Webpages tagged with «Trade and development»

the 17 sustainable development goals
Published Sep. 3, 2019 8:43 AM

ARENA will host a debate on the EU and partnerships for sustainable development on 24 October 2019. 

Published Aug. 28, 2019 4:50 PM

Former GLOBUS MA student Sigrid Jerpstad has been awarded the University of Oslo’s sustainability prize for her dissertation on the EU’s role in the UN negotiations on the global sustainability agenda. Having an office at ARENA, and being able to talk to researchers working on important international questions has been very rewarding, says Jerpstad

Picture of the front page of the flash brief
Published July 3, 2019 9:52 AM

What are the main dilemmas development actors face in the support for the human rights of LGBTI persons? And how should the EU respond to human rights violations?

GLOBUS Flash Brief 2/19

Published Dec. 20, 2018 3:41 PM

GLOBUS researchers chaired the panel The European Union: Promoting or obstructing global justice? at the EUSA conference in Denver, Colorado in May 2019. They also participated in various other panels at the conference. 

Published Nov. 6, 2018 10:41 AM

ARENA Centre for European Studies hosted a workshop on justice, trade and development in Oslo on 14-15 March 2019. 

Published Oct. 9, 2018 9:25 AM

What is just is contested. How does an emerging power like Brazil view global justice? During GLOBUS' study trip to Brazil, Andrea Hoffmann from Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro and Tiago Nery from the State Government of Rio de Janeiro, talked to us about the Brazilian perspectives on global justice. 

Published Sep. 13, 2018 3:39 PM

While integrating the European Development Fund into the EU budget has been proposed on the basis of enhancing effectiveness, it would downgrade concerns voiced by the EU’s partners in Africa, Caribbean and the Pacific, argues GLOBUS researcher Johanne Døhlie Saltnes.

Published Dec. 21, 2017 2:32 PM

This seminar gathered GLOBUS researchers to discuss conceptual and methodological challenges to the study of trade, development and global justice. 

Published Aug. 14, 2017 4:11 PM
Published July 17, 2017 10:35 AM

Recently, there have been calls from several African leaders to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC), but such actions will only result in fewer options for ordinary citizens to hold their leaders and governments accountable, writes GLOBUS researcher William Gumede, Associate Professor at University of the Witwatersrand and Chairperson of the Democracy Works Foundation.

Published June 8, 2017 10:12 AM

In this article in Cooperation and Conflict, Johanne Døhlie Saltnes argues that the European Union chose not to sanction Rwanda because of concerns over the negative impact of sanctions on the social and economic conditions in the country.

Published June 1, 2017 10:25 AM

A workshop of the GLOBUS research area of Trade, Development and Global Justice was held in Johannesburg on 30 May to 1 June 2017. 

Published May 9, 2017 10:09 AM

A workshop of the GLOBUS research area of Trade, Development and Global Justice was held in Johannesburg on 30 May to 1 June 2017. 

WTO protests
Published Feb. 20, 2017 3:21 PM

The World Trade Organization (WTO) is a contested international trade regime. Among other things, it has been accused of favouring large multinational companies and letting developed countries protect their farming products at the expense of developing countries. Presenting the main points of critique directed at the WTO, GLOBUS researchers Johanne Døhlie Saltnes and Kjartan Koch Mikalsen argue that the criticism provides evidence of persisting relations of dominance.

Published Oct. 26, 2016 11:02 AM

Johanne Døhlie Saltnes from ARENA spoke to bachelor students at the University of Oslo on EU development policy as well as possible consequences of Brexit for the global south.

Published Sep. 19, 2016 3:12 PM

The EU’s common development policy is up for review. The negotiations taking place in the next 12 months will be crucial to the future of the EU’s development policy. GLOBUS researcher Johanne Døhlie Saltnes writes on what is expected to be the main point of contestation, namely how to link development and poverty eradication with sustainability, migration and security.

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