Topic: Gender, Peace and Security (generic)

Thesis timeframe: Running
Application deadline: 01 Nov 2021


​The PRIO Centre on Gender, Peace and Security was established in 2015 and serves as a resource hub for gender, peace and security research at the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO). The Centre’s main activities include research, publishing, teaching and training. The Centre also provides policy advice through policy-oriented research.

Key thematic areas of gender research at PRIO include: sexual and gender-based violence; the Women, Peace and Security agenda/UN Security Council Resolution 1325; gender equality and women’s empowerment in relation to peace agreement negotiations and implementation

gender and peace mediation and negotiations; gender and migration; and gender and peacebuilding. MA thesis falling under the thematic area of ‘gender and mediation’ are particularly welcome, as are cases geographically focusing on Afghanistan, Colombia, Myanmar, Nigeria, Palestine and South Sudan and statistical or comparative studies.


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