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31 August 2016 Safeguarding Human Rights in Europe

Arbitrary Detentions and Forced Disappearances in Ukraine

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.

Announcement: Lunch event with Legal Director of Human Rights Centre Memorial

On Thursday 28 January, the NHC will host a lunch event with Kirill Koroteev, the Legal Director of Human Rights Centre Memorial in Moscow.

Helsinki Civil Society Award launched

Arzu Abdullayeva from Azerbaijan and Andrey Yurov from Russia were the laureates of the first Helsinki Civil Society Award, presented on 19 November 2015 in The Hague.

New publication: The Human Rights Alternative Reporting Cycle

The Human Rights Alternative Reporting Cycle is a step-by-step guide through the United Nations human rights reporting process for NGOs.

Human rights defenders’ solidarity match for Azerbaijan

As the first-ever European Games continue, the Netherlands Helsinki Committee, Justice and Peace and human rights defenders from all over the world gathered for a solidarity sports event in the Royal Noordeinde Palace Garden in The Hague on the 20th of June.

NHC calls for more people-to-people contacts with Russia

The NHC has called on the Dutch parliament to increase attention for people-to-people contacts in relations with Russia. The recently issued governmental policy paper on relations with Russia is scheduled for debate on 25 June.

Tajikistan: Findings of UN Committee should serve as a roadmap for change

The Tajikistani NGO coalition on promoting economic and social rights, the Netherlands Helsinki Committee and the International Partnership for Human Rights call on the government of Tajikistan to cooperate with civil society.