International Department News - Page 2

Published Sep. 21, 2017 4:00 PM

The NCHR is now in New York with Norwegian police preparing for the panel Torture During Interrogations: Illegal, Immoral, and Ineffective during the opening week of the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly.

Published Sep. 7, 2017 2:54 PM

The International Department at the NCHR hosted a seminar with guest researcher Yifeng Chen, Associate Professor at Peking University Law School and Special Adviser Wei Chen from the Economic and Social Affairs Department at the Norwegian Confederation on Trade Unions (LO).

Published Sep. 6, 2017 2:42 PM

On 22 August the Norwegian Center for Human Rights hosted a seminar on the legal protection and policy development against domestic violence for women, children, and the elderly, focusing on the new anti-domestic violence law in China.

Published Aug. 29, 2017 4:45 PM

The NCHR hosted a panel on Human Rights of Women and Sexual Minorities in China during 'Age Agency and Ambiguity' -an international conference on gender and generations in times of social change held in Oslo this week.

Published Aug. 23, 2017 3:37 PM

The NCHR attends high level UN meeting in New York to promote global standards for police interrogation based on Norwegian experience.

Published Aug. 17, 2017 3:34 PM

Petter Wille, the Director of the Norwegian National Human Rights Institution visited Beijing from 2-8 July.

Published Aug. 16, 2017 2:35 PM

An overview of main activites conducted by the International Department in 2016. Download report

Published June 21, 2017 1:29 PM

The NCHR and Ecosoc Institute, in cooperation with Aliansi Masyarakat Adat Delang arranged five discussions on management of assets and natural resources at village level. The discussions attracted more than 100 participants.

Published June 16, 2017 9:17 AM

Victoria Sandino, leader of the gender commission from FARC-EP visited NCHR today to present and discuss the challenges and the achievements of including gender in the peace talks following 50 years of armed conflict in Colombia. She is in Oslo as FARC attend the Foreign Ministry's Peace Forum this week.

Published June 16, 2017 9:17 AM

New minister endorses training by NCHR partner to ensure 'game-changing' Village Law comply with human rights and involve women and indigenous people. 

Published June 16, 2017 9:17 AM

On December 27, 2015, the 18th meeting of the 12th session of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress examined and approved the Anti-Domestic Violence Law of the People's Republic of China. The law came into effect on March 1, 2016. For more than a decade, the NCHR had supported the Domestic Violence Network that worked to pass the law and to fight against domestic violence in China.

Published June 16, 2017 9:17 AM

Two trainings on ‘rights-based implementation of the Indonesian village law’ were recently held by the NCHR Intenational Department in the districts Southwest Sumba and Lamandau.

Published Apr. 10, 2017 11:03 AM

NCHR advisor Aksel Tømte explained the vulnerability of locals in land-related conflicts involving corporations during the opening of the Moot Court Competition’s final stage in Bandung, West Java Bandung 7. April.