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Norwegian and international support to human rights defenders

On the occasion of the Oslo Peace Days, the Norwegian Human Rights Fund together with the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights (University of Oslo) is hosting a panel discussion on the topic of Norwegian and international support to human rights defenders

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25th of November: Building a world without violence for peace

We join the #SinViolenciasPorLaPaz campaign "Without Violence for Peace", that visibilize the violence against women leaders and human rights defenders.

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Exhibition on human rights defenders: "Changing the Narrative"

During the two first weeks of November, our exhibition “Changing the Narrative” has been exhibited on Domus Juridica, Faculty of Law at University of Oslo.

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Announcement: New Executive Director of the Norwegian Human Rights Fund

The board of the NHRF is glad to announce that Ingeborg Moa is hired as the NHRF’s new Executive Director, starting 15 October 2021. Ingeborg Moa comes to the NHRF from the position as Director of Activism and Organisational Development at Amnesty Norway, and has nearly two decades of international experience working with local organizations and human rights defenders around the world: “I am excited and proud to be given the possibility to work with organizations and people around the world, who are in the first line of defence for human rights, and I look forward to working with the excellent and highly skilled NHRF team!"

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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.

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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.

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The International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances

In this video, human rights defenders from organisations supported by the NHRF who are working with enforced disappearances demands to know where their friends and family members are. The NHRF is proud to support work against enforced disappearances around the world!

NHRF's Annual Report 2020

The NHRF is proud to present its annual report for 2020! This annual report provides a snapshot of some of the victories of the critical human rights work that our grantees commit to amid this global decline and pandemic.

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