Recent Submissions

  • Bastionforsvaret og Russlands militærmakt. Et utdatert trusselbilde? 

    Kvam, Ina Holst-Pedersen (NUPI Policy Brief;2021-2, Research report, 2021)
    Russlands potensielle etablering av Bastionforsvaret er forankret i inneværende langtidsplan (LTP) som Forsvarets dimensjonerende scenario for en eventuell stormaktskonflikt. Kombinasjonen av våpenteknologisk utvikling og ...
  • Governance, Social Policy, and Political Economy: Trends in Norway’s Partner Countries 

    Eriksen, Stein Sundstøl (NUPI Report;2021-1, Research report, 2021)
    In 2017–2018, NUPI (the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs) headed a project where political economy analyses were undertaken in eleven of Norway’s partner countries. These analyses were published as eleven ...
  • Climate, Peace and Security Fact Sheet: South Sudan 

    De Coning, Cedric; Tchie, Andrew E. Yaw; Grand, Anab Ovidie; Krampe, Florian; Tarif, Kheira (Climate, Peace and Security Fact Sheet;, Research report, 2021)
    Flooding and droughts significantly disrupt livelihood patterns and food-security and may result in temporary displacement or longer-term migration. Such shocks exacerbate vulnerabilities and weaken the resilience and ...
  • Journalism under Instrumentalized Political Parallelism 

    Selvik, Kjetil; Høigilt, Jacob (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
    Media systems where political parallelism co-exists with political clientelism have contradictory influences on journalistic practices. Journalists are encouraged to actively defend a cause and influence public opinion ...
  • Climate Change and Security in the Arctic 

    Sending, Ole Jacob; Hansen, Vegard Valther; Winther, Iselin Németh; Goodman, Sherri; Guy, Kate; Maddox, Marisol (Research report, 2021)
    Across the world, climate change already poses severe threats to the natural and human systems on which security depends. These changes are of acute concern in the High North, the geography of land, sea, and ice that lies ...
  • Resilience in the age of crises 

    Giske, Mathilde (NUPI Research Paper;2021-2, Research report, 2021)
    This research paper examines the concept 'resilience' as a response to the constantly changing environments and turbulence of the world. While resilience is used by several international organisations and nation states, ...
  • What threatens NATO – and what members can do? The case of Norway and Poland 

    Godzimirski, Jakub M. (NUPI Research Paper;2021-1, Research report, 2021)
    This research paper examines the critical external and internal challenges that faced NATO at its 70th anniversary, and how the policies of two members – Norway and Poland – can influence the internal cohesion of the ...
  • Performance of Peace Operations 

    De Coning, Cedric; Nortvedt, Jenny (Background paper;December 2020, Others, 2020)
    How should we assess and improve the performance of peace operations? This is the topic of the third dialogue strand of VCAF20. UN peace operations are under growing pressure to increase performance and enhance mandate ...
  • The Nuclear Umbrella Revisited 

    Lodgaard, Sverre (Policy Brief;November 2020, Research report, 2020)
    The NPT is in miserable shape, betrayed on the disarmament dimension, stuck in the Middle East and mostly irrelevant to the Asian nuclear armed states, but it has proven resilient and lingers on. It will soon be accompanied ...
  • For the greater good?: “Good states” turning UN peacekeeping towards counterterrorism 

    Karlsrud, John (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
    The usual suspects of middle power internationalism—small and middle powers such as Canada, Denmark, Norway, the Netherlands, and Sweden—have all contributed to the UN peacekeeping mission in Mali (MINUSMA). This article ...
  • Security Council Resolution 1325 at 20: What Next for the Women Peace and Security (WPS) Agenda? 

    Stamnes, Eli (NUPI Research Paper;2020-07, Research report, 2020)
    This policy brief takes stock of the achievements of the WPS agenda since the passing of its founding Security Resolution 1325, twenty years ago. It outlines the challenges it currently faces like the implementation gap; ...
  • 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 ...
  • Presidentvalget i Hviterussland: Kan vi se begynnelsen på slutten for Europas siste diktatur? 

    Godzimirski, Jakub M. (Journal article, 2020)
    Denne artikkelen som er publisert som bidrag til Den norske Atlanterhavskomite serie Ukens analyse ser på det nylig avholdte presidentvalget i Hviterussland, og diskuterer om vi er i ferd med å se begynnelsen på slutten ...
  • 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 ...
  • Risikovurderingsverktøy mot terrorisme og ekstremisme: Erfaringer fra kriminalomsorgen i Nederland, Storbritannia, og Sverige 

    Knudsen, Rita Augestad; Stormoen, Ole Martin (NUPI Report;2020-10, Research report, 2020)
    Spesialiserte verktøy for å vurdere enkeltpersoners risiko for å bli innblandet i terrorisme og voldelig ekstremisme har blitt en sentral del av mange europeiske lands antiterrorarbeid. Denne rapporten gir en oversikt over ...
  • In the shadow of the virus Varieties of power in the COVID-19 crisis in Venezuela 

    Østebø, Peder (NUPI Covid-19 Brief;2020-11, Research report, 2020)
    While all states face massive challenges when responding to COVID-19, some are in a more precarious position than others. In Venezuela, the pandemic arrived at the worst possible time for its citizens. Facing one of the ...
  • The impact of COVID-19 on peace operations in Africa 

    De Coning, Cedric (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
  • The ASEAN climate and energy paradox 

    Øverland, Indra; Sagbakken, Haakon Fossum; Chan, Hoy-Yen; Merdekawati, Monika; Suryadi, Beni; Utama, Nuki Agya; Vakulchuk, Roman (Journal article, 2021)
    This article carries out a multisectoral qualitative analysis (MSQA) and policy integration analysis of six sectors important for climate mitigation in Southeast Asia in order to assess the status of the climate-energy ...

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