As of 1 August 2005, Kristian Berg Harpviken will be the new deputy director at PRIO, while Åshild Kolås will take over the position as programme leader of the Conflict Resolution and Peace Building Programme (CRPB) at PRIO. The current deputy director, Hilde Henriksen Waage, will leave her full time position at PRIO to take up a position at the University of Oslo.