PRIO invites applications for this course on Gender, Peace and Conflict which will be taught in person in Oslo in May 2024. The application deadline is 15 March.
In 1993, secret negotiations took place in Oslo, Norway, aiming to start a process to resolve the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians. Thirty years later, PRIO researchers are still researching the Oslo Agreement and its implications.
A new podcast series on ethics in peace negotiations is now available on Spotify.
Arendalsuka is an annual Norwegian political festival that brings together politicians, journalists, policy makers, aid organisations, civil society and the private sector.
The PRIO Research School on Peace and Conflict, in collaboration with the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, hosted doctoral candidates at the PhD-level course.
On 5-7 June PRIO hosted the PhD level course "Political regimes: Developments, Typologies and Consequences" as part of the Norhed II project.
This year Israel celebrates 75 years since it was established.
Ine Eriksen Søreide’s tenure as Norway’s Foreign Minister between 2017 and 2021 was reviewed by PRIO researchers Torunn L.
PRIO invites applications for this course, which will be taught in person in Oslo on 5-7 June 2023.
A CMI report co-authored by PRIO researcher Jørgen Jensehaugen takes stock of the UNRWA, its role and way forward in context of a funding crisis.
Today, for the fifth time in just over three years, Israelis are holding an election.
The PRIO project “On Fair Terms: The Ethics of Peace Negotiations and Mediation” (FAIR) organized a workshop in Cyprus in partnership with the PRIO Cyprus Centre, PRIO Middle East Centre, and the PRIO Centre on Gender, Peace and Security, 19-21 October.
The PRIO Research School on Peace and Conflict, incollaboration with the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, hosted doctoralcandidates at the PhD-level course.
Før måtte de skjule at de var jøder i arabiske land.
Doctoral candidates from all over the world attended PRIO's PhD-level course on Gender, Peace and Conflict.
Russia’s war in Ukraine has been met with global condemnation drawing NATO and the EU closer together in coordinating collective responses.
PRIO invites applications for this course, which will be taught in person in Oslo in June 2022.
Three migration-related PhD courses will be offered at PRIO in the course of 2022: (1) Migration theory: perspectives on time and temporalities, (2) Survey methods in migration research: design, implementation, and analysis, and (3) Ethnographic fieldwork methodology: approaches, tools, and ethics.
What is the current status of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA)? What are its main challenges? What types of scenarios can we envision for UNRWA's future?These were some of the questions discussed today when the PRIO Middle East Centre and the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs hosted a roundtable with UNRWA Commissioner-General Philippe Lazzarini.
Jørgen Jensehaugen has just published the book En kort introduksjon til Israel - Palestina-konflikten.
This new case brief by Jørgen Jensehaugen examines the dilemma of inclusion/exclusion, which is one of many central problems in Arab–Israeli peacemaking, by using three instances of international mediated involvement in the conflict to highlight how mediation gatekeeping has served to exclude Palestinians, either as a people, as a political unit, or as a spoiler group.
Call for Applications open for the second edition of our PhD level course International Mediation: Theory, Cases and Skills to be held at PRIO 30 May 2022 - 03 Jun 2022.
The NORHED II project, Partnership for Peace: Better Higher Education for Resilient Societies and the Research School on Peace and Conflict invites applications for the PhD-level course Gender, Peace and Conflict to take place in Oslo on 23 – 25 May 2022.
On 9-10 September 2021, around 20 researchers met for a hybrid online-offline workshop to share their research on specific cases of ethical issues in peace negotiations and mediation.
Bjørn Schirmer-Nilsen has successfully defended his thesis "Successful Failure: The Intifada and the Shultz Initiative of 1988".
Erlend Lunde Colleuille has successfully defended his thesis "An Impossible Balancing Act.
Application deadline 25 June 2021
In a series of brief blog posts, researchers of the PRIO Middle East Centre offer their reflections on the unfolding Israeli-Palestinian Conflict.
Norad has awarded funding through its NORHED II scheme for a six-year project to strengthen higher education institutions' ability to produce high-quality research and teaching.
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.