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14 March 2017

Extended deadline: Application Procedure Open for Matra Rule of Law Training Programme

NHC Co-Organises a Conference on “Strengthening the Rule of Law: Ideals and Interests”

On Monday, January 30, a conference will be held on "Strengthening the Rule of Law: Ideals and Interests" in The Hague.

Interview with Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier

The Security and Human Rights Monitor interviewed Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, who discussed a few of the topics that were addressed at the OSCE Ministerial Council meeting.

NHC signs on to the Civic Charter

The NHC has officially signed on to the Civic Charter - The Global Framework for People's Participation.

Tentative optimism? Obama reassures world leaders Trump will observe commitment to NATO allies

Days after the election that shook the nation and political leaders around the globe, Obama has announced that Donald Trump will stand by America’s commitment to sustaining NATO alliances.

Call for publications in the Security and Human Rights journal

The quarterly journal Security and Human Rights (SHR), inspired by the work and principles of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), is looking for fresh ideas and new perspectives.

Max van der Stoel Award 2016 goes to Cypriot NGO

The Cyprus-based NGO Association for Historical Dialogue and Research (AHDR) is the winner of the Max van der Stoel Award 2016.

OSCE should live up to commitments on refugees and migrants

An expert workshop on migration called for increased efforts by the OSCE participating states to implement their commitments and ensure the protection of refugees as set out in the 1951 UN Refugee Convention.

Concerns over the rule of law in Poland

The Netherlands Helsinki Committee joined an appeal by the Civic Solidarity Platform NGO, expressing concern about amendments in the Polish media and judiciary legislation.

Focus on Azerbaijan at OSCE Human Dimension Meeting

The increasing repression of independent and opposition voices in Azerbaijan was highlighted on several occasions during the first week of the 2014 Human Dimension Implementation Meeting of the OSCE.