Åshild Falch


Åshild Falch
Åshild Falch left PRIO in 2010. The information on this page is kept for historical reasons.

Research Interests

UN SCR 1325 and women's political participation
The Burundi peace process

The 2011 referendum over self-determination in Southern Sudan
Power-sharing and peacebuilding
Duration of peace following civil war
Subnational variation in the risk of civil conflict


Languages spoken:

Norwegian, English, Spanish, German, French. Some Nepali and Portuguese.



MA, Comparative Politics, University of Bergen, 2006             

MA courses in international relations, National University of Singapore,2004                                                                 

BA, Comparative Politics and Spanish and Latin American studies, University of Bergen and Universidad de Costa Rica, 2003



2007- present: Researcher, CSCW/PRIO

2010: Election observer for the OSCE, Ukraine
2006-2007: Delegate, Nepal Red Cross Society
2005-2006:  MA student scholarship at CSCW/PRIO
2005: Trainee, Norwegian Embassy in Buenos Aires
2005: Research associate, Statoil Summer Project
2000-2004: Part-time teacher, Austbø secondary school



The following publications are specific to the PRIO GPS Centre. A more complete list is available at www.prio.org.

All Publications

PRIO Policy Brief

Falch, Åshild (2010) Affirmative Action: A Kick-Start with Limitations, PRIO Policy Brief, 2. Oslo: PRIO.
Falch, Åshild (2010) Women's Organizations: A Driving Force Behind Women's Participation and Rights, PRIO Policy Brief, 3. Oslo: PRIO.

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