Events

Upcoming

Time and place: Jan. 31, 2019 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, Domus Media, East Wing, 1st floor, meeting room Petroleum and Energy Law

The research group for International Law and Governance welcomes Professor Steven Ratner, University of Michigan Law School to present a draft paper on the norm of non-aggravation in international law.

Time and place: Feb. 13, 2019 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Domus Media, East Wing, 1st floor, meeting room Petroleum and Energy Law

The research group for International Law and Governance invites you to this afternoon meeting with Professor Christina Voigt

Time and place: Mar. 11, 2019 9:00 AM - Mar. 13, 2019 4:00 PM, The Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, Seminar Room Asbjørn Eide, Cort Adelers gate 30, second level

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.

Time and place: Sep. 9, 2019 9:00 AM - Sep. 13, 2019 5:00 PM, Norwegian Centre for Human Rights

The NCHR is pleased to announce the 2019 Intensive Course on International Human Rights. It is now possible to apply for admission. 

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Time and place: Dec. 11, 2018 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Domus Media, Viggo Hastrøms sal ("Kjerka")

This seminar will seek to address some of the existing challenges for space law in the Norwegian, European and international perspective. We also wish to lay a foundation for future discussions of space law issues at the University of Oslo. Our speakers are Terje Wahl (Norwegian Space Center), Steven Freeland (Western Sydney University Law School), Alla Pozdnakova (Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law), Katrin Nyman Metcalf (International Relations Committee of the European Space Agency), Alexander Soucek (European Space Agency), Kirsten Ullbæk Selvig (Ministry of Transport, Norway) and Mari Amanda Eldholm (European Centre for Space Law).

The seminar is open, but requires registration (closed Dec 2nd)  

Time and place: Nov. 15, 2018 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Rettshistorisk samling, Domus Bibliotheca 2.nd Floor

This seminar will mark the centenary and promote reflection on the impact of the First World War on the structure, content and character of international law. Speakers include Doctoral Research Fellow Jørgen Sørgard Skjold, Associate Professor Astrid Kjeldgaard-Pedersen, Professor Gentian Zyberi, Professor Geir Ulfstein and Researcher Halvard Leira, NUPI

Time and place: Nov. 14, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, Seminar Room Asbjørn Eide, SMR Cort Adelers gate 30

With Louis Bickford, Memria.org and adjunct Professor, Colombia University.

Time and place: Nov. 8, 2018 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, the Norwegian Nobel Institute, Henrik Ibsens gate 51

In cooperation with the Nobel Institute and the Global Policy Initative at Columbia University, New York, the Faculty's research group on International Law and Governance organizes an event to mark the launch of a Model International Mobility Convention and the implications of a comprehensive global mobility regime. 

Time and place: Nov. 2, 2018 9:00 AM - 5:15 PM, Professorboligen, Karl Johans gate 47

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

Time and place: Oct. 18, 2018 1:30 PM - 4:15 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: Oct. 16, 2018 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM, Seminar Room Asbjørn Eide

From the The Wilsonian moment 1918-1919 to the Rooseveltian moment 1941-1948 including the drafting and adoption of the UDHR.

Panel led by Miloon Kothari and Asbjørn Eide.

Time and place: Sep. 26, 2018 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM, Domus Media west wing, 2nd floor, Venue: Viggo Hagstrøms sal ("Kjerka")

The Research Group on International Law and Governance is, together with the Norwegian branch of the International Law Association, pleased to welcome Professor Christian J. Tams, Chair of International Law at The University of Glasgow, to offer his reflections on international adjudication.

Time and place: Sep. 11, 2018 12:15 PM - 2:00 PM, Seminar Room, Asbjørn Eide, second level, Cort Adelers gate 30
Time and place: Sep. 3, 2018 - Sep. 7, 2018, Cort Adelers gate 30, Oslo, Norway

NCHR is pleased to announce the 2018 Intensive Course on International Human Rights.

Time and place: June 26, 2018 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, “Kjerka”, Domus Media, Faculty of Law, University of Oslo

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.

Time and place: June 20, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:30 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: June 14, 2018 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM, Domus Media, East wing, 1st floor, meeting room Dept. for Petroleum and Energy Law

Was Norway's support a violation of Syrian sovereignty and a breach of the principle of non-intervention?

What is the significance of Norway's intent in supporting the paramilitary group?

Can it be justified as self-defense in accordance with article 51 UNC?

Introduction based on an article published in Klassekampen by Phd. Stipendiat Jørgen Skjold and Prof. Malcolm Langford, followed by a comment by Prof. Geir Ulfstein.

Time and place: May 31, 2018 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM, Kjerka, Domus Media

Experiences and Strategies from the European Court of Human Rights, the International Criminal Court, the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea and the WTO Appellate Body.

Time and place: May 31, 2018 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM, Gamle Festsal, The Faculty of Law, Karl Johans gate 47

The Oslo Recommendations’ 20th Anniversary Conference is organized by the OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities,the Norwegian Resource Bank for Democracy and Human Rights and the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights (University of Oslo).

Time and place: May 24, 2018 - May 25, 2018, Voksenåsen Conference Centre

Interdisciplinary Conference on Migration: Vulnerability, Protection, and Agency in Oslo 24-25 May 2018, under the auspices of the University of Oslo, Faculty of Law.

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Time and place: May 15, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, Kjerka, Domus Media, Karl Johans gate 47

The Norwegian Defense University College, the Research Group on Human Rights, Armed Conflicts, and the Law on Peace and Security, and the Research Group on International Law and Governance have the pleasure to invite you to an open seminar with Dr Bill Boothby.          

Time and place: May 11, 2018 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM, The NCHR, Asbjørn Eide Seminar Room

On 14 April 2018, France, the United Kingdom, and the United States attacked Syria with over 100 missiles. The attack followed an alleged use of chemical weapons by the Syrian government against its opponents in the long-running civil war.

Time and place: Apr. 25, 2018 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM, Domus Media, Lødrups kjeller

Dr. Katrin Nyman Metcalf, Chairman of the International Relations Committee (IRC) of the European Space Agency 

Time and place: Apr. 11, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM, Meeting room Petroleum and Energy Law, Domus Media East Wing 1st floor, Karl Johans gate 47

Introducing Professor Maja Janmyr, Norwegian Center for Human Rights to the International Governance Research Group

Time and place: Mar. 23, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, Professorboligen, Det juridiske fakultet, Karl Johans gate 48

The Norwegian Centre for Human Rights – with UiO Faculty of Law’s Sustainable Development and Human Rights research group, and Social Science and Law Forum, and the Norwegian Institute of Urban and Regional Research at Oslo Met, and the Norwegian Latin America Research Network, invite you to this public lecture by former UN Special Rapporteur on Adequate Housing.