Webpages tagged with «human rights»

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.

Published Oct. 13, 2021 11:50 AM

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.

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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).

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".  

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Published Oct. 6, 2021 9:52 AM

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).

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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 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.

Published Sep. 9, 2021 8:51 AM
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).

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Published Apr. 27, 2021 12:16 PM

We are now accepting application for the NCHR annual intensive course in human rights. Deadline May 18th.

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Published Mar. 24, 2021 7:54 PM

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.

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Published Feb. 2, 2021 2:33 PM

Comment on Stian Øby Johansen's work by Professor Geir Ulfstein (PluriCourts, Law Faculty, UiO)  and Professor Niels Blokker (Leiden University)  

The book launch is an open event, please register  to receive the zoom link

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Published Nov. 13, 2020 12:42 PM

Together with the Asia-Europe Foundation NCHR organised an online training on investigative interviewing during the months of September and October. 

Published Oct. 26, 2020 3:00 PM
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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 

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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 June 17, 2020 11:58 AM
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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. 

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Published Dec. 19, 2019 1:55 PM

A new NCHR supported Chinese book about Business and Human Rights in the UN System was launched in Beijing on 16 December.  

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Published Dec. 5, 2019 3:45 PM

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.