"Improving access to justice for trafficked persons": Publication of the Report of the First Network Meeting for European ‘anti-trafficking lawyers’

21 March 2017
The Netherlands Helsinki Committee is proud to launch the Report "Improving access to justice for trafficked persons" . The Report was written by human rights expert Ms. Marjan Wijers from the Netherlands. It presents the main conclusions from the meeting in Strasbourg, which are linked to specific points identified by the participants based on presentations, panel discussions, outcomes of the working groups and plenary discussions.
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Extended deadline: Application Procedure Open for Matra Rule of Law Training Programme

14 March 2017
The deadline for submitting applications for the Matra Rule of Law Training Programme "Integrity of civil servants", has been extended until Monday, March 27.
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Azerbaijan: Crackdown on Free Expression Accelerates With Conviction of Prominent Blogger

3 March 2017
The relentless campaign waged by the authorities against media workers, bloggers, political activists, civil society and others that are deemed to threaten the power of the ruling regime must stop immediately. We also call on the international community to exert political pressure and take all the necessary measures until Azerbaijan fully honours its human rights commitments.
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Report Issued on State of Civil Society in EU and Russia

1 March 2017
The EU-Russia Civil Society Forum recently published a report conceptualising civil society developments in Russia and the EU.
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