Arendalsuke 2022 underway

The annual Arendalsuka is underway in Arendal, Norway where participants will discuss, debate and solve societal challenges, including humanitarian related challenges.

Call for papers: Unusual places of refuge and sanctuary

In the wake of Syrian mass displacement, this call for papers seeks contributions that shed light on the unusual and unlikely places of refuge to which Syrian refugees have fled.

Book review essay: Refugees as economic agents in protection systems

New book review essay explores the contributions of three recent books from the Refugee Economic Programme at the Refugee Studies Centre, Oxford .

Risk aversity in the face of sanctions regimes

In light of the risk of violating sanctions regimes humanitarian organisations may resort to remote management. This paper explores what such remote management might imply in the context of humanitarian negotiations.

Recording of roundtable with Hugo Slim now available

Organised by the NCHS and PRIO in collaboration with the Norwegian Red Cross, this roundtable with Hugo Slim explored the future of humanitarian principles.

Recording available: Helping refugees from Ukraine

PRIO together with the NCHS and the Polish Embassy in Norway recently hosted a discussion on preventing human trafficking in the context of the war in Ukraine. A recording of the discussion is now available.

Forms of humanitarian diplomacy

This report provides an overview of the concept of humanitarian diplomacy and the different forms it may take in humanitarian intervention.

Upcoming seminar: Seeking refuge in Greece

You are invited to join this breakfast seminar co-hosted by PRIO and the NCHS to discuss local and EU responses to migrants seeking refuge in Greece, and reflect on lessons learned.

Launch of the EuroWARCHILD project

The EuroWARCHILD project is set to be launched on 1 June, with a seminar bringing together European children born of war, scholars, and practitioners to discuss what it means to grow up as a child born of war.

Upcoming panel: Helping refugees from Ukraine and preventing exploitation

Join this panel discussion hosted by PRIO on measures to prevent human trafficking in the context of the war in Ukraine.