The NHRF provides direct support to local organisations working for the rights of vulnerable and marginalised individuals and groups.
The NHRF prioritises projects aimed to avert immediate risk or give instant relief to human rights defenders, projects concerning situations needing special attention, and projects working to establish meaningful relations between local, national and international levels.
The NHRF prioritises work aimed at ensuring full and equal access to justice, recognizing justice as the key component to combat impunity.
Work against discrimination and marginalisation of vulnerable individuals and groups is at the core of the NHRF’s mandate and overall objective.
The NHRF assesses and accepts project applications that are either from priority countries, or directly address human rights defenders at risk.Read more »
The NHRF actively participates in national and international networks for professional competence and experience exchange in order to connect local human rights defenders to national and international actors.Read more »