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Contents
PARTNERS IN NORWAY ....................................................................................... 6
   Project Coordinator: Norwegian University of Life Sciences - NORWAY ..... 6
       Dr. Ingrid Nyborg........................................................................................ 7
       Dr. Stig Jarle Hansen .................................................................................. 9
       Dr. John Andrew McNeish ....................................................................... 11
       Dr. Darley Jose Kjosavik ........................................................................... 12
       Dr. Nadarajah Shanmugaratnam ............................................................. 14
   Norwegian Police University College (PHS) - NORWAY .............................. 16
       Mr. Jaishankar Ganapathy ....................................................................... 17
   Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI) – NORWAY ............... 19
       Dr. Kari M. Osland .................................................................................... 19
       Ms. Ingvild Magnæs Gjelsvik .................................................................... 21
   Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research (NIBR) – NORWAY 24
       Mr. Stian Lid ............................................................................................. 24
PARTNERS IN THE UK ........................................................................................ 26
   Durham University (UDUR) – UK ................................................................. 26
       Prof. Alice Hills ......................................................................................... 27
   SIM Lab Community Interest Foundation (CIC) – UK .................................. 28
       Ms. Anna Levy .......................................................................................... 31
   Ms. Valerie Oliphant ..................................................................................... 32
PARTNERS IN GERMANY ................................................................................... 32
   Ruhr University Bochum (RUB) – GERMANY .............................................. 32
       Prof. Dr. iur. Thomas Feltes ..................................................................... 34
       Mr. Robin Hofmann ................................................................................. 36
       Mr. Tilmann F. Feltes ............................................................................... 36
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   University of Bremen (UNIHB) – GERMANY ................................................ 37
       Ms. Sarah Biecker ..................................................................................... 38
PARTNER IN POLAND......................................................................................... 39
   Jagiellonian University Krakow (UJ) – POLAND ........................................... 39
       Dr. Janina Czapska .................................................................................... 40
       Ms. Katarzyna Struzińska .......................................................................... 42
       Mr. Jakub Pogorzelski ............................................................................... 43
PARTNER IN IRELAND ........................................................................................ 44
   Applied Intelligence Analytics (AIA) – IRELAND .......................................... 44
       Mr. Thomas Knape ................................................................................... 46
       Mr. Bernard Allen ..................................................................................... 47
REGIONAL RESEARCH PARTNERS ...................................................................... 48
   COMSATS (Pakistan) – Linked to NMBU ...................................................... 48
       Dr. Bahadar Nawab................................................................................... 49
   NCA Afghanistan (Afghanistan) – Linked to NMBU ...................................... 51
       Mr. Ajmal Nimruzi..................................................................................... 51
   University of Juba (South Sudan) – Linked to NMBU .................................... 52
       Dr. Leben Moro......................................................................................... 52
   Universidad del Valle, Guatemala – Linked to NMBU .................................. 53
       Mr. Arturo Matute .................................................................................... 53
   University of Chile (Chile) – Linked to NMBU ............................................... 55
       Prof. Hugo Frühling ................................................................................... 56
PARTCIPANTS FROM THE POLICE EXPERTS NETWORK ..................................... 58
       Mr. Al Shek Kamara .................................................................................. 58
       Mr. B.A.Nasir ............................................................................................ 59
       Mr. Carsten Twelmeier ............................................................................. 59
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Mr. Francesco Bruzzese del Pozzo ........................................................... 60
Mr. Kurt Eyre ............................................................................................ 60
Mr. Mark Waine ....................................................................................... 61
Ms. Mona Nordberg ............................................................................... 62
Mr. Stefan Schwarz .................................................................................. 62
Mr. Thomas Stabler .................................................................................. 63
Mr. Piet van Reenen................................................................................. 64
Mr. Yann-Cédric Quéro ............................................................................ 64
Dr. Marina Caparini .................................................................................. 65
Ms. A. Heather Coyne .............................................................................. 66
Mr. Renato Raggi...................................................................................... 66
Mr. Won Hyuk IM..................................................................................... 67
Ms. Nicole Gruendler ............................................................................... 68
Dr. Jens Andvig ......................................................................................... 69
Ms. Ludmila Dadrass ................................................................................ 69
Mr. Gerrit Schut ....................................................................................... 69
Mr. David Oram........................................................................................ 70
Dr. Katrin Franke ...................................................................................... 71
Mr. Ulf Bergum ........................................................................................ 72

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 PARTNERS IN NORWAY

                        Project Coordinator:
             Norwegian University of Life Sciences - NORWAY

The Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) is recognized as a
cutting-edge international centre of knowledge, focused on higher
education and research within environmental and biosciences, and
more recently in development studies. Established in 1859 as the
Norwegian Agricultural Post-Graduate College, it has thereafter
broadened its scope. On 1 January 2014, the Norwegian School of
Veterinary Science and the University of Life Sciences merged and
became NMBU, the Norwegian University of Life Sciences. Research
at NMBU enables people all over the world to tackle the big, global
challenges regarding the environment, sustainable development, how
to improve human and animal health, renewable energy sources, food
production, and land- and resource management. Approximately
500 scientific staff are involved in 17 Bachelor’s and 43 Master’s
programs, out of which 12 are taught in English. The university is
committed to give priority to PhD programs and hosts over 380 PhD
students. Approximately 15 per cent of the students are from 94
different foreign countries out of which many are from Africa. Around
30 per cent of NMBU students conduct part of their studies abroad.

The department of NMBU with a distinguished role in the project
is Noragric, the Department of International Environment and
Development Studies. Noragric was established in 1986 as a centre at
the former Norwegian Agricultural University. It is one of thirteen
departments at NMBU. Activities at Noragric include research,
education and assignments, focused especially on developing
countries and countries with transition economies. The Department
has the professional responsibility for International Environment and
Development studies at NMBU, including research. Noragric follows
an interdisciplinary approach that deals with challenges in society
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through pioneering research and education in prioritized areas within
environment and development. After more than 20 years of
collaboration between NMBU and professional institutions in Africa,
Asia and East- and South- east Europe, Noragric has established a
broad, worldwide contact network. Noragric offers five academic
programmes taught in English: a Bachelor programme in International
Environment and Development Studies, three Master programmes in
International Development Studies, International Environmental
Studies and International Relations, and a PhD programme in
International Environment and Development Studies. Research is
closely connected to the academic programs and is to a large degree
carried out in cooperation with international partners. Capacity
building is also an important principal for the research activities,
both through the strong connection to the PhD Program at Noragric,
which is an integrated and important part of the research programme
at the Department, and through research conducted by master’s
students. Publications include peer-reviewed journals, scientific
monographs and anthologies, and the popularizing of research results,
for example through participation in public debates. Noragric has
agreements with more than 30 collaborators in Africa, Asia, Latin
America and Eastern Europe. Most of these agreements are with
universities, but some are with non-governmental organizations,
research foundations and public institutions. This includes joint
research and education as well as support towards institutional
development.

Dr. Ingrid Nyborg is an Associate Professor at the Department of
International Environment and Development Studies. She has extensive
experience in research and teaching in human security and post conflict
development, with a specific focus on gender in development. She has
worked extensively in Africa, as well as South Asia, where her most
recent research has focused on post-conflict development in
Afghanistan and Pakistan. She has considerable experience in project
leadership, action research with civil society, and qualitative field
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methods.

Publications relevant to this project by Dr. Ingrid Nyborg include:

     •   Nyborg, Ingrid, Bahadar Nawab and Ingvild Jacobsen
         (submitted 2014). Human security in post- crisis Swat:
         exploring the interface of local and global experiences and
         perceptions of gender, security and development.
     •   Nyborg, Ingrid and Bahadar Nawab (submitted 2014). Civil
         security in the wake of crisis – Renegotiating police-community
         relations in post-crisis development in Swat, Pakistan. (Paper
         presented at International Studies Conference (ISA), San
         Francisco, CA, April 2013)
     •   Nyborg, Ingrid and Jai Ganapathy (2012). ‘Introducing the
         Issues: Human Security, Development and the Civil Police in
         Afghanistan’. Workshop Report for ‘The Norwegian Police
         Engagement in Afghanistan: Perspectives on security and
         development for local women and men’, 10 December, 2012.
         Noragric, UMB, Police University College, Ministry of Foreign
         Affairs (Refleks).
     •   Nyborg, Ingrid et al (2012) Rural Development in Swat,
         Pakistan: Understanding Food and Livelihood Security in Post-
         Conflict Contexts. Noragric Report no. 62. Department of
         International Environment and Development Studies,
         Noragric, Norwegian University of Life Sciences.
     •   Nyborg, Ingrid (2011) ‘When Local Meets Global - Negotiating
         Rural Livelihoods in the Face of Multiple Security and
         Development Discourses and Approaches in Afghanistan’. In:
         The Political Economy of Environment and Development in a
         Globalised World - Exploring the Frontiers.’ D. Kjosavik and P.
         Vedeld (eds) Trondheim: Tapir Academic Press.

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Relevant projects in which Dr. Ingrid Nyborg has participated:

     •   ‘Courting Catastrophe? Humanitarian policy and practice in a
         changing climate’. Lead researcher for Pakistan Case study.
         2012-2016 Research grant from Norwegian Research Council
         NORGLOBAL HUMPOL program. (Acting Project leader in 2013)
     •   ‘Gender and Human Security in Post-Crisis Pakistan: Policy
         implications of local, gendered understandings of security and
         development’. 2011-2014 Research grant from Norwegian
         Research Council NORGLOBAL Program. Project Leader.
     •   ‘Between Security and Development’ studying Norwegian
         police assistance in Afghanistan in collaboration with the
         Norwegian Police University College. 2012 Grant from Ministry
         of Foreign Affairs, Refleks program. Project Leader.
     •   ‘Human Security in Practice: Linking livelihood security and
         security reform in post-conflict NWFP, Pakistan’. 2010
         Research grant from Norad. Project Leader.
     •   ‘High Altitude Integrated Natural Resource Management
         Program’. Collaborative Research Project with the Aga Khan
         Rural Support Program, Baltistan, Pakistan. 2000-2007
         Research     grant,   Norwegian     Embassy,     Islamabad.
         Researcher/Project Leader (from 2002).

Dr. Stig Jarle Hansen is an Associate Professor at the Department of
International Environment and Development Studies and the academic
leader of the International relations academic program. He is one of
the leading experts on security in the Horn of Africa and the Southern
middle east and has frequently functioned as an expert commenter on
CNN, BBC and Al Jazeera, as well as NBC and Chinese channel 4 (CCTV
4). He has previously advised the United States (State Department),
United Kingdom (Foreign Office), Germany (Department of Foreign
Affairs), Russia (Department of Foreign Affairs), South Africa
(Department of Foreign Affairs), The EU Commission, NATO and the
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Scandinavian countries on issues related to security and justice in the
Horn. His latest book ‘Al Shabaab in Somalia’ (Oxford university press)
received favourable book reviews in T he Economist and Foreign
Policy.

Publications relevant to this project by Dr. Stig Jarle Hansen include:

     •   The Sahel, the Horn and the Rift, the new fault-lines of Jihad,
         Oxford University Press/Hurst (2015)
     •   Al Shabaab, the History and Ideology of a Militant Islamist
         Group, 2005–2012 ”, Colombia university press , 2013
     •   Private Security, Maritime protection and surveillance in
         Somaliland” in Patrick Cullen and Claude Berube (2011)
         Maritime Private Security: Market responses to piracy,
         terrorism and waterborne security risks in the 21st century”
         Routledge. USA
     •   Yemeni security/political dynamics and maritime security in
         the Indian Ocean. Journal of Indian Ocean Region (December
         2012)
     •   International     Interventions,     State-building     and
         Democratization: Justifying the Role of the Private Security
         Companies in Mogadishu? African Security 5 (3-4) (2012)

Relevant projects in which Dr. Stig Jarle Hansen has participated:

     •   Mapping the Somali civil war economy, and the private actors
         contribution to security (I) role head of project, MFA funding.
     •   Mapping the United Nations influence on the Somali war
         economy. Head of project, MFA funding.
     •   Political analysis of Somali state building (2006-2009). Head of
         Project, MFA funding.
     •   The Somali media and conflict, Head of Project, MFA funding.

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     •   Protecting Norwegian citizens abroad, interaction with local
         structures, NRC funding.

Dr. John Andrew McNeish is an Associate Professor at the
Department of International Environment and Development Studies. He
is also an Adjunct Senior Researcher at Chr. Michelsens Institute (CMI),
a private applied research institute specialized in the fields of
Development and Justice in Bergen, Norway. McNeish has
considerable experience in education, consultation, and development
policy work and has led several major comparative international
research projects. He also has particular research expertise in the
fields of security and development, resource politics and the politics
of development and governance with particular focus on Latin America.

Publications relevant to this project by Dr. John Andrew McNeish include:

     •   McNeish, J & Sande Lie, J (2010) Security and Development:
         Critical interventions in Anthropology. Social Analysis Series.
         Berghahan Books.
     •   McNeish, J & Logan, O (2012) Flammable Societies: Studies
         on the Socio-Economics of Oil and Gas. Pluto Press.
     •   Seider, R & McNeish, J (2013) Gender Justice and Legal
         Pluralities: Latin American and African Perspectives.
         Routledge.
     •   McNeish, J (2012) The multiple forms of violence in post-war
         Guatemala. In Suhrke, A & Berdal, M (eds) The Peace
         Inbetween: Postwar violence and peace building. Routledge.
     •   McNeish, J. More Than Beads and Feathers: Resource
         Extraction and the Indigenous Challenge in Latin America. In
         Haarstad, H (ed) New Political Spaces in Latin American
         Natural Resource Governance. Palgrave.

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Relevant projects in which Dr. John Andrew McNeish has participated:

     •   Everyday Manoeuvres: Civil-Military Relations in Latin
         America and the Middle East. Funded by the Peace and
         Reconciliation Section, Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs;
     •   Extracting Justice? Prior and Popular Consultation as
         Mechanisms for Environmental Governance. Norwegian
         Research Council;
     •   Poverty Reduction and Gender Justice in Contexts of
         Complex Legal Pluralism. Norwegian Research Council;
     •   Flammable Societies: The Role of the Oil and Gas Industry in
         the Promotion of Development and Social Volatility; Violence
         in Post-Conflict Contexts; Norwegian Research Council;
     •   Poverty Politics: Norwegian Research Council.

Dr. Darley Jose Kjosavik (unable to attend) is an Associate Professor
at the Department of International Environment and Development
Studies. She holds a PhD in Development Studies from Noragric. She
has been involved in research and co-operation with Southern/South
Sudan since 2008. Her work involved issues of post-war reconstruction
and livelihood revival with special focus on aspects of gender and
human security. Her expertise and research interests include Political
economy of environment and development, development of
marginalized social groups such as the working class, indigenous
peoples and forest dwellers, oppressed castes; gender and
development, conflict and development, post-war resettlement,
reintegration and livelihood revival, social movements, climate change
vulnerability, adaptation, and mitigation including REDD+. She has
worked extensively in Africa and Asia including post-conflict Sri Lanka,
and has done field research in Brazil including the Amazonas. Kjosavik
has been teaching a wide range of topics in the field of Development
Studies including gender and conflict, gender and human rights, gender
and land rights, gender and development. Currently she is the project

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leader of a project titled ‘Democratic and Economic Governance and
Peace Building in South Sudan and Ethiopia in co-operation with the
Centre for Peace and Development Studies at the University of Juba.
Currently she is serving as an Executive Committee member of
European Association for Development Research and Training
Institutes (EADI), Board member of the Norwegian Association for
Development Research (NFU) and Board member of the Department
of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian
University of Life Sciences.

Publications relevant to this project by Dr. Darley Jose Kjosavik include:

     •   Shanmugaratnam, N. and Kjosavik, Darley (2012) The Case of
         South Sudan: The UN, war economies and post-war transition,
         in Hansen, Stig Jarle; Sørveig, Inger-Kristine; Shanmugaratnam
     •   N. and Kjosavik, Darley Jose, 2012, Conflict, Corruption,
         Perception, Remedies: The Role of the United Nations in War
         Economies, Noragric Working Paper No. 47.
     •   Kjosavik, Darley Jose and Shanmugaratnam, N. (2011) Post-
         war Resettlement, Reintegration and Livelihood Revival in
         South Sudan: A Gendered Understanding, Paper presented at
         the Joint Nordic Conference on ‘The Future of Development:
         Exploring the Nordic Perspective(s)?’24-25 Nov.2011
     •   Kjosavik, Darley Jose and N. Shanmugaratnam (forthcoming,
         2015), Political Economy of Development in India: Indigeneity
         in Transition’, London: Routledge.
     •   Kjosavik, Darley Jose and Vedeld, Paul (Eds) (2011) The Political
         Economy of Environment and Development in a Globalised
         World: Exploring the Frontiers, Trondheim: Tapir Academic
         Press.
     •   Kjosavik, Darley Jose (2011), ‘Standpoints and Intersections:
         Towards an Indigenist Standpoint Epistemology’, In: Daniel J.

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         Rycroft and Sangeeta DasGupta (eds.), The Politics of
         Belonging in India: Becoming Adivasi, p.118-135, London:
         Routledge

Relevant projects in which Dr. Darley Jose Kjosavik has participated:

     •   Democratic and Economic Governance and Peacebuilding in
         South Sudan and Ethiopia.
     •   Post-war reconstruction, resettlement and livelihood revival in
         Southern Sudan.
     •   Gender dimensions of postwar resettlement, reintegration
         and livelihoods in South Sudan.
     •   The UN and war economies in the Horn of Africa – the case of
         South Sudan.
     •   Gender and state building in South Sudan.
     •   Climate change – REDD in Ghana, Tanzania, Uganda, Brazil and
         Vietnam.
     •   Climate change, uncertainty and transformation in India.

Dr. Nadarajah Shanmugaratnam (unable to attend) is a Professor
Emeritus in Development Studies at the Department of International
Environment and Development Studies. With an academic background
in agronomy, agricultural economics and political economy, he has
decades of experience in the field of environment and development
studies. Prior to joining the Agricultural University of Norway (now
NMBU) in 1984, he was a visiting research fellow at the Institute of
Developing Economies, Tokyo, and before that he had served in
various capacities at development related public institutions in Sri
Lanka. He was actively involved in the establishment and academic
development of the Department of International Environment &
Development Studies as an international institution and in designing
and teaching master’s and PhD level courses. He has previously held
the positions of Director of studies and Head of Research in the
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Department. He represented Norwegian development research
institutions on the Executive Committee of EADI from 2005 to 2011.
He was also a member of EADI’s International Accreditation Council
for Global development studies. He has carried out independent
research as well as assignments for Norwegian and international
organisations in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, and published
research papers and edited books on issues in development, resource
conflicts, forced migration, livelihood revival in war-torn areas, and
post-war development and peacebuilding.

Publications relevant to this project by Dr. Nadarajah Shanmugaratnam
include:

     •   Shanmugaratnam, N. 2013, The Land Question, Internal
         conflicts and International State building in South Sudan, in
         Shinichi Takeuchi (end), 2013, ‘Confronting land and property
         problems for peace’, Routledge, Taylor & Francis
     •   Shanmugaratnam, N. and Alfred Sebat Lokuji, 2012, Securing
         land rights in Southern Sudan in a context of large-scale land
         acquisitions, Norwegian People’s Aid.
     •   Shanmugaratnam, N. and Kjosavik, D. 2012, The case of South
         Sudan: The UN, war economies and post-war transition, in Stig
         J Hansen, Inger K Sørvig, N. Shanmugaratnam and Darley
         Kjosavik, Conflict, Corruption, Perception, Remedies - The Role
         of the United Nations in War Economies), Noragric Working
         Paper No. 47, 2012
     •   Shanmugaratnam, N. 2010, Resettlement, Resource Conflicts,
         Livelihood Revival and Reintegration in South Sudan – A study
         of the processes and institutional issues at the local level in
         Magwi County, Noragric Report No. 58, Norwegian University
         of Life Sciences
     •   Shanmugaratnam, N. (Ed) 2008, Between War and Peace in
         Sudan and Sri Lanka, James Currey Publishers, Oxford, 2008.

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Relevant projects in which Dr. Nadarajah Shanmugaratnam has
participated:

     •   Democratic and Economic Governance and Peace Building in
         South Sudan and Ethiopia.
     •   Resettlement of Returnees, Resource Conflicts and Livelihood
         South Sudan.
     •   The land question, internal conflicts and international state
         building in South Sudan.
     •   The UN and war economies in the Horn of Africa - the case of
         South Sudan.
     •   The land question and livelihoods in the North and East of Sri
         Lanka.

         Norwegian Police University College (PHS) - NORWAY

The Norwegian Police University College (PHS) is the premiere
education institution for the police service and county administrative
officials in Norway, with its own board as its highest authority.
Administratively, PHS resides under the Norwegian Police Directorate,
and its purpose is to provide fundamental training for service in the
police service or county administration, further and continuing
education for employees within the police service and to conduct
research on Police science. The Bachelor’s Degree in Police Studies is a
three-year course run by the Norwegian Police University College. The
training is professionally orientated and is intended to provide a broad
theoretical and practical foundation for police work. The Norwegian
Police University College (PHS) runs more than 45 different courses of
further and continuing education. Both further and continuing
education courses at PHS are designed to contribute to the development
of skills and abilities among course participants, thus reinforcing the
overall competency level of the entire department. PHS places emphasis
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on providing relevant and contemporary training within a range of
professional areas and for different target groups within the
department. Further and continuing training courses will be increasingly
made available to participants from collaborating departments with a
view to promoting cross-boundary interaction and shared problem
solving. At the Police University College there is considerable work
carried out in Research and Development. In 1993, PHS established a
separate Research Department, and has thus created an active
environment for research throughout the College’s academic
departments. Today PHS collaborates with Norwegian, Nordic, and
European partners, and has connections with partners all around the
world. Police Science is an interdisciplinary field of research that is
currently being developed at both national and international levels. New
professional areas and research- based training courses are appearing
all the time. Critical and constructive research at The Norwegian Police
University College (PHS) is to contribute to making police work more
knowledge-based and to developing police science as a discipline closely
linked to practice.

Mr. Jaishankar Ganapathy is an Associate Professor at the Norwegian
Police University College, Oslo. He is a Social Anthropologist from the
University of Oslo, Norway. His current field placement is with the
Department for Post-Graduate Studies at the University College where
he is the Course Leader for two studies: Multicultural Understanding and
Diversity and Conflict Understanding and Resolution in a Multicultural
Society. He has been responsible for the development of these course
units at the Norwegian Police University College. He has also designed a
course, Police and Diversity in English for students at the undergraduate
level at the College. Before joining the Norwegian Police University
College, he worked as a seminar leader in the Department of Social
Anthropology at the University of Oslo. This was followed by tenure at
the Oslo University College where he taught topics within Multicultural
Understanding and Development Studies. From 1992-2003 he worked
as a Human Resource Advisor in the Introductory Programme for
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Foreigners within the Directorate of Labour, Oslo. In 1999, he was part
of Cultural Studies that established the Norwegian Study Centre in
Pondicherry, India. The centre offers courses in Social Anthropology,
Religion and Dialogue and Peace and Conflict Studies in South Asia. He
has also been the leader and taught at the centre. Field of interests:
multicultural understanding, cultural encounters and professionalism,
migration and development, conflict resolution, diversity, trust and
recruitment of ethnic minorities in the police service.

Publications relevant to this project by Mr. Jaishankar Ganapathy include:

     •   Egge, M; Ganapathy, J & Runhovde, S (2008) Wanted!
         Recruitment of ethnic minority youths to Norwegian Police
         Education. Paper presented at the European Society of
         Criminology Conference “Criminology in the public sphere”.
         University of Edinburgh
     •   Egge, M., Ganapathy, J (2010). In Norwegian: Kan man
         rekruttere uten tillit (Recruitment without trust?) In S.
         Rundhovde (Ed.) In Norwegian: Tillit til Politiet (Trust in
         the Police) Oslo: Politihøgskolen/ Norwegian Police
         University College.
     •   Egge, M., Ganapathy, J (2012) Snakk om tillit! (Talk about
         trust!)In: Pål Lagestad (Ed.)         Kommunikasjon og
         konflikthåndtering; publikumsrettet arbeid i et politifaglig
         perspektiv (Communication and Conflict Resolution; Public
         oriented work in a law enforcement professional
         perspective.) Gydendal akademisk.
     •   Nyborg, I and Ganapathy, J (2012). ‘Introducing the Issues:
         Human Security, Development and the Civil Police in
         Afghanistan’. Workshop Report for ‘The Norwegian Police
         Engagement in Afghanistan: Perspectives on security and
         development for local women and men’, 10 December, 2012.
         Noragric, UMB, Police University College, Ministry of Foreign
         Affairs (Refleks).
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Relevant projects in which Mr. Jaishankar Ganapthy has participated:

     •    Research Project on the recruitment of ethnic minority
          students to the Norwegian Police University College. 2008
          Research Grant from the Ministry of Justice.
     •    Research Project on the issue of trust within the Norwegian
          Police University College.
     •    Between Security and Development’ studying Norwegian
          police assistance in Afghanistan in collaboration with the
          Norwegian Police University College. 2012 Grant from Ministry
          of Foreign Affairs, Refleks program.
     •    A fieldtrip cum study to Kabul, November 2013. This was part
          of the project ‘Between Security and Development.

    Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI) – NORWAY

The Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI) is a leading
centre for research on international issues in areas of particular
relevance to Norwegian foreign policy. We communicate research-
based insights to the Norwegian public and professionals, as well as to
international audiences. The institute is a state body under the Ministry
of Education and Research. Operates independently as a non-political
institution in all its professional activities. NUPI has during the last years
increased its focus on police- related issues, in particular under the two
MFA-funded projects: Training for Peace Program in Africa and Learning
from Experiences in International Policing, where the objective is to
collect and analyse experiences and insights of police officers who have
been deployed on international policing missions, in order to provide
practical, experience-based recommendations for enhancing impact
and effectiveness of future missions. NUPI hosted, with support from
the MFA, the first thematic meeting of the UN Strategic Guidance
Framework (SGF) on International Police Peacekeeping in March 2014.
Dr. Kari M. Osland has focused on police reform since 1998 and worked
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closely with the different police advisers at NUPI over the years. She has
been involved in several policy-oriented projects on international
policing, in South-Eastern Europe, in Afghanistan and in South Sudan.
She wrote her Ph.D. on the impact of international assistance on police
reform in several post-conflict countries. She has also long experience in
being involved in the pre-deployment training of Norwegian Police
officers travelling abroad. She took part in the preparations for the UNs
DPKO UNPOL SGF-meeting, held in Oslo, with a special responsibility for
contact with Norwegian police. She is NUPI-responsible for the above-
mentioned project called Learning from Experiences.

Publications relevant to this project by Dr. Kari Osland include:

     •   Osland, Kari Margrethe, 2014: Much Ado About Nothing? The
         impact of international assistance to police reform in
         Afghanistan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Serbia and
         South Sudan. A Comparative Case Study and Developing a
         Model for Evaluating Democratic Policing. Oslo: Faculty of
         Social Sciences, University of Oslo/Akademika publishing, pp.
         519
     •   Hartz, Halvor A., Henning Høgseth & Kari M. Osland, 2007:
         NORAF – lærdommer og anbefalinger. En uavhengig vurdering
         på oppdrag for Politidirektoratet. NUPI Report: Security in
         Practice, No 7. Oslo: Norwegian Institute of International
         Affairs
     •   Osland, Kari M., Graham Thompson & Andreas Vogt, 2007:
         Joint Donor Security Sector Needs Assessment (JDSSNA). An
         independent assessment of the future involvement of the Joint
         Donor Team in security sector reform in Southern Sudan. NUPI
         Report: Security in Practice, No 1, Oslo: Norwegian Institute of
         International Affairs
     •   Osland, Kari Margrethe, 2004: The EU Police Mission in Bosnia
         and Herzegovina. In: Bono, Giovanna & Ståle Ulriksen (eds):
         The EU, Crisis Management and Peace Support Operations.

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         Special Issue of Journal of International Peacekeeping, Vol 11,
         No 3, pp. 544–560
     •   Holm, Tor T. & Kari M. Osland, 2000: Regional Civilian Police
         Training in South Eastern Europe. The Stability Pact, Working
         Table III (Security), Sub-Table on Justice & Home Affairs. Oslo:
         Norwegian Institute of International Affairs

Relevant projects in which Dr. Kari Osland has participated:

     •   2014-15: Research project called Learning from Experience
         International Policing. The objective is to gather, systematize
         and analyse information on international policing and feed this
         back to relevant stakeholders. MFA funded and to be carried
         out in cooperation with Institute for Security Studies in South
         Africa.
     •   2014: Co-hosted and took part in organizing a seminar on
         Capacity-building and Development for International Policing
         in cooperation with the UN DPKO UNPOL. This is called the
         Strategic Guidance Framework and will lead to a UN doctrine
         on international policing.
     •   2009-2014: Doctoral project on the impact of international
         assistance to police reform in Afghanistan, Bosnia and
         Herzegovina, Kosovo, Serbia and South Sudan. Funded by the
         Ministry of Defence. Including extensive fieldwork.
     •   2004: Research project on the EU Police Mission in Bosnia and
         Herzegovina. Part of an EU-funded project called EU-
         Democracy.
     •   2000: Project on Regional Civilian Police Training in South
         Eastern Europe. Commissioned by the Stability Pact, Working
         Table III (Security), Sub-Table on Justice & Home Affairs.
         Financed by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA)

Ms. Ingvild Magnæs Gjelsvik is a part of the Peace Operations and
Peacebuilding Research Group at NUPI. She works in the Training for

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Peace in Africa Program (TfP) where her research focus is on Somalia and
particularly on disengagement and deradicalization of al-Shabaab in
Somalia. She has published on disengagement and reintegration of
pirates in Somalia and has undertaken several research trips to Somalia
and Kenya interviewing ex-pirates and former al-Shabaab fighters.
Gjelsvik has done projects in close cooperation with the African Union
Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), looking at the work of AMISOMs police
component and the implementation UNSCR 1325 on women, peace and
security in Somalia. She previously worked at the Research Department
at the Norwegian Police University College and has worked for UNDP
Somalia.

Publications relevant to this project by Ms. Ingvild Magnæs Gjelsvik
include:

     •   Schia, Niels Nagelhus, Ingvild Magnæs Gjelsvik, John Karlsrud,
         (2014). Connections and Disconnections: Understanding and
         Integrating Local Perceptions in United Nations Peacekeeping,
         in Conflict Trends 2014 (1). Mount Edgecombe, South Africa,
         ACCORD.
     •   Solhjell, Randi , Ingvild Magnæs Gjelsvik (2014). Female Bodies
         and Masculine Norms. Challenging Gender Discourses and the
         Implementation of Resolution 1325 in Peace Operations in
         Africa. Oslo, NUPI. NUPI Report No. 2, 2014.
     •   Gjelsvik, Ingvild Magnæs (2013). Women, Peace and Security
         in Somalia: A Study of AMISOM. NUPI Policy Brief No. 16.
     •   Gjelsvik, Ingvild Magnæs , Tore Bjørgo (2012). Ex-Pirates in
         Somalia: Processes of Engagement, Disengagement, and
         Reintegration, in Journal of Scandinavian Studies in
         Criminology and Crime Prevention Volume 13, Issue 2, 2012.
         Taylor & Francis.
     •   Gjelsvik, Ingvild Magnæs, Gaas, Mohamed Husein (2012)
         Fighting Piracy on Land: An evaluation of the Norwegian
         Church Aid’s Alternative Livelihood to Piracy Project. NCA Oslo

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         in Puntland, Somalia. Evaluation report August 2012 NCA

Relevant projects in which Ms. Ingvild Magnæs Gjelsvik has participated:

     •   2014-today: Policing in the African Union Mission in Somalia
         (AMISOM). Being a member of the TfP Research Network
         looking at the Police Component in AMISOM based on
         fieldwork in Mogadishu.
     •   2014: Connections and Disconnections: Understanding and
         Integrating Local Perceptions in United Nations Peacekeeping
         This article and policy brief coming out this project argue that
         the international community needs to do more to
         systematically collect, share and analyse local perceptions and
         ensure that they are used when monitoring progress towards
         key benchmarks and informing decision-making on the ground
         and at the United Nations (UN) Security Council and UN
         Secretariat/headquarters. Based on a workshop held in
         Kampala in 2013 co-hosted by NUPI and DPKO.
     •   2013-today: Disengagement and reintegration processes of al-
         Shabaab in Somalia. Following the National Disengagement
         Program in South Central Somalia, doing fieldwork in
         Mogadishu and Baidoa talking to relevant key actors in the
         program.
     •   2013: The implementation of UN resolution 1325 (2000) in the
         African Union Mission in Somalia. The report draws attention
         to various areas of integrating the agenda of Women, Peace
         and Security, as well as gender-inclusive approaches to peace
         operations in Africa. The study discuss in detail two examples
         of peace operations—the UN Mission in the Democratic
         Republic of Congo, and the AU mission in Somalia—and the
         inclusion of gender perspectives in the various parts of
         these operations.http://english.nupi.no/Publications/Books-
         and-reports/2014/Female-Bodies-and- Masculine-Norms
     •   2012: Disengagement and reintegration of Somali pirates. This

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         study addresses how and why individuals in Somalia get
         involved in piracy activities, and how and why some of these
         individuals eventually disengage from such criminal groups,
         based on fieldwork in Puntland

    Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research (NIBR) –
                              NORWAY

The Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research (NIBR) is an
independent social science research centre, which develops and
publishes research-based insights for the benefit of decision-makers in
public and private institutions as well as for the general public. NIBR’s
core competence is in urban and regional research. This is a wide inter-
and multidisciplinary field of social science research, encompassing: i)
analyses of social conditions and societal changes in urban and rural
areas, and across regions, sectors and levels; ii) the development of
democracy and welfare within and across local communities; iii)
territorial analyses of society, coupled with studies of sustainable
development. NIBR’s international research activities comprises a series
of international projects and the institute is engaged in projects in
Central and Eastern Europe, in East and Southern Africa and in South and
Southeast Asia. The projects are financed by different funding agencies
and institutions in Norway, but also EU, the European Council, OECD, the
World Bank and FAO.

Mr. Stian Lid works as a researcher at the Norwegian Institute for Urban
and Regional research (NIBR). He holds a master degree in Criminology
from the University of Oslo. The subject of the master thesis was COP
and the cooperation between the police and secondary schools in Oslo.
He works part-time as lecturer, tutor and external examiner at the
Norwegian Police University College (PHS). He has extensive experience
from crime statistics working for Statistics Norway and knowledge in
quantitative and qualitative methodology. He was seconded to National

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Statistical Office in Malawi for 1 ½ years, and has conducted preliminary
studies about police reform and COP in Malawi. His field of interest is
the police and security sector, in particular the security sector and police
reforms in Southern African countries.

Publications relevant to this project by Stian Lid include:

     •   Lid, Stian (2007): Samarbeid mellom skole og politi. Et tveegget
         sverd. Masteroppgave i kriminologi. Universitetet i Oslo.
         (Master thesis: ”Cooperation between secondary school and
         police. Two-edged sword.”)
     •   Lid, Stian (2012): Inventory of good practices and interventions
         in prevention of alcohol use among juveniles in Norway -
         Second national report to the project Alcohol Abuse among
         Adolescents in Europe (AAA-prevent). University of Tartu
     •   Lid, Stian (2011): Alcohol and substances use among adults and
         adolescents - Facts, policy and attitude - First national report
         from Norway to the project Alcohol Abuse among Adolescents
         in Europe (AAA-prevent). University of Tartu
     •   Stene, Reid J. og Lid, Stian (2013): «Ungdomskriminalitet i
         aldring og endring» [Youth crime in changes] i Sandnes, Toril
         (red): Ungdoms levekår, Statistiske analyser, Statistisk
         sentralbyrå.

Relevant projects in which Stian Lid has participated:

     •    2012-2013 Preliminary studies about police reform and COP in
          Malawi during the stay in Malawi. Several informal interviews
          of police officers with different ranks were conducted: the
          Senior Deputy Commissioner, Head of COP division, Head of
          station and regular members. In addition, several meetings
          with traditional leaders.
     •    2011- 2012 National representative of the project “Effective
          environmental strategies for prevention of alcohol abuse

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         among adolescents in Europe” funded by EU. An inventory of
         good practices and interventions were submitted
     •   2006 "The second International Self-Report Delinquency Study
         (ISRD-2) among adolescents in Europe”. The survey was
         funded by among others EU.

 PARTNERS IN THE UK

                    Durham University (UDUR) – UK

Durham University (UDUR), founded in 1832, has an excellent
worldwide reputation in all areas of arts, humanities, natural and social
sciences. The University has over 17,000 students (of whom
approximately 3,500 are postgraduate and approximately 3,000
international students from over 120 countries) and employs over 3,000
staff. Its academic teaching and research programs are delivered
through 25 academic departments contained within three faculties: Arts
and Humanities, Science, and Social Sciences and Health, as well as eight
interdisciplinary Research Institutes. The University also has 16 Colleges
- Durham's distinctive residential and educational communities. The
University is engages in a full range of higher educational activities,
including high-quality teaching and learning at undergraduate and
postgraduate levels, advanced research and scholarship, partnerships
with businesses and other private and public sector bodies, and
partnerships and initiatives with community and voluntary sector
organizations. It provides a stimulating environment to nourish and
support the needs of a world-class academic community. Durham
University has extensive experience, both as coordinator and partner, in
a large number of international and European projects. Durham
University is ranked 5th in the UK in the 'Complete University Guide',
with Politics in 6th position, and Middle East studies in 1st position.

The department of Durham University with a distinguished role in the
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project is the School of Government and International Affairs (SGIA).
Durham's School of Government and International Affairs (SGIA)
demonstrates excellence in International Relations, political science and
international political economy, with particular regional specialisms in
the Middle East, Asia, America, Africa and Europe. Its 32 research-active
staff share interests in the political history, ideas, actors, strategies and
structures shaping the contemporary world and its governance.

Prof. Alice Hills is a professor of Conflict Studies in the School of
Government and International Affairs. Alice Hills joined Durham
University as professor of conflict studies in 2013. She is currently
Research Director in the School of Government. Before joining Durham,
she was professor of conflict and security at the University of Leeds,
where she acted as Research Director and Unit of Assessment leader for
POLIS. There her research and teaching focused on security governance
in fragile states, counter-insurgency in cities, and the relationship
between security and development. Prior to that, she taught defence
studies at the UK's Joint Services Command and Staff College where she
specialized in urban operations and police- military relations. She earned
a PhD in War studies from the University of London. Alice's personal
research agenda concerns police development, police-military relations,
post-conflict policing and sub-state security. The core of her research is
to develop a comparative framework for analysing why police forces
evolve as they do, and what explains their interaction with governments,
militaries and societies in sub-Saharan Africa. She is on the Editorial
Board of Small Wars and Insurgencies, and of Governance in Africa.

Publications relevant to this project by Prof. Alice Hills include:

     •    'A plurality of worlds: The Nigeria police in metropolitan Kano',
          African Affairs, 109:1 (2012), 44-66.
     •    'Partnership policing: Is it relevant in Kano, Nigeria?',
          Criminology & Criminal Justice (2014), 14: 1, 8-24.
     •    'Governance, policing and development: The evidence from
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         Mogadishu', Conflict, Security & Development 12: 3 (2013),
         317-337.
     •   • 'Somalia works: Police development as state-building',
         African Affairs 113: 450 (2014), 88-107.
     •   'What is policeness? On being police in Somalia', British
         Journal of Criminology 54: 5 (2014). Published online July 2014.

Relevant projects in which Prof. Alice Hills has participated:

     •   UNDP, Civilian police expert for assessment of Rule of Law
         programme in Somalia (ROLS), 2011.
     •   Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD),
         police expert evaluating the Training for Peace program for
         peacekeeping.

          SIM Lab Community Interest Foundation (CIC) – UK

The SIMLab Community Interest Foundation (CIC) uses inclusive
technology to help people and organizations build systems and services
that are accessible, responsive, and resilient. For eight years, CIC has
helped communities self-organize through the use of inclusive
technologies, and we are the makers of the Frontline product suite:
FrontlineSMS, FrontlineCloud, and FrontlineSync. In recent years, CIC’s
approach to community information organizing and service delivery has
expanded past a focus on SMS alone, but remains grounded in
community-based technologies that experience widespread adoption
and offer widespread access. In response to increasing demand from a
wide range of users, CIC has developed a range of sectoral expertise,
premium user support and paid-for consulting services.

Products relevant to this project by CIC include:

What started as an application has become a platform, evolving into a
range of products, including         FrontlineSMS, FrontlineCloud,

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FrontlineSync and PaymentView. In order to empower last-mile users,
CIC products require minimal training and use tools and resources that
communities already have, are familiar with, and are cost-effective.
CIC’s products have been downloaded over 150,000 times in 199
territories across a wide variety of sectors—health, agriculture,
education, economic development, disaster relief, peacebuilding,
government, legal services, and many more.

     •   FrontlineSMS is a desktop software that turns simple
         technology into an SMS hub by connecting a mobile phone to
         a laptop or desktop computer, enabling instantaneous two-
         way communication to any mobile handset and allowing users
         to easily manage mass communication throughout their
         project area. Since it works anywhere there’s a basic mobile
         signal and does not require the Internet, the software is ideal
         for organizations that work in rural and underserved areas.
         Users can send messages to large groups of people, collect
         responses to questions, and transmit scheduled alerts, all
         within an intuitive user interface. With Android compatibility
         through our FrontlineSync app, the software took the first step
         to linking last-mile users to the global community via the
         internet.

     •   FrontlineCloud is accessed using the internet instead of a
         laptop and modem, allowing a project in London to message
         farmers in Lusaka, or nurses in Kansas to text health workers in
         Karachi. Users can send and receive messages through online
         services or Android phones and take advantage of more
         advanced features using http triggers. By combining the
         efficiencies, popularity and reach of SMS with the
         sophistication and billing structures of the web, FrontlineCloud
         is becoming the ideal tool for integrating mobile
         communication into multi-channel information management
         systems. FrontlineCloud lets users easily send, receive, and

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         manage SMS messages and data from anywhere in the world.

     •   PymentView lowers the barriers that many small organizations
         face when attempting to use mobile money, namely the
         inability to track mobile payments and the heavy
         administrative burden. The second version of PaymentView,
         Payments, a mobile money management software tool, was
         released in beta in 2011 and has piloted in rural organizations
         in Kenya. Payments is 100% built in Kenya, and requires no
         internet connection - only a computer and Android phone - to
         run.

By using a CIC product, users also join an active community, gaining
access to: prompt and friendly customer service; an online help and
support system; and continuously updated user guides and videos to
guide best practice, project design, data integrity, and more. Users can
also interact with other users- creating an ethos of collaboration,
inspiration, and support.

Relevant projects at CIC include:

CIC currently has three sector specific projects: :Credit, :Governance,
and :Legal. Each of these focuses on leveraging inclusive technology to
help people and organizations build systems and services that are
accessible, responsive, and resilient.

     •   The :Credit project was set up in 2009 with the specific mission
         of lowering barriers to economic opportunities and social
         change by increasing access to mobile value transfer
         technologies. The lack of customer-to-business mobile
         transactions in an ‘unbanked’ society creates significant strains
         on customers, who may have to travel long distances while
         carrying large sums of cash, incurring heavy transportation
         costs and leaving them vulnerable to personal security risks.
         The :Credit project works to reduce these issues, and extend
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          mobile money services to last-mile communities.

     •    The :Legal project focuses on making legal systems more
          accessible and comprehensible for clients at every level of
          connectivity, from helping court systems and legal aid
          providers streamline intake processes and manage case
          volume to empowering individuals and communities to
          navigate legal systems, find legal help, and assert their rights
          and entitlements.

     •   The :Governance project aims to promote accessible and
         accountable governance through the use of inclusive
         technologies. The :Governance project focuses on cities and
         equitable service delivery, transparency and accountability,
         international development, and data ethics.

Ms. Anna Levy brings experience in national-level technology and
innovation policy, grassroots civic dialogue, sustainable supply chains,
human rights in transitional societies, and radio. Prior to joining CIC,
Anna held research and editorial positions on the politics of public sector
reform and multilateral coordination in countries in transition, at
Princeton and New York Universities. In 2012, she co-managed a study
examining donor adherence to transparency and accountability
protocols in foreign aid programs in Colombia, Sri Lanka, and Liberia for
Transparency International. Since 2008, she has consulted on social
enterprise and municipal government strategy as well as human rights
due diligence in multinational supply chains. Anna began her career
working on youth civic engagement and financial inclusion in 2006 in
Washington, DC. She has lived and worked in Jordan, the Philippines,
and Nicaragua and holds a Master’s from Columbia University’s School
of International and Public Affairs, where she focused on human rights
in economic and political transitions as well as oral history and historical
memory in these contexts. She graduated with a BA in Philosophy,
Politics, and Law from Binghamton University.
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