Norwegian Institute of International Affairs

Founding Year: 1959

Staff: 17

Budget: $8.5 million (2006)

Ulf Sverdrup (Director)

The Norwegian Institute of International Affairs is a research institution carrying out research and disseminating “findings on global power relations, security policy, development issues, international economics and Norwegian foreign policy.” It communicates “research-based insights to the Norwegian public as well as to wider international audiences.” The institutes research areas include defence and security, natural resources and climate, global governance, diplomacy and foreign policy, peace, crisis and conflict, global economy, and theory and method.



Norwegian Institute of International Affairs contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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