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21 March 2017 Building Up Rule of Law

“Improving access to justice for trafficked persons”: Publication of the Report of the First Network Meeting for European ‘anti-trafficking lawyers’

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

The NHC is now accepting applications for the Matra Rule of Law Training Programme "Integrity of civil servants". The training, which will take place from 10 – 19 May, 2017, will address the challenges corruption presents for the rule of law and good governance in Europe.

International Forum of Solidarity Holds Workshop “Trafficking in Human Beings – Development of the Module for e-Learning”

On 8 February, experts of the Netherlands Judicial Academy presented their experiences and best practices of the Dutch judiciary in the development and application modules for distance learning (e-learning).

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.

Communication training for the Probation Service in Montenegro

Dutch coordinating partners organized a two-day workshop on public outreach and communication with representatives of the Montenegrin Probation service and staff from the Ministry of Justice.

Successful First ‘Anti-Trafficking’ Lawyers Network Meeting Organized by the Council of Europe and the Netherlands Helsinki Committee

On November 22nd and 23rd, 2016, the Council of Europe and the Netherlands Helsinki Committee organised a meeting of lawyers and NGOs providing legal assistance to victims of trafficking in human beings.

Report and handbook from ASTRA: anti-trafficking laws and policies in Serbia

On December 2, International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, Anti Trafficking Action – Serbia (ASTRA) presents a report and handbook on human trafficking in Serbia.

Magyar Helsinki Bizottság v. Hungary

On November 8, 2016, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human rights ruled that Hungary has violated the Hungarian Helsinki Committee’s (HHC) right to freedom of information and expression.

Human Rights Defender Bokayev and Activist Ayanov Sentenced to Five Years Prison

The Netherlands Helsinki Committee and the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights denounce the hefty sentence to the human rights activists following a trial that did not live up to the internationally accepted standards of justice.

Lawyers network meeting: improving access to justice for trafficked persons

The Netherlands Helsinki Committee (NHC) and the Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings are organizing a meeting for lawyers and NGOs about the provision of legal assistance for human trafficking victims on 22 and 23 November 2016 in Strasbourg, France.