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21 September 2022

Call for action of the Human Rights Council to address the dire human rights situation in Russia

Belarus | Joint Statement on upcoming verdict in the case against Viasna members Maria Rabkova and Andrey Chapiuk

19 signatories call for the immediate and unconditional release of Viasna members Maria Rabkova and Andrey Chapiuk ahead of tomorrow's verdict in Minsk.

“There is solidarity, even while scrolling through Tik Tok comments, between teenagers worldwide”: reflections about the war in Ukraine from Dutch youth

On this year’s International Youth Day, we share the thoughts and experience of Maryse, a Dutch high-school student and former volunteer at the NHC, about the events in Ukraine.

Keeping the flame of human rights alive

Dutch Postcode Lottery to continue its funding for the NHC to amplify democratic voices in Eastern Europe.

Pride 2022: Reflecting on state of LGBTIQ+ rights in our locations of action

Infographics on advances & setbacks of LGBTIQ+ rights in the region where we are involved, according to the Index developed by ILGA-Europe.

Applications Now Open for Matra Rule of Law Training: “Human Rights and Minorities” and “Detention and Alternative Sanctions”

Now accepting applications on a rolling basis for two Matra Rule of Law Training Programmes.

Ukraine and the OSCE: Moscow Mechanism reporting in the context of the Russian invasion

NHC joined Ukrainian and international civil society organisations at the OSCE's Supplementary Human Dimension meeting in Vienna to discuss Moscow Mechanism reporting on Ukraine.

Working through discrimination using dialogue: Countering discrimination and protecting LGBTIQ+ rights in Albania

We reflect on the impact of the “Countering discrimination and protecting LGBT rights in Albania” project in fostering a safer context for the Albanian LGBTIQ+ community.

Capacity-building and advocacy initiatives in response to the Covid-19 pandemic in closed institutions

Find out more about our Call for Proposals on countering the effect of COVID-19 on closed institutions for NGOs and CSOs.

How so Helsinki? About the evolution of the Netherlands Helsinki Committee

Piet de Klerk, Chairman of the Supervisory Board (NHC), reflects on the evolution of the NHC, the crucial importance of the OSCE and the relevance of these organizations.