Webpages tagged with «NCHR International Department»

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Published Sep. 30, 2022 2:30 PM

After two years of digital teaching, the NCHR invited scholars and practitioners from all over the world to join us in Oslo for the annual Intensive Course on Human Rights. A week of intensive learning, network building, and exchange of experiences engaged and inspired participants and organizers alike.

Participants from different religious courts at the closing event
Published Aug. 26, 2022 1:34 PM

More than 100 participants gathered in Beirut, Lebanon, to discuss human rights standards in Lebanese personal status laws. The seminar were facilitated by the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, together with Lebanese Foundation for Permanent Civil Peace (LFPCP), as a closing event of the six-months’ pilot project “Fostering Human Rights in Lebanese Religious Courts”. This is the first human rights related project working directly with the actors of the religious courts.

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Published Aug. 15, 2022 10:36 AM

12 academics from China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam gathered in Geneva, Switzerland for the annual training on UN human rights mechanisms. The workshop, jointly organized by the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights and Geneva Academy, aims to strengthen civil society by equipping academics with in depth knowledge of how to utilize the UN human rights mechanisms in their home countries. 

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Published July 8, 2022 3:34 PM

Developed in partnership with the UNODC, NCHR announces availability of the new Global eLearning course on investigative interviewing.

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Published June 20, 2022 10:56 AM

On June 15 2022, the Director of the NCHR Professor Bård A. Andreassen spoke about the Norwegian Corporate Transparency Act during an International seminar about Supply Chain Due Diligence Legislations: Trends and Challenges. 

Collage of group photos from NCHR seminars for Chinese human rights teachers
Published June 17, 2022 12:28 PM

This week, more than 90 Chinese researchers and university teachers from all over China convened to attend a summary workshop for a NCHR and RWI supported teacher training project on gender and human rights.

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Published June 9, 2022 2:14 PM

NCHR hosts joint lecture by Professors Ray Bull and Dave Walsh on the international implementation of investigative interviewing and the assessment of its effectiveness.

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Published May 27, 2022 3:30 PM

The leadership of the Indonesian Supreme Court visited the Faculty of Law and NCHR on May 9-10 2022.

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Published May 24, 2022 9:41 AM

The Norwegian Centre for Human Rights (NCHR) and our partner, the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights (GA), will hold the eighth Training Workshop on UN Human Rights Mechanisms on 3.-7.- October 2022 in Geneva, Switzerland. This workshop is for participants from the MENA countries only and will include regional perspectives.

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Published May 23, 2022 1:47 PM

NCHR and partners held a side-event on efficiency and fairness in criminal investigations under the 31st session for the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice.

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Published May 22, 2022 12:58 PM

What is the status of implementation of investigative interviewing internationally, and how can effectiveness be researched and assessed? Join us for a lecture with Ray Bull and Dave Walsh.

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Published Mar. 30, 2022 4:08 PM

The Norwegian Centre for Human Rights is now accepting applications for the Annual Intensive Course in Human Rights. Deadline: 24 April 2022.

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Published Mar. 11, 2022 11:33 AM

Newsletter on activities and news at the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights. Newsletter 1-22 was published 11. March 2022.

Published Feb. 7, 2022 9:57 AM
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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. 

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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. 

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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.

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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).

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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.

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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.

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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 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

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Published May 10, 2021 11:33 AM

Over 300 people joined as the book, Dalam Perangkap Sistem Monokultur Industri Perkebunan Sawit by Sri Palupi, Prasetyohadi, Yulia Sri Sukapti og Aksel Tømte, was launched on 31 March (available in Indonesian).

Gerard Quinn, UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities talking with participants at a workshop on disability and SOGI. Picture from Zoom.
Published Mar. 29, 2021 12:41 AM

The NCHR and the East Lake Institute for Social Advancement (EISA) is organising a 5 week training series on human rights, discrimination, disability and SOGI issues. During weekly workshops participants from Asian civil society will explore the intersectionality of human rights and double discrimination.

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Published Mar. 22, 2021 6:47 PM

Together with the East Lake Institute for Social Advancement (EISA), the NCHR is organising a 5 week digital training workshop series on intersectional discrimination for Asian Civil Society. Particular focus will be on discrimination of people with disabilities and issues surrounding sexual orientation and gender identities (SOGI).