EU COUNCIL ADOPTS NEW ACTION PLAN ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND DEMOCRACY. A FORWARD STATEMENT BY THE HUMAN RIGHTS DEMOCRACY NETWORK
On 2o July 2015 the European Council adopted a New EU Action Plan on Human Rights and Democracy for the period 2015-2019, reaffirming the EU‘s commitment to promoting human rights and democracy worldwide. “The Action Plan we are launching today focuses on empowering local actors and Civil Society Organisations (CSOs). All EU members stand united in taking it forward.” said the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign [...]+
PI'S ONLINE COURSE "SECURITY AND PROTECTION MANAGEMENT FOR HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS AND SOCIAL ORGANISATIONS"
We are pleased to announce the opening of the registration for the online course “Security and protection management for human rights defenders and social organisations” mainly addressed to NGOs, social organizations and persons interested in the security work for HRD, their organizations and/or communities. Why take this course? Education and training for Human Rights Defenders is a broad subject with different needs. One such need, which we consider to be [...]+
CAMBODIA: 40 INTERNATIONAL RIGHTS ORGANIZATIONS URGE WITHDRAWAL OF LAW ON ASSOCIATIONS AND NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS
On July 6th, 40 International Rights Organizations, issued a joint statement to the Prime Minister of Cambodia urging the Government to withdraw the draft Law on Associations and Non-Governmental Organizations (LANGO) that will be voted on July 10th. If approved, the Law would seriously damage the ability of many associations, NGOs, and community-based advocacy movements, to work effectively in Cambodia, giving to the Government the arbitrary power to intervene [...]+