Peder ØstebøGraduate Research Fellow
Peder Østebø is a Graduate Research Fellow in the Research Group on Global Order and Diplomacy and NUPI's strategic institute initiative Norwegian Foreign Policy in an era of Climate Change and Geopolitical Tensions.
He is currently a master student in global history at the Free University and Humboldt University of Berlin, and a master student in political science at the University of Oslo. In his current thesis project, he explores the trajectories of Venezuelan human rights movements in the 1990s and 2000s. His primary research interests are international norms, and the influence of historical currents such as decolonization, development, and democratization on international society.
Democracy and Human Rights in Contemporary Latin America (2015-2020): Trends, challenges, and prospects2020Through a review of scholarly and other well-informed articles as well as media reports, this CMI Report aims to summarize discussions on challenges for democracy and human rights in Latin America during the last half-decade. The region faces a highly difficult economic outlook, consisting of low commodity...
2020While containment efforts were quickly implemented in many countries, COVID-19 may still prove to have a long-lasting effect in Latin America, a region already marked by economic disarray and political instability. Economic projections suggest that Latin American economies will be among the most affected...