PRIO Network

Recent and upcoming events

02 Sep 2014 17:00-19:00 - PRIO, Hausmanns gate 7, Oslo

​​​​​​​Turkey’s political direction is up for debate, following the August Presidential elections. Having gone from domestic stability to political upheaval, from ‘zero problems with neighbours’ to being drawn into escalating regional conflicts, the new president is not short of challenges. Simultaneously, we may be seeing a new concentration of power in the hands of the President. Now that we know who shall fill the post, what should we be expecting?

11 Sep 2014 10:30-12:00 - PRIO, Hausmanns gate 7, Oslo

​​​​Lunch seminar with Dag Tuastad​, who will comment on the current situation in Gaza, as well as the aftermath of the war, based on his recent book Palestinske utfordringer [Palestinian Challenges].

  • Discussant: Marte Heian-Engdal, University of Oslo
  • Chair: Jacob Høigilt, PRIO

This seminar will be held in Norwegian.

A light lunch will be served.​​

15 Sep 2014 17:00-19:00 - Litteraturhuset, Wergelandsveien 29, Oslo

​​​Book Launch of Stein Erik Horjen's new book Lang vei til fred: Konflikt og forsoning i Sudan og Sør-Sudan.​ 

This event will be held in Norwegian.

More informatio​n will follow, but it is possible to sign up now. 

This book launch is hosted jointly by PRIO, Verbum Publishing and the Norwegian Ecumenical Peace Platform.

Wed, 17 September 2014 - PRIO, Hausmanns gate 7, Oslo

The PRIO Annual Peace Address for 2014 will be given by Paul Collier, who will speak on the current riss and realistc solutions to civil conflict. Comments to the address will be provided by Jonas Gahr Støre.

The Peace Address will be followed by a reception, where Helen Campbell will provide opening remarks.

28 - 30 Oct 2014 - PRIO, Hausmanns gate 7, Oslo

​​The Research School on Peace and Conflict organises the course 'Humanitarian Action and the Protection of Civilians' 28-31 October. The course is based on the research project Protection of Civilians: from principle to practice, organised in collaboration between CMI, NUPI and PRIO within the Norwegian Centre for Humanitarian Studies.

Thu, 06 November 2014 - Kolkata, India

​Mahanirban Calcutta Research Group (MCRG) and PRIO are organizing a public event in connection with an international conference on "Gender, Empowerment and Conflict in South Asia". The aim is to generate debate on women's empowerment within the context of peace and security processes.

Sat, 08 November 2014 - Monotel, Kolkata

​The Mahanirban Calcutta Research Group (MCRG) and the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) are jointly organizing the International Conference on "Gender, Empowerment and Conflict in South Asia". This is the final conference for a collaborative project entitled Making Women Count for Peace: Gender, Empowerment and Conflict in South Asia. Funded by the Research Council of Norway's INDNOR and NORGLOBAL programmes, the project aims to generate new knowledge and debate on women's empowerment and the challenges facing implementation of UNSCR 1325 in Nepal and India. With a focus on Northeast Indian experiences and a comparative look at Nepal, the project addresses the role of women in local governance and politics, particularly within the context of peace and security processes.

18 - 20 Nov 2014 - Soria Moria Hotel

​​​​​​The fourth High-Level Seminar on Gender and Inclusive Mediation Processes will take place in Oslo, Norway, on 18-20 November 2014. The seminar is organized by PRIO, the UN Department of Political Affairs (DPA)​, and the Crisis Management Initiative (CMI).

The seminar is by invitation only.

Recent events

01 Sep 2014 14:00-16:00 Cancelled: Democracy and Law in the Quest for Peace in South Asia
27 Aug 2014 10:00-14:30 Meeting of the Research Network on Gender, Peace and Security
26 Aug 2014 14:00-16:00 Sino-Japanese Relations
12 Aug 2014 15:00-16:00 Toward Agreement on Iran’s Nuclear Program? A Close-up of the Vienna Talks
26 Jun 2014 10:00-12:00 India's Foreign Policy Future
Mon, 23 June 2014 Summer Seminar on Nationalism, Religion and Violence
20 Jun 2014 10:00-11:00 Justice Past, Justice Present, Justice Future: Three Messages to the European Council
19 Jun 2014 08:15-10:00 Norway's Readmission Agreement with Ethiopia: What Happened?
16 Jun 2014 17:00-20:00 Turkey in Europe: The Imperative for Change
12 Jun 2014 13:00-18:00 JPR fyller 50
Tue, 03 June 2014 Language Change in the Arab World workshop