PRIO Network

Recent and upcoming events

23 Apr 2014 17:00-19:00 - Ingeniørenes Hus, Kronprinsens gate 17, Oslo
​​Norges interesser, rolle og politikk i dette bildet.

Utenriksminister Børge Brende i dialog med direktørene Ulf Sverdrup, NUPI og Kristian Berg Harpviken, PRIO.

Møteleder er Terje Svabø.

This seminar will be held in Norwegian.

Fri adgang. Enkel servering


Dette seminaret er et samarbeid mellom PRIO, NUPI og Polyteknisk forening.
24 Apr 2014 15:00-20:30 - UNESCO Amphitheatre - University of Nicosia
08 May 2014 14:00-19:30 - Pavilion Room, St Antony’s College, Oxford

​​​The African Studies Centre, Oxford, and the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO), invite you to the seminar Revisiting the politics of state survival: Violence, legitimacy and governance in the Greater Horn of Africa.

The countries within the Greater Horn of Africa are on diverging trajectories with regards to state strength, economic development, and legitimacy. 

12 - 15 May 2014 - PRIO, Hausmanns gate 7, Oslo
Tue, 13 May 2014 - Långvik Conference Hotel, Helsinki

​​​​​The third High-Level Seminar on Gender and Inclusive Mediation Processes will take place in Helsinki, Finland, on 13-15 May 2014. The seminar is organized by the Crisis Management Initiative (CMI), the UN Department of Political Affairs (DPA)​ and PRIO. 

The seminar is by invitation only.

14 May 2014 08:30-10:00 - PRIO, Hausmanns gate 7, Oslo
At this PRIO seminar, Steven Pinker will talk about the topic of his upcoming book, The Sense of Style. 

Pinker introduces his seminar like this: Let’s face it: most academics are terrible communicators. Why do the world’s most cerebral people find it so hard to convey their ideas? And how can we learn to do better? 

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.

Recent events


15 Apr 2014 14:00-17:30 Building Trust for a United Cyprus
10 Apr 2014 18:00-20:30 Closed Sea: Protection of Borders, Protection of Migrants?
27 Mar 2014 08:15-10:00 Globalization, Geopolitics and War: Celebrating Journal of Peace Research at 50
26 Mar 2014 19:00-20:00 JPR 50th Anniversary: Celebration Reception
21 Mar 2014 09:00-18:00 Re-Examining Intervention: Rising Powers Approaches to Conflict Resolution
20 Mar 2014 09:30-11:30 The Role and Relevance of Gender in Peace Mediation
19 Mar 2014 17:00-19:00 Elections in Afghanistan
Tue, 18 March 2014 Norges rolle i Afghanistan: Oppdrag utført? Hva nå?
13 Mar 2014 08:30-10:00 Somalis in Oslo: Presentation of the Report
Thu, 06 March 2014 The Cyprus Peace Dividend Revisited
05 Mar 2014 08:30-10:00 Key Pointers for Evidence-Based Humanitarian Action: Lessons from Syria, Chad and Uganda

Events