Jan 2021 – Dec 2022
On 1 January 2021 Norway joined the UN Security Council as elected member for the period 2021-22. Norway has joined the Security Council with high ambitions and a strong confidence in what a non-permanent member and small state can bring to the table. Four thematic priority areas have been identified as particularly important to Norway during its membership period:
On this page you will find information about PRIO resources pertaining to Norway on the UN Security Council, highlighting resources of particular relevance to the priority areas. These resources include names of relevant researchers, research projects, publications, podcast episodes, events and more.
Dialogue Forum for Norway's membership in the United Nations Security Council 2021-2022
To strategically strengthen the goal of a knowledge-based foreign policy in relation to the Norwegian membership in the United Nations Security Council, the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in cooperation with the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI) and the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO), are organizing a series of thematic roundtable meetings in 2021 and 2022.
As part of the newly established Dialogue Forum for Norway's membership in the United Nations Security Council 2021-2022, the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) in collaboration with PRIO, and the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI) are organizing a series of thematic roundtable meetings about current issues on the Council's agenda. The first meeting took place on April 29th and the topic was global health and security.