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Kjølv Egeland

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Kjølv Egeland holds a BA in International Relations and an MPhil in Peace and Conflict Studies, both from the University of Oslo. Egeland is engaged in ILPI’s Arms and Disarmament Programme, primarily working on issues related to nuclear disarmament, emerging military technologies, and international security.

Egeland has studied at Freie Universität Berlin and the University of Oxford. He has work experience as a university college teacher in religion and conflict at Bjørknes, from the student democracy at the University of Oslo, and from Greenpeace Norway. Egeland is also a referee for the Journal of Military Ethics. While continuing to work for ILPI, Egeland is undertaking doctoral studies in International Relations at the University of Oxford, analysing the evolution of the nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament regime, with a particular emphasis on the Humanitarian Initiative on Nuclear Weapons.

Focus Areas

  • Nuclear weapons
  • Humanitarian disarmament
  • International security
  • Autonomous weapon systems
  • Ethics and political theory
  • Philosophy of international law

Countries & Regions

  • NATO
  • UK
  • USA
  • DRC


  • Norwegian
  • English
  • German

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