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NHC participates in Russian-Ukrainian dialogue roundtable

Civil society for dialogue in Ukraine:

NHC participates in Russian-Ukrainian dialogue roundtable

NHCs Enver Djuliman participated in the round-table discussion "Russian-Ukrainian dialogue: capabilities of civil society", organised by the Civic Union Educational Human Rights House in Chernihiv in partnership with a wide group of NGOs. The OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) and the Norwegian Helsinki Committee supported the discussion financially.

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Barents Press journalists in Oslo for three-day workshop with NHC

Human Rights Education:

Barents Press journalists in Oslo for three-day workshop with NHC

Journalists in North West Russia and Norwegian journalists across the border experience some of the same challenges in their daily work. The Norwegian Helsinki Committee and the journalist association Barents Press are pleased that we are able to continue our cooperation and organise sessions where Norwegian and Russian journalists meet to exchange experiences and discuss human rights in journalism.

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Human Rights School for youth by the Russian-Norwegian border

Human rights education:

Human Rights School for youth by the Russian-Norwegian border

The Norwegian Helsinki Committee organised 13-17 November 2016 a Human Rights School for 27 high school students from Murmansk and Kirkenes.

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Human Rights Education

NHC is a major actor in human rights education and reconciliation. Our education program started in Norway and the Balkans in the 90's and NHC currently has education programs in the Balkans, Ukraine, Belarus and Russia.

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Coalition for trust in South Caucasus

Coalition for trust in South Caucasus

The Coalition for Trust is a three-year project funded by the European Commission – with co-financing from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway. It is a co-operation with local partner organisations in all entities of the South Caucasus: Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia, as well as Abkhazia, South Ossetia, and Nagorno-Karabakh.

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Role of Universities in Peacebuilding

Role of Universities in Peacebuilding

The aim of the project is to facilitate a process where universities in Serbia, Kosovo and Bosnia-Hercegovina can play a constructive role in peacebuilding. The project was started in 2011.

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Multicultural understanding and human rights in the Barents-region

Multicultural understanding and human rights in the Barents-region

The main goal of the project is to contribute to the democratization of society, to inform and train the participants in democratic processes and to develop civil society in North-West Russia.

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The role of universities in the building of peace

Human rights education:

The role of universities in the building of peace

Together with the Peace Research Center Oslo and the University College of Southeast Norway, the Norwegian Helsinki Committee on 22 January arranged the conference The Role of the University in the Building of Peace in Drammen.

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The role of universitites in peacebuilding

Bosnia and Herzegovina:

The role of universitites in peacebuilding

A regional conference for universities adopted the Sarajevo Declaration on the Role of Higher Education and Civil Society in Education for Peace on 20 March 2014. The Norwegian Helsinki Committee organized the regional conference “The role of universities in peacebuilding” in Sarajevo on 20 March together with our local partners as part of our project Build Bridges, not Walls.

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The role of universities in peacebuilding

Human rights education:

The role of universities in peacebuilding

As part of the NHC project on the role of Universities in peacebuilding, a conference was held 19-20 April in Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The aim of the conference was to initiate a dialogue on how universities can contribute to build and promote peace in the region. The University of Tuzla is one of five partner universities from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and Kosovo, that participates in the project Build Bridges not Walls: the Role of the Universities in Peacebuilding.

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Build Bridges not Walls

Build Bridges not Walls - the role of Universities in peacebuilding is a regional education project organised in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and Kosovo by the Norwegian Helsinki Committee in cooperation with Buskerud University College in Norway,

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Human Rights Education for active citizenship in the Western Balkans

Human Rights Education for active citizenship in the Western Balkans

Human Rights Education for active citizenship in the Western Balkans
Programmet er Helsingforskomiteens lengste og mest omfattende program.

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Training of prison monitors from Russia

Training of prison monitors from Russia

(14/12-2010) The Norwegian Helsinki Committee held its second training seminar for representatives from the Public Observation Commissions of Archangelsk, Murmansk and the Karelian Republic.

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