Webpages tagged with «human rights»

Cover photo of the Nordic Journal of Human Rights
Published Nov. 16, 2022 3:35 PM

In celebration of its 40th anniversary, the Nordic Journal of Human Rights offers complimentary temporary access to “The Future of Human Rights” issue.

Akinaga Yoshida
Published Nov. 14, 2022 2:26 PM

Welcome to this guest lecture by Akinaga Yoshida on how the Human Rights Committee can address human rights issues and ensure the effective implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights in Japan. 

Cover of the Journal
Published Nov. 14, 2022 1:41 PM

Nordic Journal of Human Rights (2022) Volume 40, Issue 2

Three NCHR students in the Centre hallways, talking to each other.
Published Nov. 14, 2022 10:30 AM

What is the future of human rights? Join us for a seminar and panel discussion to celebrate the anniversaries of the Norwegian Centre of Human Rights (35 years) and the Nordic Journal of Human Rights (40 years)! 

Construction workers
Published Nov. 10, 2022 2:10 PM

Around 28 million people worldwide are currently in situations of forced labor. Where did labor governance go wrong, and how do we protect the human rights of workers in supply chains?

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Published Oct. 14, 2022 9:28 AM

This research group focuses on contemporary challenges to and potential transformations in international human rights law, policy and practices.

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Published Sep. 30, 2022 2:30 PM

After two years of digital teaching, the NCHR invited scholars and practitioners from all over the world to join us in Oslo for the annual Intensive Course on Human Rights. A week of intensive learning, network building, and exchange of experiences engaged and inspired participants and organizers alike.

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Published Sep. 27, 2022 1:12 PM

PhD Candidate Dinie S.M. Arief at the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights is presenting her PhD project "International and domestic legal approaches on business and human rights: Human Rights Analysis of Indonesia's Palm Oil Industry".

Published Sep. 23, 2022 10:19 AM
Published Sep. 19, 2022 9:25 AM
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Published Sep. 13, 2022 10:07 AM

Can you make a difference in the world while gaining practical skills and deepening understanding? The students of the Human Rights in Practice course get the opportunity to try, in a new course approach where they work towards justice.

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Published Aug. 29, 2022 4:04 PM

The Global Challenges to Human Rights Law, Policy and Practice Research Group at the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights (NCHR) is organizing a workshop on human rights defenders (14th September) followed with a public event (15th September).  

Participants from different religious courts at the closing event
Published Aug. 26, 2022 1:34 PM

More than 100 participants gathered in Beirut, Lebanon, to discuss human rights standards in Lebanese personal status laws. The seminar were facilitated by the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, together with Lebanese Foundation for Permanent Civil Peace (LFPCP), as a closing event of the six-months’ pilot project “Fostering Human Rights in Lebanese Religious Courts”. This is the first human rights related project working directly with the actors of the religious courts.

Headshot of Joel Mark Baysa-Barredo
Published Aug. 22, 2022 12:37 PM

In this lecture, Joel Mark Baysa-Barredo, Executive Director of SHAPE-SEA, will touch on the state of academic freedom in the ASEAN region and SHAPE-SEA's work to build safe spaces for academics. 

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Published Aug. 18, 2022 1:52 PM

This conference addresses topical issues concerning challenges to human rights protection online and the regulation and use of artificial intelligence.

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Published Aug. 18, 2022 12:43 PM

Please join us on 27 September 2022 for an online seminar on the domestic impact of the United Nations human rights treaty system. The seminar is jointly organised by the Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, and the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, University of Oslo.

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Published Aug. 18, 2022 9:22 AM

In this lecture, Martin Fertmann questions the role of new ‘social media councils’ such as Meta’s Oversight Board for Facebook and Instagram in international law interpretation, and overall, in improving the protection of human rights online.  

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Published Aug. 15, 2022 10:36 AM

12 academics from China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam gathered in Geneva, Switzerland for the annual training on UN human rights mechanisms. The workshop, jointly organized by the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights and Geneva Academy, aims to strengthen civil society by equipping academics with in depth knowledge of how to utilize the UN human rights mechanisms in their home countries. 

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Published July 8, 2022 3:34 PM

Developed in partnership with the UNODC, NCHR announces availability of the new Global eLearning course on investigative interviewing.

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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.