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Public commissions are intrinsic to the Norwegian political system, but the procedures for member selection are unclear. Based on existing research on public commissions and knowledge utilisation, Simen Andreas Nefstad Grinden questions how and why commission members are selected.
In this report, Marte Lund Saga analyses the social networks of Norwegian official advisory commissions. By using Social Network Analysis, she looks at changes in the network over time and asks whether experts have gained an increased influence over Norwegian policymaking.
In this report, Sunniva Unn Hustad analyses the EU's perspective on the financing of sustainable development, and discusses whether it is compatible with ideas of global justice.
In this report, Sigrid Jerpstad investigates the EU's role in negotiating a global sustainable development agenda by looking at the EU's approach to the contested issue of responsibility and the allocation of burdens.
In this report, Vera Sofie Borgen Skjetne analyses the EU's promotion of gender justice in its approach to trafficking in human beings and how this changed during the so-called 'migrant crisis'.
In this report, Johanne Døhlie Saltnes investigates norm contestation and the relationship between norms and interests in the EU’s development policy.
In this report, Johanna Strikwerda analyses the role of the European Commission in the EU's Common Security and Defence Policy, and finds that members states have accepted an increased autonomy of the Commission due to a sense of obligation concerning its role as an executive.
In this report, Lea Augenstein investigates the concept of global justice as mutual recognition from a postcolonial perspective, and argues that recognising others is never a neutral or unbiased process and is therefore insufficient in bringing about the justice it promises.