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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



Launching the Shelter City Alumni Community

Justice & Peace Netherlands has just launched the Shelter City Alumni Community for human rights defenders, and kicked off the platform last week with an online celebration for alumni of Shelter City in the Netherlands.

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Mid-term evaluation of the Samen Hier pilot

In our mid-term evaluation, we have looked at the experiences and results of Samen Hier until June 2020. These first results are largely positive, and create a solid foundation for Samen Hier.

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A humane migration policy

From 1 to 17 March, a ‘Lopend Vuur’ (‘Spreading the Fire’) was spreading through the Netherlands, during which vigils and routes took place in more than seventy villages and towns. The campaign showed that there is support for a different migration policy.

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Upcoming arrival of new Shelter City guests in the Netherlands

Justice & Peace is excited to announce the upcoming arrival of a new group of human rights defenders to Shelter City in the Netherlands for a period of three months during the spring of 2021.

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