NUPI was established by the Norwegian Parliament in order to promote a better understanding of international issues in Norway. NUPI has sought to achieve this by undertaking a wide range of research activities and disseminating information on international issues. The institute maintains an independent position in studying matters of relevance to Norwegian foreign policy and economic relations. Through research and the dissemination of information, NUPI's objective is to increase awareness of the current international situation. The institute conducts research within its area of responsibility and undertakes assignments from private and public organizations.
Areas of focus
Founder gender: Other entities
Leader gender: Female Leader(s) (2019): Ulf Sverdrup
Leader gender: Male