Sandakerveien 130 (map)
1st and 2nd floor
Tax havens and increasing levels of corruption challenge social and environmental justice across the world. The 2019 Arne Næss Chair, Eva Joly, has long been a courageous prosecutor and investigator of the role of big corporations as drivers of inequality and environmental destruction.
How can the idea of degrowth help us find new ways of thinking about planetary challenges?
Is wind energy the solution to climate change? Around the world governments and NGOs praise renewable energy, accept carbon accounting as a viable measure of climate change and are currently theorizing the viability of a Green New Deal, yet what are these types of schemes creating in practice?
Earlier this year the Japanese emperor abdicated due to deteriorating health; in October the second great acquisition ceremony, sokui no rei, in which the emperor’s eldest son takes over the throne will take place. What does this imperial shift mean for Japan?
The second annual conference of the Independent Panel on Global Governance for Health will take place in New York (USA), and is co-organized by the Centre for Development and the Environment (University of Oslo) and the The Julien. J. Studley Graduate Programs in International Affairs (The New School).
Get an update on what is currently happening in Kashmir, in this seminar with psychological and medical anthropologist Dr. Saiba Varma.
In this seminar, Peter Redfield will unpack the politics of humanitarian equipment and the assumptions it entails about human needs and what a satisfactory life might be.
I dag, 22 år etter at Kina fikk tilbake suvereniteten over den gamle engelske kronkolonien Hongkong, har forholdet mellom Hongkongs befolkning og Beijing utviklet seg til en akutt politisk krise.
In this lecture, Professor Lynn Mario T. Menezes de Souza from the University of São Paulo, will argue that, though colonization may have officially ended, its drastic negative effects still persist in the form of a hierarchy of races, knowledges, languages etc that hinders local knowledges and local scientific production.
How to measure "Health for All"? How do metrics influence the way Universal Health Coverage is implemented in Senegal?
The 21st Century is Asia’s Century. At the ASIANET 2019 conference, we analyse the rise of Asia along three axes: the economy and global power balance; the environment and resource politics; and social, political and ideological change.
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.
As fake news and alternative facts spread, many have concluded that truth is no longer held in respect. Today, it seems, anything goes. But is there cause for concern? If so, for what, exactly?
MSc Hanneke Pot at Institute of Health and Society will be defending the thesis “Global norms and local brokers: an ethnography of an international NGO project to ‘reduce teenage pregnancies’ in rural Malawi” for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).
MSc Hanneke Pot at Institute of Health and Society will give a trial lecture on the given topic: "Discuss how brokers operate in the fields of power in global health".
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?
Welcome to the book launch in connection with the publication of Nina Witoszek’s latest study, The Origins of Anti-Authoritarianism.
How does the private sector strategically use poor quality data for its own benefit? In this talk, Linsey McGoey discusses how weak evidence-based policy can paradoxically be a powerful tool in the political economy of global health.
In this seminar, Sandya K. Hewamanne analyses how former factory workers navigate global capitalism. The seminar is the first in our new SDG Asia seminar series that addresses the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) in the Asian context.
As Ghana seeks to expand primary health services, how do past experiences shape current perceptions and expectations? David Bannister will survey the history of Ghana's health system in our next Global Health Unpacked seminar.
How can we tackle the growing mountain of electronic waste? Bring your broken electronics and join our Restart Party!
The start of a new year provides an opportunity to reengage in conversations on how best to achieve sustainable development. The Oslo SDG Initiative invites stakeholders to reflect on Norwegian engagement with the SDGs, and discuss achievements and challenges that lie ahead.