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Peter Johan Schei
Position at FNI: Associate Researcher
Cand. real. zoology, University of Oslo 1971 (between Master
of Science and PhD), with zoology, botany, mathematics, chemistry and
Director, Fridtjof Nansen Institute (2004-February
International Negotiation Director, Norwegian
Directorate of Nature Management / Norwegian Ministry of the Environment
Deputy Director (1985-1989) and
Director General (1989-1995), Norwegian Directorate of Nature
Various positions (including Head of
Division), Norwegian Ministry of the Environment (1973-1985).
Various research and teaching positions, University of Oslo
Other selected professional
Chair of Biodiversity in WEHAB (Water
Energy Health Agriculture and Biodiversity), development for UN's Secretary
General for WSSD (World Summit on Sustainable Development), (2002).
Chair of SBSTTA
(Subsidiary Body for Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice under CBD)
(1996-1997) and member of Bureau for SBSTTA (1994-1999).
Chair of UNEP-Panel (The scientific and technical bases for
implementation of CBD) (1992-1993).
Head of Norwegian delegations to various conventions,
including CITES, the Bern Convention, CBD, Ramsar and 'Biosafety'- protocol
Initiator of and
chairman for the Trondheim Conferences on Biodiversity, 1993, 1996, 1999 and
Series editor for CABI Publishing's
Environmental Risk Assessment of Genetically Modified Organisms Series
(from 2004) (see Vol 1 Vol 2 Vol 3 Vol 4).
Chair of International Council, Birdlife International (from
Main research interests
Nature conservation and biodiversity issues at local,
national and international levels.
Mainstreaming of biodiversity into
CRS-work with private
Development and implementation of multilateral
implementation of protected areas, threatened species, sustainable use issues
and issues related to invasive alien species.
National and international management of environmental polar
Rosendal, G. Kristin and
Peter Johan Schei,
'How May REDD+ Affect the
Practical, Legal and Institutional Framework for 'Payment for Ecosystem
Services' in Costa Rica?' Ecosystem Services, Available online
20.05.2014, DOI 10.1016/j.ecoser.2014.04.009.
Walløe and Peter Johan Schei, 'The Term
'Genetic Resources': Flexible
and Dynamic while Providing Legal Certainty?'. In Oberthür, S. and
G.K. Rosendal (eds), Global Governance of Genetic Resources: Access and
Benefit Sharing after the Nagoya Protocol. London/New York, Routledge,
2014, pp. 18-32.
Rosendal, Kristin and Peter Johan Schei,
'Convention on Biological
Diversity: From National Conservation to Global Responsibility'. In Steinar
Andresen, Elin Lerum Boasson and Geir Hønneland (eds), International
Environmental Agreements: An Introduction. London/New York, Routledge,
2012, pp. 119-133.
Vidas, Davor and Peter Johan Schei (eds),
The World Ocean in
Globalisation. Leiden/Boston, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers/Brill, 2011,
Vidas, Davor and Peter Johan Schei,
'The World Ocean in
Globalisation: Challenges and Responses for the Antropocene Epoch'. In
Davor Vidas and Peter Johan Schei (eds), The World Ocean in
Globalisation. Leiden/Boston, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers/Brill, 2011, pp.
Tvedt, Morten Walløe and Peter Johan Schei (with chapter 6
by Marbank), Den rettslige
situasjonen for MARBANK og andre marine biobanker i Norge ('The Legal Status
for MARBANK and Other Marine Biobanks in Norway'). FNI Report 6/2009.
Lysaker, FNI, 2009, 50 p.
Rosendal, Kristin, Peter Johan Schei, Per Ove
Eikeland and Lars Gulbrandsen, International Payment for Forest Conservation.
Special Case: Compensation for Leaving the oil in the Ground in Yasuní
National Park, Ecuador. FNI Report 2/2008. Lysaker, FNI, 2008, 42
Schei, Peter Johan, Chairmans
Report. The Trondheim/UN Conference on Ecosystems and People - Biodiversity for
Development - The Road to 2010 and Beyond. Trondheim, Norwegian
Directorate for Nature Management, 2007, 40 p.
Fosse, Leif John and
Peter Johan Schei (eds), Can Community Conservation
Bring International Goals Down to Earth? Chairmans Report from a Workshop
on the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment. TemaNord Report 543.
Copenhagen, Nordic Council of Ministers, 2007, 55 p.
Schram, Geir Hønneland and Peter Johan Schei,
Conservation'. In Stokke, Olav Schram and Geir Hønneland (eds),
International Cooperation and Arctic Governance: Regime Effectiveness and
Northern Region Building. London, Routledge, 2007, pp.
Schei, Peter Johan and R. Douglas Brubaker,
'Suggestions for a Conceptual Design of
an Okhotsk Sea Environmental Regime Comparison with the Barents
Sea'. In Kitagawa, Hiromitsu (ed), New Era in Far East Russia &
Asia. Tokyo, Ocean Policy Research Foundation (Ship & Ocean
Foundation), 2006, pp. 259-276.
Schei, Peter Johan and R. Douglas
Brubaker, 'Developments in
Environmental Protection the Barents Sea and European Union Waters'.
In Kitagawa, Hiromitsu (ed), New Era in Far East Russia & Asia.
Tokyo, Ocean Policy Research Foundation (Ship & Ocean Foundation), 2006,
Schei, Peter Johan and Arild Moe,
'Le Grand Nord - Défis et
Potentiels' ('The High North Challenges and Potentials').
Nordiques, No 9, 2006, pp. 21-40. In French.
Mooney, Harold A.,
Richard N. Mack, Jeffrey A. McNeely, Laurie E. Neville, Peter Johan Schei and
Jeffrey K. Waage (eds),
Alien Species: A New Synthesis. Washington D.C., Island Press, 2005,
McNeely, Jeffrey A., Harold A. Mooney, Laurie E. Neville, Peter
Johan Schei and Jeffrey K. Waage, 'A Global Strategy on Invasive Alien Species
: Synthesis and Ten Strategic Elements'. In Mooney, Harold A., Richard N. Mack,
Jeffrey A. McNeely, Laurie E. Neville, Peter Johan Schei and Jeffrey K. Waage
Alien Species: A New Synthesis. 2005, pp. 332-345.
XIE Yan, WANG
Sung and Peter Schei (eds),
Areas. Beijing, Tsinghua University Press, 2004, 604
Sandlund, Odd Terje, Peter Johan Schei and Åslaug Viken (eds),
Invasive Species and Biodiversity Management. London, Kluwer Academic
Publishers, 2001, 448 p.
Schei, Peter Johan, Odd Terje Sandlund and Rita
Strand (eds), The Ecosystem Approach for Sustainable Use of Biological
Diversity. Chairman's summary (policymakers guide) and proceedings, the
Trondheim Conference on Biodiversity, 1999.
Schei, Peter Johan and Odd
Terje Sandlund (eds), The scientific basis for the Convention on
Biodiversity. Chairman's summary (policymakers guide) and proceedings, the
Trondheim Conference on Biodiversity, 1993.
Development, White paper to the Norwegian Parliament, no 46, 1988-1989
(Secretary General for Secretariat).
Lindberg, P., P.J. Schei and M.
Wikman, 'The Peregrine Falcon in Fennoscandia'. In Cade, T. J., J.H. Enderson,
C.G. Thelander and C.M. White (eds), Peregrine Falcon Populations: Their
Management and Recovery. Boise, Idaho, The Peregrine Fund, 1988, pp.