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    • Predictive Peacekeeping: Strengthening Predictive Analysis in UN Peace Operations 

      Duursma, Allard; Karlsrud, John (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      The UN is becoming increasingly data-driven. Until recently, data-driven initiatives have mainly been led by individual UN field missions, but with António Guterres, the new Secretary-General, a more centralized approach ...
    • Stubbornly Stumbling into Making History: Constructivism and Historical International Relations 

      Leira, Halvard; Carvalho, Benjaminn (Chapter, 2019)
      The aim of this chapter is threefold; first we try to recollect through the hazy dim of personal history and histories how we eventually became the researchers we are today. Second, we focus on what to us at the time – ...
    • Algorithm for Producing Rankings Based on Expert Surveys 

      Øverland, Indra; Juraev, Javlon (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      This paper develops an automated algorithm to process input data for segmented string relative rankings (SSRRs). The purpose of the SSRR methodology is to create rankings of countries, companies, or any other units based ...
    • Russian foreign policy and interactiobn effects 

      Wilhelmsen, Julie Maria (Lecture, 2019)
      In current popular analysis, Russian foreign policy is explained from within: even in our presentations today, it is Russia’s relations to Europe, to the West, to China etc, that we address – it is not how these entities ...
    • Introduction: The Duty of Care in International Relations 

      Leira, Halvard; Græger, Nina (Chapter, 2019)
      In this introduction, we lay out the premises, logics and content of the book in more detail. In the next section, we introduce a varied set of current international challenges concerning the relationship between states ...
    • Norge må tenke nytt i Persiabukta 

      Wilhelmsen, Julie Maria (Chronicle, 2019)
      I stedet for å si ja til å bidra militært i Persiabukta, er det mulig å tenke seg en mye mer proaktiv og klok norsk linje.
    • Women and the Katiba Macina in Central Mali 

      Rupesinghe, Natasja; Diall, Yida (NUPI Policy Brief; 2019-13, Research report, 2019)
      This policy brief examines the local rule of the Katiba Macina from a gender perspective and addresses the question of women’s participation in the insurgency. The key findings can be summarised as follows. First,controlling ...
    • Internet use, intermediaries and international trade 

      Maurseth, Per Botolf; Medin, Hege (NUPI Working Paper; 885, Research report, 2019)
    • Business as usual? The private sector’s changing role in Arctic environmental governance 

      Rowe, Elana Tovah Wilson; Prip, Christian; Rottem, Svein Vigeland (NUPI Policy Brief;2019-12, Research report, 2019)
      How has the private sector engaged in crossborder Arctic diplomacy? Despite a focus on business actors as targets of policy recommendations from the Arctic Council and an increased attention on the importance of engaging ...
    • Rival priorities in the Sahel – finding the balance between security and development 

      Bøås, Morten (NAI Policy Note;3:2018, Research report, 2018)
      The G5 Sahel initiative goes some way to make up for the lack of supranational coordination in the troubled Sahel region. If moulded in the interests of development, it could bring about positive change. But the initiative ...
    • Mali's Religious Leaders and the 2018 Presidential Elections 

      Bøås, Morten; Diallo, Abubacar; Cissé, Abdoul Wahab (HYRES Research Note;, Research report, 2019)
      Mali is by constitution a secular state, but here as elsewhere in the Sahel the role of religious leaders is increasing both in the social and the political sphere. This HYRES research brief explains how, why, and in what ...
    • 50 Years After the Moon Landing:Why Europe Should Lead the Next 50 

      Cross, Mai’a K. Davis (NUPI Policy Brief;2019-11, Research report, 2019)
      50 years since the first astronauts stepped foot on the moon, it would be easy to be complacent about human space exploration today. After all, humans have not ventured out of low-earth orbit since 1972. Achievements in ...
    • Lebanese Sunni Islamism: A Post-Election Review 

      Imad, Abdulghani (HYRES Research Note;, Research report, 2019)
      This research note analyses the internal and external factors that led to Al-Jama‘a al-Islamiyya‘s loss of its only parliamentary seat in 2018. Al-Jama‘a al-Islamiyya is the Lebanese branch of the Muslim Brotherhood. Through ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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: 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: 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: 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: 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 ...
    • Hydropower Potential of the Central Asian Countries 

      Vakulchuk, Roman; Øverland, Indra; Eshchanov, Bahtiyor; Abylkasymova, Alina; Aminjonov, Farkhod; Moldokanov, Daniyar (Central Asia Data-Gathering and Analysis Team (CADGAT);19, Research report, 2019)
      This data article surveys the hydropower potential of the five Central Asian countries: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. The dataset presents the theoretical hydropower supply capacity of ...