Jennie Holck-Clausen

Senior Adviser - International Department
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Visiting address Kristian August gate 17 Domus Juridica 7.etg 0164 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 6706 St Olavs plass 0130 Oslo

Introduction

Ms. Jennie Holck-Clausen is a Senior Advisor at the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights International Department. She is working with projects under the Oslo Coalition on Freedom of Religion or Belief, with a particular focus on the Legitimate Limitations-projects in Brazil, Nigeria, Georgia; and Buddhism and Human Rights in Sri Lanka. She is also involved in NCHR’s work on Gender and Human Rights in China. 

She holds a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in International Human Rights Law from Lund University. Before joining NCHR she was working for the European Wergeland Centre, responsible for projects on democratic citizenship and human rights education in the Western Balkans; and projects targeting teachers and school leaders in the Nordic countries focusing on prevention of hate speech, discrimination, violent extremism and radicalization. She also has worked at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law managing human rights capacity building projects in the field of administration of justice, national human rights commissions and civil society in South Caucasus, South-East Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. 

Responsibilities

  • Human Rights Education
  • Freedom of Religion or Belief
  • Oslo Coalition on Freedom of Religion or Belief
  • Gender and Human Rights 
  • Non-discrimination

Background (selected)

  • 2016 – 2021, Senior Advisor, European Wergeland Centre, Oslo, Norway
  • 2005 – 2015, Project Manager, Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, Lund, Sweden 
  • Master of Laws (LL.M.) in International Human Rights Law from Lund University, Sweden

Academic Interests 

Freedom of Religion or Belief, Non-discrimination; Gender and Human Rights, Sustainable Development, Prevention of Hate Speech, Extremism and Radicalization; Human Rights Education, Democratic Citizenship.

Tags: Equality and Non-Discrimination, Freedom of Religion or Belief (FoRB), Buddhism and Human Rights, gender and human rights, Human Rights, Human Rights Education

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Published Jan. 26, 2022 11:43 AM - Last modified Jan. 26, 2022 12:00 PM