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Sudan was divided in 2011 when South Sudan achieved its independence after the longest war on the African continent. We research how local conflicts are absorbed into or affected by...
CMI Brief | Oct 2019
February 22, 2019, marked a watershed moment in Algeria’s history, and a key moment in the struggle for women’s rights. For the ...
Uprising, Islamist extremists, Democracy, Gender Equality, Protest, Women's Involvement, Algeria
CMI Insight | Apr 2013
Hopes were high that the uprisings that began in 2011 across the Middle East and Northern Africa (MENA) that have come to be known as “the ...
Edited Book | Sep 2016
Oil has been central to regime survival for oil states across the Arabian Peninsula and has been at the heart of their attempts to defuse the ...
Prosecutions, Politics and Transitions How criminal justice in the Arab Spring is shaping transitional justice
Event | 6 May 2014
This panel will address the question of the prosecution of political leaders in the Arab region, with a focus on four countries whose leaders were ousted during the Arab Spring uprisings: Egypt, Libya, Tunisia and Yemen.
CMI Working Paper | Jan 1993
This paper seeks to explain why the military has remained in power in Burma after the country-wide uprising for democracy in 1988. It is argued ...
Democratization, Political development, Authoritarianism, Myanmar, Burma
Constitutionalism in an Insurgent State: Rethinking Legal Empowerment of the Poor in a Divided Bolivia
Book Chapter | Nov 2008
With the world record in coup d'états[i] and a modern history of revolution and repeated uprisings it can also too easy to dismiss ...
Book | Jan 2009
This book tells a different story about water. Against the backdrop of the end of the Ottoman Empire to the Palestinian uprisings, old Palestinian ...
"No matter how long the winter, spring is sure to follow": The Arab Spring and its effect in sub-Saharan Africa
CMI Brief | Aug 2011
In the spring of 2011, dramatic political changes and events took place in the Arab World. The Arab Spring was comprised of popular uprisings and ...
Sub-Saharan Africa, Malawi
CMI Insight | Oct 2013
The Egyptian military has been playing a decisive role in national politics since the eruption of the 2011 uprisings. The Supreme Council ...
military, democracy, , Egypt
Edited Book | Apr 2016
The Arab Uprisings have brought renewed attention to the role of the military in the MENA region, where they are either the backbone of regime ...
Book Chapter | Jan 2017
The Syrian civil war has displaced more than one million Syrians as refugees in Lebanon. Lebanon has not set up formal camps, but instituted ...
displacement, refugees, camps, non-camp, Lebanon, Syria
News | 6 Jan 2012
Our faith drives us. We do our work with respect and humility. Our aim is to facilitate the distribution of food for every Egyptian who needs it, without discrimination between women or men, Muslim or Christian."
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?
Event | 8 May 2013
The importance of electoral institutions is growing in North Africa as a consequence of the 2011 Arab uprisings. Four international specialists discuss the lessons of the recent electoral experiences. Have elections resulted in new forms of authoritarianism or are they harbingers of genuine democratic transitions?
News | 25 Jun 2013
There is an appetite for change. Discontent against Bashir is widespread. The popular sentiment rumbling in Khartoum is that Bashir will fall sooner or later.
Commissioned Report | Jan 2007
We attempt to explain the present ethnic-based conflict in the Terai of Nepal by deeper social and economic structures. Based on previous research ...
CMI Report | May 2011
This report is part of a larger exercise to monitor and evaluate Mozambique’s poverty reduction strategy PARPA II (2006-2011), and ...
Crisis at South Africa’s universities – what are the implications for future cooperation with Norway?
CMI Brief | Mar 2017
South Africa’s universities have witnessed unprecedented student revolts over the past two years. It began as protests against a rise ...
education, students, revolt, protest, South Africa, Norway
Report in External Series | Nov 2017
This report is an integrated political economy analysis of Nepal. The main finding is that economic growth and poverty reduction have been steady ...
News | 29 Jan 2013
How do military-civilian relations stamp societies in upheaval and conflict? What role do they play in the transition to democracy? A new CMI project on military-civilian relations compares Latin America and the Middle East.