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Project | Jan 1996 - Nov 2003
Research outputs consists of articles in international journals, a special journal issue, one PhD. thesis and three MA thesis.
nation building in Nepal, temple trusts, pilgrim tourism, impact of cable car, status of dalits, Asia: Nepal
News | 13 Aug 2015
In the past, Brazilian intellectuals have coined the term “metaphor of war” to account for the representations of the crime and violence in Rio de Janeiro. The logic of war is at the very core of Rio’s pacification of the favelas, which in practice is carried out through armed confrontations between the police and armed groups within pacified favelas, where the main objective (on both sides), in spite of the rhetoric of peace, is still to kill the enemy.
U4 Brief | Dec 2019
La impunidad y el carácter transnacional de la corrupción, han llevado a proponer una Corte Internacional Anticorrupción que pueda ...
News | 18 Dec 2012
The Egyptians are voting yes or no to their new constitution. Where are the fingerprints of Egyptian women?
News | 23 Jun 2010
Detained in solitary confinement, tortured, exiled and eventually blown up by a car bomb. From an early age Albie Sachs played a prominent part in the struggle for justice in South Africa. Later in life he helped draft South Africa's post-apartheid Constitution, and served as a member of the Constitutional Court for fifteen years. Sachs talks to host Siri Gloppen about his life and role as a judge in the formative years of post-apartheid South Africa.
Event | 15 Mar 2010
Detained in solitary confinement, tortured, exiled and eventually blown up by a car bomb. From an early age Albie Sachs played a prominent part in the struggle for justice in South Africa.
News | 1 Jul 2013
It is no longer the Egyptian people against the current regime. The people have split into two fronts, opposing each other as pro- and anti-Morsi. People, who expect violence, expect it to arise from clashes between the groups, not between the security forces and the people...
U4 Brief | Aug 2009
Alors que la réussite de l’application des Etudes de suivi des dépenses publiques (ESDP) en Ouganda a reçu et continue de recevoir ...
education, french, pets, public financial management and procurement, Tanzania
U4 Brief | Jul 2015
Large-scale mining of minerals and metals are threatening protected areas, and corruption is often to blame. International donors must engage with governments, ...
News | 25 Jun 2010
Nairobi/Brussels, 28 April 2010: To make an end of the brutal Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) once and for all, national armies, the UN and civilians need to pool intelligence and coordinate their efforts in new and creative ways.
Event | 15 Mar 2010
Albie Sachs, Judge on the Constitutional Court of South Africa (1994-2009), and author of the book The Strange Alchemy of Life and Law, held this year's Chr. Michelsen lecture.
News | 20 Dec 2012
The streets, shops, metros and buses are congested like a school of mackerel in syrup by people out spending their December wages. It is high-volume Christmas preparations.
CMI Report | Jan 2016
Saudi Arabia is often presented in Western media as the poster child of women’s oppression. It is the country where women are forced to cover their ...
News | 27 Jun 2013
How can we make our democracy truly representative? Can participation be institutionalized? And who does the Maracanã stadium belong to?
News | 24 Mar 2015
Felipe doesn’t like it much, shootouts occur almost every day, but he knows that he can’t show any signs of weakness, so he tries to keep up appearances. Two weeks after arriving at Fazendinha he was shot in a confrontation with armed traffickers.
CMI Working Paper | Jun 2018
On 17 October 1992, as a consultant to the Commission on the Truth for El Salvador, I visited the village of Corinto to collect stories of ‘grave ...
News | 19 May 2015
On 19 March, Farkhunda was lynched by an angry mob on the streets of Kabul. She had been falsely accused of burning the Quran. In a swift trial, four men were sentenced to death, eight to 16 years in prison. The Farkhunda trial is a statistical outlier. In Afghanistan, few men are punished for violence against women.
News | 12 May 2015
Discussions over the role Islam should play in public life, are raging in Tunisia. A veiled Tunisair flight attendant caused uproar in the Tunisian Parliament recently, writes researcher Mari Norbakk from fieldwork in Tunis.
Does the Nonfarm Economy Offer Pathways for Upward Mobility? Evidence from a Panel Data Study in Ethiopia
Journal Article | Aug 2012
Empirical studies across many developing countries routinely document a positive correlation between participation in rural nonfarm employment and households’ ...
rural nonfarm, , income dynamics, , income diversification, , Africa, , Ethiopia, , impact
U4 Brief | Sep 2015
What supports the claim that corruption causes more suffering for women than men? By distinguishing between indirect victimisation and direct victimisation, ...