Launch of the PRIO Centre on Gender, Peace and Security

Women, Peace and Security: What Does It Mean in the Contemporary World?

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Time: Monday, 15 February 2016 15:00-19:00
Place: PRIO, Hausmanns gate 3, Oslo

Launch of the PRIO Centre on Gender, Peace and Security
​​​​The PRIO Centre on Gender, Peace and Security was recently established in the autumn of 2015 to build on PRIO’s position as a leading research environment on gender, peace and security.

To celebrate the establishment of the new centre, PRIO is hosting a launch event with guest speaker Professor Christine Chinkin​, Emerita Professor of International Law and Director of the Centre on Women, Peace and Security at the London School of Economics. Professor Chinkin will give a talk on ‘Women, Peace and Security: What Does It Mean in the Contemporary World?

Programme

15:00-15:05    Welcome

Kristian Berg Harpviken, Director, PRIO

15:05-15:10    Opening remarks
                       Tore Hattrem, State Secretary, Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs​

15:10-15:20     Presentation of the PRIO Centre on Gender, Peace and 
​ Security

 Torunn L. Tryggestad, Director, PRIO Centre on Gender, Peace and Security

15:20-15:50     Women, Peace and Security: What Does It Mean in the 
​​ Contemporary World?

 Keynote address by Professor Christine Chinkin, Director, Centre on Women, Peace and Security, London School of Economics (LSE)

15:50-16:45     Panel Discussion

 Advancing the Women, Peace and Security Agenda: The role and impact of research on policy and practice

 Moderator: Torunn L. Tryggestad, PRIO
 Panelists:

  • Yannick Glemarec, Assistant Secretary-General and Deputy Executive Director, UN Women
  • Christine Chinkin, Director, Centre on Women, Peace and Security, LSE
  • Roslyn Warren, Research Partnerships Manager, Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security
  • Inger Skjelsbæk, Research Professor, PRIO Centre on Gender, Peace and Security

 Q & A

16:45-19:00     Reception

 Remarks by Espen Lindbæck, Deputy Director of the Section for Peace and Reconciliation, Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs   ​


​Please register your attendance by 8 February!