Jorunn Tønnesen

Project Manager

Jorunn Tønnesen left PRIO in 2003. The information on this page is kept for historical reasons.


Languages spoken:

Norwegian, professional; English, professional; German, conversational;

Working experience:

2002- : Project Manager on Balkan Dialogue Project at PRIO (International Peace Research Institute, Oslo. The Balkan Dialogue Project`s goal is to promote reconciliation and the strengthening of civil society in Balkan.

2001: Refugee Attaché in Kosovo for the Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development.

1996-2002: Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development, Department of Immigration, Senior Executive Officer and Adviser.

1993-1996: Directorate of Immigration, Executive Officer and Senior Executive Officer

1988-1993: Norwegian Red Cross, Tanum transit centre for refugees, Social worker, receptionist, night shift work.


1988 - 1993 Cand. Polit. Political Science, University of Oslo, Norway.Courses; Transnational co-operations, International Political economy War and peace studiesNation, States and Nationalism, Developing Countries in international politics.

1985 - 1988 Cand. Mag. in Political Science at University of Oslo, Norway. Social Anthropology, Social Geography, Project orientated degree course in teamwork and organisation.

1984 Examen Philosophicum.

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