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At Justice and Peace, we believe that local change makers are the key to progress human rights and social justice for all. Our work is focused on enabling these peaceful individuals, and connecting and inspiring people to take action and create change for human rights, justice, peace, and a more sustainable world.

Together with our Dutch and international partners, we provide support to human rights defenders at risk and strengthen the integration of refugees.

Change Maker stories


How we empower Change Makers



Martin Luther King Lecture 2020: ‘We cannot walk alone’

On 10 December, International Human Rights Day, we had the pleasure of hosting this year’s annual Martin Luther King Lecture in The Hague. Watch the event replay!

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Celebrating Human Rights Day: Message from our Director

Every year on 10 December, the International Human Rights Day, we reflect on what has been achieved, on everyone who has committed themselves, with all their stories.

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A growing friendship

As a remedial educationalist, Rotterdam-based Sanne Vink works with children and adolescents in need of treatment and a listening ear. Her relationship with the children of Anis and Houda Abdulmajid from Syria is different. The families, both part of the Samen Hier Group ‘Together Groos’, share their family lives with each other.

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Martin Luther King Lecture 2020 (online)

At 19:30 on the 10th of December, International Day of Human Rights, the annual Martin Luther King Lecture is being held. As a result of COVID-19 restrictions, this year’s lecture will be held online, live from The Hague.

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