Over the years, NIR has compiled learnings in publications which are shared here.
Management in Complex Environments (MiCE)
A valuable resource for companies operating in complex environments. The project has been funded by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida). The book can be downloaded in PDF for free at the top of this page or ordered from Amazon.com or Adlibris.com. Contact us for more information about the project.
Private Sector Actors and Peacebuilding: A Framework for Analysis
The report represents the findings of a research project conducted at the Swedish Institute of International Affairs (Utrikespolitiska Institutet – UI) and commissioned by the International Council of Swedish Industry during the period August 2010–September 2011.
Security and economy on the belt and road: Three country case studies
China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is one of the largest and most ambitious economic and foreign policy undertakings of this decade. NIR’s engagement focuses on BRI’s role in global and regional economic trends and the opportunities and risks for multinational companies. The report was released at a final roundtable event on 14 December 2017.
The status of the private sector in Afghanistan
In 2014-2015, NIR conducted a comprehensive study together with SIPRI on the status of the private sector in Afghanistan. The study was funded by Sida and describes the impediments to the private sector and its prospects of contributing to economic development and security in the country. It is one of the most comprehensive studies on the topic in recent years, involving research visits to five provinces. The public report was released in October 2015 and presented in Kabul, Stockholm, Brussels and Washington D.C.