Human Rights House Foundation


Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights (HFHR)

The Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights was established in 1989. In 1993, the Foundation set up the Human Rights House in Warsaw.

 +48 22 8281008
 +48 22 8286996
 +48 22 8281008
ul. Zgoda 11
00-018 Warsaw

Currently, the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights (HFHR) is one of the most experienced and professional non-governmental organizations involved in the protection of human rights in Europe. It is active both in Poland and abroad (chiefly in the Russian Federation, Ukraine, Belarus, the Caucasus and Central Asia).

HFHR conducts national and international trainings, organizes conferences and seminars. It provides expert consultation in the sphere of human rights and freedoms to individuals as well as to non-governmental organizations and to state institutions (such as parliamentary committees, police, the judiciary, the prison service, the border guard, public health service).

Since its very inception it has implemented joint programs with international organizations such as the U.N., UNHCR, the Council of Europe, the European Union, the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), the International Helsinki Federation for Human Rights (IHF), Amnesty International, Minority Rights Group International and with foreign organizations, including INTERIGHTS – London, Friedrich Naumann Stiftung.

Foundation Board:

Danuta Przywara - President
Adam Bodnar - Vice President
Maciej nowicki - Secretary
Elzbieta Czyż - Treasurer
Janina A.Kłosowska - Member

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