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19 August 2020

The right to fair elections and peaceful protests: NHC joins call to invoke Moscow mechanism in Belarus

The Hague continues to grow as international City of Peace and Justice

Survey results have shown that international organisations play a stable and significant role in The Hague’s economy and represent a growing sector.

NHC and NJCM Submit Contribution to European Commission for Rule of Law Report

First Rule of Law Report on all 27 EU Member States is to be issued by the European Commission. Civil society, academia, and professionals were asked to contribute.

NHC 2019 Annual Report is Now Online

This year’s annual report looks at our work through the eyes of direct and indirect partners, and through our own reflections.

ANNOUNCEMENT: The NHC Temporary Procedures in Response to COVID-19 Corona Virus

Announcement on NHC procedures in response to COVID-19 corona virus.

Thomas Carothers On Strengthening Civil Society: Is Current International Action Enough?

Democracy expert Thomas Carothers speaks to Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Breed Mensenrechten Overleg (BMO) representatives about strengthening civil society.

Human rights and conflict – The Hague Conversation on Conflict

The role of human rights in conflict prevention, resolution, and peacebuilding was the topic of discussion at the third lecture of The Hague Conversations on Conflict.

IN MEMORIAM: Nel Barendrecht and Til Gardeniers-Berendsen

The NHC remembers two former Committee Members, Nel Barendrecht and Til Gardeniers-Berendsen, with respect.

Defending Human Rights in Turkey: Nejat Taştan

Nejat Taştan, a human rights defender for over thirty years and one of the Istanbul 10, charged under Turkey's anti-terrorism legislation, explains what his work means to him.

NHC Hosts Side Event “Human Rights Communication 2.0” at OSCE HDIM

Civil society and international organisation representatives discuss means and methods for human rights defenders to communicate their work in order to increase their public support.