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The UAE’s Humanitarian Diplomacy: Claiming State Sovereignty, Regional Leverage and International Recognition
CMI Working Paper | Feb 2020
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) became the world’s third-largest donor of humanitarian aid relative to Gross National Income in 2016. The country ...
humanitarian diplomacy, United Arab Emirates, foreign policy, humanitarian enterprise, international relations, humanitarian enterprise, international relations, United Arab Emirates
Journal Article | Dec 2007
This paper examines Arab aid flows and aid policies, and contrasts them with the broad picture of Western practice. Most Arab bilateral aid is channelled ...
Assistance, strategic aid, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Egypt, United Arab Emirates
International money-laundering regulation of alternative remittance systems - why the current approach does not work in developing countries
Journal Article | Jan 2012
This article examines the recommendations of an influential international advisory body, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), towards regulation of ...
money laundering, alternative remittance systems, Afghanistan, United Arab Emirates
News | 25 Feb 2013
CSR is on the rise in the Arab World, but the initiators find it difficult to root the concept beyond the ranks of state-owned enterprises and crony capitalists. - When CSR projects are initiated in Arab countries, they do not enter an empty void. Many businessmen have pre-existing conceptions of social responsibility, originated in Islam, says CMI-researcher Kjetil Selvik.
Edited Book | Mar 2015
This book is about the history of anthropology in Sudan. Contributors to the book represent different generations of anthropologists who at some ...
Project | Jan 2019 - Dec 2022
This project aims to study the policies, practices and impact of humanitarian diplomacy (HD) as conducted by select state actors that are new major humanitarian ...
Qatar, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates, UAE
CMI Report | Jan 2007
This report examines Arab aid flows and aid policies, and contrasts them with the broad picture of Western practice in these areas. The lack of analysis ...
Development aid, Aid policy, Arab countries
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.
Project | Dec 2006 - Mar 2007
Assessment of foreign aid flows from Arab countries.
Foreign assistance, Arab countries
"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
Journal Article | Aug 2013
The Arab Spring is a critical juncture for examining Hamas, a movement created in the context of a popular revolt (against Israeli occupation) similar ...
Hamas, Arab Spring, Palestine, Israel, Syria, Iran, Egypt, Middle East
Project | May - Dec 2010
This study deals with Arab media and its role in the shaping the public sphere in Arab society. The satellitisation of Arab TV-channels has expanded ...
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 Arab ...
Edited Book | Nov 2016
This book addresses the role that various media have in the shaping and active contestation of particular conflicts and political agendas in the Arab ...
Book Chapter | Jan 1993
Western and Arab-Islamic consepts of development Lars Gule Development and modernity. Perspectives
Journal Article | Jan 2020
A critical look at civil society and peace building in Sudan (in arabic) Munzoul Assal Bulletin of S
Journal Article | Jan 2013
The article explores the promotion and reception of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in the Arab world, taking Syria and Dubai as "most different" ...
global compact, globalization, symbolic capital, Islamic welfare, corporate social responsibility, Middle East, Syria, Dubai, Middle East
In the US I'm an Arab Terrorist, here I'm an American Punk! A study of Palestinian Return Migration on the West Bank.
Book | Jan 2005
In the US I'm an Arab Terrorist, here I'm an American Punk! A study of Palestinian Return Migration
Migration, Diaspora, Nationalism, Conflict, Palestine
Programme | Jan 2011 - Jan 2015
The Arab revolts are at different stages and take place in their particular setting. Yet there are common threads that run across the region. People have ...
Egypt, Palestine, Syria, Lebanon, Oman, Yemen, Sudan