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

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.

Jørgen Jensehaugen

PRIO researcher Jørgen Jensehaugen did multiple Norwegian media interviews on the Israel-Palestine crisis, including by Aftenposten and VG newspapers, NRK, Nyhetspressen, TV2 here, here and here, Panorama here and here, and Dagbladet here and here.

Jørgen Jensehaugen

PRIO researcher Jørgen Jensehaugen was interviewed on the crisis facing UNRWA by Ireland’s state broadcaster RTE, Sky News UK, France 24, Australia’s ABC radio, The New Arab, Portuguese news wire LUCA, Japan’s NHK, The National, Swedish Radio, Al Arabya TV and Spain’s El Periodico de España.

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