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Book | Apr 2015
The field of transitional justice has recently seen a surge of interest in the issues of effectiveness and impact. This book examines the effects ...
transitional justice, democracy, peace, human rights violations, accountability, conflict, post-authoritarian, post-conflict, Uruguay, Peru, Rwanda, Angola
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
Assessing NGOs in conflict resolution - a review of the Centre for Conflict Resolution's Africa project
Project | Jan - Jun 2000
A review of the Africa project implemented by the Centre for Conflict Resolution. The project focuses on conflict resolution in several African ...
Complex realities and astute actors: Sudanese women's activism and UN Security Council Resolution 1325
Report in External Series | Jan 2014
Sudanese women activists do not use United Nations (UN) Security Council Resolution 1325 to claim rights. During my eight years of engagement ...
Resolutionn 1325, Sudan, women's activism, Sudan
Report in External Series | Nov 2013
In many communities across Afghanistan, the formal justice system has proven weak, corrupt, and ineffective. The vast majority of disputes are ...
Informal Justice, traditional dispute resolution, Afghanistan
CMI Report | Jan 1997
This evaluation of International Alert (IA) - an international NGO based in London, working to prevent and resolve conflict in developing countries ...
NGO, Conflict resolution
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
Project | Jan - Apr 2001
An appraisal of the the Africa project carried out by the Centre for Conflict Resolution in Cape Town
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.
The overlooked role of elites in African grassroots conflicts: A case study of the Dinka-Mundari-Bari conflict in Southern Sudan
Sudan Working Paper | Dec 2014
Many analysts of grassroots conflicts in African emphasized one of the following factors to be the most important: ethnic divisions, competition ...
Local conflict, elites, ethnic divisions, Sudan
Commissioned Report | Jan 2001
(Final report commissioned by Danida, May 2001. Limited circulation)
Book Chapter | Jun 2013
Perspectives of Local Violence: Revenge, Mediation and Conflict Resolution Arne Strand Local Politi
U4 Brief | Feb 2014
Informal justice systems are the principal mechanism for dispute resolution in many societies, but they suffer from two drawbacks. First, ...
justice, Bangladesh, Sierra Leone
Journal Article | Jan 2013
This article provides a critical reflection on the efforts at legal reconstruction initiated in 2001 by the international community and the ...
U4 Brief | Aug 2015
Long delays in the resolution of court cases are a common problem in both developing and developed countries and impede anti-corruption efforts. ...
Civil Society, Courts, Justice, Political Economy, Corruption, India, Philippines
Journal Article | Jul 2019
We argue that polygyny creates a social imbalance where few, economically well-off men marry many wives and many poor men marry late or never. ...
Polygyny, Bride prices, Family, Violence, Africa, Africa
Project | Jan - Sep 1998
This evaluation explores lessons learned from Norwegian assistance to six countries within the broad field of conflict prevention, conflict ...
conflict management, Guatemala, Sudan, Mali, Burundi, Mozambique, Rwanda
Violence and belonging: Land, love and lethal conflict in the North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan
Book | Apr 2009
Offers a new perspective on the causes of violence in Middle Eastern and other tribal Muslim communities. A rich ethnographic account of ...
conflict, feud, Islam, egalitarian societies, N-Pakistan, Pakistan
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
Event | 15 Mar 2007
Jan Egeland has recently been appointed Special Envoy of the Secretary General for Conflict Resolution. CMI is very pleased that he will come to CMI and talk about the current challenges and opportunities for the UN.