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On 22 June the Research Group on Human Rights and Sustainable Development and the International Department at the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights organized an internal seminar on the report titled “Understanding and mitigating social risks to sustainable development in China's BRI- Evidence from Nepal and Zambia.” The report was published by the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) in April 2021 and can be found here.
We are now accepting application for the NCHR annual intensive course in human rights. Deadline May 18th.
The book ‘Freedom of Expression in Islam: Challenging Apostacy and Blasphemy Laws’ critically and constructively engages with the theological, historical and legal reasoning behind the most restrictive state laws around the world to open up new ways of thinking. The book was officially launched in a digital event with distinguished experts today.
Together with the Asia-Europe Foundation NCHR organised an online training on investigative interviewing during the months of September and October.
Research Group International Law and Governance in cooperation with Research Group Human Rights, Armed Conflicts, and the Law of Peace and Security
Speaker: Camilla Guldahl Cooper, Associate Professor, PhD, Norwegian Defense University College
NCHR contributes to capacity building workshop on gender and human rights for Chinese university teachers.
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.
A new NCHR supported Chinese book about Business and Human Rights in the UN System was launched in Beijing on 16 December.
Members of the Oslo Coalition on Freedom of Religion or Belief visiting Buddhist Universities in Myanmar to lecture and engage in dialogue on Buddhism and human rights.
Interviewing is a core task in law enforcement and how the police conduct interviews has a profound impact on the outcome and fairness of the subsequent criminal proceedings. This seminar will discuss the applicability of investigative interviewing in counter-terrorism efforts, discuss how it can serve as a remedy against ill-treatment, and illustrate the psychology behind this approach.
Although Human Rights Education (HRE) has taken root in most countries in Asia, there is a wide range of issues that needs to be addressed regarding HRE both in Asia and in Europe.
UN Secretary General António Guterres observed that: “We are a world in pieces. We need to be a world at peace”. UiO Professor Cecilia Bailliet created the first law course on the Right to Peace at UiO and is proud to present this unique publication which explains the status of Peace as a key aim of the UN Charter and deserves renewed attention by academics, policymakers and practioners.
Refugees and the Arab Middle East: Protection in States Not Party to the Refugee Convention
What are the current trends when it comes to assisting and protecting refugees and asylum-seekers in Europe and in the Middle East? How do political decisions regarding refugees taken in one region affect assistance and protection in other regions?
In cooperation with Indonesian Institute for Independent Judiciary (LeiP) NCHR has organised a workshop in preparation of an upcoming training programme for 1600 new Judges in Indonesia.
NCHR recently submitted a series of recommendations to the OHCHR on “Strengthening and enhancing the effective functioning of the human rights treaty body system”.
ASEAN Education Ministers Meeting (ASED) has formally acknowledge a human rights and peace education programme aimed at higher education institutions in ASEAN.
Several pertinent human rights isssues were discussed at a seminar in Surabaya, Indonesia on February 26. All speakers were former master students or had been visiting researchers at NCHR.
Former NCHR guest researcher, Dr. Herlambang P. Wiratraman received the 2018 Muh. Yamin Constitution Award in Indonesia in November.
The first handbook in the NCHR supported series about the implementation of the anti-domestic violence law in China is now published.