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).
Shelter City Países Bajos: Convocatoria para reubicación temporal en septiembre 2021
Justice and Peace Países Bajos abre nuevamente la convocatoria para defensores y defensoras de derechos humanos en situación de riesgo que deseen participar en el programa Shelter City (ciudad refugio) a partir de Septiembre de 2021. El plazo para postularse finaliza el 14 de May de 2021 a las 23.59 (hora central europa).
Shelter City Netherlands: Call for Applications for September 2021
We are launching a new call for human rights defenders at risk to participate in the Shelter City programme around September 2021. The deadline to apply is 14 May at 23:59 (CEST).
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.
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.
Extra safe spaces for journalists at risk, especially women journalists in Shelter City The Hague
For the next five years, Shelter City The Hague will provide more safe spaces to journalists coming from countries where freedom of expression and press freedom are restricted, with a special focus on supporting women journalists.