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02 May 2018 Building Up Rule of Law

IN MEMORIAM: Former Chairman of the NHC Executive Board Tiddo Hofstee Passes Away

Helsinki Civil Society Award 2018 Goes to Eren Keskin

Eren Keskin, a human rights lawyer and advocate of freedom of expression in Turkey, announced as the Laureate of the 2018 Helsinki Civil Society Award.

Interview with Arie Bloed

As the NHC celebrates its 30th anniversary, Ian de Jong looks back with the NHC co-founder Arie Bloed on the past 30 years, the achievements of the NHC and the challenges it faced.

Statement of Solidarity with Hungarian Human Rights Defenders and Civil Society

The NHC stands in solidarity with civil society and human rights defenders in Hungary under threat by proposed legislation.

NHC Joins the Legal Experts Advisory Panel (LEAP)

The NHC is pleased to announce its membership of the Legal Experts Advisory Panel (LEAP).

Case Studies on Transborder Corruption

The ‘Expert Group on Fighting Transborder Corruption’ of the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum (CSF) has released a new publication on fighting corruption.

NHC Welcomes Piet de Klerk as its New Chairman of the Supervisory Board

The NHC is pleased to announce that Mr. Piet de Klerk is the new Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the NHC. Mr. de Klerk officially took over the position from Mr. Ian de Jong on the first of January, 2018.

Start of a New Prison Project

Start of the new project “Towards a Safe, Stimulating and Rehabilitative Prison Environment for Children and Juveniles in Conflict with the Law in Albania, Kosovo and Macedonia 2017-2021".

NHC at UN Anti-Corruption Conference of State Parties

“Information on the abuse of international standards by judges and prosecutors should be employed systematically in international law enforcement and judicial cooperation,“ says Harry Hummel.

In Memoriam Coen Stork

Coen Stork was a member of the NHC for approximately a decade. Former executive director of the NHC, Jos Kösters, salutes his former colleague who recently passed away.