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New Book on Business and Sustainable Development

New Book on Business and Sustainable Development

Tuesday, 25 Jun 2019

​Can Businesses Play a Role in Peace and Sustainable Development? Today a new edited volume is launched, debating this question in order to provide an essential guide for students, researchers, policy-makers and practitioners on the role of business in peace.

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Launch of PRIO Paper on Women’s Participation in Peace and Reconciliation Processes in Mali

Launch of PRIO Paper on Women’s Participation in Peace and Reconciliation Processes in Mali

Monday, 24 Jun 2019

​On 20 June, the PRIO Paper on Women's Participation in Peace and Reconciliation Processes in Mali was launched in Bamako, Mali. The launch was well-attended by representatives from a broad spectrum of organizations. Approximately 50 representatives from UN entities, embassies, NGOs, civil society organizations, women's organizations, and the Malian research community attended the launch.

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Mete Hatay awarded “best journalist of the year “ by the secondary school teachers and students of Morphou

Mete Hatay awarded “best journalist of the year “ by the secondary school teachers and students of Morphou

Friday, 21 Jun 2019

​Article only available in Turkish here: https://www.havadiskibris.com/mete-hataya-yilin-gazetecisi-odulu/?fbclid=IwAR1tqosL_Hb8ghAC32iMtxblTz3UTZrmE5bfOm-PFoDJ-mm4weIXr11DWfg

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Journal of Peace Research Does Well on Ranking

Journal of Peace Research Does Well on Ranking

Friday, 21 Jun 2019
PRIO's Journal of Peace Research is in the top quartile of International Relations and Political Science citation ranking.

According to the latest  Web of Science/Thomson Reuter's Journal Citation Reports, the Journal of Peace Research’s (JPR) two-year Impact Factor, the most used metric of journal influence measuring the average number of citations to articles published in the last two volumes, increased from 2.419 last year to 2.518 in 2018. JPR is ranked 13th in the International Relations (out of 91) and 35th in the Political Science (out of 176) categories.

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Torunn L. Tryggestad Appointed Member of Kilden’s Advisory Board

Torunn L. Tryggestad Appointed Member of Kilden’s Advisory Board

Wednesday, 19 Jun 2019

​Torunn L. Tryggestad was recently appointed member of a the newly established Kilden's Advisory Board. Tryggestad is Deputy Director at PRIO and Director of the PRIO GPS Centre. Furthermore, Tryggestad is a senior researcher with gendered dimensions of international conflict, the UN system and UN member states in policy development, and the normative framework of Women, Peace and Security among her thematic focus areas. 

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