The Norwegian Centre for Human Rights (NCHR) has several international partners in its work to promote human rights.
These cooperation projects are mainly organised through different international programmes.
The Centre emphasises research based exchange, dialogue and joint actions.
Each international programme includes research and administrative capacities, while constantly benefitting from national and international expertise.
Academic and educational institutions are among the most relevant partners.
The Indonesia Programme
The programme conducts activities in cooperation with state institutions, academic institutions and non- governmental organisations. Capacity building is central to nearly all of the Programme's activties.
The China Programme
The Programme performs activities which promote the development, understanding and application of international human rights standards in China. Long-term involvement and close collaboration with Chinese academic partners is the cornerstone of our work in China.
The Vietnam Programme
In cooperation with state, academic and international institutions, the Programme supports projects that facilitate a greater understanding of international human rights and a two way transfer of information between Vietnam and Norway.
The China Autonomy Programme
The programme focuses on the implementation of the regional national autonomy system in a comparative perspective.
The Socio-Economic Rights Programme, SERP
The programme supports research, policy-making, advocacy and education on socio-economic rights at the national and international levels.
The Oslo Coalition on Freedom of Religion or Belief
The coalition is an international network of representatives from religious and other life-stance communities, NGOs, international organisations and research institutes.