The NCHR and the East Lake Institute for Social Advancement (EISA) is organising an online writing course about the intersectionality of disability, sexual orientation and gender identities (SOGI). Representatives from NGOs working on disability issues or SOGI issues are eligible to apply.
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.
The current legal system in China is the result of evolution of politics, economy, society and culture. The NCHR international department recently attended the 16th Annual Conference of the ECLS, where participants presented research on legal issues and policy that may have impact on China and its relations with the world – including several topical human rights issues.
The NCHR and China University of Political Science and Law (CUPL) recently organized an online training workshop on business and human rights, aimed at developing professional knowledge and skills and to inspire more Chinese university teachers to include business and human rights issues in their teaching activities.
The NCHR has since 2017 supported Norwegian experts to teach in the annual Human Rights Summer School at China University of Political Science and Law (CUPL). This summer, NCHR director Professor Bård A. Andreassen and NCHR Professor Gentian Zyberi gave online lectures in the Summer School from 7-15 July.
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.
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.
Elisabeth Bjørnstøl, Head of Equality and non-discrimination at the NCHR International Department visited Indonesia last week in order to initiate a new cooperation programme on legal aid for women and disabled people in Indonesia.
Developed in partnership with the UNODC, NCHR announces availability of the new Global eLearning course on investigative interviewing.
Following the recent introduction of controversial legacy proposals by the British Government, an International Expert Panel on Impunity has been convened by the Norwegian Center for Human Rights at the request of the Committee on the Administration of Justice and the Pat Finucane Centre.
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.
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.
NCHR hosts joint lecture by Professors Ray Bull and Dave Walsh on the international implementation of investigative interviewing and the assessment of its effectiveness.
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.