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Tuesday, 21 May 2024
DIGeMERGE Poster on Digital Emergency Communication in the Nordic Countries

The CHANSE project Digital Emergency Communication (DIGeMERGE) is presenting a poster at the 2024 conference organized by ISCRAM (Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management) in Münster, Germany, 25-29 May 2024.

Wednesday, 24 Apr 2024
Panel discussion on "Sovereignty in the 21st century: New perceptions and challenges"

The Center for Studies of the Course of International Relations (CECRI) at the University of Minho (Braga, Portugal) organized its 45th International Relations Colloquia on 22-24 April 2024.

Sunday, 11 Feb 2024
Conference on Digital Designs – from Unique ID to CBDC

'Digital Designs - from Unique ID to CBDC' was co-organized by PRIO and the Maharashtra Institute of Technology-World Peace University (MIT-WPU) at MIT-WPU's campus in Pune, India, 9-10 February 2024.

Thursday, 2 Jun 2022
CHANSE Funding in Place for Project on Digital Emergency Communication

The project will examine the use of smartphone apps, mass notifications via SMS and messaging on social media platforms, in efforts to alert the public and respond to emergencies.

Sunday, 8 May 2022
The History of PRIO and Peace Research: New Open Access Book

​The new open accessbook Livesin Peace Research: The Oslo Stories explains how PRIO, the world'soldest independent peace research institute, was founded and how it survivedthrough crises.

Thursday, 17 Dec 2020
Stateless in the Bengali borderlands — Funding in Place for New Project

​The project will investigate the current crisis of statelessness affecting millions of people in the Bengali borderlands, including the Rohingya population of Myanmar and Bengali Muslims in the Northeast Indian state of Assam.

Saturday, 16 May 2020
Åshild Kolås Appointed Vice President of IDSS

​PRIO Research Professor Åshild Kolås has been appointed Vice President of the ISA Interdisciplinary Studies Section (IDSS).

Tuesday, 31 Mar 2020
Open Position: Doctoral Researcher With the e-Topia Project

​The Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) invites applications for a three-year, full-time research position as a Doctoral Researcher.

Wednesday, 18 Dec 2019
Project Funded: e-Topia: China, India and Biometric Borders

​How is e-governance and the Internet of Things (IoT) changing the everyday lives of the people of India and China, and how are these multifaceted changes affecting international relations?Congratulations to Åshild Kolås, who will lead the project e-Topia: China, India and Biometric Borders, which has now received 4-year funding from the Foreign Policy programme of the Research Council of Norway.

Wednesday, 31 Jul 2019
PRIO Researchers Contribute to New Book on Women, Peace and Security in Myanmar: Between Feminism and Ethnopolitics

The book describes women’s efforts as agents for change in Myanmar and examines the potential of the peace process as an opportunity for women’s empowerment.

Thursday, 7 Feb 2019
New GPS Policy Brief on Women in the Myanmar Peace Process

​This new GPS Policy Brief on women’s participation in the Myanmar peace process asks: How well are women represented in the Ethnic Armed Organizations (EAOs) involved in the peace process?What kind of work do the women do? Do the women participate in decision-making as members of the EAOs’ central executive committees? Read the policy brief in full here.

Friday, 28 Dec 2018
2018: The Year in Humanitarianism at PRIO

PRIO researchers have been prolific contributors to the field of humanitarian studies in 2018.

Tuesday, 17 Jul 2018
Norway After July 22, 2011

Negotiating values, identities and a resilient society

Thursday, 31 May 2018
Long Walk of Peace: Towards a Culture of Prevention

UNESCO launches the book 'Long Walk of Peace'. Part I: 'Perspectives from Peace Research' is coauthored by PRIO Global Fellow Professor Priyankar Upadhyaya and PRIO Research Professor Åshild Kolås

Thursday, 8 Mar 2018
Conference on 'Women, Peace and Security in Myanmar' held in Bangkok on 5 March

The conference was organised by the PRIO project on 'Gender Equality, Peace and Security in Nepal and Myanmar' (WOMENsPEACE).

Friday, 24 Nov 2017
Call for papers: Women, peace and security in Myanmar


Friday, 3 Nov 2017
New Book by Åshild Kolås

​Sovereignty Revisited: The Basque Case, edited by PRIO's Åshild Kolås and Pedro Ibarra Güell, provides a fresh view on Basque sovereignty and statehood in the new political climate.

Friday, 30 Jun 2017
New issue of the PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update

Empowering Survivors of Sexual Violence in DR Congo

Wednesday, 31 May 2017
Two new books on Women, Peace and Security in India and Nepal

Åshild Kolås, PRIO Research Professor, has published two new books on Women, Peace and Security in India and Nepal.

Wednesday, 19 Apr 2017
PRIO Research to Feature at Conference on Gender Perspectives on Demography and Conflicts

​Presenting research results and policy recommendations on population, poverty, women, peace and security

Friday, 17 Feb 2017
Priyankar Upadhyaya appointed PRIO Global Fellow

​Priyankar Upadhyaya, UNESCO Chair for Peace and Intercultural Understanding, and Professor, Faculty of Social Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, India, has recently been appointed PRIO Global Fellow.

Wednesday, 4 Jan 2017
Conference Report on 'Food Security Debates in India: Experiences from the Grassroots'

International Conference held in Varanasi, India, on 28-29 September 2016

Tuesday, 20 Dec 2016
Call for Papers: Northeast Indian Enigmas: Exception, Extraction and Bare Life

Special Issue of Alternatives: Global, Local, Political edited by Åshild Kolås

Tuesday, 28 Jun 2016
New Book on Basque Nationhood

Edited by Pedro Ibarra Güell and Åshild Kolås, Basque Nationhood Towards a Democratic Scenario is now out on Peter Lang International Academic Publishers​​.

Tuesday, 21 Jun 2016
PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update (Issue 2-2016)

DDR through a Gender Lens in Nepal and Myanmar

Friday, 1 Apr 2016
PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update (Issue 1-2016)

Women Engaging in Islamic Charity as ‘Development Agents’

Tuesday, 1 Mar 2016
Conference on India's Role in Global Nuclear Governance at IDSA, New Delhi, 24-26 February 2016

Three-day IDSA-PRIO conference featured presentations by key experts from India, Europe, South Africa, Russia, Australia, and the USA

Friday, 8 Jan 2016
New Project Funded: Gender Equality, Peace and Security in Nepal and Myanmar (WOMENsPEACE)

​​​​We are happy to announce that the Research Council of Norway (NORGLOBAL) has funded another 3-year PRIO project Gender Equality, Peace and Security in Nepal and Myanmar (WOMENsPEACE).

Wednesday, 28 Oct 2015
Workshop on India’s Role in Global Nuclear Governance

IDSA-PRIO workshop held at Thon Hotel Vika Atrium, Oslo

Friday, 16 Oct 2015
Exploring Sovereignty: PRIO 2015 Annual Conference

Co-organizer: Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation Cyprus Supported by The Research Council of Norway

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