Author: Elin Marthinussen Gustavsen

Elin Marthinussen Gustavsen (Cand. Scient.) is a principal scientist at the Norwegian Defence Research Establishment.

What Became of the Norwegian Peacekeeping Forces?

For nearly 20 years, Norway has prioritized contributing to NATO-led operations over UN peacekeeping forces. At the same time, recent research shows that increased commitment to UN operations has a conflict-reducing effect. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the first Norwegian UN soldiers’ departure to Lebanon to serve in UNIFIL (the United Nations Interim… Read more »