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27 September 2022

Experience the Human Rights Space | Just Peace Open Day

New Edition of Democracy Drinks

The NIMD, NHC and the Humanity Hub invite all democracy defenders and enthusiasts to join the Democracy Drinks, 15 September 2022.

“There is solidarity, even while scrolling through Tik Tok comments, between teenagers worldwide”: reflections about the war in Ukraine from Dutch youth

On this year’s International Youth Day, we share the thoughts and experience of Maryse, a Dutch high-school student and former volunteer at the NHC, about the events in Ukraine.

Event | The OSCE at the Turning Point: Impulses from Civil Society for Reshaping the Human Dimension

Join us on 18 July in Vienna for an event with civil society experts critically reflecting on the role of the OSCE in light of the war in Ukraine.

Keeping the flame of human rights alive

Dutch Postcode Lottery to continue its funding for the NHC to amplify democratic voices in Eastern Europe.

In Memoriam: Roman Ratushnyy, Ukrainian activist, 1997-2022

Roman Ratushnyy (1997-2022) Ukrainian environmental and civic activist killed while fighting for the Ukrainian army against Russian invaders.

Dutch NGOs award Human Rights Prize to Dutch Ambassador in Costa Rica

Human Rights Prize awarded to the Dutch embassy in Costa Rica for this institution's proactive support to Human Rights.

Evert Alkema: In Memoriam

Evert Albert Alkema (18 January 1939 - 12 June 2022) was a Dutch jurist and professor of international law at the University of Leiden, and a prominent former member of the NHC.

Ukraine and the OSCE: Moscow Mechanism reporting in the context of the Russian invasion

NHC joined Ukrainian and international civil society organisations at the OSCE's Supplementary Human Dimension meeting in Vienna to discuss Moscow Mechanism reporting on Ukraine.

“If we really want to bankrupt him, we need to stop buying Russian oil”: Bill Browder on the importance of sanctioning in defunding Putin’s war machine

Read our Q&A recap with anti-corruption expert Bill Browder and find out more about the importance of sanctioning in defunding Putin’s war machine.