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Bård Anders Andreassen

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Visiting address Cort Adelers gate 30 0254 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 6706 St Olavs plass 0130 OSLO

Background

Born 1955. Dr. Polit, Dipl. ICLHR. PhD Department of Political Science, University of Oslo. Diploma of International and Comparative Law of Human Rights, International Institute of Human Rights, Strasbourg. Cand. Polit Degree (Honours) in Comparative Politics, University of Bergen. Professor II (in Human Rights) at the Buskerud University college. Editor of The Nordic Journal of Human Rights.

Teaching and tutoring

  • Development, poverty and human rights
  • Political regimes, governance and human rights
  • Nutrition and the right to food
  • Truth commissions and reconciliation

Special fields

  • Development theory and human rights-based development
  • Human rights and democratisation in ethnically divided societies (Kenya)
  • Transitional justice (Africa)

Ongoing and planned research projects at Norwegian centre for human rights

  • Human rights and poverty alleviation
  • Rights, power and civic action (3 year project, 2008-2010)
  • Human rights – methodological issues
  • Poverty and human rights – economic perspectives

Political scientist with more than 20 years of experience from research and policy analysis in sub-Sahara Africa and South East Asia. Thematically his work has focussed on issues of democratisation and human rights, particularly related to ethnic diversity, constitutional change and the conduct of multi-party elections in sub-Saharan Africa; transitional justice with an emphasis of the choice of TJ strategies and their effectiveness, development aid and the effectiveness aid with a particular focus on governance (political power and institutions), human rights and indicators of assessment. Numerous consultancies for NORAD, the World Bank, the European Union and development NGOs. Election observer in Zambia, Ethiopia and Kenya.

Publications

  • 2006: Editor with Stephen P. Marks. Development as a Human Right. Legal, Political and Economic Dimensions. Harvard University Press/FXB Centre for Health and Human Rights, 2006.
  • 2006. with Stephen P. Marks (eds.). “Introduction” in Andreassen and Marks, eds. (above).
  • 2006. “Development and the Human Rights Responsibilities of Non-State Actors” in Andreassen and Marks, eds. (above).
  • 2006. “The Human Rights and Development Nexus: From Rights Talk to Rights Practices” in Dan Banik (ed). Poverty, Politics and Development: Interdisciplinary Perspectives. Oslo: Fagbokforlaget.
  • 2007. “Political science, human rights and the right to food discourse” in Wenche Barth Eide & Uwe Kracht (eds.). Food and human rights in development. Vol II, Antwerpen: Intersentia 2007.
  • 2007. “What’s the Goal? What’s the Purpose? Observations on Human Rights Impact Assessment” with Hans-Otto Sano in International Journal of Human Rights, Vol 11, No 3, 2007.
  • 2007. “Poverty, Human Rights and Justice Sector Reform Uganda and Kenya”, Casting the Net Wider: Human Rights, Development and New Duty-Bearers, edited by Margot Salomon, Arne Tostensen and Wouter Vandenhole, Antwerpen: Intersentia, 2007.
  • 2008. “United Nations Charter and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights” to be in published in Oxford Encyclopedia of Human Rights (2008).
  • 2008. “The Right to Development and Legal Empowerment of the Poor”, in Bangladesh Journal of Development (2008)
  • Andreassen, Bård A. (2014). Legal empowerment of the poor - a strategy for social change?, In Paul Gready & Wouter Vandenhole (ed.),  Human Rights and Development in the New Millennium. Towards a Theory of Change.  Routledge.  ISBN 978-0-415-52730-9.  5.  s 90 - 106
  • Andreassen, Bård A. & Barasa, Tiberius (2013). Kenya : civic action from confrontation to collaboration, In Bård A. Andreassen & Gordon Crawford (ed.),  Human Rights, Power and Civic Action - Comparative Analyses of Struggles for Rights in Developing Societies.  Routledge.  ISBN 978-0-415-66903-0.  Kapittel 3.  s 55 - 87
  • Andreassen, Bård A. & Crawford, Gordon (2013). Human rights, power and civic action: theoretical considerations, In Bård A. Andreassen & Gordon Crawford (ed.),  Human Rights, Power and Civic Action - Comparative Analyses of Struggles for Rights in Developing Societies.  Routledge.  ISBN 978-0-415-66903-0.  Kapittel 1.  s 1 - 21
  • Andreassen, Bård A. & Crawford, Gordon (2013). Power, human rights and civic action : conclusions, In Bård A. Andreassen & Gordon Crawford (ed.),  Human Rights, Power and Civic Action - Comparative Analyses of Struggles for Rights in Developing Societies.  Routledge.  ISBN 978-0-415-66903-0.  Kapittel 8.  s 218 - 255
  • Andreassen, Bård A. (2010). The Right to Development and Legal Empowerment of the Poor. The Bangladesh Development Studies.  ISSN 0304-095X.  XXXIII(1-2)
  • Andreassen, Bård A. & Banik, Dan (2010). Governing the Asian Giants: Development Policy in China and India. Journal of Asian Public Policy.  ISSN 1751-6234.  1(3)
  • Banik, Dan & Andreassen, Bård A. (2010). Governing the Asian Asian Giants: Development Policy in China and India. Journal of Asian Public Policy.  ISSN 1751-6234.  3(3), s 207- 214
  • Banik, Dan & Andreassen, Bård A. (2010). Human rights and extreme poverty: African dimensions. International Journal of Human Rights.  ISSN 1364-2987.  14(1), s 4- 12
  • Andreassen, Bård A. (2008). Roles of human rights in democratization. Nordisk tidsskrift for menneskerettigheter.  ISSN 1503-6480.  26(3), s 218- 229
  • Andreassen, Bård Anders (2007). Political science, human rights and the right to food discourse, In Wenche Barth Eide & Uwe Kracht (ed.),  Food and Human Rights in Development: Evolving Issues and Emerging Applications, volume 2.  Intersentia.  ISBN 978-90-5095-459-4.  4.  s 81 - 105
  • Andreassen, Bård Anders (2007). Poverty, Human Rights and Justice Sector Reform in Kenya and Uganda, In Margot E Salomon; Wouter Vandenhole & Arne Tostensen (ed.),  Casting the Net Wider: Human Rights, Development and New Duty-Bearers.  Intersentia.  ISBN 9789050957182.  Kapittel 13.  s 285 - 312
  • Andreassen, Bård Anders & Sano, Hans-Otto (2007). What's the Goal? What's the Purpose? Observations on Human Rights Impact Assessment. International Journal of Human Rights.  ISSN 1364-2987.  11(3), s 275- 292
  • Andreassen, Bård Anders (2006). Development and the Human Rights Responsibilities of Non-State Actors, In Bård Anders Andreassen & Stephen P. Marks (ed.),  Development As a Human Right: Legal, Political, and Economic Dimensions. A Nobel Book.  Harvard University Press.  ISBN 0-674-02121-5.  Chapter 7.  s 119 - 139
  • Andreassen, Bård Anders (2006). The Human Rights and Development Nexus: From Rights Talk to Rights Practices, In Dan Banik (ed.),  Poverty, Politics and Development: Interdisciplinary Perspectives.  Fagbokforlaget.  ISBN 82-450-0397-2.  Chapter 13.  s 298 - 323
  • Andreassen, Bård Anders & Marks, Stephen P. (2006). Conclusion, In Bård Anders Andreassen & Stephen P. Marks (ed.),  Development As a Human Right: Legal, Political, and Economic Dimensions. A Nobel Book.  Harvard University Press.  ISBN 0-674-02121-5.  Kapittel.
  • Andreassen, Bård Anders & Marks, Stephen P. (2006). Introduction, In Bård Anders Andreassen & Stephen P. Marks (ed.),  Development As a Human Right: Legal, Political, and Economic Dimensions. A Nobel Book.  Harvard University Press.  ISBN 0-674-02121-5.  kapittel.
  • Andreassen, Bård Anders (2006). Formalisation and poverty reduction: A human rights approach, In Mona Elisabeth Brøther & Jon-Andreas Solberg (ed.),  Legal Empowerment - a Way out of Poverty.  Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.  ISBN 82-7177-799-8.  Chapter 2.  s 21 - 34
  • Andreassen, Bård A. & Crawford, Gordon (ed.) (2013). Human Rights, Power and Civic Action - Comparative Analyses of Struggles for Rights in Developing Societies. Routledge.  ISBN 978-0-415-66903-0.  273 s.
  • Andreassen, Bård A. (2013). Democratic governance - human rights perspectives.
  • Andreassen, Bård A. (2013). Forskning opm CSR - menneskerettigheter: Faglige utfordringer.
  • Andreassen, Bård A. (2013). Human rights and business - introductory remarks.
  • Andreassen, Bård A. (2013). Human rights and disability - introductory remarks.
  • Andreassen, Bård A. (2013). Human rights development.
  • Andreassen, Bård A. & Stigen, Jo Martin (2013). Editorial. Nordic Journal of Human Rights.  ISSN 1891-8131.  31(1), s 01- 02
  • Andreassen, Bård A. (2012). Disability and Development: Rights, Politics and Practice - Welcoming and Introductory Speech.
  • Andreassen, Bård A. (2012, 01. august). Ekstrem fattigdom må bekjempes nedenfra.  Forskningsmagasinet Apollon, 2/2012.
  • Andreassen, Bård A. (2012). Human Rights, Humanitarian Law, Transitional Justice and Protection of Journalists - Welcoming Speech at Seminar for Al Jazeera Editors and Journalists, Oslo 7-12 October 2012.
  • Andreassen, Bård A. (2012). Human Rights, Humanitarian Law, Transitional Justice and Protection of Journalists - Welcoming and Introductory rmarks.
  • Andreassen, Bård A. (2012). Human rights and sustainable development.
  • Andreassen, Bård A. (2012). Human rights assessment for democratic governance.
  • Andreassen, Bård A. (2012). Human rights in development - issues and approaches (Conference on natural Resource Exploitation, Environment and Minority Culture in Economic Development).
  • Andreassen, Bård A. (2012). Human rights, power and civic action: Methodological reflections.
  • Andreassen, Bård A. (2012). Impact of Rights-Based Approaches: Practical and Research-based insights from the Academia.
  • Andreassen, Bård A. (2012). Legal Empowerment of the Poor - social prerequisites?.
  • Andreassen, Bård A. (2012, 11. november). Programdeltakelse i Verdibørsen 11 november 2012 http://nl.nrk.no/podkast/aps/69/nrk_verdiboersen_2012-1103-0805_6348745947.mp3. [Radio].  NRK Radio P2.
  • Andreassen, Bård A. (2012). The Legal Aid Project of the Uganda Law Society - a Victim of its own Success? A Case Study of the Impact of Legal Aid on Poverty Reduction.
  • Andreassen, Bård A. & Barasa, Tiberius (2012). Human rights and civic action in Kenya: An application of Gaventa's power cube.
  • Andreassen, Bård A. & Skarstad, Kjersti (2012). Hemmende dobbeltmoral. Ny Tid.  ISSN 0809-9049.
  • Andreassen, Bård A. & Stigen, Jo Martin (2012). Editorial. Nordic Journal of Human Rights.  ISSN 1891-8131.  30(1), s 2- 3
  • Andreassen, Bård A. & Stigen, Jo Martin (2012). Editorial. Nordic Journal of Human Rights.  ISSN 1891-8131.  30(2), s 2- 3
  • Andreassen, Bård A. (2011). Human rights and accountability: How can human rights inform and influence social development and governance performance?.
  • Andreassen, Bård A. & Stigen, Jo Martin (2011). Editorial. Nordic Journal of Human Rights.  ISSN 1891-8131.  29(1), s 3- 4
  • Andreassen, Bård A. & Stigen, Jo Martin (2011). Editorial. Nordic Journal of Human Rights.  ISSN 1891-8131.  29(4), s 3- 4
  • Andreassen, Bård A. & Stigen, Jo Martin (2011). Editorial. Nordic Journal of Human Rights.  ISSN 1891-8131.  29(3), s 3- 4
  • Andreassen, Bård A. & Stigen, Jo Martin (2011). Editorial. Nordic Journal of Human Rights.  ISSN 1891-8131.  29(2), s 3- 4
  • Andreassen, Bård A. (2010). Access to Justice and Legal Empowerment in Developing Countries.
  • Andreassen, Bård A. (2010). Legal Empowerment of the Poor: Legal Dimensions.
  • Andreassen, Bård A. (2010). Panelledelse med innlegg på konferansen Implementation of Treaties on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in China and Norway..
  • Andreassen, Bård A. & Barasa, Tiberius (2010). Participation, Power and the MDGs.
  • Andreassen, Bård A. & Stigen, Jo Martin (2010). Editorial. Nordic Journal of Human Rights.  ISSN 1891-8131.  28(2), s 3- 4
  • Andreassen, Bård A. & Stigen, Jo Martin (2010). Editorial. Nordic Journal of Human Rights.  ISSN 1891-8131.  28(4), s 3- 4
  • Andreassen, Bård A. & Stigen, Jo Martin (2010). Editorial. Nordic Journal of Human Rights.  ISSN 1891-8131.  28(3), s 3
  • Andreassen, Bård A. & Stigen, Jo Martin (2010). Editorial Note. Nordic Journal of Human Rights.  ISSN 1891-8131.  28(1), s 2- 3
  • Andreassen, Bård A. (2009). Universal Declaration of Human Rights, In David P. Forsythe (ed.),  Encyclopedia of Human Rights.  Oxford University Press.  ISBN 978-0-19-533402-9.  Volume 5.  s 246 - 252
  • Andreassen, Bård A. (2008). Beyond Legalism: Institutional and Social Perspectives on Human Rights-Based Poverty Alleviation.
  • Andreassen, Bård A. (2008). Extent of responsibility of donor countries in alleviating poverty.
  • Andreassen, Bård A. (2008). Grunnlovens plass i kenyansk politikk, og utfordringene med å skaffe landet en ny grunnlov.
  • Andreassen, Bård A. (2008). Human Rights and Developmenmt - a Connection and if so How?.
  • Andreassen, Bård A. (2008). Human Rights and Development - a Nexus or Contradiction in Terms?.
  • Andreassen, Bård A. (2008). Human Rights and Poverty - Some Introductory Perspectives.
  • Andreassen, Bård A. (2008). Impunity on Trial in Kenya: Has the Nature of Politics Changed in the Multi-Party Era, as Reflected in the 2007 Elections?.
  • Andreassen, Bård A. (2008, 18. juni). Intervju om konflikten i Mt Elgon-området i Kenya. [Radio].  Her og Nå, NRK.
  • Andreassen, Bård A. (2008, 19. juni). Intervju om situasjonen i Zimabwe foran presidentvalget 27.06.08. [Radio].  NRK, P3.
  • Andreassen, Bård A. (2008, 29. januar). Intervjuet om den politiske krisen i Kenya. [TV].  TV2 Nyhetskanalen.
  • Andreassen, Bård A. (2008). The First Annual Oslo Lecture on Human Rights and Development: Introduction.
  • Andreassen, Bård A. (2008, 28. januar). Valgvolden i Kenya - årsaker. [Radio].  Dagsnytt 18.
  • Andreassen, Bård A.; Barasa, Tiberius; Kibua, Thomas & Tostensen, Arne (2008). "I acted under a lot of pressure". The disputed 2007 Kenyan general election in contxt.
  • Andreassen, Bård Anders (2008, 30. desember). Avisintervju, valgvold i i Kenya.  Verdens gang.
  • Andreassen, Bård Anders (2008, 29. januar). Dagnytt 18 Om situasjonen i Kenya. [Radio].  NRK.
  • Andreassen, Bård Anders (2008). Foredrag på MA-kurs i Globalisering.
  • Andreassen, Bård Anders (2008, 17. januar). Insight - On the Kenyan Crisis. [TV].  Al Jazeera English.
  • Andreassen, Bård Anders (2008, 31. januar). Intervju om den politiske krisen i Kenya. [TV].  Urix (Utenriksredaksjonen), NRK.
  • Andreassen, Bård Anders (2008, 22. januar). Intervjuet om politiske forhandlinger vedr politisk krise i Kenya.  Dagsavisen.
  • Andreassen, Bård Anders (2008, 09. januar). Intervjuet om valgvold og politisk krise i Kenya. [Radio].  NRK Utenriks.
  • Andreassen, Bård Anders (2008, 17. april). Intervjuet, utviklingen i Kenya.. [Radio].  NRK.
  • Andreassen, Bård Anders (2008, 17. januar). Intverjuet i programmet "Inside Story". [TV].  Al Jazeera.
  • Andreassen, Bård Anders (2008, 31. januar). Krisa i kenya. [TV].  NRK Urix.
  • Andreassen, Bård Anders (2008). Sannhets og forsoningsprosesser: Gir de resultater?.
  • Andreassen, Bård Anders (2008, 30. januar). TV2 Alltid Nyheter Om utviklingen i Kenya. [TV].  TV2.
  • Andreassen, Bård Anders (2008). The Kenyan Crisis - Why, and Ways Out?.
  • Andreassen, Bård Anders (2008). Transitional justice and the quest for reconciliation after situations of gross human rights violations.
  • Andreassen, Bård Anders (2008, 26. januar). Tøff jobb for Annan.  Dagsavisen.
  • Andreassen, Bård Anders (2008, 31. januar). VG: Tett på nett Uroen i Kenya. [Internett].  Verdens Gang.
  • Andreassen, Bård Anders (2006). Assessment of Kenya: Governance, Justice, Law and Order Sector (GJLOS) Programme. Third Programme Review. (Draft Report).
  • Andreassen, Bård Anders (2006). Forskning om menneskrettigheter og utvikling.
  • Andreassen, Bård Anders (2006). Human Rights and Non-State Actors.
  • Andreassen, Bård Anders (2006). Innføring i menneskerettigheter: Beskyttelsesmnekanismer og utfordringer.
  • Andreassen, Bård Anders (2006). Justice and Human Rights Indicators: Towards an Opertational Framework.
  • Andreassen, Bård Anders (2006). Justice and Human Rights Initiative: Developing Justice Indicators.
  • Andreassen, Bård Anders (2006). Menneskerettigheter, retten til utvikling og godt styresett.
  • Andreassen, Bård Anders (2006). Menneskerettigheter: Historiske, juridiske og politiske perspektiver - globale og lokal dimensjoner.
  • Andreassen, Bård Anders (2006). Norsk rapportering til et utvalg UNESCO-kommisjoner, 1995-2005. Problemstillinger og anbefalinger.
  • Andreassen, Bård Anders (2006). Promoting Human Rights through Competence-building and Training. Key Note Address.
  • Andreassen, Bård Anders (2006). Sannhetskommisjoner, rettstribunaler og amnestilover: Historiske eksempler og erfaringer.
  • Andreassen, Bård Anders (2006). The Role of Non-state Actors in the Global Economy.
  • Andreassen, Bård Anders (2006). Transitional Election Observation: Interpreting Political and Cultural Contexts.
  • Andreassen, Bård Anders (2006). Transitional Elections: Interpreting Political and Cultural Contexts.
  • Andreassen, Bård Anders (2006). What's "the human rights approach" to development?.
  • Larsson, Towe Michael & Andreassen, Bård Anders (2006). Norwegian reporting to some selected UNESCO conventions in the period 1995-2005. .
  • Andreassen, Bård Anders (2006). Plenary Session Roundtable Convenor: Policy makers - The role of human rights in development aid.
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