Dag Nylander receives the M.C. Bassiouni Justice Award
NOREF’s Director Dag Nylander has been awarded the M.C. Bassiouni Justice Award, in recognition of his central facilitator-role in the peace process between the Government of Colombia and the FARC–EP (2012-2016).
Colombian peace accord at five: a critical time for its implementation
NOREF Director Dag Nylander emphasises the need for continuous engagement from both international and national actors, as Colombia commemorates the fifth anniversary of the signing of the peace agreement between the Government and FARC-EP on 24 November.
Annual meeting of the Nordic Women Mediators in Reykjavik
The annual meeting of the Nordic Women Mediators (NWM) takes place in Reykjavik from 17 – 19 November 2021. Members from all five Nordic networks come together for a three-day meeting to discuss approaches to including and strengthening women in mediation and peacebuilding efforts. The discussions draw on lessons from the recent events in Afghanistan and from new working methods applied during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Public roundtable: Should we meet online?
On 16 November, three member organisations of the CyberMediation Network – USIP, CMI and NOREF – will convene a public roundtable on the development and use of online platforms for dialogue efforts.
Colombia: CAEM collaboration continues
NOREF and the Social Development Group (SDG), in partnership with the Colombian War College and the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Colombia, co-hosted a three-day meeting for the Course of High Military Studies (CAEM) Class of 2021, in Cartagena de Indias, 17-19 August.
New board at NOREF
The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) has appointed a new board for NOREF. The new chair is former Ambassador Kim Traavik.
Syrian women training for meaningful participation
Syrian women and civil society actors receive advocacy and negotiation training to strengthen peacebuilding engagement.
NOREF søker seniorrådgiver til Midtøsten og Nord-Afrikaprogrammet
Stillingen skal primært følge opp NOREFs innsats i konfliktområder i Midtøsten og Nord-Afrika.
Marte Heian-Engdal new Deputy Director
Marte Heian-Engdal is named new Deputy Director at NOREF. She is currently NOREF’s Head of Development.