Open PhD positions: join the Mistra Geopolitics programme

The program brings together diverse disciplines and research approaches spanning peace and conflict; human security; global environmental governance; global environmental change; and the effectiveness of domestic, regional, and global policy-making.

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Press release: Funding from Mistra for another 4 years

Mistra announced a package of 60 million SEK for Mistra Geopolitics to fund research and stakeholder engagement at six leading Swedish universities and institutes, starting in January 2021.

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Q&A: How the Mistra Geopolitics programme contributes to a more sustainable world

Looking ahead to the second phase of the Mistra Geopolitics research programme.

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Geopolitics of Decarbonisation – Towards an Analytical Framework

This report helps structure the interrelationship between geopolitics and decarbonisation and identifies pertinent questions on future trends.

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Disruptive impacts of electric vehicles should be focus at upcoming G20

New study finds most countries are not prepared for impacts of unexpectedly rapid market penetration of Electronic Vehicles.

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Does climate cause conflict?

New study shows climate change has increased conflict risks historically, but low socioeconomic development and low capabilities of the state are more influential.

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China’s rising role in sustainable development and peacebuilding contexts

China’s growing economic and political footprint in fragile and developing country contexts has become an increasingly significant development actor.

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Launching the Stockholm Geopolitics Scenarios

The scenario set identifies key drivers of change, describes the relationships between them and imagines pathways leading to four different worlds in 2050.

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What happened 3 December 1968?

December 3rd marks the 50-year anniversary of when climate change was first discussed in the United Nations (UN) General Assembly. The Swedish UN Ambassador, Sverker Åström, warned in his speech

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Three international researchers join Mistra Geopolitics Research School

Three researchers from Peru, Brazil and Nigeria have joined the Mistra Geopolitics Research School. These next-generation scholars with diverse research expertise are spending four months with Swedish partner institutions SIPRI

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