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Human rights trends from Western Balkans

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Floods in Western Balkans trigger civil society solidarity

Unprecedented heavy rainfall that hit the Western Balkans since 13 May calling for urgent humanitarian response in a highly volatile and diverse region. The international community, including the European Union and the United Nations, are currently assisting the responsible governments in the regions to distribute aid. In the current situation, it highly important that the governments incorporate a rights-based approach in their humanitarian assistance to ensure protection and avoid violation of human rights in a chaotic situation. 22 May 2014 »

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Падтрымаць, даць магчымасць і абараніць праваабаронцаў

У сакавіку 2013 года, Савет па правах чалавека прыняў рэзалюцыю аб абароне праваабаронцаў. Яна устанаўлёўвае для дзяржаў прынцыпы і стандарты з мэтай стварэння спрыяльных умоў для праваабаронцаў. Праз год пасля яе прыняцця, Сетка Дамоў правоў чалавека заклікае дзяржавы да ажыццяўлення гэтай рэзалюцыі. 18 Mar 2014 »

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Support, empower and protect human rights defenders

In March 2013, the Human Rights Council adopted a resolution on the protection of human rights defenders. It establishes principles and standards for States to create an enabling environment for human rights defenders. One year after its adoption, the Human Rights House Network calls upon States to implement this resolution. 17 Mar 2014 »

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What should the EU do for Human Rights?

On Human Rights Day, 10 December, Human Rights House Network participates in launching the European campaign “Stand 4 Human Rights” with a short film called “What should the EU do for Human Rights?”. 10 Dec 2013 »

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The UN’s human rights work should be increased

Members of the Human Rights House Network (HRHN) express their concern to learn that the European Union is aiming at further reducing the ordinary budget of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. The NGOs call upon the European Union to support the work of the Office, by increasing its ordinary budget as a way to strengthen the impact of its work and cooperation by all States. 26 Nov 2013 »

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