Webpages tagged with «Human rights»

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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 June 16, 2022 2:42 PM

What are the intersections of human rights and sustainability, and how do the two agendas meet? This three-day conference invited close to a hundred participants to examine the topic from a variety of angles.

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Published June 9, 2022 2:14 PM

NCHR hosts joint lecture by Professors Ray Bull and Dave Walsh on the international implementation of investigative interviewing and the assessment of its effectiveness.

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Published June 2, 2022 9:44 AM

Human rights defenders are often on the front line of conflicts involving land and resource use and in protecting the environment. Join us for a conversation with UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders, Mary Lawlor, about how the concept of sustainability might impact human rights defenders.

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Published May 27, 2022 3:30 PM

The leadership of the Indonesian Supreme Court visited the Faculty of Law and NCHR on May 9-10 2022.

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Published May 27, 2022 2:47 PM

The NCHR and partners recently organized a conference presenting two reports, focusing on the existing curricula on human rights at Bulgarian universities, and the introduction of human rights in mandatory legal curriculum in Bulgaria.

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Published May 27, 2022 1:14 PM

In this event, Professor Stener Ekern will give a farewell lecture to reflect on the above topic, his career and years at the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights. 

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Published May 27, 2022 11:29 AM

It was a pleasure recently to be able to celebrate the MA in Theory and Practice of Human Rights class of 2022 graduation!

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Published May 24, 2022 9:41 AM

The Norwegian Centre for Human Rights (NCHR) and our partner, the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights (GA), will hold the eighth Training Workshop on UN Human Rights Mechanisms on 3.-7.- October 2022 in Geneva, Switzerland. This workshop is for participants from the MENA countries only and will include regional perspectives.

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Published May 23, 2022 1:47 PM

NCHR and partners held a side-event on efficiency and fairness in criminal investigations under the 31st session for the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice.

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Published May 23, 2022 1:28 PM

Two of NCHR’s doctoral researchers, Elsabe Boshoff and Dinie Arief, presented their doctoral projects in this year’s Human Rights Interdisciplinary PhD Triangle Gathering. It was hosted virtually by the University of Essex on 26-27 April. 

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Published May 22, 2022 12:58 PM

What is the status of implementation of investigative interviewing internationally, and how can effectiveness be researched and assessed? Join us for a lecture with Ray Bull and Dave Walsh.

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Published May 20, 2022 2:23 PM

What are the intersections of human rights and sustainability, and how do the two agendas meet? This three-day conference aims to develop critical and reflective thinking on sustainability and its linkages to human rights.

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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”.

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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.

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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.

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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.