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  • chikapa_28.02_660x400 25 Years of Democracy: Governance and Sustainable Development in Malawi Mar. 11, 2019 5:03 PM

    Malawi has been consistently democratic since 1994, when it re-introduced a multiparty democratic system of governance after several decades of dictatorship. But what has been the democratic dividend in terms of economic development?

  • kolkata-feb-workshop_660x400 Climate change and political feedbacks Mar. 5, 2019 9:37 AM

    Together with the University of Calcutta, the Oslo SDG Initiative recently organized a workshop in Kolkata, India, aiming to provide a better understanding of the role of human agency and feedbacks to behaviors, values and norms that affect the functioning of Earth Systems.



  • mumbai-koplewicz_660x400 Business and the SDGs in India May 9, 2019 2:00 PM

    Together with the Norwegian General Consulate in Mumbai and the National Foundation for India, the Oslo SDG Initiative is planning a conference on business and the SDGs in Mumbai on 7-9 May.

  • ladakh_india_(14500767548) India's Energy Transition - Climate Goals and Persistent Development Injustices May 13, 2019 3:15 PM

    Scientific consensus on anthropogenic climate change indicates dire consequences if the world continues the use of fossil fuels that powered past industrialization. As the world’s third largest primary consumer of energy, climate scientists and policymakers eagerly follow India’s energy trajectory.