21 May 2014 Strengthening Civil Society
Partner NGO IFS-Emmaus needs support to deal with effects of flooding
NHC speaks at parliamentary hearing on rule of law in European Union
29 April 2014NHC Chairman Ian de Jong was one of the speakers at a round table discussion of the Dutch parliament on the rule of law in Europe.
NHC and CILC: Quality standards in project acquisition
23 April 2014More than a year ago, the NHC and the Center for Internation Legal Cooperation (CILC) have initiated a joint trajectory to professionalise the way we (jointly and separately) design and implement projects and programmes.
To Watch: An Interview With Andrei Sannikov & Irina Khalip
01 April 2014On March 25th, Belarusian political activist Andrei Sannikov and journalist Irina Khalip hosted a public discussion event on behalf of the NHC and Amnesty International. After the event, the couple sat down with NHC director Harry Hummel for a brief interview.
Joint NHC and CILC mission to Mali
24 March 2014In February, Servaas Feiertag (CILC) and Jan de Vries (NHC) completed a second mission to Mali, in the context of the Studies of Criminal Justice in Mali and Development of Special Mechanisms to Support the Criminal Chain project.
Public discussion with Belarusian opposition leader Andrei Sannikov and journalist Irina Khalip
14 March 2014Amnesty International and the Netherlands Helsinki Committee will jointly organize a public discussion with former Belarusian opposition leader Andrei Sannikov and his wife, journalist Irina Khalip.
NHC to enhance work in support of human rights defenders in post-Soviet countries
10 March 2014The Netherlands Helsinki Committee, in partnership with its Polish sister organization the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights, is starting a four-year project to support human rights defenders in a number of countries in the former Soviet Union.
First Judgment Awarding Compensation for A Victim of Trafficking in Serbia Issued and Executed
10 March 2014In February, the Court of Appeals in Novi Sad confirmed the judgment of the Novi Sad Basic Court in civil proceedings ordering four individuals sentenced for trafficking in human beings to jointly compensate the plaintiff, victim of human trafficking, to the amount of RSD 1,000,000 (approximately €8620) on account of non-material damages.
New juvenile facilities planned in Albania
18 February 2014After a recent visit to Albania, representatives of the Netherlands Helsinki Committee and Dutch Custodial Institutions Agency were happy to report on promising news.