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Event | 3 Feb 2011
Sexual violence is widespread in many armed conflicts. Why is sexual violence used in wars? Why does it vary between countries both during and after conflicts? Welcome to this seminar, where leading scholars present new research on Latin America, Europe and Africa.
News | 20 Jan 2014
Khartoum remains an island of peace amidst armed conflict in many corners of the country.
Strained Fraternity. Identity Formations, Migration and Social Transformation among Sri Lankan Tamils in Tamil Nadu, India
Master's Thesis | Jan 2005
This dissertation deals with the situation of the Sri Lankan refugees who have fled to the Indian State of Tamil Nadu - primarily due to the escalating ...
India, Sri Lanka
Event | 23 Jan 2012
Are we witnessing a power shift from the West to the East?
Project | Apr - Sep 2008
The Human Rights programme at the Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI) celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2008. To mark this event, an anniversary symposium ...
CMI Brief | Jul 2007
During the peace process in Sudan women were merely "guests at the table. The role permitted to women during negotiations was based on a perception of ...
Gender, women, rights, Sudan
Journal Article | Feb 2019
The limits and consequences of humanitarian military operations continue to be major issues in Western public debates on global security, democracy and ...
humanitarianism, military intervention, humanity, soldiers, military culture
News | 28 Nov 2013
In Uganda, data suggests that not only women and girls are sexually assaulted in times of conflict and war, but also men and boys. Yet, male rape victims are almost invisible in interventions and even debates on conflict related sexual violence. Attention is overwhelmingly focused on girls and women. -There is a monopoly of victimhood, says Chris Dolan, Director at the Refugee Law Project at the School of Law, Makerere University.
Event | 22 May 2015
'We live in “an oligarch’s ideal world”. Western countries barely even pretend to disapprove of kleptocrats any more.’
News | 19 Nov 2007
CMI received 3 research grants from the Poverty and Peace Research Programme announced the Research Council of Norway.
News | 2 May 2011
Astri Suhrke and Ingrid Samset challenge the analysis in the World Development Report: What is the purpose of this statistical analysis? Good policy must be based on nuanced research.
Project | Jan 2013 - Dec 2015
Lebanon is a deeply-divided country with a troubled civil war history (1975–90). The Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) is multi-confessional, ...
Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF), civil-military relations, deeply-divided societies, multi-confessional armies, Lebanon, Syria
News | 23 Jul 2010
With the report UNPAID DEBT, ECOS calls upon the oil companies Lundin Petroleum from Sweden, Petronas from Malaysia and Austria's OMV and their home governments to account for the injustices suffered by the victims of the oil wars in Block 5A.
Event | 23 May 2011
How has scholarship on state fragility influenced the policies of influential international actors? Professor Paris argues that academic research has helped policy-makers to define and refine understandings of state fragility as a policy problem, and has informed the development of operational frameworks for response.
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2000
This paper examines the relationships between environment, society and the state in the Gash-Setit region, western Eritrea. Through an examination of ...
Edited Book | Jan 1999
The yearbook is an on-going project between a number of research institutes, mostly in Europe. The edition is the 11th in the series. It contains articles ...
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.
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 ...
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