Webpages tagged with «Human Rights»

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Published May 13, 2022 1:18 PM

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.

Published May 12, 2022 1:15 PM

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.

Published Apr. 26, 2022 9:21 AM
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Published Apr. 21, 2022 12:00 PM

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.

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Published Mar. 30, 2022 4:08 PM

The Norwegian Centre for Human Rights is now accepting applications for the Annual Intensive Course in Human Rights. Deadline: 24 April 2022.

Painting by Lorenzetti Ambrogio titled "Allegory of Good Government".
Published Mar. 23, 2022 12:29 PM

In this seminar, organized by GOODPOL, Jonathan Kuyper questions the effectiveness of communication and deliberation for solving asymmetric commons dilemmas.  

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Published Mar. 16, 2022 3:20 PM

Nordic Journal of Human Rights (2021) Volume 39, Issue 4

Special Issue: Disentangling the Relationship between Religion and Law

Published Mar. 11, 2022 1:26 PM

What are the function of interim or provisional measures? What positions have the ICJ and other human rights bodies adopted, concerning whether these are legally binding or not? This paper, by Eduardo Sánchez Madrigal and Gentian Zyberi, analyzes the topic.

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Published Mar. 11, 2022 11:33 AM

Newsletter on activities and news at the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights. Newsletter 1-22 was published 11. March 2022.

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Published Mar. 8, 2022 3:05 PM

The Association of Human Rights Institutes (AHRI), of which the Norwegian Centre of Human Rights is a member, has issued a statement in solidarity with Ukraine.

Painting by Lorenzetti Ambrogio titled "Allegory of Good Government".
Published Feb. 24, 2022 10:07 AM

In this seminar, organized by GOODPOL, Professor Ludvig Beckman discusses the nature of law and the scope of democratic participation.

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Published Feb. 15, 2022 12:41 PM

Please join us for a discussion on the impact of UN human rights treaties and mechanisms at the domestic level, organized jointly by the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights (University of Oslo) and the Centre for Human Rights (University of Pretoria) as part of a project funded by Diku’s UTFORSK programme.

Published Feb. 14, 2022 4:53 PM

The United Nations Audiovisual Library of International Law invited Prof. Dr. Cecilia M. Bailliet to give a lecture on Women Refugees and Gender Persecution. Her article 'Examination of the Effects of Deportation as a Result of Revocation of Status Upon the Rights to Non-Discrimination, Family Unity, and the Best Interests of the Child: An Empirical Case from Norway' was also recently published in the Human Rights Brief.

Published Feb. 11, 2022 10:26 AM

Please join the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights (NCHR) for a discussion on universal jurisdiction in criminal matters. The content of this seminar is the result of an ongoing research project by Bernard Ntahiraja, Associate Professor of Human Rights Law at the University of South-Eastern Norway (USN).

Published Feb. 7, 2022 9:57 AM
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Published Feb. 1, 2022 11:54 AM

Nordic Journal of Human Rights (2021) Volume 39, Issue 3

Published Jan. 26, 2022 11:43 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. 

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Published Dec. 29, 2021 12:53 PM

Nordic Journal of Human Rights (2021) Volume 39, Issue 2

Special Issue: New Frontiers In Children’s Rights – Between Protection And Empowerment

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Published Dec. 17, 2021 1:33 PM

On 8.-12. November, a training workshop on the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Mechanisms took place in Geneva, Switzerland. Over the week, five participants from Thailand deepened their knowledge of the UN Human Rights Mechanisms, focusing on the Universal Periodic Review. 

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Published Dec. 13, 2021 1:24 PM

On November 20, 2021, the seminar "Business and Human Rights in the 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 1:08 PM

In recognition of Human Rights Day, the Nordic Journal of Human Rights has made a number of its papers free to access throughout December 2021.

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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 Norwegian Centre for Human Rights (NCHR) and the Institute for Human Rights at China University of Political Science and Law (CUPL).

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Published Nov. 24, 2021 9:52 AM

Professor Gentian Zyberi has recently published an edited volume on the protection of community interests under international law. The book is published with Intersentia as open access.

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Published Nov. 19, 2021 4:05 PM

Monthly newsletter on activities and news at the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights. Newsletter 6/10-21 was published 19. November 2021.