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27 January 2017

NHC Co-Organises a Conference on “Strengthening the Rule of Law: Ideals and Interests”

EuroPris Interview with Miklovan Kopani

In a recent interview, EuroPris spoke with Miklovan Kopani, Director General of the General Directorate of Prisons Albania.

NHC Director Pepijn Gerrits Speaks at the Opening Ceremony of Juvenile Detention Facility in Albania

The NHC’s director Pepijn Gerrits gave a speech at the opening ceremony of the new juvenile detention facilities at the Shën Koll prison in Lezha, Albania.

Rights Groups Demand Justice for journalist Mehman Huseynov Tortured in Azerbaijan

We call on the international community to undertake an immediate review of their relations with Azerbaijan to ensure that human rights are placed at the heart of all on-going negotiations with the government.

Communication training for the Probation Service in Montenegro

Dutch coordinating partners organized a two-day workshop on public outreach and communication with representatives of the Montenegrin Probation service and staff from the Ministry of Justice.

NGOs Urge the World Bank to Postpone Discussion on TANAP

We are very concerned that the World Bank decided to schedule the discussion on TANAP for December 20th, in a context of political crisis and crackdown on civil society and media in Turkey and Azerbaijan.

Successful First ‘Anti-Trafficking’ Lawyers Network Meeting Organized by the Council of Europe and the Netherlands Helsinki Committee

On November 22nd and 23rd, 2016, the Council of Europe and the Netherlands Helsinki Committee organised a meeting of lawyers and NGOs providing legal assistance to victims of trafficking in human beings.

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).

Interview with Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier

The Security and Human Rights Monitor interviewed Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, who discussed a few of the topics that were addressed at the OSCE Ministerial Council meeting.

NHC Organises Anti-trafficking Workshop at IX Symposium for Prosecutors in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Judges, prosecutors, and civil society organizations participated in a two-day workshop about trafficking in human beings.