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20 July 2021

Concerns about access to the legal profession and increasing disbarments of lawyers in Turkey

Rule of Law Backsliding in the European Union

The NHC organised a Q&A with Hungarian scholars surrounding Rule of Law backsliding in Europe and what lessons we can take.

Dutch civil society and importance of collaboration: Directors of Human Rights Space organisations meet with Michael O’Flaherty, Director of the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights

On 23 June 2021, the Executive Directors of J&P, HSC, and the NHC, met with Michael O’Flaherty for a fruitful discussion on the state of the Dutch civil society.

Q&A with Hungarian scholars: What should have been tackled within and beyond Article 7

On 24 June 2021, we will be hosting an event reflecting upon the discussion on the Rule of Law at the EU's General Affairs Council Meeting.

High-Level Conference “Rule of Law in Europe” – Coimbra, 17-18 May 2021

On the agenda of the High-Level Conference on the “Rule of Law in Europe”: What is the role of civil society for upholding the rule of law ?

Democracy and Governance Practice Retreat 2021: In Crisis and Beyond

Join public servants and civil society across Europe for a week of training and conversations to strengthen democracy, in crisis and beyond.

Statement by the Netherlands Helsinki Committee: Belarus must release Raman Pratasevich immediately

We call on the Belarusian authorities to immediately release Raman Pratasevich and on the EU to introduce and expand targeted and economic sanctions.

Moving Together for Change – Human Rights Space

NHC, Justice & Peace and the Human Security Collective moved in to Riviervismarkt 4, creating a new Human Rights Space in the heart of the Hague.

Regional meeting on the structural and strategic development of penitentiary staff

Report on regional meeting where experts joined us to share their expertise on effective Criminal Justice Reform for juveniles

EU COVID-19 Solidarity Programme: A Success Story

GAWB reflects on their successful project to produce hand sewn face masks for and by (ex)female prisoners