Oslo Diploma Course 2019

Oslo Diploma Course 2019

The ODC, part of the Angola Human Rights Project, is a three-week intensive course on international human rights law for participants from the Angolan government, civil society and academia. The 2019 Oslo Diploma Course (ODC) took place from the 15th to 31st May in Oslo, Norway, with 12 participants from Government and civil society in Angola.

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Angola and UN Treaty Bodies

Angola and UN Treaty Bodies

In 2019, Angola reported to the ICCPR and CEDAW. Both reviews took place in February and March, and the concluding observations from both the CEDAW committee and Human Rights Committee have now been published.

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Angola CEDAW review

Angola CEDAW review

On 27th February 2019, Angola participated in the review of their 7th periodic report on the implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).

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Visiting Scholar Programme 2018

Visiting Scholar Programme 2018

For three-weeks from the end of November to beginning of December, The Governance Group, in conjunction with the University of Oslo’s Law Faculty, hosted two visiting scholars from Católica University in Angola to participate in a visiting scholar programme. The human...

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Media Diploma Course 2018

Media Diploma Course 2018

The ‘Oslo Professional Course’, a one-week training course for 5-7 participants from Angola hosted in Norway, is a key component of the Angola Human Rights Project. As part of this, The Governance Group in partnership with the Angolan Ministry of Justice and Human Rights offer an annual Media Training Diploma Course for Angolan professionals. The course provides first-hand introductions to key issues and challenges in the Norwegian media and communication sector as well as includes issues of relevance to the current Angolan and southern African context. The course focuses on freedom of expression and access to information, and the relationship between a changing media landscape and human rights.

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