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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”.
A new NCHR supported Chinese book about Business and Human Rights in the UN System was launched in Beijing on 16 December.
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.
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.
UN Secretary General António Guterres observed that: “We are a world in pieces. We need to be a world at peace”. UiO Professor Cecilia Bailliet created the first law course on the Right to Peace at UiO and is proud to present this unique publication which explains the status of Peace as a key aim of the UN Charter and deserves renewed attention by academics, policymakers and practioners.
NCHR recently submitted a series of recommendations to the OHCHR on “Strengthening and enhancing the effective functioning of the human rights treaty body system”.
This week, the NCHR held a workshop on Gender equality and Human Rights for Chinese University professors in Shanghai.
NCHR contributes to capacity building workshop on gender and human rights for Chinese university teachers.
Phenomena, root-causes and practical responses.
NCHR contributes to the international conference “Fair treatment of People in Police custody”, organised by Brandenburg University of Applied Police Sciences in Oranienburg, Germany, 16-17 October.
Interviewing is a core task in law enforcement and how the police conduct interviews has a profound impact on the outcome and fairness of the subsequent criminal proceedings. This seminar will discuss the applicability of investigative interviewing in counter-terrorism efforts, discuss how it can serve as a remedy against ill-treatment, and illustrate the psychology behind this approach.
Monthly newsletter on activities and news at the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights. Newsletter 6/10-21 was published 19. November 2021.
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.
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).
PhD Course 3 ECTS/ Professional Training. While the course is primarily aimed at PhD candidates doing research on this area, it is also open to professionals (with different backgrounds) who have an interest or are working with issues concerning Freedom of Religion or Belief.
In Indonesia, a country where corruption flourishes, the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) is the most trusteed public agency. Deputy agency chief Dr Laode M. Syarif will address the issue of natural resource extraction and corruption.
Providing police with alternatives to torture and supporting China's first law against domestic violence: Read the stories behind our work for human rights in 2016.