The Norwegian Human Rights Fund

30 years of direct support to Human Rights Defenders


Human rights prize to Collective against Torture and Impunity (CCTI) in Mexico

The Mexican Jesuit University System awards XIII Tata Vasco Award to Collective against Torture and Impunity. The Tata Vasco award is given to an organization or defender of human rights in Mexico every second year.

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Video: The NHRF in Colombia

Be inspired by this short and colorful video about the human rights work we support in Colombia.

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Tell us why you defend rights!

We encourage all our grantees and human rights defenders all over the world to tell us why they defend rights in the new I Defend Rights project. Please join us and record your voice today at

Human Rights Defender Profile: Iván Madero from Colombia

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

Annual Report 2017

Norwegian Human Rights Fund 's annual report is out. Watch executive director Sandra Petersen comment the highlights of 2017 as well as the plans and opportunities for 2018 - the year of the human rights defenders.

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