What will be the consequences of Taliban's takeover in Afghanistan with regards to migration?
Which impacts may the Covid-19 pandemic have for taxation in sub-Saharan Africa? Professor Odd-Helge Fjeldstad (CMI) will present findings from a new study at this webinar.
Often depicted as “Islamic terrorists”, jihadist insurgent governance has rarely been systematically researched in the academic literature. In this seminar, we will discuss what the research tells us about how jihadists govern and why their governance differs not only between different groups but also...
We are happy to promote the launch of a special issue of the "International Spectator" journal on Governance, Fragility and Insurgency in the Sahel: A Hybrid Political Order in the Making, guest edited by Morten Bøås and Francesco Strazzari.
How can international donors contribute where institutions are weak?
Knut Christian Myhre will talk about expectations, communication, and ownership in Norway’s Oil Fund.
Researchers from some of the world's leading institutes have in a three-year project looked into which local impacts the EU crisis response has had in the areas where they have taken place, and how the EU can improve its response mechanisms.
At this seminar 5 June, we will take a closer look at the policies implemented in areas bordering Europe and ask how this affects the neighboring countries and migration flows.
What is the nexus between conflict, property rights and land governance in some parts of DR Congo?
One month ago, the NUPI-led and Horizon 2020-funded research project EUNPACK was finalised. This seminar will provide an opportunity to look back at three years of research and fieldwork to consider the policy implications of its findings.
In recent years, the EU has faced several major challenges. Experts meet in Brussels for a roundtable discussion on what tools the Union has to solve these, and what role it can play in the time to come.
Marking the end of the EUNPACK project, experts will discuss whether the EU’s crisis response in the Middle East and Sahel has been helpful or counterproductive.
The combined effects of fragile states, conflict, and climate change pose severe challenges to development and governance. What does this mean for Mali and the larger Sahel region?
Ivan Krastev reflects on the future of the EU, and whether the union is ready to handle major challenges such as migration, the spread of right-wing populism, and instability in the east.
Guillaume Nseke discusses a conflict that – despite hundreds of casualties, and thousands internally displaced – has failed to gain international attention.
Ambassador and former Malian foreign minister Abdoulaye Diop comes to NUPI to discuss the balance between security and development in Mali and the broader Sahel region, and the balance between the priorities of external stakeholders and local needs.
The TaxCapDev Research Network invites you to this two-day conference on taxation and state building in fragile states.
New seminar series about the global distrust that has been more evident lately, and the first event will take a closer look what this development means for the Middle East.
Three researchers affiliated with NUPI presents the main findings in their recent study on insurgents in the Middle East and North Africa region.
Resource rich countries often fail to secure a fair share of their natural resource wealth. In 'Many Ways to Lose a Billion', Don Hubert sets out a revenue risk assessment framework, and an extensive collection of real-world case studies designed to help resource-rich countries stop tax avoidance.