The Worldwide Growth of National Policies for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders

[5 August 2022] Over the years, and especially since 2012, we have seen a growing number of countries adopt national public policies for the protection of human rights defenders (HRDs). For the purposes of this work, it is broadly understood that public policies for the protection of HRDs includes any piece of legislation, decree, policy […]

Redefining the Risk Approach

Redefining the Risk Approach

Designing and implementing a human rights defender-centric approach to protection We are proud to publish “Redefining the Risk Approach”, a publication about the Risk Analysis and Protection Plan Principles, otherwise known as the “Risk Approach Recommendations”. The Risk Analysis and Protection Plan Principles are 21 concrete statements, which outline the most essential and foundational concepts […]

The Time is NOW! – Effective public policies for the right to defend human rights

Protection International and the Centre for Justice and International Law (CEJIL) present their new publication: The Time is Now | Effective public policies for the right to defend human rights. In view of the high number of attacks against human rights defenders in the Americas (and the rest of the world), THE TIME IS NOW […]