NORHED II funding for global network on Peace and Conflict Human Rights research
18. des. 2020 16:25
The Norhed II project where the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights (NCHR) partners with the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) and five leading institutions to strengthen higher education institutions ability to produce high-quality research and teaching has been granted. Norad received 199 applications to this call, of which 60 will be funded.
NCHR event on Oslo Peace Days about Poverty and Human Rights, with Philip Alston
17. des. 2020 12:32
On the Oslo Peace Days week 2020 NCHR contributed with several events, this one on 9th December: 'Who Counts? Poverty, Human Rights and Contentious Metrics'. With key-note speaker Philip Alston, former UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and nearly 200 participants from government, academics, different public organizations and civil society. See the event below.
Support to Human Rights Defenders during the pandemic time
14. des. 2020 16:59
Just before the start of the Oslo Peace Days 2020 last week, NCHR and the Norwegian Human Rights Fund held a digital event on the role of Norwegian and international support to human rights defenders during an after the pandemic, which represents a time with an increased of risks for human rights defenders. Close to 200 participants from government, different public organizations, academics and civil society took part in the event.
Workshop on Business and Human Rights for Chinese Teachers
15. nov. 2020 22:07
The demand for Business and Human Rights competence is growing and the NCHR, together with China University of Political Science and Law (CUPL) made an effort to bridge the gap with a workshop from 31 October to 1 November.
What is a Good Policy? Political Morality, Feasibility, and Democracy (GOODPOL)
25. jan. 2021 12:00
The point of departure for the GOODPOL-project, is that disagreement over policy is the normal state of politics. How we approach such disputes and which policy decisions we make are decisive for the distribution of benefits and burdens in society.
- Webinar: Soloists and the choir: regulating international jus ad bellum in cyberspace 27. jan. 2021 14:00
Refugee Protection and Digital Legal Aid in the Middle East
17. feb. 2021 10:00
This two-part online workshop considers how humanitarian technology-use can interact with refugee protection, specifically in the Middle East. The workshop specifically questions if and how digital legal aid practices could constructively contribute to refugee rights and rights of refugees.
Flyktningebeskyttelse og digital rettshjelp i Midtøsten
17. feb. 2021 10:00
Dette todelte seminaret ser nærmere på hvordan teknologibruk i humanitære operasjoner påvirker flykningebeskyttelse i Midtøsten og hvordan digital rettshjelp kan bidra til flyktningers rettigheter nå og i fremtiden.
Right to Solidarity Zoom Webinar 20-21 May 2021
20. mai 2021 15:00
Research Group on Human Rights, Armed Conflict, and the Law of Peace and Security, Department of Public & International Law, University of Oslo, Norway are hosting the webinar. Organizer: Cecilia Bailliet.