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Dr. Denis Mukwege & Nadia Murad tops Nobel shortlist

Dr. Denis Mukwege & Nadia Murad tops Nobel shortlist

Friday, 09 Feb 2018

​The congolese physician Denis Mukwege and Yazidi human rights activist Nadia Murad jointly tops PRIO Director Henrik Urdal's shortlist for the Nobel Peace Prize. 

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Researchers and Policymakers in Dialogue on Women, Peace and Security in Mediation

Researchers and Policymakers in Dialogue on Women, Peace and Security in Mediation

Thursday, 18 Jan 2018

Today, the Folke Bernadotte Academy (FBA), the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO), and the Swedish Embassy in Oslo, are holding a Research and Policy Dialogue on Women, Peace and Security in Mediation.

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Helga Hernes turns 80

Helga Hernes turns 80

Tuesday, 16 Jan 2018

​PRIO congratulates Helga Hernes on her 80th birthday today!

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New Issue of PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update Out Now

New Issue of PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update Out Now

Wednesday, 20 Dec 2017


​The December 2017 issue of the PRIO Gender, Peace and Security Update is now out.  


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New Project to Study Social Media, Armed Conflict and Gender in Myanmar

New Project to Study Social Media, Armed Conflict and Gender in Myanmar

Tuesday, 19 Dec 2017

​From early 2018, Julie Marie Hansen will start a three-year doctoral research project studying the gendered impacts of social media on armed conflict and peacebuilding in Myanmar.

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