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Published Sep. 6, 2016 3:20 PM

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. 

Published May 19, 2016 3:04 PM

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.

Read more about the author's experience working for the SMM 

Published Apr. 19, 2016 10:20 AM

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.


Published Mar. 9, 2016 1:52 PM

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.

Published Feb. 14, 2016 8:04 PM

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.