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Everyone can become a Change Maker. Being aware is the first step.

This is why we tell the stories of the Change Makers that we work with. We also collected online resources for human rights defenders so that they can build their capacity and improve their work. On top of that, we publish reports resulting from our research in our field of expertise. With them, we bring your attention to global and Dutch issues of human rights and social justice. This is how we can accomplish lasting change.



EVALUATION REPORT: Samen Hier Student Community

The Samen Hier Student Community is a joint initiative by the Unicef Student Team The Hague (USTTH) and Justice & Peace. The initiative is student-led and aims to build an inclusive network between (international) students and refugee youths in the Hague. The Student Community is part of Samen Hier – the community sponsorship movement in the Netherlands where groups of friends or acquaintances can contribute specifically to safe havens and safe routes for refugees.

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IMPACT REPORT: Community sponsorship of resettled refugees in Dutch municipalities: an achievable possibility!

In June 2022, we published the impact report about the Samen Hier pilot in Rotterdam. In the report, we look back on the results, the experiences, and the recommendations of the Samen Hier sponsor groups, the municipality of Rotterdam, VluchtelingenWerk Nederland and the executive partner organisation Rotterdam Verwelkomt Vluchtelingen. These are positive and promising. All those involved see added value in this approach and a public-private partnership for the reception of resettled refugees.

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The Barcelona Guidelines on Wellbeing and Temporary International Relocation of HRDs at risk

The Barcelona Guidelines are based on the research findings from a project and discussions between coordinators, wellbeing service providers, and researchers from around the world at an international retreat in Barcelona in June 2019. You can find the guidelines in 5 languages on https://www.hrdhub.org/wellbeing

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Building bridges instead of higher walls

The arrival of Refugees in Europe: Human Rights and Security

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