Nettsider med emneord «human rights»

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Publisert 18. aug. 2022 13:52

This conference addresses topical issues concerning challenges to human rights protection online and the regulation of the use of artificial intelligence.

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Publisert 18. aug. 2022 12:43

Please join us on 27 September 2022 for an online seminar on the domestic impact of the United Nations human rights treaty system. The seminar is jointly organised by the Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, and the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, University of Oslo.

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Publisert 18. aug. 2022 09:22

In this lecture, Martin Fertmann questions the role of new ‘social media councils’ such as Meta’s Oversight Board for Facebook and Instagram in international law interpretation, and overall, in improving the protection of human rights online.  

Publisert 17. aug. 2022 15:05
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Publisert 15. aug. 2022 10:36

12 academics from China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam gathered in Geneva, Switzerland for the annual training on UN human rights mechanisms. The workshop, jointly organized by the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights and Geneva Academy, aims to strengthen civil society by equipping academics with in depth knowledge of how to utilize the UN human rights mechanisms in their home countries. 

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Publisert 8. juli 2022 15:34

Developed in partnership with the UNODC, NCHR announces availability of the new Global eLearning course on investigative interviewing.

Publisert 23. juni 2022 10:11

The Norwegian Centre for Human Rights (NCHR) is a permanent centre at the Faculty of Law, University of Oslo. The centre is Norway's only designated university unit for research and education in Human Rights Research, teaching, dissemination, and applied project activities at the highest international academic level. The centre has around 27 employees and about 60 Master students. The Centre is located in the new Faculty building Domus Juridica.

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Publisert 20. juni 2022 10:56

On June 15 2022, the Director of the NCHR Professor Bård A. Andreassen spoke about the Norwegian Corporate Transparency Act during an International seminar about Supply Chain Due Diligence Legislations: Trends and Challenges. 

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Publisert 16. juni 2022 14:42

What are the intersections of human rights and sustainability, and how do the two agendas meet? This three-day conference invited close to a hundred participants to examine the topic from a variety of angles.

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Publisert 9. juni 2022 14:14

NCHR hosts joint lecture by Professors Ray Bull and Dave Walsh on the international implementation of investigative interviewing and the assessment of its effectiveness.

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Publisert 2. juni 2022 09:44

Human rights defenders are often on the front line of conflicts involving land and resource use and in protecting the environment. Join us for a conversation with UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders, Mary Lawlor, about how the concept of sustainability might impact human rights defenders.

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Publisert 27. mai 2022 15:30

The leadership of the Indonesian Supreme Court visited the Faculty of Law and NCHR on May 9-10 2022.

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Publisert 27. mai 2022 14:47

The NCHR and partners recently organized a conference presenting two reports, focusing on the existing curricula on human rights at Bulgarian universities, and the introduction of human rights in mandatory legal curriculum in Bulgaria.

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Publisert 27. mai 2022 13:14

In this event, Professor Stener Ekern will give a farewell lecture to reflect on the above topic, his career and years at the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights. 

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Publisert 27. mai 2022 11:29

It was a pleasure recently to be able to celebrate the MA in Theory and Practice of Human Rights class of 2022 graduation!

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Publisert 24. mai 2022 09:41

The Norwegian Centre for Human Rights (NCHR) and our partner, the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights (GA), will hold the eighth Training Workshop on UN Human Rights Mechanisms on 3.-7.- October 2022 in Geneva, Switzerland. This workshop is for participants from the MENA countries only and will include regional perspectives.

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Publisert 23. mai 2022 13:47

NCHR and partners held a side-event on efficiency and fairness in criminal investigations under the 31st session for the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice.

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Publisert 23. mai 2022 13:28

Two of NCHR’s doctoral researchers, Elsabe Boshoff and Dinie Arief, presented their doctoral projects in this year’s Human Rights Interdisciplinary PhD Triangle Gathering. It was hosted virtually by the University of Essex on 26-27 April. 

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Publisert 22. mai 2022 12:58

What is the status of implementation of investigative interviewing internationally, and how can effectiveness be researched and assessed? Join us for a lecture with Ray Bull and Dave Walsh.

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Publisert 20. mai 2022 14:23

What are the intersections of human rights and sustainability, and how do the two agendas meet? This three-day conference aims to develop critical and reflective thinking on sustainability and its linkages to human rights.

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Publisert 19. mai 2022 11:36

The NCHR International Department is visiting Copenhagen University this week, attending the international conference “Categories, Digital Reconfiguration and Mobility in China”.

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Publisert 13. mai 2022 13:18

The side event, focusing on practical training tools, will introduce a non-coercive, efficient, and human rights compliant tool for conducting interviews of victims, witnesses, and suspects of crime.

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Publisert 12. mai 2022 13:15

Is the European Union’s response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine  consistent with the balance of the European Union’s international trade law obligations and rights? Join us for a seminar where James Flett discusses the EU approach.

Publisert 26. apr. 2022 09:21
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Publisert 21. apr. 2022 12:00

This conference marks the end of the project "What is a Good Policy? Political Morality, Feasibility, and Democracy" (GOODPOL), hosted and funded by the Center for Advanced Study at the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters.