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01 November 2012 Safeguarding Human Rights in Europe

Conference on reproductive rights in Tajikistan

NHC celebrates 25th anniversary

The Netherlands Helsinki Committee celebrates its 25th anniversary with a reception on Wednesday 24 October 2012.

Essay contest

On account of the conference about the protection and future of human rights there will be an essay contest among students. The conference will be held at The Hague University of Applied Science (Haagse Hogeschool) in The Hague and during the conference the winner will be announced.

OSCE ODIHR Human Dimension Implementation Meeting – Central Asia

The NHC together with its project partners participated in the HDIM 2012. A side event was organized and moderated by the NHC, our project partners, incl. Mr. Yevgeniy Zhovtis, have spoken on the latest developments on freedom of expression, religion and association and assembly in Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan.

OSCE ODIHR Human Dimension Implementation Meeting

As in previous years the Netherlands Helsinki Committee will participate in the OSCE ODIHR Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (HDIM) to be held in Warsaw, 24 September - 5 October 2012. The NHC will be active threefold.

Statement on the verdict against pussy riot

The Civic Solidarity Platform, of which the NHC is a member, has issued a statement on the verdict against the Russian music band Pussy Riot.

NHC joins Human Rights appeal to EU on Central Asia policy

Civil society organisations from Central Asia and Europe have issued an appeal, containing a number of suggestions to improve the effectiveness and impact of EU action to promote human rights in Central Asia.

NHC contributes to improved child protection in Kyrgyzstan

A NHC-implemented project on children’s and women’s access to social and economic in Central Asia has significantly contributed to Parliament of Kyrgyzstan approving the code on Children on May 31 this year.

Bijeenkomst: De situatie van MOE-landers in Nederland

Op 21 mei 2012 organiseert het Nederlands Helsinki Comité een bijeenkomst over de migratie van mensen uit Midden –en Oost –Europa (‘MOE -landers’).

Call on the EU to push for implementation of Kazakhstan’s human rights commitments

With negotiations on a new EU-Kazakhstan cooperation agreement about to enter a new phase, the Netherlands Helsinki Committee, the Norwegian Helsinki Committee and the International Partnership for Human Rights appeal to the EU to use this agreement as an opportunity to push for concrete democracy and human rights progress in the Central Asian country.