Domus Juridica, 6. etasje (kart)
Kristian Augusts gate 17
This weekend Dr. River Hustad from the NCHR International Department contributed to an international webinar about human rights protection of vulnerable groups during the Covid-19 pandemic.
In this guest lecture Carmen Pavel will speak about the importance of evaluating the justifiability of the Security Council - the only institution who can authorize the use of force at the international level in cases other than self-defense, and has important duties to protect human rights in situations of humanitarian crises.
A new NCHR supported Chinese book about Business and Human Rights in the UN System was launched in Beijing on 16 December.
Members of the Oslo Coalition on Freedom of Religion or Belief visiting Buddhist Universities in Myanmar to lecture and engage in dialogue on Buddhism and human rights.
Interviewing is a core task in law enforcement and how the police conduct interviews has a profound impact on the outcome and fairness of the subsequent criminal proceedings. This seminar will discuss the applicability of investigative interviewing in counter-terrorism efforts, discuss how it can serve as a remedy against ill-treatment, and illustrate the psychology behind this approach.
Although Human Rights Education (HRE) has taken root in most countries in Asia, there is a wide range of issues that needs to be addressed regarding HRE both in Asia and in Europe.
UN Secretary General António Guterres observed that: “We are a world in pieces. We need to be a world at peace”. UiO Professor Cecilia Bailliet created the first law course on the Right to Peace at UiO and is proud to present this unique publication which explains the status of Peace as a key aim of the UN Charter and deserves renewed attention by academics, policymakers and practioners.
PluriCourts Annual Workshop on The Political and Legal Theory of International Courts and Tribunals 2020: Independence, accountability, and domination in International Courts (Oslo, July 20-21 2020).
Book chapter by Juan-Pablo Pérez-León-Acevedo, published in Martin Scheinin (ed.) Human Rights Norms in ‘Other’ International Courts, Cambridge University Press.
The key question the research project REF-ARAB interrogates is: What does refugee protection look like in states facing extraordinary refugee influxes and who are not party to the key international legal instruments providing for the protection of the world's refugees?
What are the current trends when it comes to assisting and protecting refugees and asylum-seekers in Europe and in the Middle East? How do political decisions regarding refugees taken in one region affect assistance and protection in other regions?