29 January 2019 Strengthening Civil Society
European Parliament Votes in Favour of the European Values Instrument
My Human Rights Hero: students from the Royal Academy of Art present the ‘Gentle Opponent’
15 January 2019The My Human Rights Hero Exhibition has been expanded with a collection of work by students from the The Hague’s Royal Academy of Art.
Civil Society’s Role in Monitoring the Implementation of Human Rights Judgements Should Increase
08 January 2019The European Implementation Network's held its first General Assembly in December. The role of civil society in ECtHR judgements was discussed.
IN MEMORIAM: Lyudmila Alexeyeva, Co-founder of the Moscow Helsinki Group, Passes Away at 91
10 December 2018Lyudmila Alexeyeva, Co-founder of the Moscow Helsinki Group, passed away in Moscow at the age of 91 on 8 December 2018
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.
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.
Debating Rule of Law in Hungary: Civil Society vs. Government Perspective
09 October 2018Márta Pardavi, Co-chair of the Hungarian Helsinki Committee (HHC), and András Kocsis, Ambassador of Hungary to the Netherlands debate the rule of law.