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Time and place: May 23, 2019 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM, Seminar Room Asbjørn Eide, Cort Adelers gate 30

In March 2019 was the first election in Thailand since the military coup in 2014: What is the situation for those organizing to defend the human rights? Will the human rights crisis prevail, or will the situation get better?

Time and place: June 3, 2019 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Professorboligen, Karl Johans gate 47

This Conference aims at gathering leading scholars and young researchers to discuss an important topic for international law and governance, which has gained increased attention in the last decades. 

Registration (deadline 24 May)

Time and place: June 21, 2019 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Litteraturhuset, sal Amalie Skram, Werglandsveien 29, Oslo

Nils Butenschøn retires from his position as Professor at the NCHR on first of July this year. The seminar is organised around central topics in Butenschøn’s academic works over the past 45 years: Nationality conflicts, models of power sharing in deeply divided societies, and the study of citizenship and human rights as a basis for legitimate state authority. Empirically, most of the works, including the five books Butenschøn has published in the last decade, have focused on the Middle East and the region’s modern political history.

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

The NCHR's yearly Intensive Course in International Human Rights will be arranged in September 2019.

Time and place: Nov. 4, 2019 - Nov. 5, 2019, Oslo, Professorboligen, Karl Johans gate 47

Is law fit for purpose to protect oceans against increasing pressures and demands? This two-day conference aims at analyzing new trends in the law of the sea, international environmental law, and related fields of law, and discussions related to the effectiveness of certain tools and mechanisms.

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Time and place: Apr. 1, 2019 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, Domus Media, Lødrups kjeller

We welcome all to this lunch seminar regarding the legal processes between the Western Sahara liberation movement POLISARIO and the EU. 

Please register before March 24th

Speaker is Manuel Devers, the legal counsel of the POLISARIO Front before the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU).

Time and place: Mar. 21, 2019 8:15 AM - 10:00 AM, Professorboligen, Karl Johans gate 47

What do we do when the people who stand up to ensure sustainable development in their local communities are threatened, attacked and even killed? This is a breakfast seminar on bridging the gap between policy and reality in the defense of land and environmental rights.

Time and place: Mar. 13, 2019 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, Domus Bibliotheca, meeting room Eckhoffs hjørne

Book launch - Astrid Kjeldgaard-Pedersen, Associate Professor, University of Copenhagen

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: Mar. 8, 2019 12:15 PM - 1:30 PM, Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, Cort Adelers gate 30, Seminar Room Asbjørn Eide

The Global Compacts, IO Mandate Competition and Recognition Processes. Talk by Dr Cathryn Costello from the University of Oxford, Refugee Studies Centre.

Time and place: Feb. 27, 2019 2:15 PM - 3:45 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: 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: Jan. 31, 2019 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, Domus Media, East Wing, 1st floor, meeting room Petroleum and Energy Law

We regret to inform you that this lunch seminar has been cancelled

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.