Side Event: #PACEwinter2016

Human Rights Defenders & Shrinking Space for Civil Society: Azerbaijan & Russia.

What can the Council of Europe do?

Konstantin Baranov (Youth Human Rights Movement),
Dmitri Makarov (Youth Human Rights Movement),
N!DA CIVIC MOVEMENT Represented by one of their members,
Emin Huseynov (Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety)

When: Wednesday, 27. January 2016 13:00-13:45
Where: Strasbourg, Room 10, Palais de l’Europe
Host: Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe
Contact: Alexander Sjödin ( / +32 497 81 59 18)


May 10, 2019

International Civil Society Week in Belgrade

International Civil Society Week 2019 (ICSW) was held in Belgrade from 8-12 April 2019. Events were co-organised by Civic Initiatives (member of Human Rights House Belgrade), CIVICUS: Civic Alliance for Citizen Participation, and Balkan Civil Society Development Network.

May 10, 2019

“If you can smile in the most difficult situations, you are not yet defeated”

A key contributor to creating a human rights community in Belarus, Tatsiana Reviaka was one of the country’s first human rights defenders when she began her work in the newly-independent Belarus. Reviaka was the president of Barys Zvozskau Belarusian Human Rights House between 2010 and 2018.

May 10, 2019

Marking 10 Years of the Anti-Discrimination Act in Croatia

Marking the anniversary of the adoption of the main legal instrument to fight discrimination in Croatia, Human Rights House Zagreb held an international conference in cooperation with the Office of the Ombudswoman.