Collection of papers, articles, etc. published at NUPIs web-pages, by NUPI. Both internal and external Authors, but in Connection with NUPI Projects.

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  • Swiss-EU Relations With a Focus on the Current Situation 

    Ambühl, Michael; Lenz, Lara (NUPI Research Paper;2021-3, Research report, 2021)
    In 1992, Swiss voters rejected an accession to the European Economic Area (EEA). Among different reasons for this were institutional and sovereignty questions, such as the dynamic adoption of new EU legislation, and the ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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: 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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; ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Effektive verktøy eller historiske rammer? Kinas holdninger til internasjonale institusjoner 

    Trøan, Magnus Langset (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
  • Complexities of Achieving Strategic Stability in Southern Asia: An Indian Perspective 

    Sethi, Manpreet (NUPI Research Paper;2020-05, Research report, 2020)
    The concept of strategic stability provides a framework for strengthening security in the nuclear age. This report explores the possibilities and constraints for achieving strategic stability in South Asia. The strained ...
  • Disaster Management in a Crisis State: Dealing With the Corona Crisis in Zimbabwe 

    Eriksen, Stein Sundstøl (NUPI Covid-19 Brief;, Research report, 2020)
    This policy brief discusses how Zimbabwe has dealt with the corona pandemic. It first describes the development of the pandemic and the government’s response to it. Next, I discuss how the response to the crisis is shaped ...
  • 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 ...
  • Introduksjon: 25 år med hardt EØS-arbeid: Fra venterom til permanent oppholdssted? 

    Sverdrup, Ulf (Journal article, 2019)
    I denne introduksjonsartikkelen viser Ulf Sverdrup at Norge er blitt forandret gjennom EØS-avtalen, men også hvordan den med sine mangler og svakheter i all hovedsak har vært en suksess, og at Norges avtaler i det store ...
  • Holdninger til EØS-avtalen etter 25 år: Stor oppslutning, men liten kunnskap 

    Sverdrup, Ulf; Svendsen, Øyvind; Weltzien, Åsmund (Journal article, 2019)
    I anledning EØS-avtalens 25-årsjubileum gjennomførte NUPI og Sentio i januar 2019 en opinionsundersøkelse i den norske befolkningen for å kartlegge nordmenns holdninger til EØS-avtalen samt deres kunnskaper og vurderinger ...
  • Water and energy disputes between Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, and their negative influence on regional co-operation 

    Makhmedov, Yusuf (Report, 2012)
    This research was carried out in 2010-11 and revised at the beginning of 2012. In recent years, water and energy disputes between Uzbekistan and Tajikistan have engaged the attention of specialists and policy makers, and ...

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