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

Nic Marsh

PRIO researcher Nic Marsh was interviewed about laws concerning the Norwegian export of weapons parts which are likely used by Israel in Gaza, in an article for the state broadcaster, NRK.

Amara Thiha

PRIO researcher Amara Thiha was interviewed about the significance of Aung San Suu Kyi being moved out of prison in Myanmar, by Channel News Asia.

Hilde Henriksen Waage

PRIO researcher Hilde Henriksen Waage's new book on Syria was discussed in an article by  the Norwegian newspaper, Dagbladet.

Kristian Berg Harpviken and Jørgen Jensehaugen

PRIO researchers Kristian Berg Harpviken and Jørgen Jensehaugen were both interviewed on the consequences of stepping back from war for Israel and Russia’s leaders, in a longform piece by Norway's broadcaster, NRK.

Kristian Berg Harpviken

PRIO researcher Kristian Berg Harpviken was interviewed about the prospects for peace in Ukraine and beyond, for Norway’s NRK’s P1 radio (listen at 49 mins).

Stein Tønnesson

PRIO researcher Stein Tønnesson was interviewed about the French Vietnam War in the in-depth Norwegian history podcast Historier som endret verden (History that changed the world).

Henrik Syse

PRIO researcher Henrik Syse was interviewed about war and peace on Norwegian NRK P1 radio (listen at 1hr 26mins).

Nic Marsh

PRIO researcher Nic Marsh was interviewed about how Norwegian arms export regulations apply to trade with Israel in an article that appeared in the Israeli newspaper, Haaretz.

Hilde Henriksen Waage

PRIO researcher Hilde Henriksen Waage was interviewed widely across Norwegian media about the conflict between Israel and Palestine, including by VG here, here and here, Stavanger Aftenblad, Aftenposten, Dagbladet, Dagsavisen, NRK, NRK radio and TV2.

Jørgen Jensehaugen

PRIO researcher Jørgen Jensehaugen was also interviewed on the conflict in Palestine by the Norwegian broadcaster NRK here and here, and by Aftenposten newspaper.

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