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February 25, 2022

Emergency action urged in response to Russian invasion of Ukraine and on-going human rights violations.

Human Rights House Foundation (HRHF) calls on the international community to take immediate and decisive steps at the United Nations in response to the invasion of Ukraine by Russian military forces. These actions are the devastating continuation of gross human rights violations committed by Russia domestically and internationally and the international community must respond. Immediate and decisive action must be taken within United Nations human rights bodies.

February 25, 2022

Joint statement of support for Ukraine

Human Rights House Foundation joins several international civil society organisations voicing support for and expressing solidarity with the people of Ukraine who now find themselves at the frontlines of a large-scale European war.

February 24, 2022

HRHF condemns the Russian attack on Ukraine and calls for immediate international support to ensure protection of human rights and human rights defenders in Ukraine

HRHF calls for the immediate cessation of hostilities, respect for international humanitarian law and international human rights law, and the strongest possible support for human rights and human rights defenders, in Ukraine by the international community.

February 22, 2022

8th Anniversary of the occupation of Crimea by Russia

This month, February 2022, marks the 8th anniversary since Russian forces seized government buildings in Crimea and consequently occupied the Crimean peninsula. In the ensuing 8 years, Russian authorities have committed numerous human rights violations against human rights defenders, including journalists, and the broader population on the peninsula. On this 8th anniversary, the undersigned members of the network of Human Rights Houses call on the international community and Ukrainian authorities to address these violations and hold those responsible to account.

February 8, 2022

What’s next for Europe’s young democracies

Watch the full recording of “What’s next for Europe’s young democracies: a civil society perspective”, a virtual event hosted on 8 February 2022.

December 15, 2021

HRC statement on Ukraine

On 15 December 2021, Human Rights House Foundation delivered an oral statement at a Human Rights Council session on Ukraine.

December 8, 2021

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: 31 January 2022 at 17:00 CET

December 8, 2021

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 та взаємодії з громадянами та громадами, а також на сприяння та участь у діалозі між громадянським суспільством і відповідними національними та міжнародними зацікавленими сторонами.

October 11, 2021

EU-Ukraine Summit 2021: EU should raise fundamental rights concerns

Ahead of the 23rd summit between the European Union and Ukraine, Human Rights House Foundation, with its partners Educational Human Rights House Chernihiv and Human Rights House Crimea urge the EU to raise with Ukraine issues concerning freedom of expression, assembly, association and human rights defenders.