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.
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.
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.