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25 April 2017 Strengthening Civil Society

NHC updates: office relocation and online changes

NHC signs Common Appeal “The Europe we want: Just, Sustainable, Democratic and Inclusive”, a call for unity and solidarity.

The Netherlands Helsinki Committee has signed the Common Appeal, "The Europe we want: Just, Sustainable, Democratic and Inclusive", penned by European Civil Society Organisations and Trade Unions. This appeal marks the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome of 1957.

Stop the Attacks on Civil Society in Hungary

The Netherlands Helsinki Committee rejects the continuing steps by the Hungarian government to limit the space for civil society organizations.

Report Issued on State of Civil Society in EU and Russia

The EU-Russia Civil Society Forum recently published a report conceptualising civil society developments in Russia and the EU.

Call for Publications for the Security and Human Rights Journal

The quarterly journal Security and Human Rights (SHR) is currently seeking submissions.

OSCE Holds Conference “Cyber Security for Critical Infrastructure: Strengthening Confidence Building in the OSCE”

Today, officials will meet in Vienna for the conference “Cyber Security for Critical Infrastructure: Strengthening Confidence Building in the OSCE”.

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

International law on fighting corruption is underutilized by European Union member states. It can and should play a more important role in tackling corruption involving both Russia and EU countries.

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.