Recent Submissions

  • The use of satellites in humanitarian contexts 

    Guida, Emilio (Research report, 2021-11-01)
    States and private actors are increasingly investing in satellite (SAT) technology. This paper presents an analysis of the reasons underlying the diffusion and strategic value of SAT technology, particularly with regard ...
  • Angola after dos Santos: Change and continuity 

    Bye, Vegard; Inglês, Paulo; Orre, Aslak (CMI Working Paper WP 2021:8, Working paper, 2021-11-01)
    This publication aims to identify and discuss several political, social, and economic dynamics during the first four years of the Lourenço presidency and assess the arguments suggesting continuity, and those for ...
  • Norwegian Anthropology and Development: New Roles for a Troubled Future? 

    Bendixsen, Synnøve K.N.; Hviding, Edvard (Chapter, 2021-11-01)
    This book traces the history, growth and wide-ranging public engagements of social anthropology in Norway. An outcome of the Norwegian Anthropology Day at the Royal Anthropological Institute, the book explores diverse ...
  • Humanitarian Diplomacy: Interview with Jan Egeland 

    Turunen, Salla (Others, 2020-11-01)
    Humanitarian diplomacy surrounds the field of humanitarian action and aims to meet humanitarian objectives by diplomatic means. The term itself is most often used by humanitarian practitioners, and as a practitioner-driven ...
  • Temporal governance, protection elsewhere and the ‘good’ refugee: a study of the shrinking scope of asylum within the UK 

    Schultz, Jessica; Kaytaz, Esra (CMI Report 2021:06, Research report, 2021-11-01)
    In recent years European countries have introduced increasingly temporary terms of asylum for people with a recognized need for protection. This study traces the temporary turn in the UK, where asylum policies have ...
  • Protection paradoxes 

    Strand, Arne (Paradoxes of Protection NCHS webinar 25.10.2021, Research report, 2021-10-01)
  • Divine Intervention: Invoking God in Peace Agreements 

    Forster, Robert; Bell, Christine (Wiley Blackwell Companion to Religion and Peace, Chapter, 2022-05-01)
    This chapter examines the use of religious language in peace agreements. They authors begin with a statistical analysis showing the significance of religious terminology in peace agreements 1990–2015 (even in ...
  • Corrupción en el sector salud. Recomendaciones prácticas para donantes 

    Hussmann, Karen (U4 Issue 2020:16, Research report, 2020-12-01)
    La corrupción en el sector salud puede marcar la diferencia entre la vida y la muerte. Tiene graves consecuencias en el acceso, la calidad, la equidad, la eficiencia y la eficacia de los servicios de salud y es un ...
  • Lobbying and the shaping of tax policies in Tanzania 

    Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge; Rakner, Lise (CMI Working Paper WP 2021:07, Working paper, 2021-11-01)
    This paper explores the role of interest groups in shaping tax policies in Tanzania. Tracing the various stages behind the VAT Act 2014 in Tanzania, weighing the various interests, lobbyists and political actors, the study ...
  • Запуск ефективного антикорупційного суду: висновки з досвіду України 

    Vaughn, David; Nikolaieva, Olha (U4 Practice Insight 2021:2, Report, 2021-09-01)
    Вищий антикорупційний суд в України було створено у відповідь на наполегливу вимогу громадськості притягати державних службовців і суддів до відповідальності за корупцію. Втім, для забезпечення функціонування суду потрібно ...
  • Lobbying, corruption and climate finance: The stakes for international development 

    Nest, Michael; Mullard, Saul (U4 Issue 2021:13, Research report, 2021-11-01)
    Lobbying is an important aspect of democracy, but in the area of climate-related development finance it is too often dominated by powerful players. Inclusive lobbying is needed, so that a range of voices are heard. This ...
  • Urban Displacement in Lebanon: Syrians in Tripoli 

    Forster, Robert; Abdalkader, Abdalkarim Fares (CMI Report 2021:5, Research report, 2021-11-01)
    Living conditions among Syrians in Tripoli, Lebanon, have deteriorated since 2011. Syrian refugee households that achieved some degree of stability after self-settlement reported an upheaval in livelihoods amidst declining ...
  • No peace without youth: Continued calls for change in South Sudan 

    Herseth, Siril K. (Report, 2021-11-01)
    The UN Security Council Resolution 2250 on youth, peace and security (2015) calls for youth to be included in peace negotiations worldwide. In South Sudan, where 70 percent of the population is below the age of 30, youth ...
  • Seroprevalence and associated factors of maternal cytomegalovirus in Southern Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study 

    Zenebe, Mengistu Hailemariam; Mekonnen, Zeleke; Loha, Eskindir; Padalko, Elizaveta (BMJ Open vol. 11 no. 10, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021-10-01)
    Objectives The aim of this study was to assess the seroprevalence and associated factors of cytomegalovirus (CMV) among pregnant women in Southern Ethiopia. Design Cross-sectional study. Setting The ...
  • Eastern Sudan: Hosting Ethiopian refugees under tough conditions 

    Babiker, Adam; Abubakar, Yassir; Bashir, Mutassim; Onour, Abdallah (Report, 2021-10-01)
    Many communities in Eastern Sudan host a large number of Ethiopian refugees. Conditions in the refugee camps are extremely harsh, and there is widespread fear within the host communities that the presence of refugees will ...
  • Negotiating access to health care for populations affected by conflict 

    Guru, Raju Sira Mahalingappa (CMI Working Paper WP 2021:6, Working paper, 2021-10-01)
    Abstract This Working Paper seeks to understand the tools required to allow negotiations for the access of health care by populations affected by humanitarian disasters. A review of theoretical knowledge about health ...
  • Mellom politikk og statistikk: Globale fellesgoder i utviklingspolitikken 

    Hagen, Rune Jansen; Selbervik, Hilde Beate (Research report, 2021-09-01)
    Alle land og innbyggere er tjent med et stabilt klima og en pandemifri og fredelig verden. Men hvordan kan vi best sikre oss at slike globale fellesgoder opprettholdes og fremskaffes? Hvordan skal man fordele kostnadene, ...
  • Quiet Engagement with the Taliban 

    Suhrke, Astri; Strand, Arne (Survival vol. Vol 63 no. No 5, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021-09-01)
  • VAT receipt lotteries: Can they increase tax revenues in Sub-Saharan Africa? 

    Fjeldstad, Odd-Helge; Hellar, George; Mdee, Ephraim; Sjursen, Ingrid Hoem; Somville, Vincent (CMI Insight 2021:8, Report, 2021-09-01)
    Value Added Tax accounts for about a fourth of all tax revenues in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), but studies show that there is potential to collect substantially more revenues from the VAT in most countries in the region. ...

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