The China Autonomy Programme
The China Autonomy Programme is a research programme that concentrates on the implementation of minority rights in China. A specific focus of this research cooperation, with central and local research institutions in both China and Norway, is the implementation of the regional national autonomy system in a comparative perspective. The activities of the programme include academic dissertations, conferences, training and teaching.
The Programme takes the form institutional cooperation between the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights (NCHR) and four partner institutes in China.
The Chinese partner institutions include the Law School of Yunnan University (LSYU), the Inner Mongolian Academy of Social Sciences (IMASS), the Institute of Nationality Studies of Liangshang Yi Autonomous Prefecture (INS) and the Research Centre for Ethnic Issues in the State Ethnic Affairs Commission of the State Council (SEAC).
The purpose of the Programme is to provide research based knowledge on good governance of ethnic affairs for the democratic transition in China.
- Policy/law Recommendation