is still a common practice in Sudan. Nine out of ten women have been subjected to this practice. In 2009, a proposed ...
FGM, female genital mutilation, weak law, law, paper tiger, ARUSS, Sudan
Edited Book | Oct 2012
A comprehensive look at contemporary Lebanon and the ongoing attempts by Israel, Syria and Iran to influence its domestic affairs. Lebanon is the prisoner ...
Project | Dec 2007 - Dec 2013
Muwatin, the Palestinian Institute for the Study of Democracy, Ramallah/Palestine, and the Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI), Bergen/Norway, have had a formal ...
News | 6 Jul 2015
So far, kindergartens and shootouts have by and large been completely unrelated issues in my world. Not anymore. Now, for the past days, every morning around 7.30, I have slowed down and scouted cautiously: Does anyone seem tense, watchful? Are there any police troops in a state of mobilization hiding somewhere close? Are there any heavy fireworks all of a sudden, alerts of that something is about to happen?
Newspaper Op-Ed | Jan 2017
I store deler av Sudan er kjønnslemlestelse av jenter fremdeles vanlig. Ni av ti kvinner er omskåret. I 2008 satte aktivister, media og sivilsamfunnet ...
CMI Working Paper | Jun 2018
On 17 October 1992, as a consultant to the Commission on the Truth for El Salvador, I visited the village of Corinto to collect stories of ‘grave ...
Project | Jan 2019 - Dec 2022
In 2015, more than one million migrants reached Europe. In response to this, the EU and Schengen countries instituted a new policy of ...
Migration, Refugees, Middle East, humanitarianism, refugee camp, , Middle East, Jordan, Syria, Lebanon, Palestine, Turkey
CMI Brief | Oct 2016
Violence against women is widespread in Angola. This brief presents the main findings in a recent study of how violence against women is playing out in ...
women, violence, poverty, Angola, Luanda