What does it mean to be secure in today’s world? The Security research group focuses on the changing landscape of security actors (state and non-state, the European Union, NATO, United Nations) and practices, aiming to recast and develop the concept of security through new approaches and methodologies.
This new FAIR case brief by Eli Stamnes and Cedric de Coning focuses on the peace negotiations resulting in the Revitalised
Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in
the Republic of South Sudan (R-ARCSS), finalized in September 2018.
The NORM project ('Shaping the Digital World Order: Norms and Agency along the Digital Silk Road in Southeast Asia') was officially launched with a kick-off meeting on 4 May.
A collaborative project in which PRIO participates has been awarded a large grant from the European Union's Horizon Europe programme.
This new FAIR case brief by Isabel Bramsen argues that inclusion is in fact a controversial issue with several dilemmas in relation to peace processes.
This new FAIR case brief by Zenonas Tziarras focuses on how the Astana process became central to the peace efforts regarding the Syria conflict after 2017, but it has been heavily influenced by the interests and positions of its three sponsors or guarantor powers: Russia, Turkey, and Iran.
The most relevant PRIO researchers to comment on aspects relevant to the Russia-Ukraine War are listed here.
The new case brief by Wenche Iren Hauge examines the Guatemalan peace process from 1990 to
1996 as an early example of the inclusion of civil society in a negotiation process.
The Guatemalan case is an important
illustration of the challenge in having
to prioritize between different norms
in a peace process – and in this
case, ending violence came before
important implications of inclusivity
on other issues on the negotiation
This new case brief by Jørgen Jensehaugen examines the dilemma of inclusion/exclusion, which is one of many central problems
in Arab–Israeli peacemaking, by using three instances of international
mediated involvement in the conflict to highlight how mediation gatekeeping has served
to exclude Palestinians, either as a people, as a
political unit, or as a spoiler group.
This FAIR case brief focuses on Malian women's participation in the Algiers negotiations in 2014–2015. It shows how there were stark differences in perceptions of fairness when it came to women's participation among the different actors involved, including relatively strong resistance to women's participation from the international mediation team and the conflict parties in Algiers.
Journal Article in Canadian Journal of African Studies
Journal Article in International Studies Review
Book Chapter in Food Governance in India Rights, Security and Challenges in the Global Sphere
Journal Article in Cooperation and Conflict
Report - Other
PRIO Policy Brief
Journal Article in Global Policy
Book Chapter in Border Control and New Technologies: Addressing Integrated Impact Assessment
Bruno Oliveira Martins