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Sverre Lodgaard

Honorary Senior Research Fellow

Sverre Lodgaard


  • Cooperative Security, Arms Control and Disarmament

Dr. Sverre Lodgaard has been a Senior Research Fellow at the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI) since 2007, after serving 10 years as director. Previously, he served as Director of European Security and Disarmament Studies at the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), Director of the International Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO), and Director of the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR) in Geneva.

Dr. Lodgaard is an expert on nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation, European security and the Middle East, and has been an advisor for numerous international institutions. Dr. Lodgaard was a member of the Pugwash Council, a member of the UN Secretary General's Advisory Board on Disarmament, a member of the Norwegian Government's Advisory Council for Arms Control and Disarmament, and an advisor for Norwegian delegations to International Conferences on Arms Control and Disarmament. He also served on the editorial committee of Security Dialogue, and as editor for Journal of Peace Research.

Dr. Lodgaard's publications include the book, “Stable Nuclear Zero: The Vision and Its Implications for Disarmament Policy” (Routledge, 2017), “External Powers and the Arab Spring” (Scandinavian Academic Press, 2016), “Dialogue and Conflict Resolution: Potential and Limits” (Routledge, 2015).


Magister Degree in Political Science, University of Oslo.