Current Events


Time and place: June 22, 2021 2:00 PM3:15 PM, Zoom seminar

Presentation of the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) report “Understanding and mitigating social risks to sustainable development in China's BRI: Evidence from Nepal and Zambia"

Time and place: June 15, 2021 4:00 PM5:00 PM, Zoom

The book launch will feature a discussion with the editors and video contributions from the authors 

Time and place: June 2, 2021 2:00 PM3:15 PM, Zoom seminar

The Research Group will have a seminar with Claire Methven O’Brien on Human Rights and Business. The seminar will explore a proposal for an alternative Framework Convention on Business and Human Rights.

Time and place: May 26, 2021 12:00 PM1:00 PM, Zoom

Seminar with Klentiana Mahmutaj, independent expert on the Expert Mechanism on the Right to Development at the United Nations Human Rights Council. Klentiana Mahmutaj will share her experiences and provide insights into the work of the Expert Mechanism on the Right to Development.

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Time and place: Dec. 9, 2020 3:30 PM4:30 PM, Digital via Zoom

The event is part of Oslo Peace Days 2020, in which this webinar will focus on the enduring challenges of global poverty and its relationship to human rights, including the collective experience of former United Nations Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty, Philip Alston, politicians, activists and academics.

Time and place: Mar. 23, 2020 2:00 PM4:00 PM, Professorboligen, Karl Johans gate 47

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Every year, millions of people are forced to leave their homes and become displaced. Climate change and natural hazard-related disasters are understood to play a crucial part in this events. This fresh research by Isabel Borges, explores the increasing concern over the extent to which those suffering from forced cross-border displacement as a result of environmental change, are protected under international human rights law.

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Time and place: Feb. 25, 2020 12:00 PM1:15 PM, Domus Juridica, Kristian Augusts gate 17, room 4110, fourth level

Finalist of the Martin Ennals Award for human rights defenders, Norma Ledezma, will on this guest lecture speak about seeking justice for the families and victims of femicide, disappearance and human trafficking in Mexico.

Time and place: Feb. 27, 2019 2:15 PM3:45 PM, Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, Cort Adelers gate 30, Seminar Room Asbjørn Eide

A seminar with the Human Rights and Sustainable Development Research group welcoming Marino Cordoba Berrio.

Time and place: Nov. 14, 2018 12:00 PM1:30 PM, Seminar Room Asbjørn Eide, SMR Cort Adelers gate 30

With Louis Bickford, and adjunct Professor, Colombia University.

Time and place: Oct. 18, 2018 1:30 PM4:15 PM, The Faculty of Law, Professorboligen, Karl Johans gate 47

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.

Time and place: June 20, 2018 12:00 PM1:30 PM, Seminar Room Asbjørn Eide, Cort Adelers gate 30

Speaker: Miloon Kothari. This seminar is the first in a series planned by the Human Rights and Sustainable Development: Law and Policy Research, Faculty of Law, to address the challenges of implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Human Rights.

Time and place: Dec. 6, 2017 9:00 AM3:00 PM, Litteraturhuset, Amalie Skram

The Atlas-Alliance, the Norwegian Center for Human Rights (NCHR) and Plan International Norway observe the UN’s international day of persons with disabilities by organizing a one-day seminar on inclusive development 6. December. 

Time and place: Sep. 8, 2017 12:00 PM1:15 PM, Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, Cort Adelers gate 30, third level

The Research Group on Human Rights and Sustainable Developments: Policy and Law Research hosts this seminar with Rebecca Schmidt who will present on the topic: 'Consolidating Regulatory Authority in a Fragmented Context: Public Private Cooperation in the ISO 26000 Standard Setting Process'.

Time and place: Aug. 25, 2017 10:30 AM12:00 PM, Seminar Room Asbjørn Eide, Cort Adelers gate 30

Speaker: Stephen Mwangi, Co-ordinator, Mathare Social Justice Centre

In a context of global push back on human rights, local defenders remain as integral as ever to the respect, protection and fulfillment of human rights.