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Monday, 29 Sep 2014

A New Afghan Spring?

​​Kristian Berg Harpviken, Director of the Peace Research Institute Oslo, writes of the Presidential inauguration on local television, from Kabul, stating that "it is difficult to say whether we are seeing a new Afghan spring or the onset of a disaster." Read more of this article on the PRIO blog.

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Monday, 29 Sep 2014

Call for Applications: PhD Course on Methods in Critical Security Studies

A course organised by the Research School on Peace and Conflict

​The Research School on Peace and Conflict invites applications for the course Research Methods in Critical Security Studies 8-12 December 2014.

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Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014

Refugees are a Shared Responsibility

A record number of refugees have arrived by boat in southern Europe this summer. Norway should voice its support for a common European solution to the issue of boat migrants crossing the Mediterranean.

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Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014

Development Consequences of Internal Armed Conflict

​​The Conflict Trends Policy Brief, published today, on occasion of Paul Collier giving the PRIO Annual Peace Address, outlines that "the development consequences of armed conflict are profound and far-reaching."

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Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014

The pause in the Ukraine war is not Putin’s victory

​​The tragic battles around Donetsk and Luhansk (collectively known as the Donbas region) have taken a pause, and as civilians try to rebuild a semblance of normal life, leaders are figuring out how to now move forward.

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