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Edited Book | Jan 2008
This book offers fresh perspectives on the current aid effectiveness and aid relationship debates by focusing on the issue of ownership. The book ...
Development aid, Aid effectiveness, Viet Nam, Laos, Sri Lanka, Mongolia, Nepal, China, Thailand, Japan, Nordic countries
News | 6 Apr 2010
CMI welcomes, Dr. Elizabeth (Liz) Hart, who is the new Director of the U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre (www.U4.no).
Event | 8 Sep 2009
The discovery of oil or mineral resources has been associated with devastating political conflict and economic setbacks insted of sustainable economic growth and poverty alleviation. The Oslo conference is aimed at eliciting lessons learned from recent efforts to improve the management of natural resources in developing countries.
Angola, DRC, Ghana, Nigeria, Niger, East Timor, Laos, and Mongolia
Senior Program Advisor (U4)
Social scientist with a background in Development Studies and South Asian studies.
state, governance, corruption, , India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Mongolia, China
Project | May - Oct 2009
From curse to development: Natural resources, institutions and public revenues’ Time: 8-11 SeptemberVenue: Holmenkollen Park Hotel, Oslo The conference was ...
Natural resources, public revenues, taxation
Event | 5 Jun 2014
Rethinking gender equality and sustainable economic development.
Event | 10 Sep 2014
The Conference is organised by the Chr. Michelsen Institute (Norway) in cooperation with the Institute of Journalism and Communication Studies (IJC), Chinese Academy of the Social Sciences* *IJC will organize this through its Center of Global Media & Communication Studies in association with the Kede College at China Normal University
Event | 12 Dec 2008
Research director Elin Skaar looks at courts in new democracies, after conflict and gross human rights nations. Professor Bård Anders Andressen explores non-judicial mechanisms for the protection of human rights.
Event | 29 Apr 2010
Why do some high courts hold political branches to account and others not? What explains the judiciary´s strong or weak defense of rights? And what role are courts playing -or not playing- in strengthening democracy in Latin America and Africa?
News | 27 Nov 2007
In Africa and Latin America the conditions of rights to land are commonly characterised by ambiguous rules and norms that are intimately connected to the construction and inequality of both national and local social structures and ethnic and religious identities.
Bolivia, Guatemala, Malawi, Tanzania
News | 13 Sep 2006
Should provisions for post-conflict statebuilding be included in the early phases of the peace process, including the peace agreement? If so, which are the most central provisions? Should the aid agencies that are active in post-conflict peacebuilding also play a role in the earlier phase of the peace process? These are the central questions in a new CMI study.
Event | 23 Nov 2010
The Research School in Middle Eastern Studies at AHKR and CMI invites to a half-day seminar on Women and Agency.
News | 10 Jul 2013
People in Cairo are split these days. Some blame the army for conspiring against the Muslim Brotherhood in a coup; others on the other hand salute the army, and chant "The People and the Army are One Hand".
Event | 13 Feb 2014
Economic experiments have become extremely influential in economics, by enriching both our understanding of individual motivation and rationality.
Event | 27 Mar 2014
with Alexander W. Cappelen, Professor in economics and co-director of The Choice Lab at the Department of Economics, NHH Norwegian School of Economics
Event | 7 May 2014
Open lecture with Manuel Vásquez (Professor of Religion at the University of Florida).
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?
Event | 15 Mar 2006
The Norwegian Minister for International Development will give the Chr. Michelsen Lecture 2006 at the CMI Annual Meeting 15 March. Solheim was the chief Norwegian peace envoy to Sri Lanka before he became a Minister last year. He has continued his commitment to the peaceprocess in Sri Lanka in his new position. Now, he is also responsible for following up Norway's commitments to the peace process in Sudan.
Event | 23 May 2008
CANCELLED. Professor Amos Sawyer cannot come to Bergen 23 May.
Event | 4 Dec 2013
Latin America was the hub for military dictatorships in the 1970s and 1980s. Decades later, countries in the region are still struggling with how to deal ...