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  • Coming together to promote and protect human rights – ENNHRI statement calls for European Solidarity in the field of Migration

    In a statement released on the occasion of ENNHRI’s General Assembly Meeting on 6 March 2017, European NHRIs call for solidarity with the countries whose refugee reception and protection mechanisms are under pressure and express concern about push-backs at borders.
    ENNHRI members urge EU member... Read more


  • GANHRI 2017: NHRIs’ contribution to a peaceful, healthy society is essential

    NHRIs, essential bodies for promoting and protecting human rights at both national and international levels, come together from across the world in Geneva every March on the occasion of their Annual Meeting and Conference to share experience and expertise.
    GANHRI 2017, the first meeting under... Read more


  • ENNHRI General Assembly Meeting opens in Geneva

    ENNHRI’s General Assembly gathered today in Geneva, following GANHRI’s Bureau meeting in the morning.
    NHRIs warmly welcomed the newest member of the network, the High Commissioner for Human Rights of the Russian Federation. The Secretariat updates included information about the ongoing strategic... Read more


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    GANHRI Bureau meeting

    GANHRI 2017 officialy started this morning with a meeting of the Bureau. Agenda includes a progress report on GANHRI activities and projects, including from the special envoys, highlights from the four regional networks and discussions on proposed statutes amendments and rules of (...) Read more


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    GANHRI 2017 - Global Meeting of NHRIs

    GANHRI 2017, the annual meeting of NHRIs regional networks, will take place from 6 to 8 March 2017 at the Palais des Nations, in Geneva. The event will include: Monday 6 March: GANHRI Bureau meeting followed by the regional meetings in the afternoon; Tuesday 7 March: GANHRI General meeting; (...) Read more


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    NHRI.EU

    Steering committee meeting and project implementation meeting of the NHRI.EU project. This global project, lead by the Danish Institute for Human Rights, develops the capacities of national human rights institutions and their regional networks. nhri.eu (...) Read more


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    Call for proposals - ENNHRI External Evaluation 2017

    The European Network of National Human Rights Institutions (ENNHRI) seeks an external consultant to undertake an evaluation of ENNHRI’s work
    The external evaluation will be an essential component of ENNHRI’s reporting package to the European Commission (DG JUST), its core funder. Furthermore,... Read more


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    Traineeship with ENNHRI Secretariat

    ENNHRI is looking for a trainee to support its work for six months, starting in mid to end March 2017.
    Main duties and tasks
    The candidate will play an important role in ENNHRI’s daily work, assisting the Secretariat with the following tasks:
    Organising internal and external events,... Read more


  • Joint statement on NHRIs independence

    In a joint statement released on 19 December 2016, ENNHRI and other global and regional bodies call for support for strong and independent national human rights institutions in the OSCE region and highlight the important role of NHRIs in times when human rights and fundamental freedoms are... Read more


  • Freedom of Expression and the role of NHRIs

    The role and powers of NHRIs and other national mechanisms in protecting the freedom of expression are the focus of a High-level Seminar co-organised by the Council of Europe and the European Network of National Human Rights Institutions (ENNHRI) in Strasbourg on 15 December 2016.
    Freedom of... Read more

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