• China in the Sustainable Development Agenda: Contributions to health and education 

      Gåsemyr, Hans Jørgen (NUPI Policy Brief;2020-3, Research report, 2020)
      China is scaling up its investments in health and education, making significant contributions to the UN 2030 Agenda and related Sustainable Development Goals. Domestically, China is working to modernize its entire health ...
    • China in the Sustainable Development Agenda: Key Institutions for International Engagement 

      Gåsemyr, Hans Jørgen (NUPI Report;, Research report, 2020)
      China has a large and expansive network of actors working on Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) activities. This report maps the foremost key Chinese actors and institutions with an orientation towards international activities.
    • China’s role in the Sustainable Development Agenda: Considerations for Norway 

      Gåsemyr, Hans Jørgen (NUPI Policy Brief;2020-05, Research report, 2020)
      China’s role as an international development actor is growing, with real and increasing potential to impact Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). On some issues, Chinese initiatives align well with Norwegian interests, but ...
    • Customs brokers as intermediaries in international trade 

      Medin, Hege (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Recent studies suggest that intermediaries like merchants facilitate international trade by reducing fixed trade costs for producers that trade through them instead of exporting or importing directly. This study argues ...
    • Georgia’s Europeanization challenged from within: Domestic foreign policy discourses and increasing polarization 

      Minesashvili, Salome (NUPI Policy Brief;2021-03, Research report, 2021)
      Georgia`s foreign policy, especially the implementation of international agreements, is best understood in the context of domestic contestation among alternative foreign policy views. • Nativist views exert increasing ...
    • Identification and physical disconnect in Russian foreign policy: Georgia as a Western proxy once again? 

      Wilhelmsen, Julie Maria (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Evolving official Russian identifications of Georgia amount to a dangerous securitisation of this small neighbour – achieved through a focus not on Georgia itself but on Western engagement in the region. With the long ...
    • Intergovernmental checkmate on cyber? Processes on cyberspace in the United Nations 

      Kursetgjerde, Erik (NUPI Policy Brief;2020-14, Research report, 2020)
      Cyberspace is an increasingly controversial field on the international agenda. Despite the fact that processes on the thematic have been going on in the UN since 1998, a more significant international agreement is needed ...
    • Mapping The Emerging Strategic Stability And Arms Control Landscape 

      Futter, Andrew (TODA Policy Brief;, Research report, 2022)
      • Our nuclear world is changing, and this will have significant impacts on strategic stability and arms control. This is being driven by a mixture of technological, geopolitical and normative forces. • Technological change ...
    • Measuring Russia’s attention to Europe and the world 

      Gjerde, Kristian Lundby (NUPI Research Paper;2020-08, Research report, 2020)
      Based on a mapping of mentions of country names in more than 30,000 Russian official speeches, press conferences, meeting transcripts, and official statements, this brief provides insights into changes to Russia’s engagement ...
    • Networked territoriality: A processual–relational view on the making (and makings) of regions in world politics 

      Paes, Lucas De Oliveira (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      This article proposes a processual–relational perspective on region-making and its effects in world politics. It revisits the concepts of regionalism and regionalisation to unearth the relational mechanisms underlying these ...
    • Norges handelsforhandlinger med EU gjennom 50 år: Sakskoblinger og forhandlingsmakt 

      Melchior, Arne (Chapter, 2020)
      Kapitlet gir en historisk oversikt over Norges handelsforhandlinger med EU fra 1973 og fram til i dag, med særlig vekt på utfallet for sjømatnæringen. Rundt 1990 ga EFTA forhandlingsmakt til tross for ulike næringsinteresser. ...
    • Norway: Crisis highlights normality in bilateral relations with China 

      Gåsemyr, Hans Jørgen (ETNC Special Report;, Chapter, 2020)
      The chapter describes the situation in Norway and is part of a larger report on China’s relations to European countries during the COVID-19 pandemic. The situation in Norway has been characterized by less noise and controversy ...
    • Norwegian exports in global value chains 

      Ringstad, Birgitte (NUPI Report;, Research report, 2018)
      This study analyses the participation of the Norwegian economy in global value chains in 2000-2014, following the gross exports decomposition framework in Koopman, Wang and Wei (2014) and using the World Input-Output ...
    • Norwegians adapting to a changing world 

      Svendsen, Øyvind; Weltzien, Åsmund (NUPI Report;2020-09, Research report, 2020)
      The world as we have come to know it is changing. Some of the core principles of the rules-based liberal international order are being challenged. The established truths and practices that we have based our foreign policies ...
    • Putin’s Ancien Régime 

      Trudolyubov, Maxim (NUPI Working Paper;892, Research report, 2020)
      After 20 years with Vladimir Putin in power, Putin’s Russia is becoming an ancien régime. The gap between Russia’s aspirations for a significant global role, and its ability and capacity to sustain such a role (always a ...
    • Renewable energy and geopolitics: A review 

      Vakulchuk, Roman; Øverland, Indra; Scholten, Daniel (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      This article reviews the literature on the geopolitics of renewable energy. It finds that while the roots of this literature can be traced back to the 1970s and 1980s, most of it has been published from 2010 onwards. The ...
    • Reputation crisis management and the state: Theorising containment as diplomatic mode 

      Haugevik, Kristin M.; Neumann, Cecilie Elisabeth Basberg (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      This article theorises containment as a diplomatic response mode for states when faced with potentially harmful attacks on their international identity and reputation. Despite widespread agreement in International Relations ...
    • Russia’s view of Georgia: a NATO proxy yet again? 

      Wilhelmsen, Julie Maria (NUPI Policy Brief;2020-15, Research report, 2020)
      After the crises in Ukraine, and despite the Georgian government’s allegedly more pragmatic attitude towards Russia, official statements from Moscow increasingly project Georgia as hostile. This may be the result of the ...
    • Sjømatnæringen og Europa: EU-medlemskap, EØS eller NOREXIT? 

      Melchior, Arne; Nilssen, Frode (Chapter, 2020)
      EØS er en omfattende avtale med mange tusen rettsakter nedfelt i norske lover og praksis, men antall rettsakter varierer sterkt mellom ulike saksfelter, og på noen områder er håndhevelsen viktigere enn nye lover. Norge har ...
    • Staten, barnevernet og utenrikspolitikken. Fra indre anliggende til internasjonal konfliktsone 

      Haugevik, Kristin M.; Neumann, Cecilie Elisabeth Basberg (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Norske diplomater bruker mye tid og ressurser på å håndtere internasjonal kritikk av norsk barnevern. Barnevernssaker kan bli utenrikspolitikk når kritikken fremmes i bilaterale fora eller autoritative institusjoner utfordrer ...