The Norwegian Section of Scholars at Risk (SAR), SAR-Norway, was launched in 2011. All Norwegian universities, several public and private higher education institutions and some research instiutions are members. In addition, the Norwegian Association of Higher Education Institutions, the Researchers Union and SAIH are associated members.
The Norwegian section shall first and foremost promote SAR’s core values, mission and activities in Norway, and coordinate and carry out joint activities and initiatives. SAR-Norway is headed by an elected Steering Committee, which serves for a period of 2 years. The head of the Steering Committee also serves as secretariat. There are membership meetings twice a year and a General Assembly every 2 years.
SAR-Norway works with national and international organizations to promote Human Rights and to protect Human Rights Defenders, and seeks continuously to expand the network.
Between 60 and 70 scholars have been hosted for 1-2 years (2023) since the launch in 2011.
Ten Years of Protecting Academic Freedom - What will the Future Bring?
September 21, 2021 12:00 pm
Domus Academica, Gamle festsal, UiO
Scholars at Risk - Norway Section will mark its 10 years anniversary by discussing how its member institutions and society at large can strengthen academic freedom in the the time to come, by also learning from past experiences.Read More
Human rights report by Council of Europe
May 5, 2021 2:00 pm
The 2021 Annual Report of the Secretary General of the Council of Europe on the state of Democracy, Human Rights and the Rule of Law in Europe will be published on May 6, 2021.Read More
Scholars at Risk Global Congress 2020
March 25, 2020
Washington, DC & Baltimore, MD, USA
Scholars at Risk invites you to its Global Congress on 25-28 March 2020, convened in partnership with Johns Hopkins University and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).Read More
For questions about the Norwegian section of Scholars at Risk, please contact the current head of the SAR Norway section: Karen-Lise Scheie Knudsen ( email@example.com) from the University of Agder.
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