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Report in External Series | Aug 2015
Afghanistan’s future remains uncertain. After one of the longest and most ambitious interventions since the Second World War, peace and stability ...
Event | 14 Mar 2014
Humanitarianism has become a cosmopolitan language serving to qualify a broad diversity of actions, from aid to war, and of agents, either private or public. The lecture will propose an analysis of its ethical tensions and political predicaments.
News | 17 Aug 2015
When societies go from military dictatorship to democracy or from internal armed conflict to peace, one of the toughest choices facing the government in the new order is how to deal with past violence. Great hopes have been pinned on transitional justice mechanisms, but the anticipated positive effects of transitional justice mechanisms on the process of restoring peace or (re)constructing democracy may be too high.
CMI Report | Jan 1994
South Africa's return to the international community is fraught with ambiguities and contradictions. The gap between hopes and outcomes, between popular ...
South Africa, Southern Africa, Security, International relations, Foreign policy, Africa: South Africa
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2000
This Working Paper describes the economic growth rate and patterns in Sri Lanka during the 1990s, showing the interrelationship between uneven sectorial ...
Asia: Sri Lanka
Journal Article | Oct 2009
With the signing of the Peace Accords in 1996 Guatemala's credentials of democratic governance was re-established, but as media reports and the international ...
Violence, poverty, post-accord, Guatemala
Journal Article | Jan 2017
'Is Islam reconcilable with feminism?' asks Haideh Moghissi (1999), echoing a concern that is currently dramatized in numerous ways across and beyond ...
Report in External Series | Jan 2011
This report argues that billions of dollars in international assistance to Afghanistan in the past decade have created a rentier state that is unprecedented ...
Transition, sustainability, Afghanistan
Journal Article | Jan 2016
Studies have found that politically deprived groups are more likely to rebel. However, does rebellion increase the likelihood of achieving political rights? ...
Project | Jan - Mar 2000
Arve Ofstad at CMI led the UN Development Programme's review of its assistance to Angola 1997-2000. The review showed that UNDP had designed a relevant ...
News | 14 Jul 2010
May 6, 2010 An independent review by six leading human rights and Sudan advocacy groups reveals that the Sudanese peace processes for Darfur and Southern Sudan show no significant progress. They are at best stagnating and at worst backsliding toward complete failure and a return to full-scale, national war.
Event | 15 Nov 2006
What does the new politics of security mean for Muslims? Associate Professor Michael Humphrey has published widely on the themes of ethnic identity, Islam, globalization, refugees, law, terrorism, war, human rights and reconciliation. His current research projects are concerned with atrocity, healing, national reconstruction and reconciliation.
Event | 19 May 2010
The aim of this seminar is to take stock of the situation in Guatemala regarding poverty, security and indigenous rights and analyze the root causes of the disappointing developments following the signing of the peace accords in 1996.
News | 21 Dec 2011
Ever since the end of the civil war in 2002, the Angolan government has invested heavily in construction activities. Does the government get value for money in their public investments? This question attracts attention in Angolan news media.
Event | 23 Sep 2010
the workshop will examine why Lebanon becomes trapped in externally driven cycles of regional and international political conflict and what the international community can do to break the cycle of violence.
Event | 15 Mar 2011
We need dialog and negotiation, but we also need accountability and justice. Dr. Sima Samar gives the 2011 Christian Michelsen lecture.
Edited Book | Nov 2013
The secession of South Sudan in July 2011 took place against the backdrop of the Arab Spring, spurring hopes of a "new beginning" that might lead to a ...
Conflict, peace building, Sudan
Book | Apr 2013
This book is about the political ecology of pastoralism in Sudan and one of the few ethnographic studies of the Fulbe (Fulani) since D.J. Stenning's seminal ...
Angola Brief | Apr 2014
This brief reviews the state of the transport corridor which runs from the port of Lobito and the city of Benguela through the hinterland of Angola before ...
infrastructure, railways, Angola, China
CMI Insight | Jun 2014
The oppositional groups called the June 3 presidential election “blood elections” because of the huge numbers of lives lost during the three ...