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06 September 2017 Safeguarding Human Rights in Europe

Global Civil Society Urges the International Association of Prosecutors to Introduce a Human Rights Policy

On “Public Procurement”: NHC Interviews Participants of the Third Matra Rule of Law Training

The third training of the Matra Rule of Law Training Programme, Public Procurement, was held in Leiden and The Hague, the Netherlands from 21 till 30 June 2017. Read interviews with the participants.

Applications Now Open for Two Matra RoLT Trainings: “Decentralization and Citizen Participation” and “Freedom of the Media”

The NHC is now accepting applications for the next two Matra Rule of Law Training Programmes: “Decentralisation and Citizen Participation and “Freedom of the Media”.

Civic Solidarity Platform: Holding a Meeting on Human Rights is Not a Terrorist Conspiracy

The Civic Solidarity Platform, of which the NHC is a founding member, has released a statement regarding the detention on Wednesday 5th July in Büyükada, Istanbul, of eight Turkish Human Rights Defenders and two foreign consultants on digital security and information management.

A Signing of a Memorandum of Understanding to Support a Victim Centered Approach in Trafficking Cases in Bosnia and Herzegovina

On the 3rd of July 2017 a closing conference of the 4 year-long project "Promoting a Victim Centred Approach in Trafficking Cases in Bosnia and Herzegovina" took place in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH).

“Distance” Exhibition on the Plight of Political Prisoners in Azerbaijan Opened at the European Parliament

Jointly with “Art for Democracy” initiative and European MP Kati Piri, the Netherlands Helsinki Committee opened the “Distance” exhibition at the European Parliament in Brussels.

Quirine Eijkman Appointed Vice-Chairman of the Netherlands Institute for Human Rights

The NHC is pleased to announce that one of its committee members, Ms Quirine Eijkman, has recently been appointed as one of the vice-chairmen of the Netherlands Institute for Human Rights

Extended Deadline for Matra Rule of Law Training Programme “Public Procurement”

The NHC is now accepting applications for the Matra Rule of Law Training Programme “Public Procurement".

Interview with OSCE Special Representative Professor Peter Neumann on Anti-Radicalisation

In a written interview with the Security and Human Rights Monitor, OSCE Special Representative Professor Peter Neumann discussed a few topics surrounding the fight against radicalisation.

Free Azerbaijani Journalist Mehman Huseynov – Joint Statement

As World Press Freedom Day is celebrated across the globe on May 3, we, the undersigned organizations, cannot forget the untenable price journalists pay for government criticism in Azerbaijan.