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Steinar Andresen

Research Professor, Fridtjof Nansen Institute

Main focus on international agreements, regimes and international organizations, especially in the area of environment, but also international resource policy and international health issues. Some empirical examples are the climate regime, the whaling regime and various UN bodies. Focus on the effectiveness of the agreements and organizations and the significance of 'institutional design', leadership and the relation between science and policy.

Steinar is also affiliated with the Centre for Climate and Environmental Research – Oslo (CICERO).


  • –present
    Research Professor, Fridtjof Nansen Institute


  • 1979 
    University of Oslo, Cand. polit. (political science, international relations)