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Time and place: May 31, 2022 10:00 AM12:30 PM, Domus Juridica, Auditorium 2

Join us for a lecture on the status of implementation of investigative interviewing internationally, and on how effectiveness can be researched and assessed.

Bilde av en rettssal i Den europeiske menneskerettighetsdomstolen. EUs flagg som teppe.
Time and place: May 31, 2022 2:00 PM4:00 PM, Domus Juridica, rom 6225

Hva viser nylige avgjørelser fra Den europeiske menneskerettighetsdomstolen (EMD)? SMR lanserer en seminarserie for å se nærmere på utvalgte aktuelle tema. Det første seminaret fokuserer på temaene «Pandemi: ‘frihet’ – ‘helse’», «Rettsstaten i dagens Polen», og «Vold i nære relasjoner». 

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What are the intersections of human rights and sustainability, and how do the two agendas meet? This three-day conference aims to develop critical and reflective thinking on sustainability and its linkages to human rights.

Time and place: June 23, 2022 3:30 PM5:00 PM, Auditorium 2, Domus Juridica

Is the European Union’s response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine  consistent with the balance of the European Union’s international trade law obligations and rights? Join us for a seminar where James Flett discusses the EU approach.

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Time and place: May 24, 2022 2:00 PM4:00 PM, Auditorium 2, Domus Juridica

The Oslo Coalition at the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights invites you to an open lecture with Fr. Cyril Hovorun, Professor of Theology and Orthodox priest from Ukraine. 

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Time and place: May 23, 2022 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Domus Juridica, room 8113

In this seminar, organized by GOODPOL, Keith Dowding discusses how fictional narratives can benefit moral and political philosophy.  

Painting by Lorenzetti Ambrogio titled "Allegory of Good Government".
Time and place: May 19, 2022 9:30 AMMay 20, 2022 3:30 PM, Scandic Solli, Parkveien 68 Box 2458 Solli, 0202 Oslo

This conference marks the end of the project "What is a Good Policy? Political Morality, Feasibility, and Democracy" (GOODPOL), hosted and funded by the Center for Advanced Study at the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters.

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Time and place: May 16, 2022 1:00 PM2:00 PM, Zoom

The side event, focusing on practical training tools, will introduce a non-coercive, efficient, and human rights compliant tool for conducting interviews of victims, witnesses, and suspects of crime.

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Time and place: Apr. 21, 2022 12:00 PM1:00 PM, Domus Juridica, Room 7227

Join us for the lunchtime seminar "The Classroom as an Agent of Change - Student-Led Advocacy as Pedagogical Method". Representatives from Scholars at Risk and the NCHR will discuss how universities can encourage active student learning.

Painting by Lorenzetti Ambrogio titled "Allegory of Good Government".
Time and place: Apr. 6, 2022 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Domus Juridica, room 7224\Zoom

In this seminar, organized by GOODPOL, Jonathan Kuyper questions the effectiveness of communication and deliberation for solving asymmetric commons dilemmas.  

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Time and place: Apr. 4, 2022 4:30 PM6:00 PM, Domus Juridica Auditorium 1 and Zoom

We welcome you to a seminar with UN Special Rapporteur, Michael Lynk, focused on the question of apartheid and its application to the Occupied Palestinian Territories. 

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Time and place: Mar. 29, 2022 1:00 PM3:30 PM, Domus Juridica, Room 7227

Please join us for a discussion on the impact of UN human rights treaties and mechanisms at the domestic level, organized jointly by the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights (University of Oslo) and the Centre for Human Rights (University of Pretoria) as part of a project funded by Diku’s UTFORSK programme.

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Time and place: Mar. 14, 2022 10:00 AM11:30 AM, Auditorium 3, Domus Juridica.

Following the invasion of Ukraine, the international community has expressed solidarity in pursuit of a peaceful resolution. Within International Law, what legal solidarity approaches can be taken by states?

Painting by Lorenzetti Ambrogio titled "Allegory of Good Government".
Time and place: Mar. 9, 2022 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Room 8113, Domus Juridica\Zoom

In this seminar, organized by GOODPOL, Professor Ludvig Beckman discusses the nature of law and the scope of democratic participation.

Time and place: Feb. 23, 2022 2:00 PM3:00 PM, Seminar room 8113, Domus Juridica

Please join the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights (NCHR) for a discussion on universal jurisdiction in criminal matters. The content of this seminar is the result of an ongoing research project by Bernard Ntahiraja, Associate Professor of Human Rights Law at the University of South-Eastern Norway (USN).

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Time and place: Dec. 8, 2021 10:00 AM3:45 PM, Auditorium 2 (Domus Juridica) and via Zoom.

The Norwegian Centre for Human Rights and the Research Group on Human Rights, Armed Conflicts, and the Law of Peace and Security welcome you to a conference on international, regional and national efforts towards ensuring the abolition of the death penalty. This conference will be an integral part of the Oslo Peace Days 2021 and feature the participation of various renowned speakers who will convene to take stock of the developments in the area of the abolition of the death penalty over the last years. Registration required (link below).

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Time and place: Dec. 7, 2021 2:00 PM3:30 PM, Gamle Festsal, Domus Juridica/Zoom

On the occasion of the Oslo Peace Days, the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights (NCHR) and the Norwegian Human Rights Fund (NHRF) is hosting a panel discussion on the topic of Norwegian and international support to human rights defenders, specifically addressing the question: "Current challenges for human rights defenders: What kind of support can Norway provide?

Poster for the event with a picture of the University. The text says: Annual Business and Human Rights Seminar. UN Guiding Principles 10 years. How has the  UNGP shaped the last decade and what will have to happen in the next 10 years to protect human rights? 7th December 2021, 10:00-12:00, UiO, Faculty of Law, Kjerka
Time and place: Dec. 7, 2021 10:00 AM12:00 PM, Auditorium 2, Domus Juridica/Zoom

This seminar, which is a part of Oslo Peace Days, will look at the importance of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. It will address the requirements for effective implementation, and what needs to be prioritized in the future.

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Time and place: Dec. 2, 2021 2:00 PM3:30 PM, Online webinar (Zoomlink as receipt to registration

Welcome to this webinar focusing on the rules applicable to the delimitation of the continental shelves and suggesting scenarios for the overlapping entitlements beyond 200 M of Canada, Denmark, and Russia.
Speaker: Ekaterina Antsygina postdoctoral fellow at the University of Hamburg.

Time and place: Nov. 24, 2021 12:00 PM1:30 PM, Domus Juridica, Room 6225

The Norwegian Centre for Human Rights welcomes you to a seminar on the prohibition against torture and the work of the Global Campus of Human Rights.

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Time and place: Nov. 19, 2021 12:15 PM1:15 PM, Domus Juridica - Room 8111/Zoom

What role does human rights law play in the policies and practices of Nordic asylum systems? Join us for a lunch seminar with Sarah Scott Ford.

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Time and place: Nov. 16, 2021 2:30 PM4:00 PM, Auditorium 2, Domus Juridica

The Norwegian Centre for Human Rights and the Rafto Foundation welcomes you to a lecture with Patrick Ball, looking at the role of data and statistics in truth commissions and tribunals. Ball is the Director of Research at the Human Rights Data Analysis Group, who won the Rafto Human Rights Prize 2021.

Time and place: Nov. 15, 2021 12:15 PM1:30 PM, Seminar room 7227, Domus Juridica

Please join us at the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights (NCHR) for a discussion on the legal nature of interim measures indicated by international and regional human rights mechanisms.

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Time and place: Nov. 8, 2021 2:00 PM3:30 PM, Online (Zoom)

What are the major developments in case law on migrants' rights in Europe? In this seminar, Professor Ledi Bianku will discuss notable examples from the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) and the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU).

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Time and place: Nov. 4, 2021 10:00 AM11:30 AM, Online webinar (Zoom)

Welcome to Massimo Lando's seminar on creativity in international dispute settlement, focusing on the Guyana v. Venezuela dispute and its treatment in the International Court of Justice (ICJ). The seminar is part of a new seminar series on "Delimitation agreements, Sovereignty, and Jurisdiction Claims: Current Trends, Recent Cases and Future Perspectives".