Webpages tagged with «human rights» - Page 2

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.

Image of UN building with numerous flags.
Published Feb. 15, 2022 12:41 PM

Please join us for a discussion on the impact of UN human rights treaties and mechanisms at the domestic level, organized jointly by the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights (University of Oslo) and the Centre for Human Rights (University of Pretoria) as part of a project funded by Diku’s UTFORSK programme.

Published Feb. 14, 2022 4:53 PM

The United Nations Audiovisual Library of International Law invited Prof. Dr. Cecilia M. Bailliet to give a lecture on Women Refugees and Gender Persecution. Her article 'Examination of the Effects of Deportation as a Result of Revocation of Status Upon the Rights to Non-Discrimination, Family Unity, and the Best Interests of the Child: An Empirical Case from Norway' was also recently published in the Human Rights Brief.

Published Feb. 11, 2022 10:26 AM

Please join the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights (NCHR) for a discussion on universal jurisdiction in criminal matters. The content of this seminar is the result of an ongoing research project by Bernard Ntahiraja, Associate Professor of Human Rights Law at the University of South-Eastern Norway (USN).

Published Feb. 7, 2022 9:57 AM
Cover of the Journal
Published Feb. 1, 2022 11:54 AM

Nordic Journal of Human Rights (2021) Volume 39, Issue 3

Published Jan. 26, 2022 11:43 AM
Image of three speakers (Gentian Zyber, Kristel Tonstad and Heidi Furustøl)
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. 

Front page of the Nordic Journal of Human Rights
Published Dec. 29, 2021 12:53 PM

Nordic Journal of Human Rights (2021) Volume 39, Issue 2

Special Issue: New Frontiers In Children’s Rights – Between Protection And Empowerment

Group photo of conference participants, both physical attendants and online participants on a screen
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. 

Image may contain: Clothing, Computer, Personal computer, Laptop, Furniture.
Published Dec. 13, 2021 1:24 PM

On November 20, 2021, the seminar "Business and Human Rights in the Chinese 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.

Image may contain: Text, Font, Yellow, Line, Brand.
Published Dec. 10, 2021 1:08 PM

In recognition of Human Rights Day, the Nordic Journal of Human Rights has made a number of its papers free to access throughout December 2021.

Screenshot of the Zoom conference, showing images and names of 25 participants
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 NCHR and the Institute for Human Rights at China University of Political Science and Law (CUPL).

Book front page illustration. Contains the book title, editor and publisher names, and a stylized world map.
Published Nov. 24, 2021 9:52 AM

Professor Gentian Zyberi has recently published an edited volume on the protection of community interests under international law. The book is published with Intersentia as open access.

Picture of four persons, presumably students, gathered around a table with a laptop and some books. They are discussing.
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.

Front page of book, with the title "Peace and Conflict Transformation in Southeast Asia"
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.

Panel poster featuring pictures of the four competition winners, and the name and information of their project.
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.

Patrick Ball gesturing to a powerpoint slide presenting statistics on death rates in a conflict area.
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).

Palm oil farmer pruning palm oil trees with a long tool.
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.

Picture of four persons, presumably students, gathered around a table with a laptop and some books. They are discussing.
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”.

Picture of four persons, presumably students, gathered around a table with a laptop and some books. They are discussing.
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.

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.