13 June 2017
The Hague Training Course for Human Rights Defenders
21 June - 1 July
From 21 June to 1 July 2017, Justice and Peace Netherlands organized the 7th edition of the ‘The Hague Training Course for Human Rights Defenders’ (THTC). 10 Participants from all over the world came to The Hague to join this holistic training course on security and advocacy.
These grassroots human rights defenders are living under uncertain conditions because of the work they do. They are being threatened, harrassed and excluded. During the training course they learned new skills and exchanged their experiences among each other.
10 Days, 12 trainers
The trainings were given by 12 trainers, among them security training specialists and the lobbyist of the Justice and Peace team, assisted by experts from Dutch and international NGOs, the International Criminal Court and the International Court of Justice. Also, participants received various sessions of Tai Chi and body work and Trainings of Trainers, learning to train their colleagues themselves.
20 March 2018
19 March 2018
26 February 2018
Justice and Peace Netherlands supports joint NGO response to the draft Copenhagen Declaration
More than 25 organisations have published their reaction on the draft of the Copenhagen Declaration, that puts new restrictions on the jurisdiction of the European Court of Human Rights.
20 February 2018
Justice and Peace calls on Hungary to withdraw draft NGO law silencing civil society
More than 250 organisations have signed an open letter calling of the Hungarian government to withdraw a draft law that will hinder the work of civil society and human rights defenders in Hungary.