Dialogue experts from several countries were gathered in Budapest this weekend to discuss why dialogue matters. What are the main challenges, developments and new trends in dialogue facilitation?
Should political parties compete or cooperate? The answer is both.
This was cried out by a farmer from Lista at the National Assembly at Eidsvoll in 1814 , according to the diary of Magistrate Thomas Bryn. ” – which immediately, as by an electric chock , was followed”, he told further. It settled the controversy over the so-called Jews’ clause, whereby also Jesuits and monastic orders were denied access to the Kingdom.
Democracy is never finished. It’s a process that changes over time, says Vaira Vike-Freiberga, President of Club the Madrid.
The Dalai Lama was given a warm welcome when he arrived in Oslo. The president of the Oslo Center, Kjell Magne Bondevik, says the effect of the Dalai Lama’s dialogue work is far greater than we think.
Kyrgyzstan is facing challenges when it comes to fundamental human rights like freedom of religion or belief. The Oslo Center and the Norwegian Helsinki Committee wish to raise awareness of the importance of human rights obligations.
We thought democracy would spread victoriously all over the world. Today it’s under pressure in most places.
Vaira Vike-Freiberga led Latvia into democracy in which she also became the first female president. Now she is president of the democracy organization Club de Madrid, and is coming to Oslo for sharing her experiences at the Oslo Center’s seminar 12th of May.
The conflict in South Sudan is about to explode into a humanitarian catastrophe. Media attention will likely be absent until the death toll count thousands.