10 December 2018 Safeguarding Human Rights in Europe
IN MEMORIAM: Lyudmila Alexeyeva, Co-founder of the Moscow Helsinki Group, Passes Away at 91
Pepijn Gerrits, NHC Executive Director, on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights 70th Anniversary
10 December 2018Pepijn Gerrits reflects on the importance of civic space on the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
NGO Letter of Support for a Targeted, Global EU Human Rights Sanctions Regime
05 December 2018NGOs from around the world issue a letter to European foreign ministries in support of a targeted, global EU human rights sanctions regime.
2018 EU Fundamental Rights Colloquium: NHC on Challenges Facing European Civil Society
28 November 2018Ministers, Members of Parliament, civil society leaders, media representatives, academics and activists were at the event and focused in particular on the essential role of civil society in a well-functioning European democracy.
Matra Rule of Law Training: Expanded and Extended to Armenia
23 November 2018The Matra Rule of Law Training Programme has been extended until 2020 and expanded to participants from Armenia.
Applications Now Open for Two Matra RoLT Trainings: “Integrity of Civil Servants” and “Administration of Justice”
19 November 2018Applications now open for 2019 Matra Rule of Law Training Programmes: Integrity of Civil Servants & Administration of Justice, held March 2019.
Civil Society Leaders Detained in Turkey: Call to Action
16 November 2018The Netherlands Helsinki Committee calls for urgent international action to expedite release of the detained civil society representatives, and dropping of charges against Osman Kavala.
Director Generals of Prison Administration from Albania, Kosovo and Macedonia Meet in The Hague for Juvenile Detention Reform
15 November 2018NHC hosts a meeting of Prison Director Generals from Albania, Kosovo, and Macedonia in The Hague to discuss Juvenile Detention Reform.
Final Matra Rule of Law Training Programme of 2018 on Detention and Alternative Sanctions
16 October 2018In October 2018 the final Matra ROLT programme of the year took place. For the first time the topic of Detention and Alternative Sanctions was presented to participants.