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Published May 21, 2014 3:14 PM

A total of 35 NORDEM Election Observers have been sent to the OSCE/ODIHR Election Observation Mission in Ukraine. In addition, NORDEM currently contributes six monitoring officers to the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission in Ukraine.

Published Apr. 25, 2014 3:16 PM

Lagdommerne Dag Brathole og Vidar Stensland har vært sekondert gjennom NORDEM til EULEX, EUs justisoperasjon i Kosovo, siden august 2013. I en artikkel i domstolsmagasinet «Rett på sak» forteller de om sin hverdag som dommere i henholdsvis Mitrovica Basic Court i nord og i Kosovo Property Agency Appeals Court i Pristina.

Published Apr. 23, 2014 7:13 PM

NORDEM/the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights and the Al Jazeera Media Training & Development Center, are organizing a human rights and media workshop for journalists. The workshop will take place at Al Jazeera’s headquarters in Doha, 27 April-1 May, and is supported by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.  

Published Apr. 23, 2014 9:36 AM

Internet voting continues to be controversial both within and beyond Norway. With the "I-voting" trials of 2011 and 2013, Norway joined a small group of countries that have allowed binding votes submitted by the Internet.

The Carter Center's report on the Internet Voting Pilot has just been launched.

Published Mar. 20, 2014 11:19 AM

After the armed conflict in 1998/1999 in Kosovo, more than 40.000 claims were submitted by Albanians, Serbs and other minorities who claimed that they lost their property as a result of the conflict. Two Norwegians lawyers are now dealing with the final batch of claims as part of Kosovo Property Agency.

Published Mar. 14, 2014 10:23 AM

The Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) is embarking on a hectic year as five of 14 member countries hold elections. By the end of the year more than 40 million voters will have had the chance to cast their vote in the region.

Published Mar. 6, 2014 3:41 PM

NORDEM has been tasked by Norway’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs to send 36 election observers to observe the upcoming presidential election in Ukraine on 25 May. The Norwegian delegation will consist of six long term and up to 30 short term observers from the NORDEM roster and will be part of the election observation mission carried out by the Organization for Security and Co-operation (OSCE).

Published Feb. 5, 2014 4:56 PM

Mette Bakken joined the IDEA’s Regional Office in Africa (Pretoria) in January 2014 to support its work in the fields of electoral processes, political parties and gender.

NORDEM values highly the entry into cooperation with International IDEA. This secondment falls in line with the very core activities of NORDEM and our ambition to strengthen our election engagement and expertise further.

Published Jan. 21, 2014 2:30 PM

Berit Bachen Dahle, former police investigator and sexual and gender based violence expert, has been part of a four-member panel of independent specialists conducting an independent external review for the International Criminal Court (ICC).

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.