Dialogue Forum for Norway's membership in the United Nations Security Council

Dialogue Forum for Norway's membership in the United Nations Security Council
Photo: UN Photo/Mark Garten
Led by Louise Olsson
Jan 2021 - Dec 2022

​To strategically strengthen the goal of a knowledge-based foreign policy in relation to the Norwegian membership in the United Nations Security Council, the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in cooperation with the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI) and the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO), are organizing a series of thematic roundtable meetings in 2021 and 2022.

​The roundtable meetings are organized around central themes and issues relating to the Security Council agenda and the Norwegian membership. Each meeting will invite leading researchers and experts within the chosen field with the two-fold aim of expanding the knowledge base and identifying opportunities for Norway in the Security Council. Through this approach, the dialogue forum seeks to strategically contribute to Norwegian Foreign Policy.

The Dialogue Forum Secretariat

The Dialogue Forum roundtables are organized by a joint Ministry of Foreign Affairs/NUPI/PRIO Secretariat. At PRIO, the Secretariat is led by Louise Olsson and Ida Rødningen, with the strategic support of Henrik Urdal. The work is done in close collaboration with Ulf Sverdrup and Niels Nagelhus Schia at NUPI and Andreas Løvold and Vegar Andreassen at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.


Peer-reviewed Journal Article

Non-refereed Journal Article

PRIO Paper

Olsson, Louise; Angela Muvumba Sellström; Patty Chang; Torunn L. Tryggestad; Peter Wallensteen & Ingebjørg Finnbakk (2021) Sweden as an Elected Member of the UN Security Council: Promoting Women, Peace and Security as Core Council Business, 2017–18, PRIO Paper. Oslo: PRIO.

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