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01 December 2022

Summit for Democracy | Democracy Under Threat & Importance of Rule of Law

Event | The Future of Human Rights in Times of War in Europe | 35 years NHC

07 December 2022 | An evening of reflection and debate with key-note by Executive Director of the Nobel Peace Prize winning Centre for Civil Liberties in Ukraine, Oleksandra Romantsova.

Joint Statement | Urgent need to reinforce UN Treaty Bodies

The NHC and more than 30 other international civil society organisations are calling for systemic changes in the handling of individual communications to the UN Treaty Bodies to effectively address human rights violations.

Our Stories Matter: New project aiming to foster a child-centred approach in prison reform

Together with partners Exodus Nederland , Children of Prisoners Europe (COPE), EUROPRIS, Dienst Justitiële Inrichtingen and Zaanstad Complex, the NHC is starting a new project aimed at fostering a child-centred approach to prison reform in the Netherlands and in the EU.

Event | Democracy Drinks: Extremism and the future of democracy

On 24 November join the Hague Democracy Drinks on the topic of Extremism and the future of democracy with a keynote speech by Charlotte McDonald-Gibson.

Conference | Democracy Under Threat

On 10 November 2022 Democracy Under Threat conference will take place in the Hague. We will discuss how to prevent further backsliding of democracy, improve democratic institutions and practices in the Netherlands and strengthen democracy abroad.

Call for Experts | Support efforts to ensure accountability for victims of Russia’s war against Ukraine

The NHC is looking for experts to gather information on the intent of the war crimes and the crimes against humanity committed in Ukraine during Russian aggression.

Osman Kavala | Calling for compliance with the European Convention on Human Rights

In light of the most recent developments in Turkey and the 5 year anniversary of Osman Kavala’s arrest, find out more on Turkey’s lack in implementing its obligations under the European Convention on Human Rights.

Statement | Calling for immediate release of the president of the Turkish Medical Association Şebnem Korur Fincancı

The NHC condemns the arrest of prof. dr. Şebnem Korur Fincancı and urges Turkish authorities to immediately release her.

Event | International Forum on European Ukraine | 15+16 November in Berlin

On 16 and 17 November 2022 join the International Forum on European Ukraine for panel and roundtable discussions with experts, political and civil society representatives.