Global Activist Lab meets for the first time in Georgia
30 young activists and representatives of our partner organisations came together in Tbilisi, Georgia in November 2022 to learn from each other, get new inspiration, and to shape the future of the Activist Lab.
Impact report: a bigger network and new friends thanks to the Samen Hier student community
In 2021 we set up the Samen Hier student community in collaboration with UNICEF Student Team The Hague (USTTH). This was initially done to reduce feelings of loneliness and isolation under (international) students and students with a refugee background during and after the COVID-19 lockdowns. During the second edition, in 2022, the focus of the community shifted to finding connection when you’re new somewhere.
Justice & Peace at light art festival The Hague Highlights
This light festival will tell stories of the rich history of the Hague, using light and projection on well-known locations in The Hague. In this way, Dutch history and important subjects will be shed light on in an approachable way for everyone. We are proud to announce that Justice & Peace and our initiative Samen Hier will be participating in this year’s light festival The Hague Highlights.
Victor Scheffers, former director of Justice & Peace passed away
We are saddened to learn of the death of Victor Scheffers. From 1983 to 2014, as director of Justice & Peace and secretary of the Justitia et Pax Commission, he worked tirelessly and with a passion for human rights and social justice.
Martin Luther King Lecture 2022
On the 7th of December at 19:30, just before International Human Rights Day, the yearly Martin Luther King lecture will be held. The theme is ‘Civil Disobedience’. Inspired by Martin Luther King, we investigate the necessity of civil disobedience and the many inspiring shapes it may take, then and now.
Launching the Activist Lab programme for youth activists
We are proud to be announcing our participation in the Activist Lab programme for youth activists.
Hoping for change: Why journalists persevere despite challenges
Shelter City guest and Filipino journalist, Jodesz Gavilan, sheds light on the persevernce and importance of journalists in light of the Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists.
Support human rights defender Ali’s half marathon for Shelter City
Donate and support Ali, a current Shelter City The Hague guest who is running a half marathon to fundraise for Shelter City!