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Report in External Series | Jun 2010
On 28 May 2010, the United Nations Security Council made a critical decision on the future of the UN peacekeeping mission in the Democratic ...
peacekeeping, peacebuilding, protection of civilians, United Nations (UN), Monuc, Monusco, DR Congo
Journal Article | Jan 2001
The UN mission in East Timor is the most comprehensive transitional administration undertaken by the UN to date. While having a combined function ...
Asia: East Timor
Report in External Series | Nov 2014
The Training for Peace in Africa programme (TfP) was initiated in 1995 and has been fully funded by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign ...
African Union, United Nations, training, peacekeeping, police, Africa, South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Rwanda, Kenya, Ghana, Liberia, Ethiopia, Somalia
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 ...
News | 6 Oct 2010
Remarks by U.S. President Obama in a Ministerial Meeting on Sudan.
Project | Jun 2013 - May 2014
This is an evaluation of the impact of Training for Peace in Africa (TfP). TfP is major programme funded by the Norwegian Ministry of Finance, ...
Training, peacekeeping, evaluation, Africa
News | 10 Sep 2010
This report from the Global Centre for The Responsibility to Protect examines the entire sequence of events in Darfur and asks, first, why the world manifestly failed to stem the violence, and, secondly, what ought to have been done in the face of a state apparently determined to perpetrate atrocities upon its own people.
CMI Brief | May 2016
In 2010, a UN Resolution explicitly recognized the human right to water and sanitation (HRtWS). But has this international recognition improved ...
natural resources, water, human rights, Costa Rica, South Africa, Brazil, Ethiopia, India, Peru, Zambia
Newspaper Op-Ed | Jun 2010
Kongos regjering vil ha FN-styrken ut, og det kjapt. Det er ingen god idé. Men FN kan heller ikke fortsette som før.
United Nations (UN) peacekeeping, Monuc, protection of civilians, peacebuilding, DR Congo
Event | 22 Mar 2006
The founder and executive director of ACCORD, Mr Vasu Gounden, and the programme manager of ACCORD's peace and security unit, Mr Kwezi Mngqibiza, is visiting CMI on March 21 and 22. Their seminar presentation will focus on Africa: Destination for Conflict Resolution or Investment? and the African Union and Conflict Management: Lessons Learnt
Journal Article | Jan 2007
It is often said that a country that has experienced civil war has nearly a 50 per cent risk of sliding back into war within five years. This ...
civil war recurrence, peacebuilding
Event | 10 Nov 2010
Séverine Autesserre's new book The Trouble with the Congo explores the DRC's unsuccessful transition from war to peace and democracy. Hosted by CMI researcher Ingrid Samset, and with CMI's Deputy Director Arne Strand and former CMI Director Gunnar M. Sørbø, this literary salon with author Séverine Autesserre elaborates on the Congo experience and discusses strategies for peacebuilding and international intervention in war-torn areas.
DRC, Congo, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan
Book Chapter | Jan 1997
UN peace-keeping in Rwanda Astri Suhrke Out of conflict: from war to peace in Africa Gunnar M. Sørb
CMI Insight | May 2016
Reform of family law is considered among the most difficult to achieve since it contests ‘the notion of women and children as property’. ...
child marriage, marriage, family law, Malawi, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Zambia
Commissioned Report | Jun 2010
Training for Peace in Africa (TfP) has, since its start in 1995, been provided with NOK 170 million to strengthen African capacities for participation ...
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 ...
FGM, female genital mutilation, weak law, law, paper tiger, ARUSS, Sudan
Journal Article | May 2008
Between 2001 and 2007, the United States and NATO gradually abandoned the commitment to a light military footprint in Afghanistan, initially ...
Peacebuilding, NATO, , Afghanistan
Project | Jan 2009 - Dec 2012
The United Nations is involved in the promotion of human rights in a number of areas, particularly through the Office of the High Commissioner ...
European Union, United Nations, Human Rights, Global
CMI Working Paper | Sep 2009
In the annals of UN peace operations, the mission in Nepal (UNMIN) appears as an exceptional case. Most peace support operations today are multidimensional ...
United Nations, Peace keeping, Nepal
Dispositions institutionnelles pour la prévention de la corruption : Réflexions autour de la mise en ouvre de l'Article 6 de la Convention des Nations Unies contre la corruption
U4 Issue | Jul 2009
De quel genre d'institutions un État doit‑il se doter pour lutter efficacement contre la corruption ? Que signifie l'article ...
CNUCC, Convention des Nations Unies contre la corruption, diffusion des connaissances, dispositions institutionnelles, organes / services anti-corruption, UNCAC, french