Asbjorn Eide

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Asbjørn Eide, b. 1933, "is former Director and presently senior fellow of the Norwegian Center for Human Rights at the University of Oslo. He was previously a Director of the International Peace Research Institute in Oslo, a former Secretary-General of the International Peace Research Association, and the author of numerous books and articles on peace and conflict issues and human rights. He has been Torgny Segerstedt Professor at the University of Gøteborg, Sweden and is presently visiting professor at the University of Lund. He was a member from 1981 to 2003 of the United Nations Sub-Commission on Promotion and Protection of Human Rights and from 1995 to 2004 the Chairman of the United Nations Working Group on the Rights of Minorities." [1]

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  1. Professor Asbjorn Eide, European Parliament, accessed August 14, 2007.
  2. Executive Council and Advisory Council, World Organisation Against Torture, accessed August 14, 2007.
  3. 20 Years of Peacebuilding, International Alert, accessed August 13, 2007.