Amnesty International Norge
Amnesty International is the world's largest human rights organization that makes use of the campaign and activism strategy to put pressure on authorities for their human rights abuses. In addition, Amnesty International publishes annual reports on the status of human rights in different countries and engages in human rights education.
Telephone: 22 40 22 00
The Norwegian Helsinki Committee (Den norske Helsingforskomité)
The Norwegian Helsinki Committee is a non-governmental non-profit organization that monitors, reports and lectures on democracy support and human rights. In Norway, the Committee has worked on many thematic areas such as racism and discrimination, the rule of law and prison conditions, as well as refugee and asylum policy and minority issues.
The Norwegian Refugee Council (Flyktninghjelpen)
The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) promotes and protects the rights of people displaced within or outside their own country. NRC’s information, counselling and legal assistance (ICLA) programme offers, amongst other things, legal advice and legal assistance, mainly about shelter, property law, identity papers and equivalent rights, employment, family matters and protection for victims of sexual and gender-based violence.
Telephone: 23 10 98 00
The Norwegian Federation of Organizations of Disabled People (FFO), Centre for Rights (Funksjonshemmedes Fellesorganisasjons Rettighetssenter)
FFOs Centre for Rights is an advisory and expertise centre for rights-based issues concerning persons with disabilities and chronic illness. The Centre for Rights answers and registers inquiries from persons with disabilities, the chronically ill, their relatives and others by phone or email. The centre also provides educational materials on welfare law and has a youth portal that is specifically aimed at the rights of young people with disabilities, within in education, finance, housing, funding, employment and more.
Net-based form: http://www.ffo.no/Rettighetssenteret/Kontaktskjema/
Telephone: 966 22 760 (mandag til torsdag 10:00-14:00)
Kirkens BymisjonThe Church City Mission works amongst and with people who in different ways struggle with their everyday life. The head office is in Oslo, but there are presences in 24 major cities in Norway through 12 independent foundations.
Norwegian Red Cross (Røde Kors)
The Norwegian Red Cross is an emergency organisation and supporting actor for Norwegian authorities on various care activities and social inclusion with the aim of preventing conflicts and violence, and better living conditions for children and youth. In addition, they offer training, courses and advice in international law and international humanitarian law. All districts in Norway have a local branch which, through help from volunteers, engage in humanitarian work in Norway.
Norwegian Organisation for Asylum Seekers (NOAS)
NOAS is an independent membership organisation that works to ensure respect and legal protection for the individual asylum seekers by assisting in asylum cases through providing information, counselling and legal assistance. NOAS not only provide general information about asylum procedures and criteria for asylum, but can also provide free legal aid in asylum cases that have been denied. They also consider whether they can contribute in taking the case to a court. The legal assistance that NOAS offers is free.
Telephone: 22 36 56 60
Save the Children (Redd Barna)
Save the Children is a political and educational organization that uses lobbying and activism to fight for the achievement of equal rights and freedoms for all children, through legislation and social change. The organization has particular expertise in the application of international human rights and principles to situations involving children and offers advice to the government and others who want it.
Telephone: 22 99 09 00