20 years of providing civilian capacity in human rights and democratisation
On the occasion of its 20 years anniversary, NORDEM – The Norwegian Resource Bank for Democracy and Human Rights – has the pleasure to welcome all those interested to the anniversary event "NORDEM – 20 years of providing civilian capacity in human rights and democratisation".
This event will reflect NORDEM’s role and achievements as a civilian capacity provider over the last 20 years in addition to addressing current trends, developments and challenges in two key areas of NORDEM’s work; building democratic institutions and international election observation. Participation from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the UN, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE ) and other national and international officials, civil society representatives, scholars and practitioners as well as NORDEM members and key partners. NORDEM will also use the occasion to present its new Anniversary Report.
More information, agenda and registration here
NORDEM, the Norwegian Resource Bank for Democracy and Human Rights, is a civilian capacity provider specialized in human rights and democratization. It was established in 1993 at the initiative of the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) with the purpose of enhancing the capacity of international organizations working to promote democracy and human rights, primarily by providing qualified personnel through recruitment, training and deployment. NORDEM’s mandate includes human rights monitoring, rule of law, institution building, elections, and good governance. Since its origin in 1993, NORDEM has been engaged in more than 2000 assignments carried out by experts in these fields. Today, NORDEM continues to focus on its core objective; to provide assistance in establishing democratic institutions and promoting human rights in countries recovering from war and conflict and those in transition from authoritarian rule. With its wide national and international network, NORDEM remains an important tool for supporting international efforts in fostering democratic development and human rights world-wide.
FOTO: Øystein Wiik