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    • Beyond conflictual peacebuilding 1.11.14 

      Strand, Arne (Others, 2014-01-01)
      The term "conflictual peacebuilding" was used to describe the situation in Afghanistan by the early 2000, now in 2014 is the term revisied and discussed against the actual situation and lacking progress on securing a peace ...
    • Beyond the surge: Policy options for Afghanistan 

      Seminar Report (Research report, Research report, 2009)
      The surge in the US presence in Afghanistan, announced by President Barack Obama soon after taking office, is unfolding rapidly. What does this ‘surge’ signify? Is it a commitment to achieve what Obama calls ‘the achievable ...
    • Boredom and Crisis in the Humanitarian Realm 

      De Lauri, Antonio (Anthropology Today vol. 30(6), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014-01-01)
      ‘Humanitarian boredom’ produces its own perspective on the world, providing a ‘point of entry’ to the observation of humanitarianism in practice. In this paper, while problematizing both a general understanding of boredom ...
    • Collective donor responses: Examining donor responses to corruption cases in Afghanistan, Tanzania and Zambia 

      de Vibe, Maja; Taxell, Nils; Beggan, Paul; Bofin, Peter (U4 Report 2013:1, Research report, 2013-11-04)
      In 2006, the OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC) Ministers of Development expressed a desire to move towards more effective collective responses to corruption. A policy and follow up reports were developed, and ...
    • Conciliatory approches to the insurgency in Afghanistan: An overview 

      Suhrke, Astri; Chaudhary, Torunn Wimpelmann; Hakimi, Aziz; Harpviken, Kristian Berg; Sarwari, Akbar; Strand, Arne (Research report, Research report, 2009)
      This report is a preliminary mapping of initiatives designed to promote peace and reconciliation in Afghanistan. It is a snapshot in time, focusing on practices or arrangements that were still ongoing during the second ...
    • Conflictual Peacebuilding: Afghanistan Two Years after Bonn 

      Suhrke, Astri; Harpviken, Kristian Berg; Strand, Arne (Research report, Research report, 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. The report presents the four pillars of the peacebuilding design and ...
    • Corruption in Afghanistan and the role of external players 

      Strand, Arne (Others, 2017-03-01)
    • Corruption, Legal Modernisation and Judicial Practice in Afghanistan 

      De Lauri, Antonio (Asian Studies Review vol. 37(4), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013-01-01)
      Afghanistan’s justice system is currently at a crucial and troubled stage of development that will determine its effectiveness. This article focuses on the phenomenon of corruption inside judicial institutions. By integrating ...
    • Country Evaluation Brief: Afghanistan 

      Strand, Arne; Suhrke, Astri; Taxell, Nils (Country Evaluation Briefs 7, Research report, 2016-11-01)
      Since 2001, Western political and military interests have largely defined the nature and magnitude of aid flows. Conventional criteria for development assistance (notably absorptive capacity and credible conditionality) ...
    • Democratization of a Dependent State: The Case of Afghanistan 

      Suhrke, Astri (CMI Working paper, Working paper, 2007)
      The post-Taliban democratic reforms in Afghanistan were in part a recreation of the past. Afghanistan has had six constitutions between 1923 and 1990, and most provided for national assemblies and elections in one form or ...
    • Elite Capture of Kabul Bank 

      Strand, Arne (Corruption, Grabbing and Development: Real World Challenges, Chapter, 2014-03-01)
      Afghanistan is entering the most critical period since the overthrow of Taliban back in 2001. The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) has announced withdrawal of international forces by 2014, and a sharp reduction ...
    • Er Kabul trygt for retur? 

      Wimpelmann, Torunn; Strand, Arne (Others, 2017-11-01)
      Noreg har så langt i år returnert over 500 afghanarar til Kabul. Samtidig er tryggleiken forverra i heile landet, og spesielt Kabul har store sivile tap. Stortinget er delt i oppfatninga om ein skal stanse eller halde fram ...
    • Exogenous state-building: The contradictions of the international project in Afghanistan 

      Suhrke, Astri (The rule of law in Afghanistan. Missing in inaction, Chapter, 2011-01-01)
      In the contemporary writing on state-building in post-conflict situations, remarkably little attention is paid to what it takes to build a state. There is much advice on policy priorities and sequencing – security, rule ...
    • Faithful Ally. The UK Engagement in Afghanistan. 

      Suhrke, Astri (PRIO Papers, Research report, 2011-01-01)
      The British government under Tony Blair was an early and major supporter of Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF). The Royal Navy and Air Force participated in the first strikes against Afghanistan in October with Tomahawk ...
    • Faryab survey. Comparison of findings from Maymane, 2006 and 2009 

      Strand, Arne; Organisation for Sustainable Development and Research (OSDR) (Research report, Research report, 2009)
      This is a follow-up to an earlier survey conducted in Maymane district by the Organization for Sustainable Development and Research (OSDR) during a two-week period in early November 2006. In that survey 183 interviews were ...
    • Financial intermediaries – Anti-money laundering allies in cash-based societies? 

      Passas, Nikos (U4 Issue 2015:10, Research report, 2015-01-01)
      Many informal cash-based economies run parallel financial systems that are very different to the Western banking concept. Such countries are perceived to have a high risk of money laundering. Looking at Afghanistan, Somalia, ...
    • Financing education in Afghanistan: Opportunities for action 

      Strand, Arne (Research report, 2015-01-01)
      The Afghan Ministry of Education estimates that there are presently 8.35 million students (39% of which are girls) in primary, lower secondary, and upper secondary government schools, including Islamic schooling, out of a ...
    • Frå vondt til verre? Afghanistan 10 år etter 

      Strand, Arne (Others, 2011-09-22)
    • Girls’ education in conflict and emergencies, case Afghanistan 

      Strand, Arne (Conference object, 2015-07-01)
      Education in Afghanistan and girls' access A major increase of children in school since 2001 Major inequalities, only 21 % of the girls complete primary education – rural/poor girls most vulnerable Three main factors ...