May 4, 2021

Grants Coordinator

Human Rights House Foundation (HRHF) seeks an experienced Grants Coordinator responsible for post-award grant management and compliance of HRHF’s national partners. Location: Ukraine, Belarus; Moldova, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Armenia. Deadline: 17 May 2021.

May 3, 2021

Suppression of Russian Media

Human Rights House Foundation supports a joint civil society statement calling for the Russian government to uphold its responsibility to protect and defend freedom of the press.

April 28, 2021

HRHF Annual Report 2020

2020 was a year of unprecedented challenges in the wake of COVID-19. In our annual report, discover how Human Rights House Foundation and the network of Human Rights Houses adapted to meet these new challenges and continue our work together to advance human rights at home and abroad.

April 27, 2021

Civil society organisations ask the Portuguese Presidency of the Council to take action on the deteriorating situation in Poland

Human Rights House Foundation joins over 200 civil society organisations in a joint letter sent to the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the EU, ahead of the EU General Affairs Council on April 20, expressing deep concerns over the deteriorating situation in Poland.

April 26, 2021

A NEW BEGINNING – Sectoral Innovations for a Proactive, Progressive and Influential Human Rights Civil Society

Human Rights House Zagreb has launched a project aimed at increasing social and political influence of civil society organizations in Croatia through the development of innovative ways of effective protection and promotion of human rights. The project is implemented in partnership with Center for Peace Studies, Youth Initiative for Human Rights, Center for Peace, Nonviolence and Human Rights – Osijek and Human Rights House Foundation.

April 21, 2021

PACE resolution on Belarus human rights situation adds to growing international condemnation and accountability efforts

The Human Rights House Foundation (HRHF) welcomes today’s resolution by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) calling for investigations into human rights violations in Belarus as well as the release of all political prisoners without delay and an end to the violence committed against human rights defenders.

April 15, 2021

Belarus: Living in an endless August

“Crimes against humanity are being committed in the centre of Europe right now, in the 21st century, all because Belarusians want free and fair elections.”

March 31, 2021

CSP calls for release of Ukrainian journalist detained in occupied Crimea

Human Rights House Foundation joins 31 international organisations condemning the politically motivated detention of journalist Vladyslav Yesypenko in Crimea. The organisations, supporting a Civic Solidarity Platform (CSP) statement, call for his immediate release.

March 29, 2021

Open letter to UNGA members ahead of 2022 NGO committee elections

Human Rights House Foundation joins a group of international organisations calling on United Nations General Assembly member states to use upcoming NGO Committee elections to ensure civil society access and participation.

March 29, 2021

House-to-House 2021: Call for applications

Human Rights House Foundation announces a call for applications to House-to-House Project Fund 2021. HRHF welcomes all Human Rights Houses, their member organisations as well as organisations and actors from outside of the network to apply for funding.

March 26, 2021

Council of Europe must issue recommendation to member states to combat SLAPPs

HRHF joins over 100 international organisations calling on the Council of Europe (CoE) to act on the growing threat of Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation (SLAPPs).

March 25, 2021

HRC46: Civil society presents key takeaways from Human Rights Council

HRHF joins 17 organisations led by ISHR in a joint statement at the 46th session of the UN Human Rights Council sharing reflections on the key outcomes the Council session, as well as the missed opportunities to address key issues and situations including pushbacks and other human rights violations faced by migrants and refugees, and the human rights situations in several countries.