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Democracy and the rule of law in the EU: Poland after the elections | #DemocracyDrinks Event
27 November 2023
Join us on 28 November for the next edition of #DemocracyDrinks with Kees Sterk, Senior Judge, European Law expert & NHC Committee Member.
Catalyst of Change: Information Session on How To Apply for Subgrants (Croatia)
16 November 2023
Against the background of concerning shrinking civic space trends in the European Union (EU), this project aims to contribute to creating an enabling environment for civil society in five EU Member States that are in acute need of civil society strengthening: Romania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Slovenia, and Portugal.
Call for Evaluators | Constituency and Influence for Reform
14 November 2023
The Netherlands Helsinki Committee is looking for one international consultant or team of international consultants to conduct a final external evaluation of the project “Constituency and Influence for Reform”
Open letter: We refuse to let the Anti-SLAPP Directive be a missed opportunity
09 November 2023
We urge European institutions to negotiate the strongest possible Anti-SLAPP Directive that effectively protects public watchdogs.
Statement | We demand the immediate and unconditional release of Nasta Loika
26 October 2023
We call on the Belarusian authorities for Nasta Lojka’s release and condemn the physical and psychological torture she was subjected to by state agents. We continue to call upon the international community to take measures to urge the Belarusian authorities to respect their obligations towards human rights defenders.
Restricted Call for Proposals: Strengthening Monitoring and Advocacy Capacities for Rights in Georgia – Small Grants for Local CSOs and Grassroots Movements
12 October 2023
The Netherlands Helsinki Committee (NHC) in a consortium with the Hertie School, Human Rights Center (Georgia) and the Georgian Democracy Initiative has designed a multi-faceted 24-month intervention “Strengthening Monitoring and Advocacy Capacities for Rights in Georgia”.
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