The Oslo Center’s strategy for the coming five years is an ambitious plan for our work on democracy assistance and human rights issues.
Dialogue among young people is a fundamental key for building sustainable democracies.
What can Norway offer of experience with coalition governments and consensus building?
This was a very important question for the delegation from the Somali parliament when they visited the Oslo Center and Norway.
In Pakistan, a national election will take place on May 11th. Of the 342 seats in the National Assembly, women have been reserved 60 seats. However, The National Commission on the Status of Women is concerned about women’s safety.
The Oslo Center conducted dialogue meetings with government officials in Bishkek 16-18th of April concerning conditions for freedom of religion- or belief in the country. The conversations were constructive and informative, and have prepared the ground for further cooperation.
The Standing Committee Leaders from Somalia visited the Norwegian Parliament on Thursday. See the pictures from the visit here
– If you are waiting for those who are in Somalia to build the country and make peace before you return, you can forget it. But if we all contribute and work together anything is possible.
The Standing Committee leaders who are visiting Norway are keen to develop effective mechanisms and methods to use internally in the parliament and between the institutions in the country, so that all Somalis feel included in the decision making.
The Oslo Center is proud to welcome Honorable Speaker Mr. Mohamad Osman Jawari. He is accompanied by all the standing committee leaders from the newly formed parliament of Somalia on a study trip to Norway.