News from the China Programme

The Visiting Scholar Programme at the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights (NCHR) offers 4 researchers from Mainland China, Indonesia and Vietnam the unique opportunity of becoming a guest researcher at the NCHR for a period of two months from 22 April, 2014.

SMR fulgte høringen da Kina ble gransket av FN om tortur. Det er viktig at vi støtter kinesiske forskeres deltakelse på slike høringer, sier Cecilie Figenschou Bakke, leder av Kina-programmet.

- I would like to use what I have learned to improve the situation in my country for people who are disadvantaged, says Zhang Shuai (24).

As one of the two first students under the new agreement between Oslo University Law School and Renmin University, Zhang Shui studied four months at the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights in the fall of 2014.

A delegation headed by NCHR director Inga Bostad visited China from 20-24 October to meet with university partners to discuss future cooperation. The delegation met with several of the China Programme key partners such as the Renmin University Law School.