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01 October 2018

NHC Event at The Hague International Open Day

The “H” in NHC: Anniversary of the Helsinki Accords

Brief background on the Helsinki Accords and its connection to the NHC.

Statement of Solidarity with Hungarian Human Rights Defenders and Civil Society

The NHC stands in solidarity with civil society and human rights defenders in Hungary under threat by proposed legislation.

NHC Joins the Legal Experts Advisory Panel (LEAP)

The NHC is pleased to announce its membership of the Legal Experts Advisory Panel (LEAP).

NHC at UN Anti-Corruption Conference of State Parties

“Information on the abuse of international standards by judges and prosecutors should be employed systematically in international law enforcement and judicial cooperation,“ says Harry Hummel.

In Memoriam Coen Stork

Coen Stork was a member of the NHC for approximately a decade. Former executive director of the NHC, Jos Kösters, salutes his former colleague who recently passed away.

Open Letter to Heads of EU Member States ahead of Aliyev’s Brussels Visit

We urge you to use any opportunity you will have during the summit to call on president Aliyev to end the human rights crackdown and commit to concrete and sustainable human rights reforms.

Stop Persecution of Anti-Corruption Activists: Open Letter to the Ukrainian Authorities

We are concerned about harassment and persecution of anti-corruption activists in Ukraine, including restrictive legislation, criminal investigations, smear campaigns and physical attacks.

NHC at the 2017 Human Dimension Implementation Meeting

During this year’s HDIM the NHC co-organised two side events and advocated for a stronger response by the OSCE to the crackdown on human rights in the region.

Start of the Matra RoLT Training Programme ‘Human Rights and Minorities’

On September 13th the Matra RoLT Training Programme ‘Human Rights and Minorities’ will commence. Read the interview with Harry Hummel, Associate Policy Director at the NHC.