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PRIO Joins EU Network of Non-Proliferation and disarmament think tanks

PRIO Joins EU Network of Non-Proliferation and disarmament think tanks

Friday, 15 Jan 2021

PRIO has now joined the European Network of non-proliferation and disarmament think tanks, established by the EU Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Consortium. The Network gathers researchers who wish to share their work with their academic colleagues, as well as with both European authorities and the key decision-makers within EU Member States.

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Inger Skjelsbæk Heads the UiO Centre for Gender Research

Inger Skjelsbæk Heads the UiO Centre for Gender Research

Thursday, 14 Jan 2021

​Inger Skjelsbæk is the new director of the Centre for Gender Research (STK) at the University of Oslo from January 2021. Skjelsbæk had her main position at PRIO 1995-2015, and was instrumental in building a solid international gender research team at PRIO, resulting in the PRIO Centre on Gender, Peace and Security. Skjelsbæk maintains a Research Professor position with PRIO in addition to her professorate - and now directorship - at the University of Oslo.

Congratulations to Inger! Read more here.

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POPAGANDA – Funding in Place for Project

POPAGANDA – Funding in Place for Project

Wednesday, 13 Jan 2021

​How do political opposition groups in Myanmar and Thailand use popular culture and art to generate legitimacy for their political causes and propagate their messages?

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December Issue of Gender, Peace and Security Update is Out

December Issue of Gender, Peace and Security Update is Out

Friday, 18 Dec 2020
The June 2020 issue of the PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update is out now.


The PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update (GPS Update) is an electronic newsletter launched by the PRIO Centre on Gender, Peace and Security in response to growing interest among the public for information about gender, peace and security issues.

For any queries regarding the GPS Update, contact the editors at johelv@prio.org.


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NORHED II funding for global network on Peace and Conflict and Human Rights research

NORHED II funding for global network on Peace and Conflict and Human Rights research

Friday, 18 Dec 2020

Norad has awarded funding through its NORHED II scheme for a six-year project to strengthen higher education institutions' ability to produce high-quality research and teaching. The project was initiated by The Norwegian Center for Human Rights (NCHR) and the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) in partnership with five leading institutions in Africa, Latin America and the Middle East.

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