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Published July 2, 2021 1:08 PM

The Norwegian Centre for Human Rights (NCHR) recently signed a contract with Norad, funding a NORHED II project where NCHR partners with the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) and five leading institutions. The project will develop a global network of scholars working towards peace and human rights.

Published July 1, 2021 2:47 PM

On 22 June the Research Group on Human Rights and Sustainable Development and the International Department at the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights organized an internal seminar on the report titled “Understanding and mitigating social risks to sustainable development in China's BRI- Evidence from Nepal and Zambia.” The report was published by the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) in April 2021 and can be found here

Pride-parade. To personer står foran en gruppe som holder regnbueflagg og plakater. Personen til venstre holder en plakat hvor det står "respect LGBT rights". Personen til høyre holder et stort regnbueflagg.
Published June 30, 2021 2:42 PM

Vi nærmer oss slutten av Pride-måneden. Pride er en tid for feiring, men siden begynnelsen har det også vært en rettighetskamp. Det er det fortsatt i dag. Selv om vi har sett en fremgang i LHBTIQ-personers rettigheter siden Stonewall-opprørene for over 50 år siden, er det fortsatt en lang vei å gå – både internasjonalt, og i Norge.

Pride-parade. To personer står foran en gruppe som holder regnbueflagg og plakater. Personen til venstre holder en plakat hvor det står "respect LGBT rights". Personen til høyre holder et stort regnbueflagg.
Publisert 30. juni 2021 11:30

Vi nærmer oss slutten av Pride-måneden. Pride er en tid for feiring, men siden begynnelsen har det også vært en rettighetskamp. Det er det fortsatt i dag. Selv om vi har sett en fremgang i LHBTIQ-personers rettigheter siden Stonewall-opprørene for over 50 år siden, er det fortsatt en lang vei å gå – både internasjonalt, og i Norge.

Published June 8, 2021 10:37 AM

On 2 June the Research Group on Human Rights and Sustainable Development organized a seminar on Business and Human Rights. The seminar sought to explore the potentials of different treaty models on business and human rights, including the approach of the alternative Framework Convention on Business and Human Rights, as well as emerging relationships and dynamics in the broader business and human rights regulatory “ecosystem.” 

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Published Dec. 17, 2020 12:32 PM

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.

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Published Dec. 14, 2020 4:59 PM

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.

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Publisert 15. okt. 2020 13:10

Do you plan to present a Masters thesis on human rights, the right to free speech, and/or democracy in the Fall semester 2020 or Spring semester of 2021? A maximum of ten student scholarships of NOK 30 000,- are available.

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Publisert 9. okt. 2020 12:24

Forslaget til Statsbudsjett for 2021 ble lagt frem av Regjeringen i går. SMR er fornøyde med at Regjeringen har merket seg resultater av SMRs internasjonale arbeid sammen med våre partnere.

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Publisert 9. sep. 2020 13:51

NCHR's  Intensive Course in Human Rights was held last week, with 34 participants from civil society, state institutions and academia, from more than 30 countries. The course has been arranged annually for more than 15 years, but it was the first year time the course was arranged digitally.

Publisert 28. aug. 2020 12:01

GOODPOL-prosjektet stiller et modige spørsmål, åpnet vise-rektor Åse Gornitzka (UiO) oppstartsmarkeringen med i forrige uke. Prosjektets fulle tittel er: "What is good policy? Political morality, feasibility and democracy".