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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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Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014

Book of the Year award to Cederman, Gleditsch, and Buhaug

​​​The American Political Science Association (APSA​) award for best book in conflict processes​ published during 2012-13 has been given to Ethnicity, Grievances, and Civil War(Cambridge University Press, 2013), coauthored by Lars-Erik Cederman (PRIO Global Fellow; ETH Zurich), Kristian Skrede Gleditsch (University of Essex and PRIO) and Halvard Buhaug (PRIO and NTNU). This is the third award given to this book in a matter of months, the other being the Conflict Research Society’s Book of the Year 2014 and the Network of European Peace Scientists’ NEPS Medal 2014. Congratulations!

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Monday, 08 Sep 2014

War Breeds War

New Blog Post by Håvard M. Nygård

​​​As a result of civil wars, some of the world's least developed nations are now further away from achieving the UN's Millennium Development Goals than they were when the goals were first adopted. 

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05 Sep 2014 PRIO journals place Top 10 in global rankings; JPR number one on Scopus list
05 Sep 2014 Is it Acceptable to Lie for a Good Cause?
03 Sep 2014 Call for Papers: The Everyday Lives of Sovereignty: Contests and Conflicts in a Transnational Era
03 Sep 2014 1–2 Student Scholarships: Political Institutions and Armed Conflict
15 Aug 2014 Call for Applications: PhD Course on Protection of Civilians
04 Aug 2014 Kristian Skrede Gleditsch included in Prestigious List
31 Jul 2014 PRIO Journals Climb Rankings
07 Jul 2014 PRIO awarded funding for a Nordic Centre of Excellence
27 Jun 2014 PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update (Issue 2-2014)
27 Jun 2014 Successful Doctoral Defence by Jason Miklian
24 Jun 2014 Religion, War, and Ethics
18 Jun 2014 DRIVER Project Successfully Launched
17 Jun 2014 Two New PRIO Projects on the Effect of Aid