PRIO at 50

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Jan 2008 - Dec 2009
The PRIO 50th Anniversary was celebrated throughout 2009, with a peak of events in the anniversary week starting 5th of June and ending 12th of June 2009.

The PRIO 50th Anniversary was celebrated throughout 2009, with a peak of events in the anniversary week starting 5th of June and ending 12th of June 2009.

Events

Anniversary Week

  • 5th June: Reception in Oslo Town Hall, hosted by the Mayor of Oslo
    • 11:00-13:00 People’s Role in Post-war Recovery - anniversary seminar.  Please follow this link for more information and registration.
  • 6th June: Vernissage at PRIO: Anniversary Exhibitions. Please follow this link for more information.
    See the exhibition on line
  • 5-6 June: Conference in Bogota: Land reform and distributive justice in the settlement of internal armed conflict. Please follow this link for more information.
  • 8 June: THE GENDER DAY
    • 09:00-13:00 Kvinner, fred og sikkerhet.
      This event will be in the Norwegian language. Please follow this link for more information and registration.
  • 10th June: THE FILM DAY
    • 18:30: Fim seminar with the film Waltz with Bashir.
      Please follow this link for more information.
  • 11th June: THE PEACE DAY
    • 10:00-12:00 A Peace Opportunity Missed? Is the World getting Less Peaceful Again?
      Please follow this link for more information and registration.
    • 14:00-16:00 The World Today: Where Does Peace Have a Chance? - Former, current, and upcoming PRIO directors present their thoughts.
      Please follow this link for more information and registration.
  • 12th June: THE ALUMNI DAY (for PRIO Alumni only)
    • 16:00-17:30: PEACE RESEARCH - THEN AND NOW
      Before PRIO: The Seedbed of Peace Research (1939-1959), Johannes Botes
      PRIO in peace research, seen from the outside, Birgit Brock-Utne
      What Peace Research Would Be Like if Founded Today, Johan Galtung
      Peace Research at PRIO today, Inger Skjelsbæk
    • 18:00: PRIO Alumni Party.
      Former and current PRIO employees gather for a big anniversary alumni party at the PRIO premises in Oslo.