Recent Submissions

  • Beyond Islamist Extremism: Women and the Algerian Uprisings of 2019 

    Tripp, Aili Mari (CMI Brief no. 2019:09, Report, 2019-10-01)
    February 22, 2019, marked a watershed moment in Algeria’s history, and a key moment in the struggle for women’s rights. For the first time since its independence 57 years ago, massive protests swept the country and were ...
  • The paradox of federalism and decentralisation in South Sudan: An instrument and an obstacle for peace 

    Aalen, Lovise (Report, 2019-09-01)
    A power sharing agreement and the inauguration of a new government in South Sudan has been put to a halt. Disagreement on the number of states and local self-government, security issues and the unifying of a national army ...
  • Turkey’s Humanitarian Diplomacy: The AKP Model 

    Altunısık, Meliha Benli (CMI Brief no. 2019:08, Report, 2019-09-01)
    Turkey has become a major global humanitarian actor. They have been widely engaged in Somalia and Syria, Pakistan and Myanmar and hosts the world’s largest number of refugees with more than 3.6 million Syrians living in ...
  • Les Accords de partenariats volontaires en Afrique centrale et de l’Ouest : de la théorie à la pratique 

    Lemaître, Sophie; Vandenhaute, Marc (Research report, 2014-09-01)
    L’objectif de ce rapport est de documenter et de nourrir la réflexion stratégique dans les pays partenaires en négociation, ou qui vont entrer en négociation d’un Accord de partenariat volontaire (APV) avec l'UE, à travers ...
  • Ingen trygg havn for palestinske flyktninger fra Syria 

    Berg, Kjersti G. (Others, 2015-01-01)
    Ingen trygg havn for palestinske flyktninger Kjersti Berg En Palestinsk flyktning fra Syria kan ikke pa° lovlig vis søke trygghet over grensen i nabolandene. Hun møter stengte dører hvor hun vender seg. ...
  • More complex conflict drivers than environment and climate 

    Sørbø, Gunnar M. (New Routes vol. 17 no. 2, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012-06-01)
    While there is a connection between climate variability and conflict in Sudan, the effects are played out in interaction with other conflict-promoting factors as is clearly seen in Darfur. Vulnerability to environmental ...
  • The “CIA’s Army”: A Threat to Human Rights and an Obstacle to Peace in Afghanistan 

    Suhrke, Astri; De Lauri, Antonio (Research report, 2019-08-01)
    Afghan paramilitary forces working with the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) have long been a staple in the US war on terrorism in Afghanistan and the border region with Pakistan. The problems associated ...
  • The “CIA’s Army”: A Threat to Human Rights and an Obstacle to Peace in Afghanistan 

    Astri, Suhrke; De Lauri, Antonio (Costs of War, Research report, 2019-08-01)
    Afghan paramilitary forces working with the United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) have long been a staple in the US war on terrorism in Afghanistan and the border region with Pakistan. The problems associated ...
  • The Taliban and the humanitarian soldier: Configurations of freedom and humanity in Afghanistan 

    De Lauri, Antonio (Anuac vol. 8 no. 1, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-07-01)
    Humanitarian wars are a primary means of globally affirming a specific model of humanity, built according to the cultural, moral, and economic standards of Western democracies. How are forms of humanity produced in the ...
  • Priorities and challenges of Qatar’s Humanitarian Diplomacy 

    Barakat, Sultan (CMI Brief no. 2019:07, Report, 2019-08-01)
    This Policy Brief analyzes Qatar’s role in Humanitarian Diplomacy. It begins by defining the term Humanitarian Diplomacy and situating Qatar’s interventions within broader trends of humanitarianism in the Gulf sub-region. ...
  • Género e pobreza no periurbano Luandense 

    Nangacovie, Margareth; Strønen, Iselin Åsedotter (CMI Report R 2019:05, Research report, 2019-07-01)
    A pobreza das mulheres é um tópico relevante para a compreensão das condições materiais da população e a sua relação com o género. Esta categoria de análise permite perceber as particularidades e especificidades das dinâmicas ...
  • The role of ICT in property tax administration: Lessons from Tanzania 

    McCluskey, William; Huang, Chyi-Yun (CMI Brief no. 2019:06, Report, 2019-06-01)
    A key problem facing revenue administrations in many developing countries is that they operate manual paper-based recording systems. This is particularly the case for property taxation. Revenue leakages are common and occur ...
  • Advarer UD: Trosfrihetsstøtte kan oppfattes som misjon 

    Telle, Kari (Others, 2019-01-01)
  • Eksperter kritiske til UDs trossatsing 

    Telle, Kari (Others, 2019-01-01)
  • Zambia’s looming debt crisis – is China to blame? 

    Ofstad, Arve; Tjønneland, Elling (CMI Insight 2019:01, Report, 2019-06-01)
    Is China pressuring poor countries with debt? Debt trap diplomacy is a recent term that is used to describe Chinese loans for infrastructure and development in developing countries. Zambia is one of the countries where ...
  • Gendercide and marginalisation – An initial review of the knowledge base 

    Wang, Vibeke; Hatlebakk, Magnus; Tønnessen, Liv; Mæstad, Ottar; Telle, Kari (CMI Report R 2019:04, Research report, 2019-05-01)
  • The perfect enemy: From migrants to sexual minorities 

    Gloppen, Siri; Rakner, Lise (CMI Brief no. 2019:05, Report, 2019-05-01)
    Why did Poland´s conservative government, the Law and Justice Party, launch an attack on the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people (LGBT) as part of their 2019 European Parliamentary elections campaign? The ...
  • Civil society’s role in petroleum sector governance: The case of Tanzania 

    Dupuy, Kendra; Rakner, Lise; Katera, Lucas (CMI Brief no. 2019:02, Report, 2019-05-01)
    Good governance in the management of natural resources is now recognized by scholars and policy makers as key to ensuring that countries can prevent and escape the resource curse and translate resource wealth into inclusive ...
  • Petroleum’s potential impact on future state-society relations in Tanzania 

    Dupuy, Kendra; Katera, Lucas (CMI Brief no. 2019:03, Report, 2019-05-01)
    Tanzanian citizens continue to have high expectations about the benefits that the country’s emerging petroleum sector will provide them with, yet they possess low knowledge about the sector. Policy makers should take ...
  • Cursed before production? 

    Dupuy, Kendra; Katera, Lucas (CMI Brief no. 2019:01, Report, 2019-02-01)
    Big discoveries of high value natural resources can have negative economic, political, and social effects long before full production of a resource begins. While Tanzania has already experienced some tensions around the ...

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