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Dutch Parliament Explores Rule of Law Backsliding in Hungary and Poland
18 February 2019
Representatives of academia, the judiciary, and civil society discussed the rule of law in Hungary and Poland with the Dutch Parliamentary Commission on European Affairs in The Hague.
Romania Welcomed at European Penitentiary Training Academies Meeting
12 February 2019
The NHC's partners in the European Penitentiary Training Academies (EPTA) project met last week to welcome Romania to the project and discuss progress.
Building an Effective Probation and Alternative Sanctions System in Armenia
06 February 2019
An NHC project on Armenian probation and alternative sanctions opened last week, in cooperation with the Armenian Ministry of Justice and CSI.
Defending Human Rights in Turkey: Meltem Aslan
31 January 2019
Meltem Aslan of the Truth Justice Memory Centre in Istanbul is at risk of facing grave politically motivated charges, investigated in relation to the 2013 Gezi Park protests.
European Parliament Votes in Favour of the European Values Instrument
29 January 2019
The European Parliament recently voted in favour of the European Values Instrument. Find out why this is an important step in defending civic space and democracy in Europe.
Applications Now Open for the Matra RoLT Training: “Human Rights and Minorities”
22 January 2019
NHC is now accepting applications for the 2019 Matra Rule of Law Training Human Rights and Minorities. It is to be held 15-24 May 2019. Deadline: 3 March, 2019.
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