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NHC and CILC: Quality standards in project acquisition

23 - 04 - 2014
NHC and CILC: Quality standards in project acquisition
More than a year ago, the NHC and the Center for Internation Legal Cooperation (CILC) have initiated a joint trajectory to professionalise the way we (jointly and separately) design and implement projects and programmes. Under this umbrella, we regularly organise joint workshops to brainstorm and discuss the further professionalisation of our project acquisition and management.
NHC
CILC
Staff Workshops
Teamwork

To Watch: An Interview With Andrei Sannikov & Irina Khalip

1 - 04 - 2014
To Watch: An Interview With Andrei Sannikov & Irina Khalip
On March 25th, Belarusian political activist Andrei Sannikov and journalist Irina Khalip hosted a public discussion event on behalf of the NHC and Amnesty International. After the event, the couple sat down with NHC director Harry Hummel for a brief interview.
Belarus
Human Rights
Interview
NHC
Amnesty International

Joint NHC and CILC mission to Mali

24 - 03 - 2014
Joint NHC and CILC mission to Mali
In February, Servaas Feiertag (CILC) and Jan de Vries (NHC) completed a second mission to Mali, in the context of the Studies of Criminal Justice in Mali and Development of Special Mechanisms to Support the Criminal Chain project.
NHC
CILC
Mali

Public discussion with Belarusian opposition leader Andrei Sannikov and journalist Irina Khalip

14 - 03 - 2014
Public discussion with Belarusian opposition leader Andrei Sannikov and journalist Irina Khalip
Amnesty International and the Netherlands Helsinki Committee will jointly organize a public discussion with former Belarusian opposition leader Andrei Sannikov and his wife, journalist Irina Khalip. This event will take place Tuesday, March 25, at the offices of the Netherlands Helsinki Committee in The Hague.

NHC to enhance work in support of human rights defenders in post-Soviet countries

10 - 03 - 2014
The Netherlands Helsinki Committee, in partnership with its Polish sister organization the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights, is starting a four-year project to support human rights defenders in a number of countries in the former Soviet Union. In many parts of the world, space for the defence of human rights is under threat. This does not only affect human rights NGOs, but a much broader group of persons and organisations working on environmental issues, against unjust government or business decisions and for equal rights for minorities.

First Judgment Awarding Compensation for A Victim of Trafficking in Serbia Issued and Executed

10 - 03 - 2014
First Judgment Awarding Compensation for A Victim of Trafficking in Serbia Issued and Executed
In February, the Court of Appeals in Novi Sad confirmed the judgment of the Novi Sad Basic Court in civil proceedings ordering four individuals sentenced for trafficking in human beings to jointly compensate the plaintiff, victim of human trafficking, to the amount of RSD 1,000,000 (approximately €8620) on account of non-material damages.

New juvenile facilities planned in Albania

18 - 02 - 2014
New juvenile facilities planned in Albania
After a recent visit to Albania, representatives of the Netherlands Helsinki Committee and Dutch Custodial Institutions Agency were happy to report on promising news. In recent talks, the General Director of Prisons Mr. Artur Zoto committed to creating an improved independent unit for juvenile detainees by April 1st 2014 in Shën Koll Prison (Lezha).
Albania
Prison Conditions
Human Rights
Juveniles

Supporting the probation service and alternative sanctions in Montenegro

5 - 02 - 2014
Supporting the probation service and alternative sanctions in Montenegro
Last week NHC conducted an inception mission to Montenegro for the start-up of the recently accorded project Support to the probation service and the system of alternative sanctions in Montenegro. The project is funded by the Matra CoPROL-Programme of the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs. It is implemented by NHC and our Dutch partner, the Centre for International Legal Cooperation (CILC).
NHC
CILC
Montenegro
Probation Service
BuZa

Editorial Manager client Security and Human Rights now live

31 - 01 - 2014
Editorial Manager client Security and Human Rights now live
The staff of Security and Human Rights is pleased to announce the launch of SHR’s very own Editorial Manager client. Editorial Manager is an online browser based manuscript submission and peer review system used by over 5000 journals worldwide. The use of Editorial Manager will streamline the communication between authors and editors, while offering authors the unique ability to track the progress of their manuscripts.

Alarm at Growing Violence in Ukraine

24 - 01 - 2014
The EU-Russia Civil Society Forum, of which the Netherlands Helsinki Committee is a member, is calling on the Ukrainian government to repeal recent repressive legislation and end its brutal response to the massive protests in the country.
Ukraine
human rights

A brighter future for juvenile detainees: Needs assessment Albanian, Kosovar and Macedonian prisons

7 - 01 - 2014
A brighter future for juvenile detainees: Needs assessment Albanian, Kosovar and Macedonian prisons
Between October and November 2013, representatives of the Custodial Institutions Agency (DJI, Dienst Justitiële Inrichtingen) and the Netherlands Helsinki Committee, visited a number of juvenile prisons as part of the project ‘Improvement of Prison Conditions for Reintegration of Juvenile Detainees in Albania, Macedonia and Kosovo’.

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