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PhD Course on Gender, Peace and Conflict

PhD Course on Gender, Peace and Conflict

Friday, 27 May 2022

Doctoral candidates from all over the world attended PRIO's PhD-level course on Gender, Peace and Conflict. 

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Torunn L. Tryggestad Featured in Podcast Episode on Feminist Foreign Policy

Torunn L. Tryggestad Featured in Podcast Episode on Feminist Foreign Policy

Tuesday, 03 May 2022

​PRIO GPS Centre Director Torunn L. Tryggestad was recently featured in a Nordic Play podcast episode, speaking on the increased role of feminism in Nordic foreign policies. 

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High Risk of Sexual Violence in the Ukraine War: New NRK Op-ed

High Risk of Sexual Violence in the Ukraine War: New NRK Op-ed

Thursday, 31 Mar 2022

​On March 31st, Senior Researcher Ragnhild Nordås published an op-ed in NRK on sexual violence in the war in Ukraine. 

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New Policy Brief on Norway and the Women, Peace and Security Agenda in the UN Security Council

New Policy Brief on Norway and the Women, Peace and Security Agenda in the UN Security Council

Friday, 25 Mar 2022

​January 2022 marked the halfway point in Norway’s two-year membership in the United Nations Security Council (UNSC). Given that the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) agenda has been a cornerstone of Norway’s Security Council campaign, its presidency and its political focus during its term, this prompts the question: Has Norway delivered on its goal to strengthen the WPS agenda? 

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New Policy Brief on the Women, Peace and Security Index 2021/22

New Policy Brief on the Women, Peace and Security Index 2021/22

Monday, 21 Mar 2022

​Accomplishing gender equality has been a prioritized goal of the international community for many years, and yet, in many places, women still face injustice, exclusion, and violence. To track progress on women’s rights and female empowerment, quantitative and comparable global indices play a crucial role. 

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