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03 February 2021

The National Report on Human Trafficking in the Netherlands: NHC’s reflection

Applications Now Open for Matra Rule of Law Training: “Public Finance and Procurement”

The NHC is now accepting applications for the online Matra Rule of Law Training: “Public Finance and Procurement”, to be held 6 April – 7 May 2021.

NHC welcomes discussion on EU Rule of Law in Dutch Parliament

The NHC welcomes the national level debate that took place in the Dutch parliament last Wednesday on issues of rule of law and conditionality in the EU.

Stories That Need to be Heard: Virtual Exhibition Launch

We invited Meltem Aslan, Nejat Taştan, and Yasemin Öz to share their personal stories defending human rights in Turkey in celebration of the virtual exhibition launch.

The European Union and the Rule of Law: A new instrument

An analysis of the new rule of law instrument in the EU in this contribution by NHC Committee Member Jaap de Zwaan.

Human Rights Day 2020: NHC calls for unwavering support for Belarus

On this year’s Human Rights Day, the NHC asks for sustained attention from the international community for the situation in Belarus.

International Human Rights Day 2020: Lessons from a pandemic

Op-ed by Kirsten Meersschaert, Programme Manager Human Rights Defense, on International Human Rights Day 2020.

Applications Now Open for Matra Rule of Law Training: “Freedom of the Media”

The NHC is now accepting applications for the online Matra Rule of Law Training: Freedom of the Media”, to be held 1 March – 2 April 2021.

Online Event: Stories that Need to be Heard

Join us on 14 December for an online event with three HRDs from Turkey, celebrating the launch of the virtual exhibition for "Stories that Need to be Heard". Moderated by Pepijn Gerrits.

Constituency and Influence for Reform: Building the Capacity of Civil Society to Effect Meaningful Change

The Netherlands Helsinki Committee has launched a call for experts for the “Constituency and Influence for Reform" project.