The Oslo Center for Peace and Human Rights was established as an independent foundation 9th January 2006, and currently has a permanent staff of eleven employees. Since the start, the Oslo Center’s work has been related to three main areas: human rights, democracy and inter-religious and intercultural dialogue.

The Oslo Center has approved the new strategy in 2013 – the main focus is on Democracy Assistance.

The center aims at strengthening its efforts to promote responsible leadership, in order prevent conflicts and strengthen democratic practice in fragile democracies.