Five years Shelter City Utrecht: Outdoor exhibition now open at Utrecht’s Dom Tower
The Shelter City outdoor exhibition is now open in Utrecht to celebrate Shelter City Utrecht's fifth anniversary.
Thank you National Postcode Lottery and its participants!
With the support of the National Postcode Lottery and its supporters these last 3 years, together with our partners, we have been able to welcome over 60 human rights defenders from all corners of the world to Shelter Cities across the Netherlands.
We stand with Afghans
After two decades, the Taliban has seized power over Afghanistan again. Taliban insurgents swept through the country, capturing all major cities in a matter of days as Afghan security forces crumbled, which ultimately led to the collapse of the Afghan government.
Vote for the Mural of Change!
Vote for the Mural of Change as your favourite outdoor artwork in NPO Radio 4's Buitenkunstverkiezing / Outdoor artwork competition!
World Refugee Day
On the 20th of June, it was World Refugee Day. To commemorate this day, our colleague Liselot attended a special event organized by Migreat. The campaign was started by Migreat to commemorate the thousands of people who have lost their lives whilst fleeing to Europe.
The Municipality of the Hague meets Shelter City guests
On 3 June, our two Shelter City guests in The Hague were introduced to the Mayor and a delegation of the City Council from the Municipality of The Hague.
Moving Together for Change – Human Rights Space
There is a new Human Rights Space in town! As of April 2021, the three The Hague-based NGOs, Netherlands Helsinki Committee, Justice & Peace, and Human Security Collective will be moving into Riviervismarkt 4 – just next door from the current Nutshuis location. We look forward to welcoming you to our new location!
A tribute to Ileana Lacayo, Nicaraguan journalist and human rights defender
With much sadness, we announce the passing of human rights defender, journalist and former Shelter City Costa Rica and Utrecht guest, Ileana Lacayo. She was an independent journalists who promoted social mobilisation, advocacy and campaigns in defense of freedom of expression, respect for women's rights, nonviolence, territorial laws of indigenous peoples including afro-descendants.
Shelter City Netherlands: Appel à candidatures pour relocalisation temporaire en septembre 2021
Justice et Paix aux Pays-Bas (Justice and Peace Netherlands) lance un nouvel appel aux défenseur(e)s des droits humains en danger pour participer à l'initiative Shelter City vers septembre 2021. La date limite d’envoi des candidatures sera le 14 mai 2021 à 23h59 CEST (heure d'été d'Europe centrale).