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    • An assessment of the UN Operations in South Sudan and Mali 

      De Coning, Cedric (Lecture, 2019)
    • Avskrekke hvem? Betydningen av strategisk kultur for cybersikkerhet 

      Gjesvik, Lars; Øverbø, Emil Jørgensen (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Det er en pågående debatt i akademia om hvorvidt og hvordan man kan benytte avskrekkingsteori i cyberdomenet. Avskrekking var originalt en teori utviklet for å unngå konvensjonell eller nukleær krig. I diskusjonen om ...
    • Å hoppe etter Refleks: Brendes Veivalg 

      Holm, Minda (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      I dette bidraget vil jeg løfte stortingsmeldingen "Veivalg for utenriks- og sikkerhetspolitikken" frem i diskusjonen rundt Brendes arv, og i) se "Veivalg" i lys av Jonas Gahr Støres "Refleks", og ii) moderere kritikken om ...
    • Blikket i glasskulen: NATO de neste 70 år 

      Friis, Karsten (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Hvordan vil det gå med NATO? Vil alliansen overleve de neste 70 år? Hvilke utfordringer vil alliansen i så fall måtte håndtere? Artikkelen spekulerer på fremtiden og forsøker å se inn i glasskulen og peke på noen mulige ...
    • BRI in Central Asia: Agriculture and Food Projects 

      Vakulchuk, Roman; Øverland, Indra; Aminjonov, Farkhod; Abylkasymova, Alina; Eshchanov, Bahtiyor; Moldokanov, Daniyar (Central Asia Data-Gathering and Analysis Team (CADGAT);26, Research report, 2019)
      This data article looks at Chinese investment in agriculture and food production in Central Asia. It shows that the agricultural sector projects have low priority within the Belt and Road Initiative. Kazakhstan is the ...
    • BRI in Central Asia: Energy Connectivity Projects 

      Vakulchuk, Roman; Øverland, Indra; Aminjonov, Farkhod; Abylkasymova, Alina; Eshchanov, Bahtiyor; Moldokanov, Daniyar (Central Asia Data-Gathering and Analysis Team (CADGAT);22, Research report, 2019)
      One of the strategic objectives of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in Central Asia is to provide China with alternative import/export and energy supply routes. This data article shows that the presentation and coverage ...
    • BRI in Central Asia: Finance and IT Projects 

      Vakulchuk, Roman; Øverland, Indra; Aminjonov, Farkhod; Abylkasymova, Alina; Eshchanov, Bahtiyor; Moldokanov, Daniyar (Central Asia Data-Gathering and Analysis Team (CADGAT);25, Research report, 2019)
      China and its Central Asian counterparts pursue finance and IT projects for both commercial and strategic reasons. As this data article shows, transparency is limited and exact information on the size of their investments ...
    • BRI in Central Asia: Industrial Projects 

      Vakulchuk, Roman; Øverland, Indra; Aminjonov, Farkhod; Abylkasymova, Alina; Eshchanov, Bahtiyor; Moldokanov, Daniyar (Central Asia Data-Gathering and Analysis Team (CADGAT);24, Research report, 2019)
      China’s investment in the industrial sectors of Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan has been on the rise since the 1990s. However, this data article shows the recent expansion of Chinese investment also in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan. ...
    • BRI in Central Asia: Mineral and Petroleum Exploration, Extraction and Processing Projects 

      Vakulchuk, Roman; Øverland, Indra; Aminjonov, Farkhod; Abylkasymova, Alina; Eshchanov, Bahtiyor; Moldokanov, Daniyar (Central Asia Data-Gathering and Analysis Team (CADGAT);23, Research report, 2019)
      Mineral resources is the sector that receives most Chinese investment in Central Asia. China and its Central Asian partners pursue both strategic and commercial goals by promoting projects in the minerals sector. Kazakhstan ...
    • BRI in Central Asia: Overview of Chinese Projects 

      Vakulchuk, Roman; Øverland, Indra; Aminjonov, Farkhod; Abylkasymova, Alina; Eshchanov, Bahtiyor; Moldokanov, Daniyar (Central Asia Data-Gathering and Analysis Team (CADGAT);20, Research report, 2019)
      This data article summarises the analysis of 261 Chinese projects in Central Asia. The findings indicate that trade promotion and industrial development are the sectors where there is most BRI-related activity in Central ...
    • BRI in Central Asia: People-to-People Projects 

      Vakulchuk, Roman; Øverland, Indra; Aminjonov, Farkhod; Abylkasymova, Alina; Eshchanov, Bahtiyor; Moldokanov, Daniyar (Central Asia Data-Gathering and Analysis Team (CADGAT);27, Research report, 2019)
      Along with financing hard infrastructure projects, Beijing also promotes soft power projects in the form of people-to-people initiatives. However, such projects are low priority within the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)in ...
    • BRI in Central Asia: Rail and Road Connectivity Projects 

      Vakulchuk, Roman; Øverland, Indra; Aminjonov, Farkhod; Abylkasymova, Alina; Eshchanov, Bahtiyor; Moldokanov, Daniyar (Central Asia Data-Gathering and Analysis Team (CADGAT);21, Research report, 2019)
      This data article shows that most of the rail and road projects in which the Chinese are involved in Central Asia are implemented within the territories of individual countries and thus are still poorly linked with each ...
    • Brothers in Arms and Faith? The Emerging US-Central and Eastern Europe ‘Special Relationship’ 

      Holm, Minda; Tjalve, Vibeke (NUPI Policy Note;2020-1, Research report, 2020)
      In this policy note, we explore the nature, strength and tensions of the contemporary US-Central Eastern Europe relationship. We describe the expanding US-CEE ‘brotherhood in arms’: growing trade relations, intensified ...
    • China and South Asia Crisis Management in the Era of Great Power Competition 

      Sun, yun (NUPI Research Paper;4/2020, Research report, 2020)
      Until very recently, China had been seen as an important and constructive force in the crisis management in South Asia in the event of an India-Pakistan military crisis. Part of the perception originated from historical ...
    • China, India and the political economy of medical supplies 

      Eriksen, Stein Sundstøl (NUPI Covid-19 Brief;4/2020, Research report, 2020)
      • The pandemic and lockdowns threaten the supply of medicines, especially from India • Poor countries relying on supplies of cheap Indian medicines are especially vulnerable • New medicines and vaccines are likely to be ...
    • Civilian Capacities Network Annual Meeting 2013 

      De Coning, Cedric; Vermeij, Lotte; Troost, Paul (Research report, 2013)
    • 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 ...
    • Climate, Peace and Security Fact Sheet: Somalia 

      De Coning, Cedric; Grand, Anab Ovidie; Karlsrud, John; Nortvedt, Jenny; Tchie, Andrew E. Yaw; Krampe, Florian; Tarif, Kheira (Climate, Peace and Security Fact Sheet;2021, Research report, 2021)
      Somalia is highly susceptible to the effects of climate change and extreme weather. Without anticipatory preventive approaches, these factors are likely to exacerbate existing vulnerabilities and reduce the people’s ...
    • 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 ...
    • Common Fears, Common Opportunities? Czechia and Norway in the changing international context 

      Haugevik, Kristin M.; Tallis, Benjamin; Andersen, Morten Skumsrud; Galeotti, Mark; Godzimirski, Jakub M.; Mazac, Jan; Svendsen, Øyvind; Zhirukina, Elena (Research report, 2020)
      With long-dominant structures in flux, European states – and perhaps smaller ones in particular – are now forced to rethink their foreign policy approaches and practices. This policy briefs outlines how one small Northern ...