The latest issue includes an article on asylum-seeking children's affiliation to Norway, and an article on deference claims in the UN Human Rights Committee. It also features an analysis of contemporary debate on free speech in Norway after the 22 July massacre.
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New members of the NORDEM roster participated in the NORDEM Introductory Course to Election Observation on 24 August.
Mr. Liang Xiaohui is one of 10 SDG pioneers on business and human rights selected by the UN among more than 600 nominees from over 100 countries.
Syria, the humanitarian situation in refugee camps and our relation to human suffering: NCHR researcher Anna Andersson explains some of the challenges the international society will be facing this fall.
NORDEM have sent three long-term observers and five short-term observers to the 2016 legislative elections.
Law professor Hans Petter Graver was invited to Beijing as the first visiting scholar under the new visiting scholar programme launched by the human rights centre at Renmin University.
The NCHR Head of Education and Associate Professor was appointed by Albania.
NORDEM is sending two long-term observers and four short-term observers to the elections which are to be held on 29 June.
This thematic paper argues that the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM) has not reached its full potential in fulfilling all parts of its mandate, and that by improving its efforts in dialogue facilitation it would increase its impact on the ground in the conflict area of Eastern Ukraine.
Linking spatial and social planning processes is essential to prevent violence as rapid urbanisation poses significant risks, especially in fragile societies.
NCHR hosted a panel on human rights education in Asia during the international conference on human rights education.
NORDEM is sending one long-term observer and four short-term observers to the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.
Professor Rhona Smith and human rights expert Felisa Tibbitts on why human rights education is gaining importance as a tool to enhance rights.
2015 saw the continuation of the crisis in Ukraine, historic events such as the elections in Myanmar and the peaceful transition of power in Nigeria.
Norwegian Centre for Human Rights launches pilot course.
Mette Bakken, NORDEMs seconded election expert to International IDEA, writes about the upcoming elections in Africa in an article published by IDEA.
A report from the Oslo Coalition finds that the Constitutional Agreement between the Georgian State and the Orthodox Church was in conflict with human rights.
NORDEM is sending one long-term observer to the European Union’s election observation mission (EOM) to Peru.
The new version of the Handbook for European Union Election Observation is now avaiable online.
This third edition provides updated practical guidelines for EU observers and core team. In particular it provides more guidance on voter registration (including use of biometrics), campaign finance, online election-related content, new election technologies and participation of persons with disabilities.
It also brings up to date the functioning of a mission in the field, including on security, deployment and reporting.
The new handbook can be accessed here.
The last day at the office for two of NORDEM's secondees did not just mark the end of an interesting and challenging assignment, but also the end of a long and fruitful cooperation with one of NORDEM's receiving organizations in Kosovo.
The Syrian crisis, treatment of refugee children and radicalization are some of the topics of films screened at Oslo's film festival on human rights starting this week.
Arild Tjelle recently embarked on his first NORDEM mission with the OSCE's Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM).
The NCHR Master's Programme, The Theory and Practice of Human Rights, receives great score in the yearly survey conducted by NOKUT (the Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education), an independent expert body under the Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research.
But national security measures poses the greatest threats to freedom of expression, says the OSSE representative on freedom of the media.