Conlupa was a ten month project from August 2012 to June 2013. We invite you to take a look at what we did during our time together and to be inspired by links and information regarding Human Rights that you might find useful.

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Back in business

Back in business

After the Christmas holidays, the Con Lupa team moved to a new and exciting location: Medellín, Colombia! Medellín is somehow similar to Bergen: it is the second most important city in the country, it has some sort of rivalry with the capital, and it is surrounded by mountains. But, of course, it has a completely...
Goodbye Bergen

Goodbye Bergen

Time flies and soon Con Lupas are going to meet again in Medellín, Colombia. Before leaving Bergen we decide to organized a Con Lupa Goodbye party! For the party we decided to put a lot of candles to create a cosy atmosphere, Christmas music, a slideshow with photos that we took during our 4 months in Bergen,...
Lets try Norwegian food

Lets try Norwegian food

What do I want to eat?  Salmon, Reindeer, dear, whale, brown cheese, baby sheep, chocolates, Wassa, shrimps, steam broccoli, steam carrot, cucumber, steam cauliflower, paprika at breakfast, a cup of a really good coffee more than once a day, strawberry, blueberry, raspberry, cranberry, cloud berry, red currant, Norwegian small apples, pesto of dried tomato, sheep head,...
Call for articles - write for our webpage and book

Call for articles – write for our webpage and book

  One of the main purposes of our project is ultimately to encourage discussions regarding the huge ‘content area’ of Human Rights. For this reason we invite everyone to share your writings or texts – this includes articles, columns, graphs, chronicles, poems, drawings, even videos-. We will collect them for two purposes: 1. to feed this...
Loop-a-Life

Loop-a-Life

The alarm rings and I don’t understand why. It’s pitch-dark outside and I assume I’ve set my alarm for the wrong time. I fall asleep again. Despite having grown up in Norway I never seem to get used to the darkness that winter brings with it. Fortunately, my alarm operates with the snooze-function and five...
A day with Amnesty International in Copenhagen

A day with Amnesty International in Copenhagen

On Saturday November 10th we joined the CISV Denmark group of human rights educators for a workshop at Amnesty International. We had a great time and were subject to both violations and simulations of human rights as well as a clear introduction to international human rights documents and institutions. At arrival we were greeted in...
Con Lupa and the Danish Institute of Human Rights

Con Lupa and the Danish Institute of Human Rights

  On Sunday, November 11, we were invited by CISV Denmark -specifically by Anna Forrest- to participate in a workshop held by the Danish Institiute of Human Rights (DIHR). It was very motivating to attend this workshop and to be around all the interesting Danes that took the workshop with us. The Institute is Denmark’s...
InSPIREd and EvaLNUated

InSPIREd and EvaLNUated

On the 5th of November Con Lupa – yet again – found themselves in the great capital of Norway before heading off to the Kingdom of Denmark. The purpose of the current Oslo-visit was to attend the LNU Evaluation session of how the project is going so far. Together with SPIRE‘s project we spent two...
Con Lupa in the Høstmøte

Con Lupa in the Høstmøte

CISV Norway invited Con Lupa to organize and do a workshop in Human Rights during Høstmøtet (26, 27 and 28 of October, 2012). Høstmøtet is CISV Norway’s Annual Autumn Meeting and during this meeting all members from CISV Norway’s various chapters gather near Oslo. This time the meeting was in Sørmarka, the same place were...
Latin American fever

Latin American fever

From September 24th to September 28th the Latin American group of the University of Bergen organized The Latin-America Week 2012: Latin-American solutions to global crisis. When I heard about the Latin American week I was curious about what Norwegians may think about Latin American countries. So we went to watch the movie South of the Border on Tuesday...
Andrea's & Jonas' fundraising experience - TV-aksjonen 2012

Andrea’s & Jonas’ fundraising experience – TV-aksjonen 2012

‘TV-aksjonen’ – the annual TV fundraiser – have so far (00:57 Monday 22nd of October) collected 200 289 668 kroners (35 396 873 USD) for Amnesty International. Andrea and I contributed by knocking on doors in Slettebakken outside Bergen.  On what turned out to be a great sunny Sunday, Andrea and I met at Slettebakken...
Together for Peace in Colombia

Together for Peace in Colombia

Some days ago Con Lupa received the following message: “Monday 15th of October at 11.00, the Colombia Forum and Support Group for Peace in Colombia invite you to the Peace House in order to highlight the civil society’s support for the Colombian Peace Talks. Next week the Government of Colombia and the FARC-EP guerrillas meet...