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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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No Peace Without Women!

No Peace Without Women!

New blog for International Women's Day

Thursday, 08 Mar 2018

​"On this International Women’s Day as we reflect on gender issues, women’s rights and equal access to opportunities we must not only reflect on the progress that has been made but also on how much more needs to be done and how to achieve gender equality in societal life and in all sectors," write PRIO's Torunn L. Tryggestad together with Aseem Andrews of the UNDP Oslo Governance Centre in a new piece for PRIO Blogs. 

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Conference on 'Women, Peace and Security in Myanmar' held in Bangkok on 5 March

Conference on 'Women, Peace and Security in Myanmar' held in Bangkok on 5 March

Thursday, 08 Mar 2018

The conference was organised by the PRIO project on 'Gender Equality, Peace and Security in Nepal and Myanmar' (WOMENsPEACE). The papers presented at the conference described the diverse roles of women in the ongoing Myanmar peace process, insisting on the vital importance of a gender perspective in the study of conflict, security and peace. 

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