Oslo - The Norwegian Human Rights House
The Human Rights House in Oslo was opened in 1989 and was the first house in the Network. It currently hosts seven member organizations all working with various forms of human rights monitoring, reporting, advocacy and capacity building both nationally and internationally.
Human rights trends
On the 12 of July at the UN, high-level representatives from States, civil society and the private sector discussed the human rights situation in the world. There was also a first televised live debate with the candidates for Secretary General at the United Nations, which was open for questions from the public. 12 Jul 2016 »
HRHN welcomes the UN General Assembly's adoption of the resolution. This will protect, empower, and support human rights defenders, and address the increasingly threatening climate in which they work. 25 Nov 2015 »
Civil society has less and less space to breathe or even exist in many countries, let alone participate in public life. Authorities are using restrictions as a pretext to prosecute and imprison human rights defenders, criminalising the right to be a human rights defender, and the right to assemble and associate. 15 Sep 2015 »