HUMAN RIGHTS AND INCLUSIVE CITIZENSHIP - CONDITIONS FOR CO-EXISTENCE IN CONFLICT-RIDDEN SOCIETIES

Expert seminar and evening event in Oslo December 7th 2018   on the Genocide on the Yazidi People

Three related events on Friday 7th and Sunday 9th December 2018 will address the role of documentation in order to ensure justice and reconciliation after genocide and other mass atrocities . The particular case that will be addressed is the situation of the Yazidi people, not least the Yazidi women, after the ISIS massacre at Sinjar  in 2014. The international expert seminar takes place at HL-senteret on Friday, December 7:th from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm.

Read more about the events here.

 

To register for the events click on the link here / For å melde deg på, klikk her.

 

 

 

International Conference in Oslo 18th - 19th June 2018

Venues: Norwegian Nobel Peace Institute and Fritt ord, Oslo

This international conference addressed the complex relationship between citizenship, power-sharing and equal human rights across ethnic and religious divides in conflict-ridden societies. The UN Special Rapporteur on Minority Issues, Dr. Fernand de Varennes, was among the keynote speakers.

The Conference was organized by a network initiative on human rights, inclusive citizenship and minority/majority relations, coordinated from HL-senteret in cooperation with scholars from PRIO, The Norwegian Helsinki Committee and other organizations affiliated with the network. The network initiator and coordinator, Ingvill Plesner was responsible for the program and planning.

WATCH THE OPENING SESSION HERE:

Director HL-senteret, Guri Hjeltnes

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ine Eriksen Søreide

Research Professor PRIO, Henrik Syse

UN Special Rapporteur, Fernand de Varennes

Professor Heiner Bielefeldt

Research Director Sriprapha Pethcaramesree

 

A digital Conference report will be published as a part of launching the digital learning Resource developed by the network.

For more information about the Minority Network, click here.

 

Conference Program:

 

Publisert 1. mars 2018 13:13 - Sist endret 7. nov. 2018 15:36