Recent and upcoming events
19 Jun 2013 12:00-13:15 - PRIO, Hausmanns gate 7, Oslo
The Minister of Foreign Relations of Brazil, Antonio de Aguiar Patriota will be our guest at a seminar regarding the role of Brazil in global governance structures. His talk is entitled "The UN Security Council: a time for multilateralism, diplomacy and reform".
04 Sep 2013 08:30-10:00 - PRIO, Hausmanns gate 7, Oslo
Should we prohibit or regulate autonomous weapons? Taking the campaign to stop killer robots as the starting point, this breakfast seminar identifies a set of key ethical and legal issues relating to robotic weapon platforms.
05 Sep 2013 08:30-10:00 - PRIO, Hausmanns gate 7, Oslo
Over the last decade, there has been a surge of academic and policy interest in the role of ‘diasporas’ in the process of development. There have been many new initiatives from governments and development organisations to co-opt diasporas into existing development practice. However, these tend to assume that diasporas and the ‘development industry’ share a common set of interests and aspirations. In challenging this assumption, this paper addresses the following questions. Who is included within these diasporas? Why should they be expected to contribute to development? What is the nature of this‘development’ in which diasporas now seen to play such a central role?