Open Letter to President Zelensky: Protect Anti-Corruption Bill from Harming Whistleblowers
Human Rights House Foundation co-signs Whistleblowing International Network’s open letter to Ukrainian President Zelenksy urging him to protect the Anti-Corruption Bill from Harming Whistleblowers.
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.
HRHF statement at Human Rights Council meeting on Ukraine
On 18 December 2020, Human Rights House Foundation issued a statement during the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights’ oral update on Ukraine. In the statement, HRHF highlighted the situation for political prisoners in Crimea as well as raising the question as to what Ukrainian authorities can do to assist and protect Belarusians who have fled Belarus to escape the on-going crisis there.
Конкурс заявок: Програма грантів для розвитку громадянського суспільства
Програма грантів для розвитку громадянського суспільства підтримує проекти, ініційовані громадянським суспільством та спрямовані на зміцнення зв’язків і взаємодії з громадянами та громадами, а також на сприяння і участь в діалозі між громадянським суспільством і відповідними національними та міжнародними зацікавленими сторонами. Термін подачі заявок: 18 Грудня 2020, до 17:00 за Центральноєвропейським часом.
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
HRC 45: Human rights in Crimea and mainland Ukraine
On 1 October 2020, Human Rights House Foundation delivered a statement at the Human Rights Council highlighting the situation of seven Crimean political prisoners including Server Mustafayev. The issue of attacks on journalists and bloggers across Ukraine was also raised.
Tackling burnout among defenders in Ukraine
Identifying burnout at work as “the scourge of the 21st century”, two member organisations of Human Rights House Tbilisi and Educational Human Rights House Chernihiv developed a programme for human rights defenders offering guidelines and best practices to prevent and recover from burnout.
Fourth annual “Educational Human Rights Fest” held in Chernihiv
From 1 – 12 August, Educational Human Rights House Chernihiv welcomed human rights defenders from across Ukraine, online and in-person, for its fourth annual human rights education festival. The festival was attended by representatives of the educational community – teachers, administrators, professors, students, judges, lawyers, prosecutors, and civil society activists.
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.