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New Comics on Resistance in Somaliland from PRIO

New Comics on Resistance in Somaliland from PRIO

Monday, 23 Nov 2020

​PRIO is proud to share a five-part comic based on the true story of the Uffo group made in collaboration with PositiveNegatives. Available in both English and Somali, these graphic narratives explore how brave actions by small groups of people can inspire collection action and societal change.

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Successful Thesis Defense by Jenny Lorentzen

Successful Thesis Defense by Jenny Lorentzen

Friday, 20 Nov 2020

​Jenny Lorentzen has successfully defended her dissertation for the degree dr.philos: “Normative Encounters between the ‘Global’ and the ‘Local’: Women, Peace and Security in Mali and Rwanda”.

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Vacancy: Social media curator on migrant transnationalism

Vacancy: Social media curator on migrant transnationalism

Wednesday, 18 Nov 2020

​The IMISCOE Standing Committee on Migrant Transnationalism (MITRA) seeks to recruit a social media curator to serve in a voluntary position for a (renewable) period of one year.

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A Future for Syria – Education Activism in New Animation from PRIO

A Future for Syria – Education Activism in New Animation from PRIO

Monday, 16 Nov 2020

What drives the small but often heroic everyday acts of people in their attempts to challenge dehumanization and abuse in violent conflict? PRIO is proud to share the second of a series of three animations and comics from Myanmar, Syria and Somaliland, made for the TRANSFORM project in collaboration with PositiveNegatives

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New Policy Brief by Kristin Lund: Reflections from the First Female Force Commander in UN History

New Policy Brief by Kristin Lund: Reflections from the First Female Force Commander in UN History

Wednesday, 11 Nov 2020

​​​Major General Kristin Lund was the first female Force Commander in a United Nations peacekeeping operation. In this new GPS Policy Brief Lund reflects on her experiences in the field during deployment in Cyprus and describes how being the first female Force Commander allowed her greater access to both military and civilian populations. 

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