02 January 2013
Nils Muiznieks, the new Council of Europe Human Rights Commissioner, key note speaker on 25 January in The Hague
Statement on the verdict against Kazakh human rights defender Kuramshin
13 December 2012Human rights defender Vadim Kuramshin has been sentenced to 12 years in prison with confiscation of his property. He was found guilty of extortion.
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12 December 2012We hope to see your there!
Human rights appeal to the OSCE
06 December 2012Work for human rights is increasingly insecure in the OSCE region, said an NGO conference in Dublin, co-organized by the Netherlands Helsinki Committee.
Conference on reproductive rights in Tajikistan
01 November 2012On the 1st of November a conference took place in Dushanbe, Tajikistan addressing the "Human rights based approach in the social policies of Tajikistan with a special focus on reproductive rights.
NHC: The Netherlands should continue to promote rule of law across the whole of Europe
25 October 2012At the NHC 25th anniversary reception, Chairman Ian de Jong of the Netherlands Helsinki Committee called for the Netherlands to not look away from problems in the maintainance of the rule of law and human rights in wider Europe.
NHC celebrates 25th anniversary
24 October 2012The Netherlands Helsinki Committee celebrates its 25th anniversary with a reception on Wednesday 24 October 2012.
18 October 2012On account of the conference about the protection and future of human rights there will be an essay contest among students. The conference will be held at The Hague University of Applied Science (Haagse Hogeschool) in The Hague and during the conference the winner will be announced.
Cooperation Turkey and the Netherlands: A Basic Course Regulatory Impact Assessment
16 October 2012In September 2012 a group of officials from the Turkish Ministry of Justice explored Dutch solutions to reduce administrative burden in regulatory systems in a Basic Course Regulatory Impact Assessment in The Hague.
EU-Russia Civil Society Forum
11 October 2012The NHC took part in the General Assembly of the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum, held on 9 and 10 October in St Petersburg. The Assembly expressed serious concern about "recent negative trends in the relations between the Russian Federation and the European Union".