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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?

UiO aula w/ SDGs
Time and place: Oct. 16, 2018 9:00 AM11:45 AM, Loftet, Professorboligen

The Oslo SDG Initiative invites UiO faculty to an interdisciplinary brainstorming event on research, teaching and dissemination related to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Fish market India
Time and place: Oct. 5, 2018 2:00 PM5:00 PM, Kolkata, India

Roundtable discussion in Kolkata organized in collaboration with Presidency University

India's flag
Time and place: Oct. 1, 2018 10:00 AM1:30 PM, New Delhi, India

Roundtable discussion in New Delhi organized in collaboration with Jawaharlal Nehru University.

Ambulance depot near western area Emergency Response Centre, Sierra Leone
Time and place: Sep. 4, 2018 10:15 AM11:30 AM, Old Festive Hall, Domus Academica

Public lecture by Dr. Paul Farmer, Harvard Medical School.

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. 15, 2018 3:30 PM4:30 PM, MS Sunnhordland, Arendal

What role does aid play in the 2030 Agenda, and what is the future of Norwegian development cooperation?

Time and place: Aug. 14, 2018 4:15 PM5:15 PM, MS Sunnhordland, Arendal

The private sector is considered a key actor in fostering progress towards the SDGs, but what role does business play in the global development agenda?

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.

Time and place: June 20, 2018June 22, 2018, Oslo and Akershus University College, Oslo, Norway

Political Ecology, the Green Economy, and Alternative Sustainabilities

Woman rally
Time and place: June 7, 2018 9:00 AM12:00 PM, Blantyre, Malawi

This roundtable will explore the role of the SDGs as a framework to promote policymaking related to development in Malawi.

Image may contain: Water, Reflection, Calm.
Time and place: May 28, 2018 9:00 AM10:00 AM, Auditorium 2, Georg Sverdrups hus

How does climate interact with existing vulnerabilities and risks? To what extent can we attribute migration and displacement to climate change?

ILO flag
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?

Blantyre Market, Malawi.
Time and place: Apr. 27, 2018 9:00 AM11:00 AM, Loftet, Professorboligen, University of Oslo

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?

President Jacob Zuma welcomes President of China Xi Jinping on a state visit to South Africa at the Union Building in Pretoria
Time and place: Apr. 12, 2018 2:00 PM5:00 PM, Beijing, China

How do Chinese aid models fit into the overarching framework of the Belt and Road Initiative?

Time and place: Mar. 21, 2018 9:30 AM3:00 PM, The Norwegian Nobel Institute, Henrik Ibsens gate 51, Oslo

How can democracy be rejuvenated in the post-Brexit, post-Orban, post-Kaczynski and post-Sebastian Kurz Europe?

Time and place: Mar. 2, 2018 9:15 AM5:30 PM, City University Hong Kong

The purpose of this seminar is to examine China’s role in reshaping global governance and existing mechanisms and structures of international cooperation.

The Sustainable Development Goals.
Time and place: Feb. 22, 2018 9:30 AM12:30 PM, Loftet, Professorboligen

Academic brainstorming session on the underlying theory of change of the SDGs, and the role of universities in their implementation.

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?

Word cloud
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.