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  • 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 ...
  • Police Reform and Community Policing in Kenya: The Bumpy Road from Policy to Practice 

    Gjelsvik, Ingvild Magnæs (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    A reform is underway in Kenya, aimed at transforming the police organization into a people- centred police service. Among other things, this involves enhancing police-public trust and partnerships through community policing ...
  • Spaces and Institutional Logics in Post-Conflict Settings of Mitrovica 

    Osland, Kari M.; Batora, Jozef; Qehaja, Florian; Gajić, Sonja Stojanović (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Spaces structure interactions between communities in post-conflict settings. They are governed by particular institutional logics, which can foster boundary building and boundary transgression. This article proposes an ...
  • Malaysia: How to Scale Up Investment in Renewable Energy 

    Vakulchuk, Roman; Chan, Hoy-Yen; Kresnawan, Muhammad Rizki; Merdekawati, Monika; Øverland, Indra; Sagbakken, Haakon Fossum; Suryadi, Beni; Utama, Nuki Agya; Yurnaidi, Zulfikar (ACE Policy Brief;08/2020, Research report, 2020)
    Malaysia set a target of 20% renewables in the energy mix by 2025, an 18% increase from the 2% it had in 2018. One of the planned measures is the development of large-scale solar power. To reach the target, it will be ...
  • Vietnam: Six Ways to Keep Up the Renewable Energy Investment Success 

    Vakulchuk, Roman; Chan, Hoy-Yen; Kresnawan, Muhammad Rizki; Merdekawati, Monika; Øverland, Indra; Sagbakken, Haakon Fossum; Suryadi, Beni; Utama, Nuki Agya; Yurnaidi, Zulfikar (ACE Policy Brief;13/2020, Research report, 2020)
    Vietnam is one of the most attractive destinations for renewable energy investment in ASEAN. In 2018, the country attracted USD 5.2 billion. In 2019, the share of renewable energy in the energy mix was 9%, thus already ...
  • The Philippines: How to Leapfrog from a Complicated Renewable Energy Sector to an Attractive One 

    Vakulchuk, Roman; Chan, Hoy-Yen; Kresnawan, Muhammad Rizki; Merdekawati, Monika; Øverland, Indra; Sagbakken, Haakon Fossum; Suryadi, Beni; Utama, Nuki Agya; Yurnaidi, Zulfikar (ACE Policy Brief;10/2020, Research report, 2020)
    The Philippines set the target of increasing the share of renewable energy in its energy mix from 16.9% in 2019 to 26.9% by 2030. This ambitious target requires significant additional investment in renewable energy. It has ...
  • Indonesia: How to Boost Investment in Renewable Energy 

    Vakulchuk, Roman; Chan, Hoy-Yen; Kresnawan, Muhammad Rizki; Merdekawati, Monika; Øverland, Indra; Sagbakken, Haakon Fossum; Suryadi, Beni; Utama, Nuki Agya; Yurnaidi, Zulfikar (ACE Policy Brief;06/2020, Research report, 2020)
    Indonesia, the largest country in Southeast Asia, has considerable renewable energy potential. However, this potential remains largely underexploited. Fossil fuel subsidies are a major obstacle to the deployment of renewable ...
  • Myanmar: How to Become an Attractive Destination for Renewable Energy Investment? 

    Vakulchuk, Roman; Chan, Hoy-Yen; Kresnawan, Muhammad Rizki; Merdekawati, Monika; Øverland, Indra; Sagbakken, Haakon Fossum; Suryadi, Beni; Utama, Nuki Agya; Yurnaidi, Zulfikar (ACE Policy Brief;09/2020, Research report, 2020)
    Myanmar is endowed with abundant renewable energy resources, and its solar potential is the greatest in the Greater Mekong Subregion – yet, this potential remains largely untapped. The country’s 50% electrification rate ...
  • Thailand: Improving the Business Climate for Renewable Energy Investment 

    Vakulchuk, Roman; Chan, Hoy-Yen; Kresnawan, Muhammad Rizki; Merdekawati, Monika; Øverland, Indra; Sagbakken, Haakon Fossum; Suryadi, Beni; Utama, Nuki Agya; Yurnaidi, Zulfikar (ACE Policy Brief;12/2020, Research report, 2020)
    Thailand is among ASEAN’s renewable energy leaders. It attracted more than USD 10.7 billion of investment in renewable energy from 2006 to 2018. The country’s total installed capacity of renewable energy represented over ...
  • Cambodia: Five Actions to Improve the Business Climate for Renewable Energy Investment 

    Vakulchuk, Roman; Chan, Hoy-Yen; Kresnawan, Muhammad Rizki; Merdekawati, Monika; Øverland, Indra; Sagbakken, Haakon Fossum; Suryadi, Beni; Utama, Nuki Agya; Yurnaidi, Zulfikar (ACE Policy Brief;05/2020, Research report, 2020)
    Cambodia has not attracted significant investment in renewable energy until mid-2020 and, unlike other ASEAN countries, has not set exact renewable energy targets. Despite this, the country is viewed as a model to learn ...
  • Lao PDR: How to Attract More Investment in Small-Scale Renewable Energy? 

    Vakulchuk, Roman; Chan, Hoy-Yen; Kresnawan, Muhammad Rizki; Merdekawati, Monika; Øverland, Indra; Sagbakken, Haakon Fossum; Suryadi, Beni; Utama, Nuki Agya; Yurnaidi, Zulfikar (ACE Policy Brief;7/2020, Research report, 2020)
    Lao PDR adopted the Renewable Energy Development Strategy in 2011 and set a target of 30% small-scale renewables in the energy mix by 2025. The country relies heavily on large hydropower in electricity production and is ...
  • Brunei Darussalam: How to Build an Investment Climate for Renewable Energy? 

    Vakulchuk, Roman; Chan, Hoy-Yen; Kresnawan, Muhammad Rizki; Merdekawati, Monika; Øverland, Indra; Sagbakken, Haakon Fossum; Suryadi, Beni; Utama, Nuki Agya; Yurnaidi, Zulfikar (ACE Policy Brief;04/2020, Research report, 2020)
    Brunei Darussalam has yet to make major progress in renewable energy and become an attractive destination for investors. Only 0.05% of Brunei’s electricity came from renewable energy sources, while 99.95% was based on ...
  • Singapore: How to Attract More Investment in Renewable Energy? 

    Vakulchuk, Roman; Chan, Hoy-Yen; Kresnawan, Muhammad Rizki; Merdekawati, Monika; Øverland, Indra; Sagbakken, Haakon Fossum; Suryadi, Beni; Utama, Nuki Agya; Yurnaidi, Zulfikar (ACE Policy Brief;11/2020, Research report, 2020)
    Singapore has limited renewable energy potential due to its small surface area and the limited space available. Solar power has the greatest potential. Given the country’s limited spare land, rooftops and vertical spaces ...
  • Biowar next? Security implications of the coronavirus 

    Friis, Karsten (LSE Ideas Strategic Update;, Research report, 2020)
    In this Strategic Update, Karsten Friis investigates the pandemic's potential consequences for the world, its armed forces, the integration of Europe, US-China relations, as well as the concept and practice of 'war' more ...
  • The six principles of Adaptive Peacebuilding 

    De Coning, Cedric (Journal article, 2020)
    The key to successful conflict resolution and peacebuilding lies in finding the appropriate balance between international support and local self-organisation, and this will differ from context to context. Those engaged in ...
  • Principled Peacekeeping Works 

    De Coning, Cedric (Journal article, 2020)
    Over the past few years, the performance of UN peacekeeping operations has come increasingly under the spotlight. It started with financial pressure, especially but not exclusively by the United States Government, to reduce ...
  • Georgia’s Emerging Far Right 

    Gelashvili, Tamta (Journal article, 2019)
    Ethnonationalism has been as common in Georgia as in other post-Soviet countries, but the far-right social movement has especially been gaining traction for the past five years, gradually becoming larger, more diverse, and ...
  • Placing People at the Center of UN Peace Operations 

    De Coning, Cedric; Gelot, Linnéa (Others, 2020-05-29)
  • Political Change, Women’s Rights, and Public Opinion on Gender Equality in Myanmar 

    Htun, Mala; Jensenius, Francesca R. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    Myanmar’s introduction of competitive elections after decades of military rule raised expectations for progress in economic and social development, including in the area of women’s rights. In this paper, we draw on data ...
  • The Energy Union and security-of-gas supply 

    Austvik, Ole Gunnar (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016)

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