The Norwegian Resource Bank for Democracy and Human Rights
NORDEM is a civilian capacity provider specialising in human rights and support for democracy.
NORDEM recruits, trains and deploys qualified personnel to roughly 15 international organisations and operations that work in the field of human rights and democratisation. We support several international mechanisms and collaborate with a number of organisations that provide civilian capacity. In addition, we offer advice, support the transfer of experience and contribute to research. NORDEM's expertise covers such fields as good governance, democratic institutions, independence of the judiciary, judicial and legal reform, human rights, election observation and election assistance.
This is NORDEM
NORDEM, the Norwegian Resource Bank for Democracy and Human Rights, is a civilian capacity provider specialising in human rights and support for democracy.
Deployments in Democracy and Human Rights
NORDEM contributes personnel to help foster good governance, democratic institutions and rule of law, with the OSCE, the UN and the EU as our major partners.
NORDEM provides Norwegian observers to international election observation missions all over the world. We deploy about 60 - 100 election observers and experts per year, to approximately 20 missions.
Training and Capacity Building
NORDEM provides trainings to members of the NORDEM roster to help them prepare for international assignments.
NORDEM Director (media contact): Karin Lisa Kirkengen
Election Observation: Anne-Sofie Molandsveen
Recruitment: Mai-Britt Andersen
Personnel Inquiries: Anne Gunn Sunde
Other NORDEM Inquiries: Elise Luhr Dietrichson
Norwegian Refugee Council, NORDEM
0152 Oslo, Norway