The Imagine Forum 2021: Building Trust for Sustainable Peace - Recordings from Höfði Reykjavík Peace Centre’s annual conference that took place in cooperation with the Icelandic Ministry for Foreign Affairs, The Institute for Sustainability Studies and GRÓ GEST on Friday, October 8 in Veröld - house of Vigdís at the University of Iceland

Höfði Reykjavík Peace Centre

Höfði Reykjavík Peace Centre, a collaborative effort of the City of Reykjavik and the University of Iceland, is a forum for international multidisciplinary cooperation, with an emphasis on the role of small states, cities and citizens in promoting peace.

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The Centre promotes interdisciplinary and international research in peace and conflict studies and strives to enable informed policy making and providing a platform for discussion and education about peace and conflict.


Keeping the Peace?

An article by Brynja Huld Óskarsdóttir, ACONA fellow

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The Effects of COVID-19 on Peace

An article by Jón Atli Benediktsson, Rector of the University of Iceland og Dagur B. Eggertsson, Mayor of Reykjavík on International Day of Peace (in Icelandic)

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Coronakrisen illustrerar den postfaktiska politiken

Maximilian Conrad on the importance of studying post-truth politics in the context of the ongoing Corona crisis (in Swedish).

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Integration of Refugees: Opportunities for Improvement

In the spring of 2016, the Institute of International Affairs and the University of Iceland were commissioned to work on a comprehensive analysis of the quality of integration of refugees and immigrants into Icelandic society by the Ministry of the Interior and the Ministry of Welfare. This is an abstract …

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Time to talk about weapons of mass destruction

An article by Álfrún Perla Baldursdóttir published on the International day of Peace

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Er friðurinn úti?

An article written about The Imagine Forum and the peace days in Reykjavík 2020 that will take place in October, as in recent years, but this time they will take place entirely online, under the heading "Er friðurinn úti?"

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Ríkir friður á Íslandi?

Silja Bára Ómarsdóttir, professor of International Affairs writes an article in relations to Reykjavík Peace Days

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Ófriðurinn heima

An article by Phumzile Mlambo Ngcuka Executive Director of UN Women in relation to Peace Days in Reykjavík

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