Centre for Research on Discretion and Paternalism Bergen

NOU-seminar at Bergen Global

Public seminar on the NOU-report about rule of law in the Norwegian child protection system
Friday 14th of April, at 2pm, DIPA and LawTransform invite to a discussion of the NOU 2023: 7 “Trygg barndom, sikker fremtid” (Safe childhood, secure future).

The expert committee examining the situation in Norwegian Child Protection, delivered their report Monday 20th of March 2023. Professor Marit Skivenes (UiB) lead the work.

We invite you to an open seminar to discuss the report, with a special focus on courts and belonging for children that cannot be reunified with their natural parents!

• Head of the Committee: Professor Marit Skivenes

• A member of the committee: Psychologist Jorunn Øpsen
• Judge: Lise Gro Søreide
Norsk Fosterhjemsforening: Marianne Oftedahl

•Moderator, PhD candidate from the Faculty of Law: Marthe Engedahl


14:00- 14:30: Introduction: About the NOU in general and distinctively about the courts with Marit Skivenes.  

14:30-14:40: Introduction on continuity and the situation for children who cannot live at home with Jorunn Øpsen

14:40- 14:50: Comment on the court with judge Lise Gro Søreide

14:50- 15:00: Comment on foster homes and children who cannot live at home with Marianne Oftedahl from Norsk Fosterhjemsforening.

15:00- 15:30: Questions and discussion

How to participate: @Bergen Global, Jekteviksbakken 31 or digitally via Zoom.
When: Friday 14th of April
Time: 14:00-15.30

To receive a zoom invitation to the seminar, contact discretion@uib.no.
If the Zoom application is new to you, we recommend that you press the link well before the events to download the program. You may leave and rejoin the meeting at any time.

Foto: Amalia Izzati
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