Polarized polities around the world are suffering democratic erosion. In this seminar Jennifer McCoy will present a volume published with Murat Somer based on a comparative case study of the emergence of pernicious polarization, meaning the division of societies into mutually distrustful “Us vs. Them” camps.
Professor Larry Diamond from Stanford University joins us for an open lecture on democratic recession and the current state of freedom in the world today.
UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner joins us to discuss ongoing reforms and the role of the UN in ensuring the achievement of the SDGs.
What are the most pressing issues for security and restoration of democracy in Venezuela?
The Independent Panel on Global Governance for Health organizes its first annual international conference in Oslo.
What happens to the SDG agenda when it is translated into targets and indicators?
Welcome to this unique discussion between academics from China, Russia, Cuba, Venezuela and Norway.
What role does new partnerships play when international cooperation is under pressure?
Public lecture by Amina J. Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations
What is the role of rural areas in supporting populist politicians? And how do rural areas become the main target of populist and authoritarian politics?
The objective of this interdisciplinary course is to critically analyze – empirically and conceptually – processes of transformation in rural areas as related to access to and governance of resources and how these are reshaping the lives of people living there.
The application deadline was 5 April, 2018.
As the International Labour Organization (ILO) has evolved since its beginning 100 years ago, it has moved closer to becoming a development agency.
What is the origin of the idea that global institutions are needed to promote the development of poorer countries?
What transformations are needed to reach SDG2, and what is the role of strategic partnerships in fostering such change?
We are excited to welcome Professor Fukuyama to give a lecture at the University of Oslo.
How did the networks that spanned across borders in the Middle East relate to the new nation-state narrative?
What is to be done when health is determined by factors extending well beyond the health sector?
This course will critically analyse the changing role of NGOs in development, focusing especially on health and environment.
The application deadline was 31 March, 2017.
Open lecture with Oliver Stuenkel: The Rise of “Non-Western” Powers in Global Governance: Challengers or Saviors of Global Order?
What are Brazil's prospects for economic and political recovery?
The objective of this interdisciplinary course is to critically analyse the changing nature of global food governance: the norms, rules and institutions that govern international political and economic interactions in our globalised food system.
The application deadline was 15 April, 2016.