Arendalsuka concluded on Friday and PRIO Director Henrik Urdal sums up PRIO's contributions.
PRIO participated at this year's Arendalsuka with three events, and with our researchers on several debate panels.
A collaborative project in which PRIO participates has been awarded a large grant from the European Union's Horizon Europe programme.
We are proud to announce that PRIO researchers Bruno Oliveira Martins and Ilaria Carrozza are joining a new UN network as expert members.
On 6 October, Senior Researcher Bruno Oliveira Martins presented PRIO research at the UN Office of Counter-Terrorism (UNOCT) Expert Group Meeting on Vulnerable Targets and Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS).
On 28-30 September 2021, the RegulAIR project team attended the first-ever international drone incursion exercise at a fully operational airport.
PRIO has received funding from the European Commission to contribute to a fact-finding study preparing a Drone Strategy 2.
In a series of brief blog posts, researchers of the PRIO Middle East Centre offer their reflections on the unfolding Israeli-Palestinian Conflict.
PRIO invites applications for three Doctoral Researcher positions.
In a new article recently published in the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, Bruno Oliveira Martins and Maria Gabrielsen Jumbert analyze the dynamics surrounding the adoption of technologies for EU border control.
What is disruptive innovation and in which ways does it impact security and defence? How should the Total Defence concept be adapted to better capture the challenges of today's tech-based societies? How are civil-military relations challenged by the growing importance of dual-use technologies in both security & defence and the society at large?
PRIO has now joined the European Network of non-proliferation and disarmament think tanks, established by the EU Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Consortium.
In recognition of the risks posed by non-cooperative drones, but especially in cities, the European Commission's Directorate-General for Migration and Home Affairs (DG HOME) launched in August 2020 an external study of different metropolitan approaches in confronting this challenge now and in the years to come.
In May, a new PRIO Middle East Centre project started.
Bruno Oliveira Martins was interviewed by CNN for a news video focusing on the use of drones during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The MidEast Policy Brief series was launched in late 2019.
All over the world, states are responding to the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic by invoking the state of emergency – generally characterized by an expansion of the state power, allowing it to perform actions that it could not carry in times of normal politics.
Launched in May 2014, DRIVER+ is an EU-funded project tasked with promoting and testing new, science-based improvements in crisis management to improve the response to climate-change related threats such as wildfires and flooding, as well as other threats such as industrial accidents and terrorism.
The INTERSECT Research Network has opened a call for papers for the third and final INTERSECT workshop 6-7 February, 2020 at the University of Amsterdam.
Upon invitation from the Institute for Palestine Studies (IPS), Middle East Centre researchers Júlia Palik, Bruno Oliviera Martins, and Nic Marsh participated in a closed seminar on the future strategic changes and challenges in the Middle East.
Upon invitation from the European Commission’ DG for Migration and Home Affairs, PRIO’s Bruno Oliveira Martins and Arthur Holland Michel, co-director at the Center for the Study of the Drone and PRIO project partner, participated in the High-Level International Conference on countering the threats posed by unmanned aircraft systems.
The Norwegian Ministry of Defense has awarded funding to the project proposal 'Counter-Drone Systems: Implications for Norway in an EU and NATO Context'.
For the upcoming 49th UACES Conference (University of Lisbon, 1-4 September 2019), INTERSECT is interested in submitting up to five panels/roundtables/innovative panels that address the impact of technology on European security.
As of December 2018, the collaborative research network INTERSECT has found a new home at PRIO.
PRIO Senior researcher Bruno Oliveira Martins has been awarded a grant from the Open Society Foundations to lead the project TRANSAD – Transnational Academic Network for the Study of Armed Drones.