Heine Paus

Senior Policy Analyst / Deputy Director
Other affiliations: Faculty of Law and Department of Psychology, University of Oslo

Heine Paus has an educational background in law and psychology and a professional background in journalism, policy analysis and various humanitarian contexts. He is a former journalist with the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK), where he worked as a reporter for its flagship radio news programme Dagsnytt, as a foreign duty editor (responsible for international news), international news reporter and commentator, and presenter of the news magazine Verden i dag (The World Today), a former Executive Director (CEO) of the feminist radio station radiOrakel, and has worked with several humanitarian organisations, including as a teacher of international humanitarian law with the Red Cross. He has a long involvement with EU affairs, and is an expert on Western Africa, Russia and Iran.



  • International public law
  • International humanitarian law
  • International human rights law
  • International security
  • Africa
  • Eurasia


  • Norwegian
  • English
  • German
  • French
  • Persian (basic)