HRC54: Human rights in the occupied territories of Ukraine
On 25 September 2023, during the interactive dialogue with the Commission of Inquiry at HRC54, Human Rights House Foundation highlighted the work of Ukrainian partners in documenting the dire circumstances facing civilians in the occupied territories of Ukriane.
Lesya Ukrainka Lviv Academy Theatre in Oslo
From 29-30 September 2023, the Lesya Ukrainka Lviv Academy Theatre visits Oslo to perform its first new play since the full-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine, as well as discuss the role of art in civil resistance. The visit is organised by Human Rights House Foundation and is supported by Fritt Ord, the European Union, Mental Health and Human Rights Info, and is a part of the Nobel Peace Centre’s “Nobel Peace Talks”.
The human rights situation in occupied Crimea
In the context of the Human Rights Council’s 54th session, and interactive dialogues with the International Independent Commission of Inquiry on Ukraine and the High Commissioner on Human Rights, People in Need and Human Rights House Foundation are hosting an evening devoted to the human rights situation in occupied Crimea on Tuesday 26 September at Cinerama Empire Cinema, Geneva.
Organisation wellbeing support for Ukrainian organisations
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The Sunflower Declaration
Human Rights House Foundation co-signs the Sunflower Declaration that was launched by Nobel Peace Prize laureates at the Nobel Peace Conference in Oslo on 31 August 2023. The Declaration calls for urgent action to protect human rights defenders at risk.
Advocating for human rights in Belarus, Ukraine & more – our work at HRC53
At the 53rd session of the UN Human Rights Council, Human Rights House Foundation (HRHF) continued to underline the alarming human rights trends prevailing in Eastern Europe. Alongside members of the Network of Human Rights Houses and other partners, HRHF once again urged the Council to adopt decisive measures in response to the pressing regional crisis, including on the issues of freedom of expression, assembly, and association, as well as pressure facing judges and lawyers.
HRC53: Human rights in Crimea & newly occupied territories of Ukraine
On 12 July 2023, Human Rights House Foundation delivered a statement at the 53rd session of the UN Human Rights Council highlighting the situation for over 140 political prisoners in Crimea as well as human rights in the newly occupied territories of Ukraine.
HRC53: Nine Years of Darkness – Human Rights in Crimea
On 11 July 2023, Human Rights House Foundation and the Permanent Mission of Ukraine to the United Nations in Geneva co-hosted a side event at the 53rd session of the Human Rights Council aiming to shed light on the human rights situation in Crimea. The side event was co-sponsored by several states and Ukrainian civil society organisations.
“Without dreaming big there is no thinking big” – Network workshop on building impactful projects
From 12-15 June 2023, 20 participants from the Network of Human Rights Houses gathered in Vilnius, Lithuania, for “From Idea to Impact”, a workshop organised by Human Rights House Foundation focused on designing and implementing impactful human rights projects. The workshop was co-funded by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the European Union.