Hilde Wallacher


Hilde Wallacher
Hilde Wallacher left PRIO in 2012. The information on this page is kept for historical reasons.

Research Interests

I am currently employed as a researcher associated with several different projects.

I work with several projects related to international arms trade, and have published a number of reports on Norwegian arms transfer regulations, the Arms Trade Treaty process, and different aspects of the international arms trade and how it is and can be regulated. I am particularly interested in the relationship between arms trade issues and human rights.

I also work with the PRIO Gender team, primarily as the editor of the quarterly PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Newsletter, which can be found at http://www.prio.no/Research-and-Publications/Gender/Newsletter/

I am generally interested in international norm development, especially developments in international law. I am also very interested in gender studies and in studies of humanitarianism.


Languages spoken:

Norwegian, English, Spanish (learning)

Working experience:

Journalist, the arms trade group of Norges Fredslag, vice-chair of Amnesty International Student Society at University College Dublin, other related volunteer work.


January 2006-June 2006: Master thesis grant holder at the PRIO.
August 2004-: MA, The Theory and Practice of Human Rights, the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, University of Oslo.
August 2003-June 2004 : Erasmus exchange student, University College Dublin, Ireland. Politics, Economic Science and Philosophy.
Januar 2002-June. 2003: BA, Department of Comparative Politics at the University of Bergen.
August 2001-December. 2001: Examen philosophicum and examen facultatum at the University of Bergen (UiB).


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All Publications

Non-refereed Journal Article

Wallacher, Hilde (2009) Gender in Community Consultations, The Journal of ERW and Mine Action 12(2).

Popular Article

Wallacher, Hilde & Alexander Harang (2009) Kontrollkrav fra Sør [Demands for Control From the South], Klassekampen, 21 July.

PRIO Report

Carling, Jørgen; Marta Bivand Erdal; Cindy Horst; & Hilde Wallacher (2007) Legal, Rapid and Reasonably Priced? A Survey of Remittance Services in Norway, PRIO Report, 3. Oslo: PRIO.

PRIO Policy Brief

Wallacher, Hilde (2012) The Abatangamuco - Engaging men for Women's Empowerment in Burundi, PRIO Policy Brief, 5. Oslo: PRIO.
Wallacher, Hilde & Kjell Erling Kjellman (2008) Gender Mainstreaming in Mine Action in Conflict Situations, PRIO Policy Brief, 10. Oslo: PRIO.
Wallacher, Hilde (2007) Gender Mainstreaming in Mine Action, PRIO Policy Brief, 8. Oslo: PRIO.

PRIO Paper

Wallacher, Hilde (2012) Engaging Men - The Abatangamuco and Women's Empowerment in Burundi, PRIO Paper. Oslo: PRIO.
Wallacher, Hilde & Clare da Silva (2008) Progressing Towards an Arms Trade Treaty, PRIO Paper. Oslo: PRIO.
Wallacher, Hilde (2007) Gender Mainstreaming in Mine Action - A Critical Background Analysis, PRIO Paper. Oslo: PRIO.


Wallacher, Hilde & Torunn L. Tryggestad (2011) UN Special Rapporteur Margot Wallström Visits PRIO, PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update, 2011: PRIO.
Tryggestad, Torunn L. & Hilde Wallacher (2011) New Strategic Plan on Women, Peace and Security launched by Norwegian MFA, PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update, 2011: PRIO.

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