Research Professor Margunn Bjørnholt from NKVTS and PSR spoke on “Gender-blind or gender-based prevention” at the Nordic conference “Preventing violence against women in the Nordic countries” on 8 March 2018. The conference was hosted by the Ministry of Justice and Public Security and the Ministry of Children and Equality and marked the conclusion of the Norwegian presidency of the Nordic Council of Ministers in 2017. Read more on Regjeringen.no.
A well attended international conference in Łódź, Poland co-hosted by Policy and Social Research (PSR) marked the end of a successful research collaboration between PSR, Norwegian Social Research (NOVA) and the Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine (NIOM) in Poland. NOVA Director Bjørn Hvinden gave the opening address, sharing important experiences from international research collaborations.
Margunn Bjørnholt, director of Policy and Social Research, spoke on the investment management of the Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global (the ‘Oil Fund’) from a human rights perspective at a UN side event on the financial crisis, the recession and human rights in New York.
A kick-off meeting held in Łódź in October 2013 marked the start of the project EFFECT.