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"
The book launch will feature a discussion with the editors and video contributions from the authors
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
A seminar with the Human Rights and Sustainable Development Research group welcoming Marino Cordoba Berrio.
With Louis Bickford, Memria.org and adjunct Professor, Colombia University.
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.
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.
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.
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'.
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.