Breakfast seminar with Henriette Killi Westhrin, general secretary of Norwegian People’s Aid; Berta Isabel Zúñiga Cáceres, COPINH (Honduras) and daughter of Berta Cáceres; and Victor Fernandez, Movimiento Amplio de Dignidad y Justicia (Honduras); organized by Norwegian People’s Aid.
Language: Spanish, with interpretation to Norwegian
Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research (NIBR) organizes a workshop with Dr. Christopher Gaffney (Department of Geography, University of Zurich), research professor Einar Braathen (NIBR) and research fellow Celina Sørbøe (NIBR).
The Norwegian Solidarity Committee for Latin America (LAG) will organize a popular tribunal on Norwegian investments in Latin America, with a focus on investments by the Government Pension Fund Global in eucalyptus in Brazil, and investments by Norfund in the Honduran bank Ficohsa.
The event will interpreted between Spanish/Portuguese and Norwegian. See announcement.
A debate organized by The Norwegian Solidarity Committee for Latin America (LAG), with Mariel Aguilar Støen, University of Oslo; Gustavo Illescas, CALDH (Guatemala); a representative from Norfund; and Andrew Kroglund, Miljøpartiet De Grønne.
Title of the thesis: "Negotiating Religion and Development: Diaconal Praxis in the Bolivian Andes" See announcement.
Lecture by Jorge Perez Jaramillo, Deputy director of the metropolitan planning area of Medellín, Colombia.
Documentary Film Festival, including
- a lecture on our media-created perception of Colombia (in Norwegian) - a panel debate on women’s role in the peace processes in Colombia, Guatemala and Myanmar - a conversation on the relations between Dominicans and Haitians
Paola Bergallo, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella; Camila Gianella, Chr. Michelsen Institute / University of Bergen; and Elzbieta Kurdziel, University of Bergen, in conversation with Bruce Wilson (University of Central Florida, Chr. Michelsen Institute); organized by the Centre on Law & Social Transformation.
Guest lecture with Álvaro Llosa, University of Oslo; organized in co-operation with the research group “Latinamerika: Litteratur og kultur”, University of Bergen
Presentation of the book by its author, Eirin Mobekk, and comments by Sarah Lister, Director, Oslo Governance Centre; organized by Norad.
Ministers, civil society and the private sector of Colombia will share their expectations now that the peace accord has been signed, in this event organized by Norwegian Ministry of Climate and Environment and the Colombian Ministry of Environment and Sustainable development.
International conference, including interventions by Rodrigo Veliz, investigative journalist, Guatemala; Christian Zurita Ron, investigative journalist, Ecuador; and Iván Velásquez, Commissioner, International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG), Guatemala.
Conference organized by Colombiaforum on the ongoing peace process and the role civil society is playing to achieve peace and justice.
Breakfast seminar with Angelika Rettberg, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia
How democratic are peace agreements? Breakfast seminar and debate based on the Colombian peace agreement and the Nobel Peace Prize to President Santos.
Breakfast meeting with Leiv Marsteintredet, University of Oslo, on Venezuela's way from revolution to crisis. Breakfast from 08:00 (50 kr)
Films from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Mexico and Venezuela. Free entrance.
Breakfast seminar organized by NorLARNet and Norwegian Peoples' Aid. The main speaker is professor Roddy Brett, Universidad del Rosario, Bogotá, Colombia.
Comments by John-Andrew McNeish, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Beate Thoresen, Norwegian People's Aid, and Roy Krøvel, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences.
On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the peace accord in Guatemala, several events will be organized in Oslo by Mellom-Amerika-forum, consisting of 13 Norwegian organisations.
Seminar with Cristina Auerbach and Maria Esmeralda Saldana from the organisation Familia Pasta de Conchos, which works for the miners of Coahuila in Northern Mexico; organized by Peace Brigades International.
Language: Spanish, with interpretation depending on need
A new meeting place for all professionals in Oslo who speak or are studying Portuguese, organized by Brazilian Norwegian Chamber of Commerce.
Seminar, main speakers: Maria Canil, Conavigua, and Georges Midré, professor emeritus, UiT The Arctic University of Norway.