Webpages tagged with «NCHR»

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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. 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 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. 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.

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Published Nov. 16, 2021 1:22 PM

The Human Rights Education Book on Peace and Conflict Transformation in Southeast Asia was officially launched in a digital event with distinguished experts from ASEAN countries on October 28.

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Published Nov. 16, 2021 9:28 AM

The NCHR, AUN-HRE and SHAPE-SEA organized an online panel with the winners of this year's essay competition on critical human rights and peace issues in ASEAN/Southeast Asia.

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Published Nov. 11, 2021 11:16 AM

The Norwegian Centre for Human Rights and the Rafto Foundation welcomes you to a lecture with Patrick Ball, looking at the role of data and statistics in truth commissions and tribunals. Ball is the Director of Research at the Human Rights Data Analysis Group, who won the Rafto Human Rights Prize 2021.

Several protest signs laying on the grass. They read: Don't kill for me, it's time to end the death penalty, the death penalty is fatally flawed.
Published Nov. 10, 2021 10:11 AM

The Norwegian Centre for Human Rights and the Research Group on Human Rights, Armed Conflicts, and the Law of Peace and Security welcome you to a conference on international, regional and national efforts towards ensuring the abolition of the death penalty. This conference will be an integral part of the Oslo Peace Days 2021 and feature the participation of various renowned speakers who will convene to take stock of the developments in the area of the abolition of the death penalty over the last years. Registration required (link below).

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Published Nov. 8, 2021 2:40 PM

How have the constitutions of Andean states legally created and sustained a social market economy based on agribusiness - as well as its consequences, such as land concentration, displacement, violence, and racism? Dr. Natalia Torres Zuñiga aims to find out in her new research project.

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Published Nov. 5, 2021 9:51 AM

The Norwegian Centre for Human Rights (NCHR) and the Centre for Human Rights (CHR) at the University of Pretoria recently received funding for a new collaborative project, “Fostering research-based education through academic mobility and measuring the domestic impact of core human rights treaties”.

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Published Nov. 5, 2021 9:51 AM

The Norwegian Centre for Human Rights (NCHR) and the Centre for Human Rights (CHR) at the University of Pretoria recently received funding for a new collaborative project, entitled “Fostering research-based education through academic mobility and measuring the domestic impact of core human rights treaties”.

Blue event poster, with the text "Changing the narrative: an exhibition on human rights defenders. November 1 to 12, 2021 at Domus Juridica. Opening and welcome on Nov 1, 12:15. 3rd floor at Domus Juridica, Kristian Augusts Gate 17, Oslo."
Published Oct. 27, 2021 10:44 AM

The Norwegian Centre for Human Rights (NCHR) and the Human Rights Fund (NHRF) are organizing the exhibition "CHANGING THE NARRATIVE". It focuses on human rights defenders and their role as actors of change. The exhibition will be displayed on the 3rd floor of Domus Juridica, November 1-12, and is open for all.

Published Oct. 25, 2021 5:34 PM

The Norwegian Centre for Human Rights welcomes you to a seminar on the prohibition against torture and the work of the Global Campus of Human Rights.

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Published Oct. 8, 2021 10:57 AM

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute, the Norwegian Center for Human Rights, Åland Islands Peace Institute, and Galaxy Fund recently carried out a project on "SDG and human rights localization". It examines how local authorities and civil society organizations can cooperate in human rights localization processes, where local and subnational contexts are included and considered when implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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Published Oct. 7, 2021 10:42 AM

The GOODPOL Hybrid seminar Distinctively Political Normativity: Problems and Possibilities is held by Eva Erman, Professor in political science at Stockholm University.

Published Oct. 7, 2021 8:53 AM

Welcome to Dr. Farah Mihlar's seminar "Exclusivity, rigidity and disconnect: exploring the collapse of transitional justice in Sri Lanka and why the field’s ‘critical turn’ is not translating into practice".  

Published Sep. 24, 2021 12:44 PM

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.

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Published May 10, 2021 11:33 AM

Over 300 people joined as the book, Dalam Perangkap Sistem Monokultur Industri Perkebunan Sawit by Sri Palupi, Prasetyohadi, Yulia Sri Sukapti og Aksel Tømte, was launched on 31 March (available in Indonesian).

Published Mar. 5, 2021 10:21 PM

To mark the International Women’s Day on Monday 8 March, the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights (NCHR) would like to point to our Chinese partners important work towards gender equality in China. Raising awareness about domestic violence in China, contributing to better education on gender and human rights in Chinese universities and publication of the first Chinese textbook on gender and human rights are some of the achievements our Chinese partners have made with the support of the NCHR. 

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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 Feb. 15, 2021 9:45 PM

The 4th Regional Network Meeting on Human Rights Education was held virtually from November until December 2020, with a particular focus on access to remedies in the context of business, human rights and the environment.

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Published Jan. 6, 2021 3:12 PM

The 4th Lecturer Workshop on Teaching Human Rights in Southeast Asia took place as a weekly virtual event between 31 August – 7 December 2020.

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Published Nov. 15, 2020 10:31 PM

The demand for Business and Human Rights competence is growing and the NCHR, together with China University of Political Science and Law (CUPL) made an effort to bridge the gap with a workshop from 31 October to 1 November.

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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.