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Please join us at the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights (NCHR) for a discussion on the legal nature of interim measures indicated by international and regional human rights mechanisms.
What are the major developments in case law on migrants' rights in Europe? In this seminar, Professor Ledi Bianku will discuss notable examples from the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) and the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU).
The Norwegian Centre for Human Rights (NCHR) works with the Bulgarian Ministry of Justice to build the capacity of Bulgarian universities in human rights legal education.
Article 2 states that any person should enjoy the rights enshrined in this document "without distinction of any kind, such as race, colour, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other status.”
The Convention against Torture and Other Inhuman, Degrading Treatment does not present a special percept on equality and non-discrimination, because torture is an absolute right and thus implicit of non-discrimination.
Equality and non-discrimination principles are present in the International Bill of Rights that comprises the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) and the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR).
On December 27, 2015, the 18th meeting of the 12th session of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress examined and approved the Anti-Domestic Violence Law of the People's Republic of China. The law came into effect on March 1, 2016. For more than a decade, the NCHR had supported the Domestic Violence Network that worked to pass the law and to fight against domestic violence in China.
The Nordic Journal of Human Rights winter issue for 2016 features four research articles covering a wide range of human rights topics: international election observation, women’s rights, substantive equality and judicial responses to ethno-cultural claims, as well as an ethnographic study of Mayan concepts and human rights framework. In this issue, all our contributing authors analyse and promote the development of more sophisticated rights frameworks and jurisprudence.