The Norwegian Human Rights Fund

30 years of direct support to Human Rights Defenders


Young human rights defender from Jerusalem

Listen to what inspires Sahar Vardi in her human rights work


Security trainings for human rights defenders in Colombia

Due to increased threats against human rights defenders in Colombia the Norwegian Human Rights Fund has initiated a project with SweFOR to improve the security of the NHRF’s grantees in Colombia.

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Shrinking space for civil society: What can donors do?

Adaptable work methods are key in ensuring civil society’s access to foreign funding in increasingly restrictive environments, according to a new report by Human Rights House Foundation. Norwegian Human Rights Fund co-hosted the launch of the report at Fritt Ord on November 17th.

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Human Rights Defender of the Month

2018 is the year of the Human Rights Defenders! The NHRF celebrates its 30th anniversary by showcasing one of the brave human rights defenders we support each month of the year. 

Check out this month's defender here!

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