NORDEM - Norwegian Resource Bank for Democracy and Human Rights

NORDEM Thematic Paper: Dialogue Facilitation – improving the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission's (SMM) impact in Ukraine

This thematic paper argues that the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM) has not reached its full potential in fulfilling all parts of its mandate, and that by improving its efforts in dialogue facilitation it would increase its impact on the ground in the conflict area of Eastern Ukraine. The Author, Sylvia Rognvik, was seconded by NORDEM to the Mission last year.

Read more about the author's experience working for the SMM 

Long Term Assignments

NORDEM contributes personnel to help foster good governance, democratic institutions and rule of law, with the OSCE, the UN and the EU as our major partners

Election Observation

NORDEM trains and provides Norwegian election observers to the OSCE, the EU, the Carter Center and other international election observation missions around the world.


NORDEM regularly publishes reports and papers on selected topics.

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NORDEM Roster and Recruitment

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NORDEM manages a roster of about 300 persons with relevant expertise and personal skills. NORDEM recruits highly qualified personnel through the roster and through open vacancy announcements.


Jun 8, 2016 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM, Norwegian Centre for Human Rights Add to calendar
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NORDEM is a civilian capacity provider specialised in human rights and democratisation. NORDEM’s main objective is to enhance the capacity of international organisations working in these fields.

NORDEM recruits, trains and deploys qualified personnel and is fully funded by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.



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