The war in Ethiopia's Tigray region accounted for over 100,000 battle-related deaths in 2022, even more than Russia's invasion of Ukraine which accounted for more than 81,000 deaths, according to new conflict trends data released today.
Russia’s war in Ukraine has been met with global condemnation drawing NATO and the EU closer together in coordinating collective responses.
The most relevant PRIO researchers to comment on aspects relevant to the Russia-Ukraine War are listed here.
PRIO seeks to recruit a Research Assistant in a 50% position, to work for 10 months on the DISARM project within the CVP department.
The DISARM project seeks is to identify the impact of disarmament processes on conflict recurrence and pinpoint the conditions under which disarmament can be the most effective.
Today we got the news that five PRIO-led projects have succeeded in the most competitive calls for funding from the Research Council of Norway.
In her new article in International Peacekeeping, Senior Researcher Júlia Palik addresses the challenges of ceasefire monitoring in Yemen.
PRIO has now joined the European Network of non-proliferation and disarmament think tanks, established by the EU Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Consortium.
In their first-ever report to examine conflict trends in the Middle East, PRIO researchers take a closer look at the hard data on the number of conflicts – between states, within states, as well as one sided violence – and at ceasefires as well as peace agreements.
How can we explain peace and conflict in the world? What do security and insecurity do to a region and its people? How do different kinds of violence affect people, and how do societies tackle crises – and the threat of crisis? The Peace Research Institute Oslo brings you expert opinions on the headlines, personal stories from the field, and cutting-edge research in this weekly podcast.
In May, a new PRIO Middle East Centre project started.
Security Dialogue (SD) and the Journal of Peace Research (JPR) remain in the top quartile of journal rankings.
Júlia Palik successfully defended her PhD dissertation titled: Interstate Rivals' Intervention in third party civil wars: The comparative case of Saudi Arabia and Iran in Yemen (2004-2018) at the Corvinus University of Budapest.
Discussed Women, Peace and Security and Covid-19
The MidEast Policy Brief series was launched in late 2019.
The amount of humanitarian aid allocated to education doubled between 2015 and 2018 and Norway has reached the global goal of allocating 4% of their humanitarian aid to the sector.
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.
Scott Gates is taking over from Gudrun Østby as Editor of the Journal of Peace Research.