November 16, 2020

განაცხადების კონკურსი: სამოქალაქო საზოგადოების განვითარების საგრანტო პროგრამა

სამოქალაქო საზოგადოების განვითარების საგრანტო პროგრამის მიზანია, მხარი დაუჭიროს სამოქალაქო – საზოგადოებრივი ორგანიზაციების მიერ ისეთი პროექტების განხორციელებას, რომლებიც მიზნად ისახავენ მოქალაქეებთან და საზოგადოების წევრებთან კომუნიკაციისა და თანამშრომლობის განმტკიცებას, ასევე, სამოქალაქო საზოგადოებასა და შესაბამის ეროვნულ და საერთაშორისო აქტორებთან დიალოგის დამყარებას.

November 16, 2020

Call for Proposals: Civil Society Grants Programme

The Civil Society Grants Programme supports civil society-led projects designed to strengthen outreach and engagement with citizens and communities as well as to promote and engage in dialogue between civil society and relevant national and international stakeholders. Application deadline: 18 December 2020, at 17:00 CET

October 6, 2020

HRC45: Human rights in Georgia

On 5 October 2020, Human Rights House Foundation (HRHF) delivered a statement at the Human Rights Council on the human rights situation in Georgia. In the statement, HRHF and Human Rights House Tbilisi delivered recommendations to the Council calling for the High Commissioner to focus on issues affecting human rights defenders in the country. We also called on Georgia to protect and publicly support its human rights defenders.

July 15, 2020

HRHF Annual Report 2019/20

Discover in our 2019/20 annual report how Human Rights House Foundation protected and advanced the rights of human rights defenders, strengthened independent civil society, and supported a strong, active network of Human Rights Houses.

April 3, 2020

Concerns about responses by state authorities to the global COVID-19 crisis

The network of Human Rights Houses is concerned by recent actions on the part of state authorities across western and eastern Europe, the western Balkans, and the Caucasus in response to the escalating COVID-19 crisis. These actions, taken to combat the rising number of infections and deaths associated with COVID-19, raise questions about states’ commitments to civic freedoms and human rights.

March 6, 2020

HRC43: Human Rights Defenders

On 4 March 2020, Human Rights House Foundation delivered a statement at the Human Rights Council on Human Rights Defenders.

February 6, 2020

Georgian photographer wins Portraits of Strength Competition

On Friday 17 January 2020, the “Portraits of Strength” jury unanimously chose Georgian photographer Salome Sagaradze’s photograph of Baia Pataraia of Human Rights House Tbilisi as the competition’s winner.

February 3, 2020

De facto South Ossetian authorities must drop charges against Georgian Human Rights Defender

63 members of the network of Human Rights Houses urge the Russian government to use their influence and position to drop charges against Tamara Mearakishvili, expressing their deep concern about legal actions taken by the de facto South Ossetian authorities against the prominent Georgian human rights defender.

December 13, 2019

“We had to create a movement”

Concerned that femicide was becoming the social norm in Georgia, Baia Pataraia mobilised a Women’s movement against domestic violence and the murder of women that has grown to 3000 activists on Facebook. HRHF spoke to the chair of Human Rights House Tbilisi, and the director of Sapari about her work, the challenges facing Women Human Rights Defenders, and how to empower the next generation of young Georgian women.