New UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders Appointed
Human Rights House Foundation welcomes the appointment of Mary Lawlor as the new United Nations Special Rapporteur on human rights defenders. The appointment was made during the 43rd session of the Human Rights Council.
HRC43: Human Rights Defenders
On 4 March 2020, Human Rights House Foundation delivered a statement at the Human Rights Council on Human Rights Defenders.
Head of Administration and Finance, Oslo
Human Rights House Foundation seeks an experienced manager to lead its operations related to finance, administration, fundraising, logistics, and human resources. The Head of Administration and Finance is one of four senior leadership positions within the organisation and is responsible for managing the provision of critical administrative and finance support functions to ensure the efficient planning and implementation of HRHF’s international operations and programmes.
HRHF calls for end to violence against Azerbaijan protestors
Oslo & Geneva, February 14, 2020: Following events of February 11, 2020 in Baku, Human Rights House Foundation condemns the on-going violence used by Azerbaijani authorities against peaceful protestors raising concerns about recent early Parliamentary elections as well as violence against journalists covering those protests. HRHF renews its call on the Azerbaijani authorities to end the use of violence and unlawful detention against peaceful protestors and journalists.
Poland under PACE’s monitoring
Geneva & Warsaw, February 2, 2020: The Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights – Warsaw (HFHR) and Human Rights House Foundation (HRHF) look forward to the swift and effective implementation of the monitoring procedure launched by the PACE on 28 January 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.
Toolkit on Lawyers at Risk
On International Day of the Endangered Lawyer 2020, the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute is to launch a Toolkit on Lawyers at Risk, developed in partnership with the Bar Human Rights Committee, Human Rights House Foundation, Lawyers for Lawyers and Lawyers’ Rights Watch Canada.
International Media Officer, Oslo
The application period for this position is now closed.
Vacancy at the Belarusian HRH: executive director
Беларускі дом правоў чалавека шукае выканаўчага дырэктара – і магчыма, менавіта вас. Пра ўмовы працы і патрабаванні да кандыдатаў чытайце ніжэй.