2022

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Published Oct. 11, 2022 11:00 PM

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.

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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.

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Published Sep. 28, 2022 3:07 PM

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.

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Published Aug. 29, 2022 11:12 AM

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.

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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 June 27, 2022 1:02 PM

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. 

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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.