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Draft law to protect HRDs in Honduras in Crisis irene Summer school on Humanitarian Protection 29 June - 3 July 2015
A DRAFT LAW TO PROTECT HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS IN HONDURAS IN CRISIS
WOMEN WHO DEFEND HUMAN RIGHTS - IRENE PETRAS
OPEN FOR REGISTRATION: SUMMER SCHOOL ON HUMANITARIAN PROTECTION
  • A DRAFT LAW TO PROTECT HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS IN HONDURAS IN CRISIS

    NGOs send an open letter to National Congress with concerns about draft Law to protect Human Rights Defenders in Honduras A new draft law to protect Human Rights Defenders, Journalists, Social Communicators and Legal Practitioners is currently before Congress in Honduras. The bill allows for the creation of a protection mechanism and a National Protection Council made up of government and civil society representatives that will implement various protection measures tailored [...]

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  • WOMEN WHO DEFEND HUMAN RIGHTS - IRENE PETRAS

      The human rights record of Zimbabwe is a tainted one. Despite challenges, Zimbabwe has a dedicated human rights community, Irene Petras tells us. Irene is the Executive Director of Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR). She tells us about the context in which human rights defenders must work in Zimbabwe.   Irene joined ZLHR in 2002 and has been its Executive Director since 2008. The organisation provides legal support [...]

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  • OPEN FOR REGISTRATION: SUMMER SCHOOL ON HUMANITARIAN PROTECTION

    About the course: The protection of affected populations in situations of crisis, such as armed conflicts or natural disasters, has become a main element of humanitarian action. Humanitarian agencies have developed policies, manuals and guidelines in protection. However, its operationalization remains a challenge due to, inter alia, the persistent ambiguity of the concept, its complexity, and, in many cases, the lack of external references and standards for implementation. This second [...]

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A global observatory on national policies on defenders’ protection

PI works globally, but with a local approach

Online trainings on security and protection management for defenders and social organisations

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UPCOMING COURSE:
20 April – 12 July 2015