Think tank

Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI) is an independent research institute on global development and human rights. We address challenges facing poor and vulnerable groups, particularly in the global South. The Sustainable Development Goals frame our research agenda. We take pride in quality research, but know that change and development also depend on our interaction and dialogue with stakeholders and policy makers.

Contact details

Address: Jekteviksbakken 31, Bergen
Contact email: cmi AT

Areas of focus

Climate-related sub-themes of research:
Where they work:
Sub-Saharan Africa, Northern Africa and the Middle East, South-East Asia and Latin America
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Founder(s): Christian Michelsen
Founder gender: All male
Current leader(s): Director Ottar M├Žstad
Current leader's (or leaders') gender: Male
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Per cent of staff that is female: 50%
Per cent of research staff that is female: 40%
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Per cent of research staff that is female: 37%
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Data notes

Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Think tank verified
Data sources consulted: Information supplied by organisation

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