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Russian Use of Private Military and Security Companies - the implications for European and Norwegian Security
Report in External Series | Sep 2018
How does the Russian use of private military and security companies affect Russian use of force and what are the implications for European and ...
Security, Russia, Private Military Companies, Russia
In the business of peace: the political influence of private military and security companies on UN peacekeeping
Journal Article | Jan 2013
Private military and security companies increasingly perform services for the UN. The article describes how these companies are used by the ...
Implementers or Governors? The Expanding Role for Private Military and Security Companies within the Peace Operations Network
Journal Article | Jan 2014
This article explores the role of private security and military companies within the wider confinements of peace operations governance. To do ...
U4 Brief | Oct 2017
Winners of the U4 Proxy Challenge 2016 We need more imaginative ways of addressing corruption. It is important to generate indicators that ...
Project | Jan 2013 - Jun 2016
What is the Everyday Maneuvers project? Military-civilian relationships go to the heart of a nation''s culture and politics. In most countries ...
Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Venezuela
Report in External Series | Jan 2011
UN Use of Private Military and Security Companies. Practices and Policies Åse Gilje Østensen aas
News | 4 Oct 2015
High environmental risks and questionable development outcomes characterise the mining industry. A myriad of small companies operate in competitive, high-risk, high-reward settings with weak institutions that fail to enforce regulations. Such conditions are highly conducive to corruption, violence, and environmental destruction.
Junior mining companies, Environmental impact assessments, Environmental governance, Corruption, Violence, Bribery, Natural Resources, Guatemala
Book Chapter | Jan 2019
In 2016, the ‘secret loans affair’ sprung on to the Mozambican political scene with the discovery that three government-owned companies ...
political corruption, 'secret loans affair', economic crisis, enrichment, elite formation, Mozambique
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?
News | 26 Nov 2013
Ghana discovered oil in 2010. The country now produces 100 000 barrels a day, amounting to an income of 1 billion dollars a year. Are the country's institutions strong enough to withstand the resource curse? -Yes, says Inge Amundsen, senior researcher at the Chr. Michelsen Institute.
Project | Jan 2012 - Jan 2013
As a direct response to Norway’s “Brazil strategy” of enhancing research cooperation on global issues between Norway and Brazil, ...
Lack of consultation. Stakeholders perspectives on local content requirements in the petroleum sector in Tanzania
CMI Brief | Oct 2016
Tanzania has recently discovered huge offshore natural gas fields. This has led the Government to develop Local Content Policies (LCPs) to increase ...
oil, gas, resources, local content, petroleum, Tanzania
News | 27 Jan 2015
In Venezuela, views on the relationship between civilian politics and the military are highly divergent. Yet, at the pool club Circulo Militar el Lagunito all boundaries between civilians and the military are blurred. In this social club, anyone is welcome, no questions asked. The idea of civil-military alliances is at the core of CMI researcher Iselin Åsedotter Strønen's field work in Caracas.
By the gun or by the bribe: Firm size, environmental governance and corruption among mining companies in Guatemala
U4 Issue | Sep 2015
(You can also read the most important points in this publication in our blog: Steps to limit the endemic corruption around junior ...
Junior mining companies, Environmental impact assessments, Environmental governance, Mergers and acquisitions, Violence, Bribery, natural resource management, Guatemala
News | 27 Jun 2013
The Egyptian military has a long history of safeguarding the Egyptian people from oppressive regimes. As the Morsi-government fails to curb the economic decline and growing unemployment, the Egyptian people once again turn their attention to the military in hope of rescue.
Project | Feb 2015 - Dec 2019
Norwegian energy companies abroad. Expanding the anthropological understanding of corporate social responsibility. When Norwegian energy companies ...
Tanzania, Turkey, Norway
CMI Working Paper | Jul 2014
Civil-military relations constitute a crucial element in the transition to substantive democracy all over the world. During periods of authoritarianism ...
Literature review, Civil Military relations, military, Latin America
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 ...
military, politics, Chávez, Bolivar, soldiers, alliances, Venezuela
CMI Working Paper | Dec 2016
This CMI Working Paper presents an analysis of civilian-military relations in Turkey, casting light on institutional, legal and economic aspects ...
civilian, military, powers, coup, civil-military relations, Turkey
Selskapers sosiale ansvarlighet. En teoretisk analyse og empirisk undersøkelse av bedrifter i Malaysia
CMI Report | Jan 2004
Myndigheter, internasjonale organisasjoner og frivillige organisasjoner ser på selskapers sosiale ansvarlighet (SSA) som et effektivt ...
Bedrifter, Sosial ansvarlighet, Malaysia, Asia: Malaysia