Inga Marie Nymo Riseth

Research Assistant

Inga Marie Nymo Riseth
Inga Marie Nymo Riseth left PRIO in 2018. The information on this page is kept for historical reasons.

Research Interests

  • Counter-terrorism and human rights
  • Human rights law (including refugee law, rights of indigenous peoples, women's rights)
  • International Humanitarian Law
  • Foreign aid and securitization of foreign aid
  • The right to education


Master thesis: "Questionable Intentions, Good Practice. Norwegian aid to education influenced by the objective of preventing violent extremism"

Languages spoken

Norwegian, English, German (B2), Arabic (A1)


Master degree: Theory and Practice of Human Rights, Univeristy of Oslo. 

Bachelor degree: International Environmental and Development Studies, University of Life Sciences (NMBU)

Selected Work Experience

From August 2017:  Lecturer on topics related to the UN, international questions, human rights, the UN Association of Norway (FN-Sambandet)

August - September 2017: Secretary in the election campaign, the Socialist Youth Party, Akershus division

July 2016 - June 2017: President (elected full-time position), the Norwegian Students and Academics International Assistance Fund (SAIH)

July 2015 - June 2016: Political vice president (elected full-time position), the Norwegian Students and Academics International Assistance Fund (SAIH)

2015: Norwegian youth delegate to the UN General Assembly

October 2013 - December 2013: Solidarity worker in the palestinian refugee camp Rashedieh, Lebanon. the Palestine Committee of Norway 


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All Publications

Master Thesis

Riseth, Inga Marie Nymo (2018) Questionable Intentions, Good Practice. Norwegian Aid to Education Influenced by the Objective of Preventing Violent Extremism. MA thesis, Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, University of Oslo, Oslo.

Blog Posts

Norway – The Colonial Power

Posted by Inga Marie Nymo Riseth on Tuesday, 29 May 2018

Imagine this. Close to a small lake, there is a little building. It has stood there for 120 years – ever since your ancestors, who lived off fishing and foraging, built it. Your grandmother brings you to this place to pass your people’s traditions on to you. You go there ... Read more »