Webpages tagged with «Business and Human Rights»

Screenshot of Zoom call, featuring Bård Andreassen on top of a blue presentation page with the title "International seminar on Supply Chain Due Diligence Legislations: Trends and Challenges" in English and Chinese
Published June 20, 2022 10:56 AM

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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Published May 19, 2022 11:36 AM

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

Published Jan. 25, 2022 9:37 AM
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Published Jan. 20, 2022 12:18 PM

On the 7th December the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights hosted the Annual seminar on business and human rights as a part of the Oslo Peace Days. The annual seminar on business and human rights gives an opportunity for all stakeholders to come together and discuss the business and human rights field. This year, the panel was represented by academia, government, and civil society. 

Published Jan. 10, 2022 12:09 PM
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Published Dec. 13, 2021 1:24 PM

On November 20, 2021, the seminar "Business and Human Rights in the Chinese National Human Rights Action Plan" was held in Guangzhou. The seminar was co-organized by the Research Institute for Human Rights at Guangzhou University and Wuhan University in China.

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Published Dec. 10, 2021 12:22 PM

The 2nd workshop on Business and Human Rights was held virtually from 27-28 November 2021. It was co-organized by the NCHR and the Institute for Human Rights at China University of Political Science and Law (CUPL).

Published June 2, 2021 11:54 AM
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Published May 10, 2021 11:33 AM

Over 300 people joined as the book, Dalam Perangkap Sistem Monokultur Industri Perkebunan Sawit by Sri Palupi, Prasetyohadi, Yulia Sri Sukapti og Aksel Tømte, was launched on 31 March (available in Indonesian).

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Published Feb. 15, 2021 9:45 PM

The 4th Regional Network Meeting on Human Rights Education was held virtually from November until December 2020, with a particular focus on access to remedies in the context of business, human rights and the environment.

Published Nov. 18, 2020 3:39 PM
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Published Nov. 15, 2020 10:31 PM

The demand for Business and Human Rights competence is growing and the NCHR, together with China University of Political Science and Law (CUPL) made an effort to bridge the gap with a workshop from 31 October to 1 November.

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Published June 25, 2020 2:26 PM

NCHR’s partner, Executive Director of Wuhan University Institute for Human Rights Studies, Professor Zhang Wanhong, was invited to participant the Asia Pacific Virtual Consultation on Revised Draft of the Proposed Business and Human Rights Treaty on 23 June 2020.

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Published Dec. 19, 2019 1:55 PM

A new NCHR supported Chinese book about Business and Human Rights in the UN System was launched in Beijing on 16 December.  

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Published June 29, 2019 3:31 PM

From 10-13 June 2019, the 3rd Regional Meeting on Business and Human Rights Education was organized in Bangkok by SHAPE SEA and NCHR, gathering 35 participants from North and South East Asia.

Published May 16, 2019 11:03 AM

In March 2019 was the first election in Thailand since the military coup in 2014: What is the situation for those organizing to defend the human rights? Will the human rights crisis prevail, or will the situation get better?

Published Nov. 5, 2018 1:31 PM

The 13th Bilateral Human Rights Dialogue between Indonesia and Norway took place in Nusa Dua, Bali on Sunday, October 29, 2018. 

Published Feb. 2, 2018 12:57 PM

On 24-25 January, around 180 people gathered in Jakarta to discuss implementation of the law. The key concern was how to strengthen participation and democracy at village level, amid concerns that regulations from above undermined village autonomy and the scope for inclusive bottom/up processes. 

Published Nov. 17, 2017 6:06 PM
Published Oct. 23, 2017 9:18 AM

NCHR advisor Aksel Tømte explained the vulnerability of locals in land-related conflicts involving corporations during the opening of the Moot Court Competition’s final stage in Bandung, West Java Bandung 7. April. 

Published June 2, 2017 10:36 AM
Published Mar. 16, 2017 11:23 AM
Published Aug. 30, 2016 12:32 PM

Mr. Liang Xiaohui is one of 10 SDG pioneers on business and human rights  selected by the UN among more than 600 nominees from over 100 countries.

Published Dec. 9, 2008 1:04 PM