The Visiting Scholar Programme at the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights (NCHR) offers 4 researchers from China, Indonesia and Vietnam the unique opportunity of becoming a guest researcher at the NCHR for a period of two months from 28 September, 2015.
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.
2-3 researchers from Mainland China and Indonesia can become guest researchers at the NCHR. Application deadline is 31 May 2016.
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.
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.
Providing police with alternatives to torture and supporting China's first law against domestic violence: Read the stories behind our work for human rights in 2016.
As of January 1st 2017 NORDEM is no longer located at the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights. NORDEM will continue its activities on a full scale from NRC’s headquarters in Prinsens gate 2 in Oslo. Visit the new website by following this link
Norwegian Centre for Human Rights (NCHR) celebrates its 30 years with an essay competition for master students currently enrolled at universities in Norway.
Four NORDEM observers are observing the early Parliamentary Elections in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia the 11th of December.
New minister endorses training by NCHR partner to ensure 'game-changing' Village Law comply with human rights and involve women and indigenous people.
NORDEM’s Asgeir Rustad is one of 32 international short term observers that will be deployed throughout Ghana to observe the forthcoming Presidential and Parliamentary elections the 7th of December.
A Chinese delegation visited the Faculty of Law as part of a European-Chinese cooperation aiming to promote legal assistance in remote areas and for disadvantaged groups in China.
NORDEM's seconded election expert to International IDEAs Africa programme, Mette Bakken, has written a new International IDEA Policy Paper on how to increase youth participation in electoral processes -new roles for African electoral management bodies.
The right to freedom or religion or belief is increasingly becoming a political tool. So how can we deal with this challenge?
The priority thematic issues at the meeting in Johannesburg were: The growing trend of entrenched incumbency, Support to civil society groups working in closed societies, Conflict and electoral violence, Disability and other inclusivity issues, and Money in politics and abuse of state resources.
The regional meeting on human rights education offered a unique opportunity for human rights educators from both Southeast and Northeast Asia to share experiences.
The Organisation for Security and Co-operation (OSCE) and their Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODHIR) is said to define the ‘Golden Standard’ for election observation.
The aim is to improve human rights education in the whole region of Southeast Asia through a new cooperation between NCHR and SHAPE SEA.
NORDEM is sending election observers to Moldova for the Presidential elections on the 30th of October.
NORDEM have sent two long-term observers and four short-term observers to the 2016 Parliamentary elections.
Twenty-six professionals from various backgrounds and enrolled in field missions from Tajikistan to DR Congo, gathered at Tyrifjord hotel from 19-21 September to attend the NORDEM Training in International Applied Human Rights Work.
The report from the workshop on the Indonesian Village Law is now available.
Neving Rudskjær has had the unique opportunity to report first hand from the situation in Tajikistan through the mandate of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE).
NORDEM is sending two observers to Jordan for the General Elections on 20 September - Hans Christen Knævelsrud and Kristina Johansen.