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Fulbright Article Prize awarded to Inger Skjelsbæk

Fulbright Article Prize awarded to Inger Skjelsbæk

Tuesday, 05 Jun 2018
The Fulbright Alumni Association Norway (FAAN) has by scholarly committee awarded Inger Skjelsbæk the Fulbright Article Prize for 2018, recognizing the past year’s best scientific article by a Norwegian Fulbright scholar. She receives the award for her article ‘Narratives of Support and Resistance: A Political Psychological Analysis of the Implementation of UNSCR 1325 in Bosnia and Herzegovina’, co-authored with Elin Doeland and published in Political Psychology in 2017.
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PRIO GPS Centre representatives attend annual consortium meeting of Gender/Women, Peace and Security Centres

PRIO GPS Centre representatives attend annual consortium meeting of Gender/Women, Peace and Security Centres

Monday, 04 Jun 2018

​​On 31 May-1 June, Torunn L. Tryggestad, Julie M. Hansen and Linn Marie Reklev from the PRIO GPS Centre were in Prato, Italy for the annual consortium meeting of G/WPS Centres. The meeting was hosted by Monash Gender, Peace & Security (Australia), which is directed by PRIO Global Fellow Jacqui True. Representatives from the WPS Institute at the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Centre (Ghana), the LSE Centre for WPS (UK), and Georgetown Institute for WPS (US) also participated.

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Meeting of Regional Women Mediators Networks - Chair's Statement out now

Meeting of Regional Women Mediators Networks - Chair's Statement out now

Wednesday, 11 Apr 2018

​On 21-23 March, PRIO, together with the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and NOREF Norwegian Center for Conflict Resolution, hosted a gathering with representatives from different regional networks of women mediators, including FemWise-Africa, the Mediterranean Women Mediators Network and the Nordic Women Mediators. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss opportunities for cooperation and seeking synergies, and the possible establishment of an alliance of regional women mediator networks. 

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New Issue of PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update Out

New Issue of PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update Out

Thursday, 05 Apr 2018
The first issue in 2018 of the PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update is now out.

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Torunn Tryggestad Re-appointed to UN Advisory Group

Torunn Tryggestad Re-appointed to UN Advisory Group

Thursday, 15 Mar 2018

​The UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has re-appointed PRIO's Deputy Director Torunn L. Tryggestad as a member of the fifth UN Peacebuilding Fund Advisory Group. She has served in this group since 2015.

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