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03 February 2017 Strengthening Civil Society

EU Implementation of Anti-Corruption Treaties Insufficient, New Report Argues

EuroPris Interview with Miklovan Kopani

In a recent interview, EuroPris spoke with Miklovan Kopani, Director General of the General Directorate of Prisons Albania.

Civil Society Recommendations Receive Prominent Attention in Hamburg

The NHC took part in the annual Parallel Civil Society Conference in Hamburg, organised by the Civic Solidarity Platform (CSP).

Human Rights Groups Call to Suspend Azerbaijan from Participation in EITI

Letter by 18 civil society organisations to the Members of the Board of the Extractive Industries Transperancy Initiative on the Working Conditions of Civil Society in Azerbaijan.

International Conference: ‘Who determines the security (research) agenda?’

Wondering who should take the lead in facing key contemporary challenges like terrorism, cyber-attacks and hybrid warfare, how different actors work together and what the challenges of collaboration are?

Human Rights Situation in the Netherlands

The report Bringing Human Rights Home: Contribution to the third Universal Periodic Review of the Netherlands has provided a perfect opportunity for Dutch NGOs to cast light on the human rights situation from a Dutch perspective.

Arbitrary Detentions and Forced Disappearances in Ukraine

The practice of enforced disappearances has become a tool in the ongoing violent conflict in eastern Ukraine. Even though it is considered a grave violation under the international law, it has been reportedly used by both sides of the conflict.

Max van der Stoel Award 2016 goes to Cypriot NGO

The Cyprus-based NGO Association for Historical Dialogue and Research (AHDR) is the winner of the Max van der Stoel Award 2016.

NHC at the WEurope Festival in Amsterdam

Saturday the 11th of June NHC was present at the WEurope Festival organised by Foundation Max van der Stoel.

DCI European Conference: Children’s Rights Behind Bars

The Netherlands Helsinki Committee was present at the successful European Conference on Human Rights of Children Deprived of Liberty organized by the NGO Defence for Children-Belgium.