Júlia Palik: All news

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Thursday, 24 Mar 2022
Transactional Engagements: Middle Eastern Responses to the Ukrainian War

Russia’s war in Ukraine has been met with global condemnation drawing NATO and the EU closer together in coordinating collective responses.

In contrast to this coordinated front among US, French and German responses, it is worth drawing attention to the mixed regional responses among states in the Middle East for whom the war can have long-lasting destabilising effects.

Thursday, 24 Feb 2022
Ukraine: PRIO Expertise

​The most relevant PRIO researchers to comment on aspects relevant to the Russia-Ukraine War are listed here.

Thursday, 24 Jun 2021
New Project on Disarmament

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. This is one out of five PRIO projects that today have received funding from the Research Council of Norway.

Thursday, 24 Jun 2021
5 PRIO Projects Funded by the Research Council of Norway

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.

"I am immensely pleased with this outcome", says PRIO Director Henrik Urdal. "These projects address core challenges for the international society, and will provide novel knowledge to support policy decisions".

Tuesday, 27 Apr 2021
The Challenges of Ceasefire Monitoring in Yemen

​In her new article in International Peacekeeping, Senior Researcher Júlia Palik addresses the challenges of ceasefire monitoring in Yemen. "Watchdogs of Pause: The Challenges of Ceasefire Monitoring in Yemen" highlights key factors that made it difficult for the United Nations Mission to support the Hodeidah Agreement (UNMHA) to live up to its mandate. The findings from this Yemeni case study are relevant for other monitoring missions that are deployed in contexts of ongoing violence.

Friday, 15 Jan 2021
PRIO Joins EU Network of Non-Proliferation and disarmament think tanks

PRIO has now joined the European Network of non-proliferation and disarmament think tanks, established by the EU Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Consortium. The Network gathers researchers who wish to share their work with their academic colleagues, as well as with both European authorities and the key decision-makers within EU Member States.

Thursday, 24 Sep 2020
New Report on Conflict Trends in the Middle East

​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.

Thursday, 27 Aug 2020
New Podcast: PRIO's Peace in a Pod

​​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.

Friday, 3 Jul 2020
COVID-19 in the Middle East: Different Regimes, Different Responses

​In May, a new PRIO Middle East Centre project started. The project, entitled 'Reacting to COVID-19 Across the MENA region', aims to explore how Middle East states reacted to the COVID-19 pandemic and what these varied reactions say about the regimes in question, combining statistical analysis of regional patterns with five case studies: Jordan, Turkey, Iran, Israel, and Palestine. The case studies are published in the MidEast Policy Brief series, with an accompanying PRIO Paper presenting the statistical analysis.

Wednesday, 1 Jul 2020
Journal of Peace Research, Security Dialogue: Improved Rankings

Security Dialogue (SD) and the Journal of Peace Research (JPR) remain in the top quartile of journal rankings.

Clarivate's Journal Citation Reports (previously Web of Science/Thomson Reuter's) show the journals' two-year Impact Factor (IF). This is the most commonly used metric of journal influence measuring the average number of citations to articles published in the last two volumes.

Tuesday, 9 Jun 2020
Successful Thesis Defense by Júlia Palik

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.

Thursday, 4 Jun 2020
Annual meeting of Nordic Women Mediators successfully convened online

On 3-4 June 2020, the Nordic Women Mediators (NWM) Network gathered for a virtual meeting on ‘Beyond the pandemic – a critical time for the meaningful inclusion of women in mediation and peace processes’. The meeting focused on how to move forward with the implementation of the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) agenda in light of the Covid-19 crisis, with the aim to identify transformative approaches to peace mediation and peacebuilding, which put women’s leadership at the center.

Monday, 27 Apr 2020
Introducing the MidEast Policy Brief Series

​The MidEast Policy Brief series was launched in late 2019. The series aims to disseminate timely and relevant research to the wider public on topics relating to the MENA region, and provide research-based policy advice. Three policy briefs have been published in the series. The first assesses the viability of Kurdish and Palestinian quests for self-determination, the second lays out misconceptions about the Yemen War, while the third scrutinizes the foundations of the EU policy on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Tuesday, 18 Feb 2020
Humanitarian Aid Allocated to Education Doubled Between 2015 and 2018, PRIO Researchers Find

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.

Monday, 18 Nov 2019
Researchers from the PRIO Middle East Centre participated in Institute for Palestine Studies seminar in Beirut

​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.

Tuesday, 2 Jul 2019
New JPR Editorial Team

Scott Gates is taking over from Gudrun Østby as Editor of the Journal of Peace Research. Gudrun Østby stays on as Deputy Editor, together with Marianne Dahl and Kendra Dupuy. Bertrand Lescher-Nuland is the Managing Editor of the journal, and Julia Palik is the Social Media Editor. All work in collaboration with the Associate Editors.

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