Justice and Peace is a Hague-based human rights NGO that focuses on positive, practical and solutions-based approaches to ensure lasting change for human rights for everyone, everywhere. Through 50 years of experience, we know that the most effective way to achieve our vision of a just and sustainable world is through empowering change on the local level, working together, and adapting to the needs of the present and future.
Our work focus on two issues vital to progressing human rights – the protection of human rights defenders through our initiatives Shelter City and the Resilience Initiative and the protection and integration of refugees through our initiatives Welkom Hier, Samen Hier and Haagse Huiskamer.
|Panel discussion||15:00 – 16:30|
Where were you on 9/11?
Panel discussion on the impacts of Counter Terrorism Measures on Human Rights (Defenders)
By: Justice and Peace, Netherlands Helsinki Committee, Human Security Collective & European Center for Not-for-Profit Law Stichting
Since the 9/11 attacks in New York countless laws have passed internationally to counter terrorism. For many, this is noticed only when removing our shoes or waiting in slow airport security lines. But how has this impacted human rights and those that defend them?
Come to The Nutshuis and meet three organisations working around the globe for human rights. Join this panel discussion on the impact of counter terrorism measures on human rights (defenders). Learn from experts in counter-terrorism measures and listen to the stories of human rights defenders themselves.Register now!
2513 AM The Hague
About Het Nutshuis
Het Nutshuis is an independent podium for art, culture and society. Het Nutshuis houses 10 social-cultural offices, out of which 5 are international. Programmes are compiled with a particular emphasis on the backgrounds to, and diverse perspectives of, current social issues.