The Norwegian Centre for Human Rights and the MFA recently signed a new agreement that aims at strengthening NORDEM. The agreement covers the period 2012-2014 and ensures 24 million NOK to the operation of NORDEM. The number of staff will be increased from five to seven and the competence within democratisation and institution building will be enhanced.
The Norwegian mission to the EU in Brussels recently interviewed staff at NORDEM and one of the Norwegian election observers who has participated in the EU's election observation missions.
NORDEM is seeking a Cooordination Officer to the Stabilisation Support Unit of MONUSCO in Bunia in DR Congo. See the terms of reference below for further details. Qualified and interested candidates are asked to contact Lisa Kirkengen, k.l.kirkengen at nchr.uio.no (replace "at" with @), as soon as possible.