Webpages tagged with «NCHR International Department»

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Published Oct. 4, 2021 2:03 PM

The NCHR and the Constitutional Research Institute at China University of Political Science and Law (CUPL) recently held a workshop on gender equality and human rights for Chinese university teachers in Chengdu, Western China.

Published July 1, 2021 2:47 PM

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

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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).

Gerard Quinn, UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities talking with participants at a workshop on disability and SOGI. Picture from Zoom.
Published Mar. 29, 2021 12:41 AM

The NCHR and the East Lake Institute for Social Advancement (EISA) is organising a 5 week training series on human rights, discrimination, disability and SOGI issues. During weekly workshops participants from Asian civil society will explore the intersectionality of human rights and double discrimination.

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Published Mar. 22, 2021 6:47 PM

Together with the East Lake Institute for Social Advancement (EISA), the NCHR is organising a 5 week digital training workshop series on intersectional discrimination for Asian Civil Society. Particular focus will be on discrimination of people with disabilities and issues surrounding sexual orientation and gender identities (SOGI).

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 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 Dec. 17, 2020 1:44 PM

This weekend, the Constitutionalism Research Institute at China University of Political Science and Law (CUPL) held a NCHR supported workshop on gender equality and human rights for 23 Chinese university teachers in Shenzhen, China. The aim of the workshop was to inspire more Chinese university teachers to include gender equality in their teaching activities.

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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 June 26, 2020 12:51 PM

A new textbook on gender and human rights issues was recently published in China. The book is the first of its kind and was written by a group of Chinese researchers and civil society representatives with special knowledge about gender equality and human rights issues. 

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Published June 23, 2020 1:54 PM

NCHR contributes to capacity building workshop on gender and human rights for Chinese university teachers.

Published Mar. 8, 2020 7:48 AM

On International Women’s Day the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights (NCHR) would like to highlight our Chinese partners work to achieve greater gender equality in China.  A first Chinese textbook on gender and human rights, contributing to an increase in courses on women’s rights and gender equality in Chinese universities and raising the awareness about domestic violence against women in China are among the achievements partners have made, with the support of the NCHR.

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Published Jan. 23, 2020 3:33 PM

Thailand Department of Special Investigations (DSI) is conducting a one week training in interviewing and psychology with a view to develop academy level training courses.

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Published Oct. 28, 2019 2:12 PM

This weekend, the NCHR and the Constitutional Research Institute at China University of Political Science and Law (CUPL) held a workshop on gender equality and human rights for Chinese university teachers in Chengdu, Western China.

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Published Oct. 27, 2019 12:28 PM

Last week, the NCHR organised a seminar about the Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities (CRPD) and equal recognition before the law for people with intellectual disabilities.

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Published June 29, 2019 3:31 PM

From 10-13 June 2019, the 3rd Regional Meeting on Business and Human Rights Education was organized in Bangkok by SHAPE SEA and NCHR, gathering 35 participants from North and South East Asia.

Published Dec. 7, 2018 5:24 PM

NCHR held briefings on investigative interviewing for the committee on torture and the sub-committee on torture in Geneva. The committees offered valuable input on the development of a Universal Protocol. 

Published Sep. 24, 2018 11:56 AM

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).