Recent and upcoming events
13 Mar 2014 08:30-10:00 - PRIO, Hausmanns gate 7, Oslo
In this seminar, the results of the Somalis in Oslo study will be discussed, and a hard copy of the report will be made available for participants. Open Society Foundations' At Home in Europe project examines the realities of people from Somali backgrounds in seven European cities. The study in Oslo was carried out by a research team at PRIO, led by Research Professor Cindy Horst.
Tue, 18 March 2014 - PRIO, Hausmanns gate 7, Oslo
These events will be held in Norwegian.
Afghanistan-uka 2014 går av stabelen 17. mars og varer til 23. mars. Den 18. mars blir det holdt to debatter hos PRIO om Afghanistans fortid og fremtid:
19 Mar 2014 17:00-19:00 - PRIO, Hausmanns gate 7, Oslo
On April 5, presidential elections will be held in Afghanistan. There is great uncertainty and considerable worry surrounding these elections: Will they be fair and free, or are the elections merely a play to the gallery? Who will win? Is “democracy” more than a symbolic word in Afghanistan?
Thu, 18 September 2014 - PRIO, Hausmanns gate 7, Oslo
This year's PRIO Annual Peace Address will be given by Paul Collier, Professor of Economics and Public Policy at the Blavatnik School of Government; a Professorial Fellow of St Antony’s College; and Co-Director of the Centre for the Study of African Economies, Oxford. He was Director of the Research Development Department of the World Bank from 1998–2003.
Fri, 07 November 2014 - Kolkata, India
The Mahanirban Calcutta Research Group (MCRG) and the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) are jointly organizing the International Conference on "Gender, Empowerment and Conflict in South Asia". This is the final conference for a collaborative project entitled Making Women Count for Peace: Gender, Empowerment and Conflict in South Asia. Funded by the Research Council of Norway's INDNOR and NORGLOBAL programmes, the project aims to generate new knowledge and debate on women's empowerment and the challenges facing implementation of UNSCR 1325 in Nepal and India. With a focus on Northeast Indian experiences and a comparative look at Nepal, the project addresses the role of women in local governance and politics, particularly within the context of peace and security processes.