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More than 30 Law enforcement officers and prosecutors from Ghana, the Gambia, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Nigeria participated in the training workshop which aimed to build capacity of law enforcement and the wider justice system on investigative interviewing in West Africa.
The NCHR and the East Lake Institute for Social Advancement (EISA) is organising a 5 week training series on disability, sexual orientation and gender identities (SOGI) for representatives from Asian disability organisations. Last week, activist Ingrid Thunem shared her experiences from working with disability and SOGI rights issues in Norway with the participants.
Two recent endorsements of the initiative to develop principles on effective interviewing underscore the demand for positive and practical guidance for the law enforcement and security sector.
The NCHR and the East Lake Institute for Social Advancement (EISA) is organising a 5 week training series on human rights, discrimination, disability and SOGI issues. During weekly workshops participants from Asian civil society will explore the intersectionality of human rights and double discrimination.
The book ‘Freedom of Expression in Islam: Challenging Apostacy and Blasphemy Laws’ critically and constructively engages with the theological, historical and legal reasoning behind the most restrictive state laws around the world to open up new ways of thinking. The book was officially launched in a digital event with distinguished experts today.
NCHR co-organises virtual event on “Improving efficiency and quality of investigations: Principles on Effective Interviewing for Investigative Authorities” as an ancillary meeting of the UNODC Crime Congress in Kyoto, Japan.
Together with the East Lake Institute for Social Advancement (EISA), the NCHR is organising a 5 week digital training workshop series on intersectional discrimination for Asian Civil Society. Particular focus will be on discrimination of people with disabilities and issues surrounding sexual orientation and gender identities (SOGI).
In March, five trainings were held in five different rural javanese villages.
Leip (The Indonesian Institute for and Independent Judiciary), the Indonesian Attorney General, the Center for Human Rights and International Justice, Stanford University and NCHR cooperated on organising an training online training for Indonesian Prosecutors.
To mark the International Women’s Day on Monday 8 March, the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights (NCHR) would like to point to our Chinese partners important work towards gender equality in China. Raising awareness about domestic violence in China, contributing to better education on gender and human rights in Chinese universities and publication of the first Chinese textbook on gender and human rights are some of the achievements our Chinese partners have made with the support of the NCHR.
NCHR contributes to Fusion Cells Study Visits Initiative initiated by the United Nations Office on Counter Terrorism (UNOCT).
The 4th Regional Network Meeting on Human Rights Education was held virtually from November until December 2020, with a particular focus on access to remedies in the context of business, human rights and the environment.
Ambassador Mona Juul states the importance of non-coercive, human rights-compliant intel-gathering during Security Council meeting on Threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts.
This weekend, the Constitutionalism Research Institute at China University of Political Science and Law (CUPL) held a NCHR supported workshop on gender equality and human rights for 23 Chinese university teachers in Shenzhen, China. The aim of the workshop was to inspire more Chinese university teachers to include gender equality in their teaching activities.
The demand for Business and Human Rights competence is growing and the NCHR, together with China University of Political Science and Law (CUPL) made an effort to bridge the gap with a workshop from 31 October to 1 November.
Together with the Asia-Europe Foundation NCHR organised an online training on investigative interviewing during the months of September and October.
9-13 November, academics from China, Iran, Vietnam, Indonesia and Malaysia deepen their knowledge and expertise of the United Nations (UN) human rights mechanisms.
The Oslo Coalition on Freedom of Religion or Belief (OC), in partnership with the Bauchi State University, organized on the 5th and 6th of October a training course for civil servants in Nigeria.
The main objective of the training programme is to build capacity of law enforcement, and members of the judiciary in ASEM Partner countries on the evidence-based and human rights-compliant Investigative Interviewing technique and its associated safeguards.
A new textbook on gender and human rights issues was recently published in China. The book is the first of its kind and was written by a group of Chinese researchers and civil society representatives with special knowledge about gender equality and human rights issues.