Tryggestad, Torunn L. & Jenny Lorentzen (2013) Launch of New Initiative: Gender and Mediation Seminar, PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update, 2013: PRIO.
The lead story in the third 2013 issue of the GPS Update is the launch of a new initiative 'Gender and Mediation' by the UN Department of Political Affairs (DPA) in cooperation with PRIO and the Crisis Management Initiative (CMI) in Helsinki, Finland. The goal of this new initiative is to increase the availability and quality of gender expertise in mediation processes and to generate more consultative processes by promoting women's effective participation.
Senior Researcher. Director of the PRIO Centre on Gender, Peace and Security
The Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) conducts research on the conditions for peaceful relations between states, groups and people.