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Regional Office of the United Nations Association Norway.
Organized courses and training of educational staff on all levels. Involved with teaching at Stavanger University College for a number of years. - Been part of the organizing commitee for the Comenius in-service course for teachers ""Migration and Intercultural Relations": Lisbon 2001, Omagh 2002, Malmo 2003, Ceske Budejovitse 2004.
Director Řyvind Gjerde:
Head of Information, United Nations Association of Norway, Region Rogaland
Comparative Politics (B.A.) from University of Bergen
Worked in Foreign Department (Government) as Assistant Ediator for three years
Worked as consultant with the Ministry of Education, Regional Office and with the regional council Environmental Office for a number of years.
Worked as journalist (USA and Norway) for four years.
Teaches political science in teacher training courses
Teaches civics in pre-school teacher training
Experience in in-service training for a numbers of years. Has primarily lectures on Human Rights, Problems of migration, Ethnic conflicts in Europe and Africa
Research areas with published material
· Human Rights
· Ethnic conflicts in Europe and Africa
· Problems of migration
· Use of play and drama in the teaching of Human Rights