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Opposition parties and local governance in contemporary Angola and Mozambique: Mechanisms of exclusion and domination
Book Chapter | Apr 2014
The weakness of opposition parties in Africa, as well as the endurance of dominant party and presidentialist regimes, has been explained in a variety ...
Opposition parties, Angola Mozambique
Sudan Working Paper | Mar 2015
This report is the result of deskwork review of two major documents, signed in 2005 on Abyei area conflict, in order to expose factors that contributed ...
Event | 12 May 2016
Reflections on the peace process in the Sudan and South Sudan from 2002 to 2015. Endre Stiansen, Senior Policy and Research Advisior at the United Nations ...
Event | 28 Oct 2011
Women endure violence in the everyday, in civil wars and conflicts, and in situations of political and religious oppression. Past or present, they find ways to survive. This seminar addresses a wide range of women's resilience strategies, rising questions of memory, trauma, silence and political mobilization to secure women's legal protection.
News | 20 Feb 2008
"The weakening resolve" in Afghanistan, argues Astri Suhrke, reflects growing European concern that the strategy staked out by Washington may be neither realistic nor desirable.
Event | 30 May 2013
M. Cherif Bassiouni an international United Nations war crimes expert, often called "The Godfather of International Criminal Law". Professor Bassiouni has served in numerous United Nations positions, including Chair of the UN Independent International Commission of Inquiry for Libya (2011) and UN Commission on Human Rights for Afghanistan (2004-06).
News | 20 Dec 2013
There has been much debate on whether Afghanistan's informal justice practices should be integrated in the country's official justice system. Who should decide such an issue? Local activists claiming that these practices violate human rights, international researchers arguing that they are an undeniable part of Afghan 'reality' or military actors claiming that informal justice is necessary to win the war against the insurgents?
Event | 13 Mar 2006
The major peacebuilding missions of the last 15 years have tried to build a liberal peace (liberal-democracy, free market economy and the protection of human rights) in war-torn developing countries. In accordance with liberal peace theory, these liberalisation efforts are expected to have a peace dividend both with regard to the domestic and the international relations of the host-country.
Project | Jun - Dec 2004
Afghanistan has within the span of three years moved from a complex political emergency to a nascent state-building process, a process that is not yet ...
peacebuilding, NGO-sector, programme review, post-war Afghanistan, Asia: Afghanistan, South Asia
Project | Jan 1997 - Jan 1999
CMI was in 1997 awarded the contract to undertake what Sida labelled a process evaluation" of the most controversial project in the history of Swedish ...
CMI Report | Jan 2004
This report charts the aid policies pursued in Afghanistan since late 2001 aimed at building peace in a country devastated by two decades of conflict. ...
Afghanistan, Democratisation, Peacebuilding, Reconstruction, Security Sector Reform, Asia: Afghanistan
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
CMI Brief | Mar 2011
On 14 February 2005, former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri and 22 members of his staff and security detail were killed by a massive bomb in downtown Beirut. ...
UN, justice, tribunal, Lebanon
Report in External Series | Mar 2012
Serious shortcomings in Sudanese laws and practices contribute to the lack of protection of victims of rape in Sudan. There is need for comprehensive ...
Report in External Series | Jan 2011
Germany’s engagement in Afghanistan post -9/11 is a milestone in German foreign policy. It is historically significant, as it marks the first deployment ...
Book | Jan 2016
It was possible for this volume to come together in a few months only because of previous efforts of long-time colleagues in my research on the Nuba Mountains, ...
Nuba Mountains, Sudan, South Sudan
News | 21 Nov 2014
The Norwegian government has appointed a committee that will evaluate Norway’s engagement in Afghanistan. The main objective is to review and draw lessons from the operation. Senior researchers Astri Suhrke and Torunn Wimpelmann at CMI will be part of the Commission.
Journal Article | Jan 2021
A popular uprising recently ousted Omar al-Bashir and his Islamist cronies from power after having ruled Sudan with an iron fist since 1989. Sexual abuse ...
Russian Use of Private Military and Security Companies - the implications for European and Norwegian Security
Report in External Series | Sep 2018
How does the Russian use of private military and security companies affect Russian use of force and what are the implications for European and Norwegian ...
Security, Russia, Private Military Companies, Russia
Project | Jan 2015 - Dec 2017
This project will initially take a broad approach to the issues of rural and urban poverty and social stratification – with the argument that a ...