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Doctoral Researcher on Refugee Education: Building Durable Futures (REBuilD)

Doctoral Researcher on Refugee Education: Building Durable Futures (REBuilD)

Application Deadline: 10 December 2017

Friday, 17 Nov 2017

​The Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) invites applications for a three-year, full-time position as Doctoral Researcher. The position provides the opportunity to work in a leading international research institution with high academic standards and an interdisciplinary environment.

This position is financed as part of a grant from the Research Council of Norway to PRIO for the project “Refugee Education: Building Durable Futures (REBuilD)”, led by Research Professor Cindy Horst.

Please follow this link for the full announcement.

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NORGLOBAL Funding for Three PRIO Projects

NORGLOBAL Funding for Three PRIO Projects

Thursday, 16 Nov 2017

​The announcement of the NORGLOBAL funds from the Research Council of Norway has been published, and PRIO is very happy to see three important projects receiving funding:

  • Refugee Education: Building Durable Futures (REBuilD) - led by Cindy Horst
  • The Impact of Security Force Assistance on State Fragility - led by Øystein H. Rolandsen
  • Social Media in Armed Conflict: The Case of Myanmar - led by Stein Tønnesson

More information about these projects will soon be available at the PRIO website.

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Norwegian Women Mediators Exchange Knowledge on Syrian Peace Process

Norwegian Women Mediators Exchange Knowledge on Syrian Peace Process

Friday, 10 Nov 2017

​On 10 November 2017, the Nordic Women Mediators – Norway network met in Oslo to exchange first-hand knowledge from working in conflict resolution processes. 

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New Book by Åshild Kolås

New Book by Åshild Kolås

Friday, 03 Nov 2017

​Sovereignty Revisited: The Basque Case, edited by PRIO's Åshild Kolås and Pedro Ibarra Güell, provides a fresh view on Basque sovereignty and statehood in the new political climate. 

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“No backsliding” on Women’s Inclusion in Peace Mediation

“No backsliding” on Women’s Inclusion in Peace Mediation

Blog post by the Nordic Women Mediators - Norway steering group

Friday, 27 Oct 2017

​Last week, Norway made history with Ine Eriksen Søreide becoming the country’s first female foreign minister. Even in relatively gender-equal countries like Norway it is still rare to find women holding top positions in the so-called “hard issue” sectors of foreign affairs and peace and security. Barriers to the full involvement of women in work to prevent and resolve violent conflicts still persist.

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