Tryggestad, Torunn L. & Halvor Berggrav (2011) Nobel Days in Oslo, PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update, 2011: PRIO.
This issue has a special focus on the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize, awarded to President of Liberia Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, and grassroots activists Leymah Gbowee of Liberia and Tawakkol Karman of Yemen. You will find articles on various civil society events held during the Nobel Days, including a PRIO Film Seminar at Vika Kino featuring Leymah Gbowee and a screening of 'Pray the Devil Back to Hell'; a FOKUS seminar on Resolution 1325 under the headline ‘Women, Peace and Security: What Impact Will the Nobel Peace Prize Have on Future Work?’; a CARE/NRC seminar on 'Women’s Leadership in Peace and Conflict'. You can also read about criticism of this year's prize, the Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Exhibition the the Oslo Nobel Center, along with other news on Women, Peace and Security.
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