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11 May 2017 Building Up Rule of Law

Kick-off Matra Rule of Law Training Programme

The 2017 Dutch election results and the parties’ compliance to rule of law, human rights

On March 15, 2017, the Netherlands held general elections to seat 150 members in the House of Representatives.

Application Procedure Open for Matra Rule of Law Training Programme “Administration of Justice”

The NHC is now accepting applications for the Matra Rule of Law Training Programme “Administration of Justice". The training, which will take place 7 – 16 June, 2017, is intended for judges with special interest in court management and responsibilities for the organisation of the administration of justice.

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

The Netherlands Helsinki Committee is proud to launch the Report "Improving access to justice for trafficked persons" . The Report was written by human rights expert Ms. Marjan Wijers from the Netherlands.

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.