Friday, 27 May 2022
Doctoral candidates from all over the world attended PRIO's PhD-level course on Gender, Peace and Conflict.
Wednesday, 11 May 2022
Drones have played a very important, multidimensional role since the beginning of the current iteration of the war in Ukraine. This importance mirrors what happens in modern conflict all over the world: both in more conventional conflict and in other insurgency / counter-insurgency settings, drones have become a central part ...
Monday, 9 May 2022
Russia’s war on Ukraine has repercussions also in Northern Europe. Finland and Sweden, despite their longstanding policy of military non-alignment, are more than likely going to submit their applications for NATO membership before the summer. In light of Russia’s brutal and unprovoked war and both countries’ close existing partnership with ...
Wednesday, 4 May 2022
The NORM project ('Shaping the Digital World Order: Norms and Agency along the Digital Silk Road in Southeast Asia') was officially launched with a kick-off meeting on 4 May.
Wednesday, 20 Apr 2022
A collaborative project in which PRIO participates has been awarded a large grant from the European Union's Horizon Europe programme.
Monday, 16 May 2022
Russia’s aggression against Ukraine has energized the North Atlantic Alliance in every possible way, reviving its purpose and unity, and granting it new attractiveness in Europe and greater prominence in the Indo-Pacific. The prospect of Finland and Sweden joining the 30 member-states was hypothetical last autumn, when Moscow issued the ...
By Marie Sandnes in Canadian Journal of African Studies
Wednesday, 4 May 2022
One of the tragic side-effects of the war in Ukraine is that at long last – and unfortunately only now – the last person in the West may have come to understand what really happened in Syria, especially after Russian intervention. This does not help those Syrians who have been ...
Monday, 25 Apr 2022
Predictions of a decisive offensive in Donbass and speculations about peace talks have gained new intensity in both Russian propaganda and Western commentary last week – and neither makes much sense. Artillery and air strikes on the solid Ukrainian defense lines in several key directions on the battle for Donbass ...
Thursday, 14 Apr 2022
Despite stop-and-start peace talks, a resolution to the brutal war in Ukraine appears distant. Major cities in Ukraine are faltering. Civilians, including children, are dying of shrapnel and glass wounds, exposure and thirst. At the same time, Ukraine’s resilience and a coordinated global response means the war is not ending ...
Wednesday, 15 Jun 2022 08:30-09:30
Gulf leaders' responses to the Russian invasion of Ukraine and to rising oil prices have focused attention on the emerging tensions between the United States and several of its most significant political and security partners in the Gulf. The sight of the de facto leaders of Saudi Arabia and the UAE declining to speak with President Biden, while taking calls from President Putin, would have seemed unimagineable just a few months back, but has now become emblematic of new regional geopolitics.
Tuesday, 21 Jun 2022 08:30-09:30
Historically, China's ties with the Middle East have been mainly motivated by economic interests. But as Beijing's presence in the region deepens, so does the need to protect its interests and citizens, potentially leading to increased engagement in regional conflicts.
Jan 2013 –
High-Level Seminars on Gender and Inclusive Mediation Processes
Led by Torunn L. Tryggestad
Aug 2017 – Jul 2022
Humanitarianism, Borders, and the Governance of Mobility: The EU and the 'Refugee Crisis'
Led by Maria Gabrielsen Jumbert