New report about attacks against land and environmental defenders
Environmental and land defenders are at risk in all world regions and their security situation is becoming increasingly precarious, reaching the point where many of them have been killed. Latin America has been particularly dangerous, with Mexico occupying first place and Colombia second in the rankings of defenders killed in 2021.Read more »
Pakistan Floods: the importance of building back better
"The new infrastructure must not only be climate sensitive and climate resilient, but also be constructed in a participatory manner taking into consideration the local needs", says Zulfiqar Shah, our local consultant in Pakistan.Read more »
Women at Work conference 2022
Photo series: The NHRF hosted its first Women at Work conference in Kathmandu, Nepal as part of the Women at Work (WaW) program that started in 2019. Scroll down for highlights and for more information about the conference and the WaW program.Read more »
NHRF’s new five-year strategy: Strengthening the human rights movement together
In this new strategy period the NHRF will continue to place the rights of marginalized and vulnerable groups and individuals at the center of our main objective and strategic priorities, while also expanding our work on and support to networking, advocacy and communications as we work to strengthen our focus in these areas.
Our work in Colombia
The NHRF has been increasing its support to civil society organizations in Colombia through a new donor agreement with the Norwegian Embassy in Bogotá and with the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad). In the spring of 2020, the NHRF Colombia Office opened, which has enabled us to increase close monitoring and follow-up of the grantees and to ensure targeted, fit-for-purpose capacity building.