NORDEM secondee Jo Faafeng, Senior Judicial Officer in the OSCE Presence in Albania will present his work at the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights on Monday 4 March 12:00-13:00.
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NORDEM is now seeking the following categories of personnel to the roster:
The parliamentary election on 23 January was technically well organized but serious gaps in the election law call for further legal reform, stated the EU in its preliminary statement.
NORDEM signed a new Memorandum of Understanding with the United Nations Development Project (UNDP) in November 2012.
Berit Bachen Dahle, former police investigator and sexual and gender based violence (SGBV) expert, has been deployed as a gender expert to the UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria.
NORDEM is seeking a Cooordination Officer to the Stabilisation Support Unit of MONUSCO in Bunia in DR Congo. See the terms of reference below for further details. Qualified and interested candidates are asked to contact Lisa Kirkengen, k.l.kirkengen at nchr.uio.no (replace "at" with @), as soon as possible.
The Norwegian mission to the EU in Brussels recently interviewed staff at NORDEM and one of the Norwegian election observers who has participated in the EU's election observation missions.
The Norwegian Centre for Human Rights and the MFA recently signed a new agreement that aims at strengthening NORDEM. The agreement covers the period 2012-2014 and ensures 24 million NOK to the operation of NORDEM. The number of staff will be increased from five to seven and the competence within democratisation and institution building will be enhanced.
NORDEM has sent one long term observer to the EU's observation of the Constituent Assembly elections in Tunisia on 23 October. Two Norwegian short term observers will join the EU mission shortly before the election day.
NORDEM's one week Basic Course in Democratisation and Human Rights Monitoring was successfully concluded on 9 September. 21 participants completed the course.
22 participants from delegations from Iraq, Puntland, Somaliland and Turkmenistan visited Norway in relation to the local elections in September 2011.
Applicants are sought for the position of Head of the Office in Yerevan. The OSCE Office in Yerevan comprises of 47 budgeted positions (Unified Budget 2011) and the Head of Mission, as Fund Manager of the OSCE, is responsible for the planning, implementation and reporting activities of the respective Fund budget and the management of the corresponding human, financial and material resources. The Head of Mission is required to possess extensive managerial experience.
Applicants are sought for the post of Deputy Chief, CLJAS (P-5) with the Criminal Law and Judicial Advisory Service in the Office of Rule of Law and Security Institutions in the UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations. Duty station will be New York. The deadline for applications is Wednesday, 22 July 2011.
NORDEM has sent one long term and four short term observers to the Presidential Elections in Kazakhstan on 3 April. The observers are part of the OSCE's election observation mission.
NORDEM has sent two short term observers to the Presidential and Parliamentary Elections in Uganda on 18 February. The observers are part of the EU's election observation mission, which also includes a long term observer seconded by NORDEM.
Applicants are sought to fill a temporary vacancy as Judicial Officer at the P-4 level in the Criminal Law and Judicial Advisory Service (CLJAS), Office of Rule of Law and Security Institutions, Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO), for an initial period of six months. Applicants are asked to send a CV/P11 to Ms. Kaoru Okuizumi at email@example.com, with a copy to firstname.lastname@example.org, no later than Friday, 25 February 2011 COB. Please indicate Ref. No. TVA/2011/GTA/CLJAS/P-4/JO in the subject heading of your e-mail.
NORDEM has sent a short term observer to the Parliamentary Elections in Chad on 6 February. The observer is part of the EU's election observation mission.
NORDEM conducted a course in election observation for 7 members of the Norwegian parliament and 9 advisors in the Parliament's International Secretariat and the Secretariat of the Nordic Council on 3 February. The members of parliament will observe elections on behalf of the parliament of the OSCE and the European Council.
A judge seconded to EULEX by NORDEM began his assignment on 1 February 2011. He will work as a Criminal Judge at District Court Level in Prizren, Kosovo. NORDEM also seconds a Criminal Judge at District Court level in Peja since September 2010.
A long term observer has been sent to observe the presidential and parliamentary elections in Uganda 18 February. The observer is part of the EU's election observation mission and will be joined by two Norwegian short term observers.
OSCE is currently recruiting a director for the Conflict Prevention Centre. This is a contracted position and the vacancy announcement and application form is found on the OSCE web pages. The deadline for applications is 20 February.
Two legal officers seconded by NORDEM started their assignment for the Kosovo Property Agency on 11 January. Read an interview with them on the web pages of the Norwegian Embassy in Pristina.
United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations is currently recruiting a Senior Judicial Affairs Officer to UNMIS in Juba, Sudan. Send your application form to nordem-programme at nchr.uio.no. The deadline for applications is 19 January.