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Júlia Palik

Júlia Palik

Senior Researcher

Maria Louise Clausen

Maria Louise Clausen

Visiting Researcher

Publications

PhD Thesis

Palik, Júlia (2020) Interstate rivals’ intervention in third-party civil wars: The comparative case of Saudi Arabia and Iran in Yemen (2004–2018). PhD thesis, International Relations and Political Science, Corvinus University of Budapest, Budapest.

Peer-reviewed Journal Article

PRIO Policy Brief

Clausen, Maria Louise (2021) Piloting Humanitarian Biometrics in Yemen, MidEast Policy Brief, 1. Oslo: PRIO.
Palik, Júlia & Ibrahim Jalal (2020) The Yemen War: Addressing Seven Misconceptions, MidEast Policy Brief, 1. Oslo: PRIO.
Palik, Júlia & Siri Aas Rustad (2019) Mediation in the Yemeni Civil War: Actors, Outcomes, and Lessons Learned, Conflict Trends, 5. Oslo: PRIO.

PRIO Paper

Rustad, Siri Aas; Fredrik Methi; Håvard Mokleiv Nygård & Govinda Clayton (2020) The Strategic Use of Ceasefires in the Coronavirus Crisis, PRIO Paper. Oslo: PRIO.

Report - Other

Barakat, Sultan; Siri Aas Rustad; Mona Hedaya; & Sansom Milton (2021) اتجاهات النزاعات في العالم العربي [Conflict Trends in the Arab World, 1946–2019]Doha & Oslo: Center for Conflict and Humanitarian Studies (CHS) & the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO).
Barakat, Sultan; Siri Aas Rustad; Mona Hedaya; & Sansom Milton (2021) Conflict Trends in the Arab World, 1946–2019Doha & Oslo: Center for Conflict and Humanitarian Studies (CHS) & the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO).
Palik, Júlia; Håvard Strand; Govinda Clayton; Håvard Mokleiv Nygård; & Siri Aas Rustad, eds, (2019) Yemen, Ceasefire Project Country ReportZürich, Switzerland: Center for Security Studies at ETH Zurich, and Peace Research Institute in Oslo.

Blog Posts

Humanitarian Biometrics in Yemen: The complex politics of humanitarian technology

Posted by Maria-Louise Clausen & Bruno Oliveira Martins on Monday, 12 July 2021

The introduction of biometrics in Yemen is a prime example of challenges related to the use of biometric solutions in humanitarian contexts. The complexity of the situation in Yemen needs to be acknowledged by policy makers and other stakeholders involved in the humanitarian crisis unfolding in the country. The humanitarian ... Read more »

A Forgotten Mission: Monitoring the Ceasefire in Hodeidah, Yemen

Posted by Júlia Palik on Tuesday, 27 April 2021

Yemen’s conflict has been described as a forgotten war. Peace, up until recently, has been even more forgotten. The new US administration has begun a new a military and diplomatic track to end the fighting. Biden has made Yemen one of his foreign policy priorities, selected veteran diplomat Timothy Lenderking ... Read more »

COVID-19 in Yemen: Willingness and capacity of conflict parties

Posted by Júlia Palik on Thursday, 14 May 2020

This piece is part of our blog series Beyond the COVID Curve. COVID-19 has quickly changed everything from our daily routines, to the policies of governments, to the fortunes of the global economy. How will it continue to shape society and the conditions for peace and conflict globally in the near ... Read more »

Ceasefires in the Time of COVID-19

Posted by Siri Camilla Aas Rustad, Tora Sagård, Håvard Mokleiv Nygård, Govinda Clayton & Fredrik Methi on Friday, 17 April 2020

This piece is part of our blog series Beyond the COVID Curve. COVID-19 has quickly changed everything from our daily routines, to the policies of governments, to the fortunes of the global economy. How will it continue to shape society and the conditions for peace and conflict globally in the near ... Read more »

Fragmentation and External Intervention Hamper Peace in Yemen

Posted by Maria-Louise Clausen on Friday, 20 September 2019

The armed conflict in Yemen has grown increasingly complex as existing cleavages have become ever-more entrenched, and new ones are emerging. The conflict in Yemen escalated in March 2015 when a Saudi-led military intervention complicated an already intricate internal crisis. Saudi Arabia’s intent behind the military intervention was to weaken ... Read more »

The Unintended Consequences of Killing Jamal Khashoggi: A Backgrounder on the Yemeni Peace Talks

Posted by Júlia Palik on Friday, 7 December 2018

This week the spotlight is on Sweden and UN Special Envoy Martin Griffiths: On Wednesday representatives of the Yemeni government and Houthi rebels arrived in Stockholm to find solutions to what the UN described as the ‘worst [humanitarian] crisis in the world’. The Saudi Arabia-led nine-member coalition has been at ... Read more »

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