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ANTI RACISM/ANTI FASCISM ¤ MIGRANTS/DIVERSITY ¤ INDIGENOUS RESOURCES
HUMAN RIGHTS/REFUGEES ¤ GAY&LESBIAN RESOURCES
MISC./REGIONAL

Anti Racism/Anti Fascism

  • The Antiracist Center Norway
    The Antiracist Center in Norway is a nonprofit, politically nonpartisan institution which seeks to promote human rights and equal opportunities, and increase the understanding between the indigenous people and persons of non-Norwegian origin in Norway. The Center also provides individual assistance to persons who have become social, political and economic victims of racism and racial discrimination.
  • Likestillings- og diskrimineringsombudet (The Equality and Anti-discrimination Ombud)
    The Equality and Anti-discrimination Ombud is a public agency established 1 january 2006. The Ombud's duties are to promote equality and combat discrimination on the basis of gender, ethnic origin, language, religion, sexual orientation, disability and age.
  • Nazism Exposed (English)
  • Norwegian Peoples Aid will spread information and be advisors in the field of racism and the attitudes between ethnic minorities and the ethnic majority of Norway. We will also initiate campaigns and activities to facilitate attitude change, and be political activators for a society built on the pillars of diversity and equality .

Migrants/Diversity

  • Antirasistisk Senter/The Antiracist Center
    a nonprofit, politically nonpartisan institution which seeks to promote human rights and equal opportunities, and increase the understanding between the indigenous people and persons of non-Norwegian origin. The Center also provides individual assistance to persons who have become social, political and economic victims of racial discrimination.
  • INLO The Immigrant Federation of Norway (IFN) was established on the 17th of November 1994. The interim board that worked for a year to establish the organisation comprised of four Immigrant Councils from four counties. The Immigrant Councils responsible for this task were drawn from Stavanger in Rogaland, Bergen in Hordaland, Drammen in Buskerud and Trondheim in South Trøndelag counties. The establishment that ensured took place in Trondheim with a considerable financial support from the Norwegian Government. The congregation at the inauguration reflected a divers spectre of the immigrant communities of Norway. IFN views this diversity as a strengthening factor and has strived since its inauguration to increase it subscribing organisations. From its humble birth with four member organisations, it has successfully increased its membership to a total number of nine (9) member organisation in the equivalent amount of counties. the counties presently represented are apart from the founding members Oppland, Hedmark, Aust Agder, Møre og Romsdal og Østfold. IFN is presently aspiring to recruit more members from the Oslo, Akershus, Telemark, Vestfold, Finnmark, and Tromsø counties.
  • KIM The Contact Committee for Immigrants and the Authorities - a government appointed advisory body consisting of representatives from immigrant organizations, political parties and relevant governmental agencies and ministries.

Indigenous Resources

  • Saami Council
    The Saami Council was established in 1956 and in general its purposes are:
  • to promote the interests of the Saami as a nation;
  • to consolidate the feeling of affinity among the Saami people;
  • to attain recognition for the Saami as a nation and to maintain the economic, social and cultural rights of the Saami in the legislation of the four states. (Norway, Sweden, Russia and Finland)
    This can be achieved through agreements between these states and the bodies representing the Saami people, the Saami parliaments.

Jewish Resources

  • The Center Against Antisemitism
    The Center Against Antisemitism (SMA) is a voluntary non-political non-profit organization. SMA’s main activity is to fight against Jew-hatred in Norway.

Human Rights/Refugees

  • Amnesty International Norway.
  • Flyktningerådet er en frivillig humanitær organisasjon som er engasjert i flyktningspørsmål og internasjonalt flyktningarbeid.
    The Norwegian Refugee Council is a voluntary organisation involved in refugee questions and international refugee work.
  • Norwegian Organization for Asylum Seekers (NOAS)
  • Den norske Helsingforskomité Norwegian Helsinki Commitee
  • Redd Barna. arbeider for å skape et bedre liv og en bedre fremtid for barn som vokser opp under særlig vanskelige forhold. Med utgangspunkt i FNs konvensjon om barnets rettigheter vil Redd Barna støtte lokale initiativ og organisasjoner samt offentlige instanser som:
    1.arbeider for å forbedre situasjonen for utsatte barn
    2. forebygger at barn havner i særlige vanskelige forhold.
    3. opptrer som talsmann for barns rettigheter.
  • Regnbuen
    er en menneskerettighetsorganisasjon i Tromsø , Nord-Norge, som jobber med flat struktur og på aktivistbasis. Regnbuen er uavhengig av partipolitiske-, statlige- og kommersielle interesser. Vi er opptatt av globale perspektiver på spørsmål som miljø, fred og antirasisme og arbeider konkret med slike temaer i vår egen by med sine over 50.000 innbyggere fra mere enn 100 forskjellige land.
    Rainbow is a human rights organisation in Tromsø, North of Norway, structured after the principle of activism and basisdemocracy. Rainbow is independent of partypolicy-, state- and commercial interests. We are focusing on global perspectives in questions about environment, peace and antirasisme and works concretely with such issues in our own town with its 50.000 inhabitants from more than 100 different countries.

Gay & Lesbian Resources

  • LLH Landsforeningen for lesbisk og homofil frigjøring
  • Roterommet et lesbik pustehull

Misc./Regional

  • Natur og Ungdom/Nature and Youth
    Nature and Youth is the only environmentalist youth organisation in Norway.Our 126 local groups work on environmental issues all over the country. Nature and Youth seeks to be at the leading edge of the issues, speaking out on what needs to be done. We put environmental problems on the agenda, put pressure on politicians and bureaucrats, and point out environment-friendly solutions.
  • Idealist Organizations in Norway.
    Idealist allows organizations - whether they have a Website or not - to enter and update information about their services, volunteer opportunities, job openings, internships, upcoming events, and any material or publication they have produced.
  • ECMI
    The European Centre for Minority Issues is a non-partisan, bi-national institution founded in 1996 by the Governments of the Kingdom of Denmark, the Federal Republic of Germany, and the German State of Schleswig-Holstein. The three founders are represented by the Danish Ministry of Research and Information Technology, the German Federal Ministry of the Interior, and the Schleswig-Holstein Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Cultural Affairs.
  • United for Intercultural Action
    European network against nationalism, racism, fascism and in support of migrants and refugees.
  • Youth Against Racism in Europe
  • ECRI
    The European Commission against Racism and Intolerance is a body of the Council of Europe set up by the first Summit of Heads of State and of Government of the member States of the Council of Europe held in Vienna in October 1993.
  • Tolerantschools – a European network
    Europe-wide incidents with an extreme-right-wing or xenophobic background threaten to undermine the consensus of a democratic society unless the society itself reacts with condemnation and resistance.

    By offering an internet and communication platform of its own, the project "Tolerantschools - a European network" facilitates the presentation of innovative European projects and initiatives, the exchange of experiences among its players, their networking and co-operation, the search for suitable project partners and the further development of pedagogical methods.

    You can be active against violence and intolerance, too. Contribute to the network with your ideas and projects. We are looking look forward to receiving your impulses.

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