Defenders Newsletter April 2019

May 16, 2019 General / newsletter 0 Comment

News Highlight Art Exhibition from Human Rights Defenders International Women’s Day International Girl Child Day Click to DOWNLOAD THE NEWSLETTER

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AHRN gave a presentation on the role of diaspora organizations in peace building

September 15, 2018 General / Updates 0 Comment

On 23 September, AHRN gave a speech at the seminar entitled: ‘Partnerships for Peace: Engaging with Diaspora”. The coordinator of AHRN, Mr. Olivier Muhizi explained how migrants organizations can have a positive impact on their societies in light of sustainable peace building .Members of the diaspora from conflict zones are […]

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AHRN at the 59th ordinary session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights

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In commemoration of the African Year of Human Rights with particular focus on the rights of women, the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (the Commission) jointly held the 59th Ordinary Session of the Commission and the 28th Ordinary Session of the African Children’s Committee from 21 October to […]

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Cooperation agreement signed between AHRN and the Mechanism of the Special Rapporteur on HRDs in Africa

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AHRN and the Mechanism of the Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders in Africa have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to work together to improve the working environment of HRDs in the African Great Lakes Region. It is in the mandate of the SR to cooperate and engage in dialogue […]

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AHRN represented at the EU Temporary Relocation Platform (EUTRP) day

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Organized by the international civil society implementing the EU Human Rights Defenders Mechanism (ProtectDefenders.eu), the meeting was organized to share best practices of different relocation programmes, discuss challenges and see how to enhance collaboration between programmes. During the two days meeting, AHRN explained its cooperation with the Mechanism of the […]

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Temporary relocation programme launched in Tanzania

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With the support of ProtectDefenders.eu and Justice and Peace Netherlands, AHRN has launched in May 2017 its HAKI shelter project: a temporary relocation programme for at risk Human Rights Defenders from the great lakes region. The main objectives of this programme are to provide shelter to human rights defenders at […]

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