Media centre

If you are a member of the press, PRIO’s Communication Department can connect you with our expert researchers who can speak across a diverse range of issues, and in a number of languages.

Topics and regions we cover

PRIO’s current peace and conflict research focuses on 143 countries across the globe.

Many of our researchers have extensive knowledge that is country-specific. Read more about the countries we cover on our Locations page, which includes a list of research carried out on each country, and the researcher who managed the project.

Read more about the full range of issues PRIO has expertise on our Topics page, which includes aid, children, conflict trends, COVID-19, extremism, gender, peacebuilding, drones, terrorism and the war in Ukraine.

PRIO’s Director, Henrik Urdal, releases annual list of recommendations for the Nobel Peace Prize, which is covered extensively in the media. Read more about the current and former lists on our Nobel Shortlist pages.

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PRIO in the media

Harry Tzimitras interviewed in Politico article

Aid ship to leave Cyprus for Gaza within 24 hours, Christodoulides says

“This idea of the sea corridor has been brewing for months,” said Harry Tzimitras, director of the Peace Research Institute Oslo Cyprus Center. “We had announcements before that the corridor is beginning, so we have to be always careful in this part of the world, until something actually starts.” But “the U.S. construction is a serious step bringing in a coordinated action which was long overdue, but now at least is happening,” he added. Read article

PRIO Paper - AI in Military Planning & Operations

The PRIO Paper titled ‘Artificial Intelligence in Military Planning and Operations’ was used as a basis for an article on the same topic, published by the Norwegian research industry publication,

Nicholas Marsh

PRIO researcher Nic Marsh was interviewed about Norwegian weapons parts being used in Israeli weapons, for FriFagbevegelse, the Norwegian online news portal for the trade magazines of the LO unions.

Stein Tønnesson

PRIO researcher Stein Tønnesson was interviewed about Donald Trump’s admiration of North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, by the Norwegian newspaper Dagbladet. He was also interviewed by NRK radio reflecting on peace war in today’s volatile global situation.

Pavel Baev

PRIO researcher Pavel Baev wrote two opinion pieces in Eurasia Daily Monitor, one titled ‘Russia’s Vision for Dominance in the Middle East Suffers Under Conflict’ and ‘Russian Siren Song of Peace and Baltic Warnings of War.’

Amara Thiha

PRIO researcher Amara Thiha was quoted in an article about China’s role as peacemaker in Myanmar, by All USA News Hub.

Maria Gabrielsen Jumbert and Simon Reid-Henry

PRIO researchers Maria Gabrielsen Jumbert and Simon Reid-Henry penned an op-ed in response to the opinion piece by Director of NORAD on ‘Aid 2.0’, was mentioned in a follow-up article on the story,  published by Panorama.

Greg Reichberg

A public lecture given by PRIO researcher Greg Reichberg at the Catholic University of America was turned into a podcast episode by Ivoox podcast.

Henrik Syse

PRIO researcher Henrik Syse was interviewed by NRK’s Dagsnytt 18 programme discussing religion (listen at 50mins 16secs).

Hilde Henriksen Waage

PRIO researcher Hilde Henrikson Waage was interviewed by the Norwegian media outlets on the Israel-Palestine crisis, including Dagsavisen here and here, NRK and NRK Nyheter.

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