Fridtjof Nansen Institute

Founding Year: 1958

Staff: 35

Budget: ~36m NOK

Iver B. Newmann (Director)

It is the research arm of The Fridtjof Nansen Foundation at Polhøgda. The “independent foundation engaged in research on international environmental, energy and resource management politics and law.” It strives to make “well-founded contributions to political solutions of problems” in its areas of interest, based on a good understanding of “the underlying forces in international environmental and resource politics.” FNI “collaborates extensively with other research institutions and individual researchers, in Norway and abroad” in order to “make its expertise available and relevant to users as well as to the public at large.” It’s activities include academic studies, contract research, investigations and evaluations.

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Fridtjof Nansen Institute contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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