Webpages tagged with «human rights»

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 Mar. 12, 2010 12:35 PM

The project addresses constitutional and institutional issues in the political theory of human rights and asks questions like: How could we resolve the value conflict between human rights and democracy, and at what costs? And: Should and could international human rights institutions be reformed in order to achieve a more desirable institutional design?

Published Oct. 18, 2016 12:00 PM

This project explores the nexus between poverty and human rights from an international legal perspective.

Published Nov. 6, 2018 9:43 AM

In March 2018 Dr. Si Li started the first undergraduate course on gender and human rights at Guangzhou University after participating in teacher training seminars under the auspice of NCHR partners RWI and CUPL. 

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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)  

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Split image: To the right, a portrait photo of Professor Ledi Bianku in front of a bookshelf, dressed formally in a suit; on the right, an image of the outside of the European Court of Human Rights
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).

Published Nov. 9, 2018 10:52 AM

NCHR's Lena Larsen participated as rapporteur at the high level conference "Combatting Intolerance and Discrimination, with a focus on Discrimination based upon Religion or Belief: Towards a Comprehensive Response in the OSCE region" in Rome last week. 

Published Nov. 10, 2017 3:30 PM

On 8 November 2017, the International Department  organized a seminar on Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the New Law of Management of Foreign NGOs in China with the guest researchers Lulu Zhou and Chi He.

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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.

Published Nov. 23, 2018 1:32 PM

The NCHR was invited by Renmin University Law School in Beijing to discuss and give lectures about police investigations and Investigative Interviewing methods recently.

Published Sep. 6, 2018 3:40 PM

The seminar will address the role which domestic human rights actors play towards the UN Human Rights Treaty Body Review 2020 benchmark. Ministerial representatives, independent state institutions (National Human Rights Institutions and Ombudspersons) and civil society organizations have been invited to Oslo to share their experiences and discuss how to build a more effective UN Human Rights Treaty Body System for all stakeholders.

Published Aug. 29, 2017 4:45 PM

The NCHR hosted a panel on Human Rights of Women and Sexual Minorities in China during 'Age Agency and Ambiguity' -an international conference on gender and generations in times of social change held in Oslo this week.

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

Published Nov. 5, 2018 1:31 PM

The 13th Bilateral Human Rights Dialogue between Indonesia and Norway took place in Nusa Dua, Bali on Sunday, October 29, 2018. 

Published Sep. 26, 2018 2:42 PM

Organizers: Norwegian Centre for Human Rights (NCHR) and Human Rights Research League (HRRL).

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Published Nov. 13, 2019 3:17 PM

Although Human Rights Education (HRE) has taken root in most countries in Asia, there is a wide range of issues that needs to be addressed regarding HRE both in Asia and in Europe.

Published June 16, 2017 9:17 AM

On December 27, 2015, the 18th meeting of the 12th session of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress examined and approved the Anti-Domestic Violence Law of the People's Republic of China. The law came into effect on March 1, 2016. For more than a decade, the NCHR had supported the Domestic Violence Network that worked to pass the law and to fight against domestic violence in China.

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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.

Picture of participants in a workshop about gender and human rights in Chengdu China
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 Aug. 19, 2020 3:05 PM

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 25, 2019 2:30 PM

In cooperation with Indonesian Institute for Independent Judiciary (LeiP) NCHR has organised a workshop in preparation of an upcoming training programme for 1600 new Judges in Indonesia.

Published May 16, 2018 9:15 AM

22 Chinese university lecturers gathered in Beijing for the Capacity Building Workshop on Gender and Human Rights 11-13 May.

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 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”.