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Participation as the Essence of Good Governance: Some General Reflections and a Case Study on the Arctic Council
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017-11-10)
The present contribution explores aspects of good governance on the global dimension with participation as one of the key elements of a well-governed system, focusing on the Arctic Council’s (AC) commitment to enhance indigenous peoples’ participation in the environmental decision-making process. <br> The paper starts with a reflection on the revolutionary impact that new technologies have had ...
Norway and Its Obligations under ILO 169 – Some Considerations after the Recent Stjernøy Supreme Court Case
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2016-11)
The Norwegian Supreme Court recently pronounced its first ruling on a case which started with investigations by the Finnmark Commission. The Stjernøy Case1 arises from a title claim to land used as pasture by two groups of Sámi reindeer herders. A contributory reason for the claim was that there are mining activities on the island, from which the landowner is entitled to benefit according to the ...
The Untouchable Nature of the ‘EU Seal Regime’— Is the European Union Liable for the Damages Suffered by the Canadian Inuit Due to the Violation of WTO Law in EC—Seal Products?
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-03-12)
In this article, the author assesses whether Canadian Inuit sealers, who have suffered economic damage in the wake of the introduction of the European Union (EU) ban on seal products, can bring an action for damages against the EU before the European Court of Justice. The author reviews why the EU ban on seal hunting violates World Trade Office (WTO) law and discusses if, and why, Canadian Inuit ...
Reduced brain-derived neurotrophic factor is associated with childhood trauma experiences and number of depressive episodes in severe mental disorders
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-08-17)
<p><i>Background - </i>Although several studies have found reduced plasma BDNF levels in patients with severe mental disorders, the sample sizes have been small and have exhibited variation and heterogeneity. Furthermore, long-term neurobiological changes following childhood trauma and clinical severity have been linked to a reduction in BDNF levels. Accordingly, we aim to clarify, using the largest ...
Unilateral Hydrocarbon Activities in Undelimited Maritime Areas
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018)
While the number of established maritime boundaries steadily increases, there are many situations where delimitation disputes between neighboring States remain unsettled. In the latter situation, States may face the existence of a hydrocarbon deposit that is located in an area where their maritime claims overlap. The presence of such a deposit inevitably creates a range of intricate legal (and ...
From Outer Space to Ocean Depths: The ‘Spacecraft Cemetery’ and the Protection of the Marine Environment in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019)
Rethinking the Conservation of Marine Biodiversity beyond National Jurisdiction: From “Not Undermine" to Ecosystem-Based Governance
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel, 2019-07-04)
More or Less Integrated Ocean Management: Multiple Integrated Approaches and Two Norms
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2019-09-14)
Through a normative lens, this article investigates integrated ocean management and the multiple concepts that it involves. Although international law provides legal authority to coastal states to manage their ocean area entitlements, no single legally binding norm specific to integrated ocean management exists. Nevertheless, by combining different internationally recognized sources, this article ...