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Time and place: June 4, 2020 3:00 PM6:30 PM, Webinar

What are drivers, transitions and pathways out of Venezuela’s crisis?

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Time and place: Mar. 20, 2020 8:30 AM10:00 AM, seminarrom Glød, Senter for utvikling og miljø (SUM)

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.

Washington D.C. protest march
Time and place: May 29, 2019 2:00 PM3:30 PM, Auditorium 13, Domus Media (Karl Johans Gate 47)

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.

UN General Assembly and UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner
Time and place: May 15, 2019 12:30 PM1:30 PM, Stallen, Professorboligen (Karl Johans gate 47)

UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner joins us to discuss ongoing reforms and the role of the UN in ensuring the achievement of the SDGs.

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Time and place: May 2, 2019 6:00 PM7:30 PM, Amalie Skram, Litteraturhuset, Wergelandsveien 29, Oslo

What are the most pressing issues for security and restoration of democracy in Venezuela?

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Time and place: Nov. 1, 2018 8:30 AMNov. 2, 2018 4:00 PM, Scandic Hotel St Olavs Plass

The Independent Panel on Global Governance for Health organizes its first annual international conference in Oslo. 

Is there a danger that in the process of translating this into detailed targets and indicators, the SDGs will lose their transformative potential?
Time and place: Oct. 29, 2018 2:30 PM4:00 PM, Nedjma, Litteraturhuset

What happens to the SDG agenda when it is translated into targets and indicators?

Time and place: Oct. 24, 2018 10:30 AM11:30 AM, Litteraturhuset, Wergelandsveien 29, Oslo

What role does new partnerships play when international cooperation is under pressure?

Amina J. Mohammed
Time and place: Aug. 29, 2018 6:00 PM7:00 PM, Old Festive Hall, Domus Academica

Public lecture by Amina J. Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations

Time and place: Aug. 8, 2018 9:00 AMAug. 10, 2018, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), Sognsveien 68

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.

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Time and place: May 7, 2018 12:15 PM1:30 PM, Seminar room 4th floor, SUM, Sognsveien 68

As the International Labour Organization (ILO) has evolved since its beginning 100 years ago, it has moved closer to becoming a development agency.

Chinas former president sun yat-sen
Time and place: May 2, 2018 12:15 PM2:00 PM, Auditorium 3, Eilert Sundts hus

What is the origin of the idea that global institutions are needed to promote the development of poorer countries?

Time and place: Dec. 13, 2017 12:00 PM1:00 PM, Seminar room, 4th floor, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), Sognsveien 68

How did the networks that spanned across borders in the Middle East relate to the new nation-state narrative?

Time and place: Oct. 9, 2017 5:00 PM7:00 PM, Sentralen, Øvre Slottsgate 3. Produksjonsrom 1, 4th floor.

What is to be done when health is determined by factors extending well beyond the health sector?

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Time and place: Aug. 16, 2017 9:00 AMAug. 18, 2017, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), Sognsveien 68

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.

Time and place: Mar. 20, 2017 12:15 PM2:00 PM, Eilert Sundts hus, Auditorium 2

Open lecture with Oliver Stuenkel: The Rise of “Non-Western” Powers in Global Governance: Challengers or Saviors of Global Order?

Time and place: Mar. 20, 2017 8:30 AM11:30 AM, Nedjma, Litteraturhuset, Oslo

What are Brazil's prospects for economic and political recovery?

Time and place: Aug. 15, 2016 9:00 AM, Centre for Development and the Environment (SUM), Sognsveien 68

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.