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As the International Labour Organization (ILO) has evolved since its beginning 100 years ago, it has moved closer to becoming a development agency.
In this seminar drawing from a combined epidemiological and ethnographic study, Dr Freya Jephcott (Queen's College Cambridge), will unpack the consequences of involving different types of actors, both national and international, in the response to a mysterious outbreak in Ghana (2012). Come and join us for an interesting discussion!
What is the origin of the idea that global institutions are needed to promote the development of poorer countries?
What has been the impact of the SDGs on policy formulation in Malawi, and what are the linkages between aid, taxation and private investments in securing funding for their implementation?
Will the radicalization of Indonesian Islam influence the 2019 presidential elections?
Evening panel talk with Brazil experts.
How do Chinese aid models fit into the overarching framework of the Belt and Road Initiative?
Did we forget newborns in the global focus on maternal health? In this breakfast seminar, Dr Emma Sacks (John Hopkins University) will discuss why mistreatment of newborns is a critical issue, unpack the ethics of competing priorities in global health, and present options for policy responses.
What transformations are needed to reach SDG2, and what is the role of strategic partnerships in fostering such change?
How can democracy be rejuvenated in the post-Brexit, post-Orban, post-Kaczynski and post-Sebastian Kurz Europe?
Debate following the screening of the documentary “500 Years” at the HUMAN International Documentary Film Festival, with Andrea Ixchiú, journalist and activist from Guatemala; Pamela Yates, director of 500 Years; and Mariel Aguilar-Støen, University of Oslo. Language: English
Seminar with Venezuelan and Norwegian scholars and human rights activists seeking to analyze the crisis in Venezuela from a legal point of view.
Join us to celebrate ReNEW! UiO:Norden received NOK40 million to set-up a research hub for Nordic studies together with five other Nordic Universities. Come to celebrate, hear more about the project and listen to our distinguished speakers – the President of the Nordic Council and UiO's vice-rector.
How does local exposure to organized violence impacts whether women give birth in a health facility? Gudrun Østby, Senior Researcher at the Peace Research Institute Oslo PRIO, will discuss her latest findings on armed conflicts and mother health in this Global Health Unpacked breakfast seminar.
We are excited to welcome Professor Fukuyama to give a lecture at the University of Oslo.
Lunch seminar with two of the directors of Cuba Posible, an independent Cuban think tank.
In this seminar, Bonn Juego analyses President Duterte's emergent regime of authoritarian populism
How can ‘building bridges’ between people, researchers and policy-makers help to engage action for a more sustainable future?
How can we use human rights frameworks to foster social improvements? Alicia Ely Yamin, visiting professor of law at Georgetown University, will discuss the successes and challenges to using human rights approaches for health, from conceptualization to implementation, and formulate recommendations to make these approaches more effective.
In this lunch seminar, Morten Jerven, Professor of Development Studies (NMBU) will discuss the increasing role of indicators and statistics in Development and Global Health policies. The seminar is part of the series Global Health Unpacked.
How did the networks that spanned across borders in the Middle East relate to the new nation-state narrative?
The Trump administration represents a break with the foreign policy of previous Republican governments. What does that mean for Latin America?
Seminar with Jesus Velasco, Tarleton State University.
In this seminar Prof. Amit Garg from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, analyses the broader challenges of sustainable development in India.
India's remarkable growth and development makes the country an important partner, also for research cooperation. What has been the essence of Norway and India's research cooperation so far? And where are we heading in the future?
Breakfast seminar with Franklin Castañeda, who as a representative of civil society closely follows the implementation of the peace agreement in Colombia; organized in cooperation with Peace Brigades International.