Ethiopian Initiative For Human Rights (EIHR) is a non-governmental, non-profit making and independent organization certified to monitor and report the situation of human rights, rule of law and good governance in Ethiopia.
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The Natalia Project is the world’s first alarm and positioning system for human rights defenders at risk. The participants wear the Natalia Project alarm on their wrists. In case of an attack, a pull of the wristband activates the alarm upon which a distress signal is sent to Civil Rights Defenders headquarters in Stockholm. The signal is then verified by people on the ground.
The Interagency Gender Working Group (IGWG) promotes gender equity within population, health, and nutrition programs with the goal of improving reproductive health/HIV/AIDS outcomes and fostering sustainable development.
Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organisation for children. They work in over 120 countries. They save children’s lives; they fight for their rights; they help them fulfill their potential.They work to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. Across all…
The Latin American Federation of Associations for Relatives of the Detained-Disappeared (FEDEFAM) is a nongovernmental organization formed by associations of relatives of the disappeared in countries of Latin America and the Caribbean which have or are currently practicing forced disappearance. FEDEFAM is a non-profit humanitarian organization, independent of all political or religious doctrines and institutions.
Created in 1985, the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT) is today the main coalition of international non-governmental organisations (NGO) fighting against torture, summary executions, enforced disappearances and all other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment. With 311 affiliated organisations in its SOS-Torture Network and many tens of thousands correspondents in every country, OMCT is the…
The Universal Periodic Review (UPR) is a unique process which involves a review of the human rights records of all UN Member States. The UPR is a State-driven process, under the auspices of the Human Rights Council, which provides the opportunity for each State to declare what actions they have taken to improve the human rights situations in their countries and to fulfil their human rights obligations. As one of the main features of the Council, the UPR is designed to ensure equal treatment for every country when their human rights situations are assessed.
A European Network of contact points in respect of persons responsible for genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes to ensure a close cooperation between the national authorities in investigating and prosecuting such crimes. All Member States of the European Union have ratified the Rome Statute but the International Criminal Court remains complementary to national…
The Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (the MICT) was established by the United Nations Security Council on 22 December 2010 to carry out a number of essential functions of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) and the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) after the completion of their respective mandates.