Shelter City Network Annual Conference in San Jose, Costa Rica

September 18, 2022 General / newsletter 0 Comment

The AHRN Coordinator, Olivier MUHIZI, participated in the Shelter City Network’s annual conference in San Jose, Costa Rica, where he made a presentation on the activities of Shelter City Dar es Salaam and Shelter City Benin. The conference was attended by more than 25 representatives of Shelter Cities from around […]

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Appel à candidature – Shelter City Bénin

July 25, 2022 General / newsletter 0 Comment

Cher partenaire, Africa Human Rights Network Foundation (AHRN Foundation), en partenariat avecLa Fondation Défenseurs D’Afrique (FDDA), annonce le début d’un nouveau projet de 5 ans, de relocalisation temporaire des défenseurs des droits humains en danger. Le programme de relocalisation se fera deux fois par an durant toute la période du […]

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Call for application – Shelter City Benin

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Dear partner, Africa Human Rights Network (AHRN Foundation) in partnership with Fondation Défenseurs D’Afrique (FDDA), is launching a new five years project of temporary relocation for at risk human rights defenders. Selected candidate will stay in Benin for a period of three months. The deadline for applications is August 15th, […]

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Activists Lab, Pilot project : 21 young defenders coming from 14 African countries for a three week workshop

June 20, 2022 General / newsletter 0 Comment

Activist Lab – Africa, pilot project:  Empower youth activists and accompany them in social change campaigns in home countries. The main objective of this pilot project is to facilitate connection, strengthen the capacities of young human rights defenders and encourage/accompany their efforts to continue their human rights work. As a […]

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Young African Defenders in Action (YADA Network) first annual workshop

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Young African Defenders in Action (YADA), an initiative of AHRN Foundation, is a leading pan-Africanist youth network dedicated to promote and protect human rights and encourage youth groups to avoid violence. Young activists have been proving their role in making changes in Africa but they are still left behind in […]

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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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