Two Vietnamese academics were invited by NCHR and the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights to attend an intensive training on Universal Periodic Review held in connection with the review of Vietnam before the UN Human Rights Council.
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NCHR's Intensive Course in Human Rights will be arranged in September 2019.
NCHR participated in open and closed sessions with Tunisian criminal justice and human rights authorities, briefing the participants on the initiative for a Universal protocol on investigative interviewing and associated safeguards.
NCHR held briefings on investigative interviewing for the committee on torture and the sub-committee on torture in Geneva. The committees offered valuable input on the development of a Universal Protocol.
The first handbook in the NCHR supported series about the implementation of the anti-domestic violence law in China is now published.
The book Islamic Jurisprudence of Guardianship: Re-reading Guardianship Rights for the Protection of Women from forced Marriage and Girls from Child Marriage challenges traditional ways of thinking about the father’s role in child marriage.
The NCHR was invited by Renmin University Law School in Beijing to discuss and give lectures about police investigations and Investigative Interviewing methods recently.
Two Chinese academics were invited to Geneva to attend a three-day training workshop on UPR and learn how academics can engage in the process under the auspice of NCHR and the Geneva Academy.
NCHR's Lena Larsen participated as rapporteur at the high level conference "Combatting Intolerance and Discrimination, with a focus on Discrimination based upon Religion or Belief: Towards a Comprehensive Response in the OSCE region" in Rome last week.
How to comply with human rights in operational policing through the application of the investigative interviewing method? This was the main topic of a seminar for police officers organised in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Present were also academic institutions involved in developing human rights curriculum for the police academy.
In March 2018 Dr. Si Li started the first undergraduate course on gender and human rights at Guangzhou University after participating in teacher training seminars under the auspice of NCHR partners RWI and CUPL.
The 13th Bilateral Human Rights Dialogue between Indonesia and Norway took place in Nusa Dua, Bali on Sunday, October 29, 2018.
Last week, NCHR guest researcher Dr. Si Li, held a seminar presenting her analysis of the legal rights of LGBTI people in China.
Last week NCHR co-hosted the side event "Progress on the Development of the Universal Protocol on Investigative Interviewing and Associated Safeguards" at the UN in New York. The event was moderated by Assistant Secretary General (ASG) for human rights, Andrew Gilmour, and brought together UN agency, civil society and member state representatives.
Monday 15 October NCHR is co-sponsoring a side event to the 73rd General Assembly titled "Progress on the Development of the Universal Protocol on Investigative Interviewing and Associated Safeguards".
In September 2018, NCHR guest lecturer Dr. River Kate Hustad was invited by several universities in Beijing and Shanghai.
On Tuesday 9 October 2018, Professor Wei Zhang, NCHR’s guest researcher, held a seminar on China’s position on how to strengthen the UN human rights treaty body system.
The second teacher training lecture series on Gender and Human Rights Education took place in Shanghai in the end of September. The aim is to facilitate so that more universities in China are able to offer courses on human rights issues related to gender inequality.
NCHR chaired a session on Rights, Minorities and Religion under the 18 Annual International Conference in Islamic Studies at IAIN Palu, Indonesia, 17-20 September.
This was the main conclusion of a seminar organised at the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights Tuesday September 11, 2018. The topic of the seminar was Indonesia 20 Years after the Fall of Suharto, and the emphasis was mainly on the human rights situation.
Rumah KitaB in collaboration with the Indonesian Institute of Science (LIPI) and the Oslo Coalition, held a book launch and an international seminar following the publication of the Indonesian translation of Gender and Equality in Muslim Family Law. Justice and Ethics in the Islamic Legal Tradition.
On a roundtrip to several Nordic countries in August, a delegation from the South China Normal University, Guangzhou, China paid a visit to the NCHR on 29 August.