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Published Nov. 29, 2013 8:44 AM

Oslo Coalition's second book in the series on new directions in Islam is now released. The book Gender and Equality in Muslim Family Law: Justice and Ethics in the Islamic Legal Tradition was launched with a panel discussion and reception at SOAS in London on April 27, 2013, in cooperation with the Centre of Middle Eastern and Islamic Law (CIMEL).


Published Nov. 28, 2013 9:43 AM

Observers from the NORDEM roster have established a network for Norwegian election observers. The network will facilitate exchange of experiences and information between election observers in Norway and will arrange seminars on election related topics. The network is independent from NORDEM but will cooperate with NORDEM on events and seminars.

To join the network send an email or visit the network's face book group.

Published Nov. 20, 2013 1:59 PM

On the occasion of the 20 year anniversary, NORDEM has launched a report which provides insight into the establishment in 1993, NORDEM’s role and impact over the years, feature stories from current and past NORDEM missions and activities, and interviews with key partners and NORDEM members.

Published Oct. 28, 2013 2:47 PM

The 27 October presidential elections in Georgia was efficiently administered, transparent and took place in an amicable and constructive environment.

Procedures were largely followed and international observers noted a high level of transparency throughout the day.

However, several provisions of the Election Code remain unclear and were not applied in a consistent manner, states the OSCE preliminary findings.

Published Sep. 27, 2013 4:45 PM

National and central election commissions from around the world participated in NORDEMs study programme to the Norwegian Parliamentary Elections 2013.

One of the objectives of the one week long study programme was to enable the participants to make their own assessment of the Norwegian electoral process and come up with recommendations for improvement.

Read the recommendations of the delegations


Published Sep. 27, 2013 1:33 PM

From 16-20 September, 25 participants from the NORDEM roster, the OSCE, the CIMIC Centre of Excellence (CCOE) and the Folke Bernadotte Academy, participated in a week-long training at Hadeland outside Oslo. The group dealt with topics such as human rights based field work, democratization and governance, international humanitarian law, gender mainstreaming, security awareness and stress and critical incident management.

Published Sep. 11, 2013 1:14 PM

NORDEM has hosted four international delegations of election officials from Turkmenistan, Irak, Nigeria and Zimbabwe, who came to study and assess the Norwegian parliamentary elections on 9 September. A representative of the OSCE Centre in Ashgabad, who supported the visit, stated that “The visit will have an added value in light of the upcoming parliamentary elections in Turkmenistan.”

Published Aug. 23, 2013 9:58 AM

To strengthen human rights education and research at law schools in the western provinces of China, the China Programme organized a visiting scholar programme to Hong Kong for four talented scholars from universities in West China in July.

Published Aug. 21, 2013 6:01 PM

I år fyller NORDEM 20 år!

I den forbindelse tar vi tilbakeblikk på alt NORDEMs styrkemedlemmer har bidratt til på to tiår og vi benytter anledning til å feire dere og oss selv.

Published Aug. 19, 2013 3:48 PM

Langaker embarked on his NORDEM assignment as Junior Professional Officer (JPO) in the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) in April this year. He spent the first three months of the JPO-program in the OSCE Headquarter in Vienna working in the Transnational Threats Department before he left for Kyrgyzstan in July to assist the OSCE Centre in Bishkek with implementing its Police Reform Programme (PRP).