Anne Thurin

Researcher, NISAT

Anne Thurin left PRIO in 2007. The information on this page is kept for historical reasons.

Research Interests

The impact of small-arms violence on human security and development in conflict, post-conflict and non-conflict zones
Post-conflict recovery and peacebuilding processes
Reintegration and rehabilitation of ex-combatants
Community disarmament and development strategies


Languages spoken:

French, English and Italian

Working experience:

NORSTAFF expert - January 2007 (open-ended)
Norwegian stand-by force of experts providing ad hoc qualified assistance to UN agencies and international organisations engaged in emergency relief across the globe

West Africa Programme research associate
International Alert, London, UK
July 2004 – September 2004

Rehabilitation & Reintegration operations officer
UNDP, Monrovia - Liberia
April – June 2004

Arms for Development project assistant
UNDP, Freetown - Sierra Leone
January – March 2004

Civil – Military Relations Programme intern
UNREC, Lomé - Togo
October - December 2003


MA in Conflict Resolution, Department of Peace Studies, Bradford University, UK, 2002 - 2003

Diplome d'Institut d’Etudes Politiques,
IEP Aix en Provence, France, 1997 - 2002

International B-level course at the Department of Government and the Department of Peace and Conflict Research, Uppsala University, Sweden, 2001-2002

All Publications

Book Chapter

Jackson, Thomas; Nicholas Marsh & Anne Thurin (2005) The Efficacy of EU Export Control Measures Concerning Small Arms and Light Weapons, in Small Arms and Light Weapons Transfers. Geneva: UNIDIR (53–78).

PRIO Report

Thurin, Anne (2007) Integrating Small Arms Measures Into Development Programmes, PRIO Report, 1. Oslo: PRIO.
Thurin, Anne (2006) Integrating Development into the UN Programme of Action Process, PRIO Report, 1. Oslo: PRIO.

Master Thesis

Thurin, Anne (2003) The Politics of the Conflict in Ivory Coast. MA thesis, (completed September 2003).
Thurin, Anne (2002) Cooperative Security in the Baltic Sea Region. MA thesis, (completed July 2002).

Conference Paper

PRIO Policy Brief

Thurin, Anne (2007) Integrating Small Arms Measures into Development Programmes, PRIO Policy Brief, 1. Oslo: PRIO.
Thurin, Anne (2007) Integrating Small Arms Measures into Development Programmes, PRIO Policy Brief, 1. Oslo: PRIO.

Report - External Series

Marsh, Nicholas;Owen, Taylor;Jackson, Thomas; & Thurin, Anne (2005) Who Takes the Bullet? – The Impact of Small Arms Violence, Understanding the Issues, 3. : .