Newsletter 5/10-21

Monthly newsletter on activities and news at the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights. Newsletter 5/10-21 was published 13. October 2021.

Drawn illustration of Lucy Smith, with added text saying "Lucy Smiths Barnerettighetsdag" (children's rights day)

Illustration photo: Barneombudet

Lucy Smith's Childrens' Rights Day 

The conference is held annually, in collaboration with the Ombudsperson for Children (Barneombudet), the Department of Public and International Law, the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights, and the Department of Private Law. 

This year's topic is children in conflict with the law, the Convention on the Rights of the Child ( articles 37 and 40.

The conference will be held on November 23rd, at the University of Oslo. It will be held in Norwegian.

Turning the SDGs and Human Rights into Reality

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute, the Norwegian Center for Human Rights, Åland Islands Peace Institute, and Galaxy Fund recently carried out a project on "SDG and human rights localization.

Read more about the SDG and human rights localization project here or on the SDGs and human rights project page.

Student essay writing competition on critical human rights in Southeast Asia

AUN-HRE and SHAPE-SEA organised the 2nd Essay Writing Competition for Undergraduate Students on Critical Human Rights and Peace Issues in ASEAN/ Southeast Asia in 2021. The competition was supported by the NCHR. 

Read more about the essay writing competition here.

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By Emma Verngård
Published Oct. 15, 2021 11:41 AM - Last modified Nov. 5, 2021 9:18 AM