Webpages tagged with «Disability rights»

Photo of Elisabeth Bjørnstøl Head of Equality and non-discrimination at the NCHR International Department together with Indonesian partners
Published July 29, 2022 1:16 PM

Elisabeth Bjørnstøl, Head of Equality and non-discrimination at the NCHR International Department visited Indonesia last week in order to initiate a new cooperation programme on legal aid for women and disabled people in Indonesia.

Ingrid Thunam holder foredrag for deltakere på kurs om SOKI og nedsatt funksjonsevne. Bilde.
Published Apr. 9, 2021 4:14 PM

The NCHR and the East Lake Institute for Social Advancement (EISA) is organising a 5 week training series on disability, sexual orientation and gender identities (SOGI) for representatives from Asian disability organisations. Last week, activist Ingrid Thunem shared her experiences from working with disability and SOGI rights issues in Norway with the participants.

Gerard Quinn, UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities talking with participants at a workshop on disability and SOGI. Picture from Zoom.
Published Mar. 29, 2021 12:41 AM

The NCHR and the East Lake Institute for Social Advancement (EISA) is organising a 5 week training series on human rights, discrimination, disability and SOGI issues. During weekly workshops participants from Asian civil society will explore the intersectionality of human rights and double discrimination.

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Published Mar. 22, 2021 6:47 PM

Together with the East Lake Institute for Social Advancement (EISA), the NCHR is organising a 5 week digital training workshop series on intersectional discrimination for Asian Civil Society. Particular focus will be on discrimination of people with disabilities and issues surrounding sexual orientation and gender identities (SOGI).

Circles with drawing of peoplw with and without disabilities and pride symbols. Poster.
Published Feb. 25, 2021 11:34 PM

5 week digital course for Asian civil society organisations on intersectional discrimination with a particular focus on people with disabilities and issues surrounding sexual orientation and gender identities (SOGI) 

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Published May 26, 2020 12:55 PM

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. 

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Published Oct. 27, 2019 12:28 PM

Last week, the NCHR organised a seminar about the Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities (CRPD) and equal recognition before the law for people with intellectual disabilities.

Published Sep. 24, 2018 11:58 AM

1. States Parties recognize that all persons are equal before and under the law and are entitled without any discrimination to the equal protection and equal benefit of the law.

2. States Parties shall prohibit all discrimination on the basis of disability and guarantee to persons with disabilities equal and effective legal protection against discrimination on all grounds.

Published Nov. 10, 2017 3:30 PM

On 8 November 2017, the International Department  organized a seminar on Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the New Law of Management of Foreign NGOs in China with the guest researchers Lulu Zhou and Chi He.

Published Oct. 27, 2017 12:00 PM

The Atlas-Alliance, the Norwegian Center for Human Rights (NCHR) and Plan International Norway observe the UN’s international day of persons with disabilities by organizing a one-day seminar on inclusive development 6. December. 

Published Oct. 24, 2017 2:19 PM

Representatives from more than 30 Asian NGOs working on disability issues are participating in the workshop, organised by the NCHR and partners from the East Lake Institute for Social Advancement (EISA) in Seoul, South Korea.