PRIO Network

NISAT Coalition Members

Norwegian Red Cross

The Norwegian Red Cross is a modern, nationwide organisation which, in recent years, has about 170.000 members. The Norwegian Red Cross was one of the first national societies in the Red Cross movement. The Red Cross was founded in Norway in 1865 as «the Society for the care of the sick and wounded in the battlefield and for the support of the wounded and the families of those killed».


Norwegian Church Aid

Norwegian Church Aid is a voluntary, ecumenical organisation that works to promote the basic rights of human beings.In order to achieve lasting results it cooperates with church-based and other local organizations in three ways:

  • Long-term development projects
  • Emergency preparedness and response
  • Advocacy


Peace Research Institute, Oslo

 Founded in 1959, the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) is an independent research institute known for its effective synergy of basic and policy-relevant research. In addition to such research, PRIO conducts graduate training and is engaged in the promotion of peace through conflict resolution, dialogue and reconciliation, public information and policymaking activities.