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Providing police with alternatives to torture and supporting China's first law against domestic violence: Read the stories behind our work for human rights in 2016.
The NCHR works to support the achievement of the equality and non-discrimination principles found in international human rights instruments and in the new UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
PluriCourts researchers have contributed to a special issue of The International Journal of Human Rights (Vol. 20(8)).
Discussion of the article written by: Aletras, N., Tsarapatsanis, D., Preoţiuc-Pietro, D., & Lampos, V. (2016) in PeerJ Computer Science, 2.
Human rights seminar with Postdoctoral Fellow Theresa Squatrito
A Chinese delegation visited the Faculty of Law as part of a European-Chinese cooperation aiming to promote legal assistance in remote areas and for disadvantaged groups in China.
Postdoctoral fellow Alain Zysset will introduce the article written by Mattias Kumm.
The Nordic Journal of Human Rights winter issue for 2016 features four research articles covering a wide range of human rights topics: international election observation, women’s rights, substantive equality and judicial responses to ethno-cultural claims, as well as an ethnographic study of Mayan concepts and human rights framework. In this issue, all our contributing authors analyse and promote the development of more sophisticated rights frameworks and jurisprudence.
Postdoctoral Fellow Alain Zysset on the significance of the practice of the ECtHR for the normative theory of human rights.
PluriCourts Seminar with Postdocoral Fellow Alain Zysset on his ongoing research at PluriCourts.
Professor Emeritus George C. Christie is visiting PluriCourts as a Fulbright’s Scholar. He joined PluriCourts in September 2016, and will stay until March 2017.
This project explores the nexus between poverty and human rights from an international legal perspective.
Postdoctoral Fellow Amrei Müller's project on how judicial dialogues - how courts interact - is featured on Science Nordic.
NORDEM's secondee to EULEX Kosovo, Vidar Stensland, will share his experiences from working as a judge in an international mission.
Postdoctoral fellow Claudio Corradetti has edited an issue of Transnatioal Legal Theory on "Cosmopolitan Law and the Courts". In addition to the introduction, Corradetti has contributed with the article "Judicial cosmopolitan authority". Andreas Føllesdal has contributed with the article "Building democracy at the Bar: the European Court of Human Rights as an agent of transitional cosmopolitanism" to the same issue.
In the article "Subsidiarity and International Human-Rights Courts: Respecting Self-Governance and Protecting Human Rights - Or Neither?", Andreas Føllesdal discusses the relationship between the principle of subsidiarity and international human rights courts. Read the article in Law and Contemporary Problems, vol. 79(2): 147-163.
A seminar organized by NORDEM on the occasion of the visit by OSCE/ODIHR Director Michael Georg Link.
This issue features a timely article on the need for a closer relationship between fiscal transparency and human rights, and an article which offers a critical analysis of how the UN Human Rights Council conceives of traditional cultural practices. The latest issue also highlights the transition to an inclusive education system for disabled children, and features a reflection piece on human rights and dignity in health care. Articles are available from Taylor & Francis for download.