Events

This section features information about events that International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR) and its partners organize or take part in. For information about campaigns and updates on our work, go here.

Joint written statement for  2017 OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting, Working Session 17: Fundamental freedoms II, including: Freedom of movement, 21 September 2017 In August...

The Coalitions against Torture in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan, the Association for Human Rights in Central Asia (AHRCA, Uzbekistan, established by political emigres in...

The following written statement has been prepared by International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR, Belgium); Kazakhstan International Bureau for Human Rights and Rule of...

Over 40 members of the Civic Solidarity Platform, a network of human rights NGOs from Europe, the former Soviet Union and North America, have...

Together with the Permanent Representation of Netherlands to the EU and the Permanent Representation of Estonia to the EU (under the Estonian Presidency of...

If you would like to attend the side-event, you are kindly requested to register in advance at the address maryna.zastavna@iphronline.org. Welcome!

We, the undersigning human rights NGOs, are deeply concerned about the serious and deteriorating situation for civil society  in Central Asia and call for...

The problem of shrinking civil society space has dangerous implications for comprehensive security in the OSCE region, concluded the participants of the 2016 Parallel...

On 21 November 2016, an event will be organized in The Hague to discuss the role of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in promoting...

On 23 September 2016, a briefing to discuss the prevention of torture in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan was organized at the OSCE Human Dimension...

A briefing organized by Amnesty International, International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR), the Institute for Reporter’s Freedom (IRFS) and International Media Support (IMS) at...

In the morning of 22 September 2016 International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR), the International Federation for Human Rights, Amnesty International and Human Rights...

With the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991, the Central Asian states gained independence and set out on a transition process with great...

A side event organized by Open Society Foundations Armenia in cooperation with a number of other organizations, including International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR)...

Today, 8 September 2016, International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR), the Norwegian Helsinki Committee and local partners held a press conference in Yerevan, Armenia,...

When? Tuesday, 13 September, 12h30 – 14h00, a light lunch will be served Where? European Endowment for Democracy, Avenue des Gaulois 29, 1040 Brussels SPEAKERS Vardine Grigoryan,...

Sixty NGO representatives from the Coalitions against Torture in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan as well as international human rights groups and representatives from other...

When: Tuesday 19 January 2016, 16.00-17.30 (A welcome coffee will be served) Where: Open Society European Policy Institute, Rue du Trône 130, 1050 Brussels International Partnership...

At a hearing on human rights in Ukraine that the European Parliament’s Subcommittee on Human Rights held on 1 December 2015, human rights developments...

On 19-21 November 2015, the Annual Assembly of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum was held in Kyiv, Ukraine. IPHR Director Brigitte Dufour participated...

On 23 October 2015, International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR) submitted a communication on war crimes and crimes against humanity in Ukraine to the...

On Thursday 24 September, IPHR hosted the side event “Make Law, Not War -- Violations of International Humanitarian Law and International Crimes in...

"It should have been Khadija Ismayilova speaking to you today,”  said IPHR Director Brigitte Dufour when opening the side-event “Politically motivated persecution in Azerbaijan,” which...

On Thursday 24 September 2015, representatives of International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR), the Sport for Rights network and other human rights organizations...

The authorities of Central Asia increasingly use concerns about security and stability as a pretext to curtail fundamental rights and liberties and clamp down...

In connection with the OSCE‬ Supplementary Human Dimension Meeting in Vienna on 2-3 July 2015, the Center for Civil Liberties (CCL) and International Partnership...

At an event co-hosted by International Partnership for Human Rights and the Open Society European Policy Institute in Brussels last week, Georgian Public Defender...

At its meeting in Paris on 10 December 2014, the Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council...

On 2-3 December 2014, civil society organizations from across the OSCE region met in Basel to endorse recommendations to OSCE participating States about to meet in...

Today International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR), the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and Frontline Defenders held a demonstration in Brussels to demand...

On 17 and 18 November 2014, the Committee against Torture (CAT) is due to review Kazakhstan’s compliance with obligations the country committed itself to...

This week, on Thursday 30 October 2014, the human rights situation in Kazakhstan will be scrutinized in the framework of the Universal Periodic Review...

On 24 September 2014, IPHR organized a briefing dedicated to problems of impunity in Ukraine. The event, which was organized as part of an...

On 1 October 2014, IPHR organized a side-event on the problems of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Ukraine, in parallel to the annual OSCE...

At a briefing held on 24 September 2014 at the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (HDIM) in Warsaw, human rights defenders from a number...

Statement to 2014 OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting, Working Session 4, Wednesday 24 September 2014: Rule of Law 1 An overview of positive developments and...

The annual OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting, the largest annual human rights conference in Europe, will take place in Warsaw on 23 September-3 October...

Dear Readers and Friends, We wish you Happy Holidays and a Rewarding New Year 2014! Light a candle (lyrics from the Norwegian Christmas song "Tenn lys"...

Ahead of the OSCE Ministerial Meeting that took place in Kiev on 5-6 December, representatives of NGOs from across Europe, the former Soviet Union...

2013 OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting, Working sessions 8 and 9, specifically selected topic: Freedom of association and assembly Friday 27 September 2013 Written statement...

With support of international NGO partners, more than a dozen human rights NGOs from Central Asia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding. The Memorandum...

Today International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR) is celebrating its five year anniversary. On 9 April 2008, our organisation was registered as a not-for-profit...

Russia’s record of racial discrimination is up for review by the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. On Thursday 14 and Friday...

The following speech was delivered by IPHR Director Brigitte Dufour at the 14th EU-NGO Forum on Human Rights, held in Brussels on 6-7 December...

Today is International Women Human Rights Defenders Day. International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR) would like to use this opportunity to send a message...

2012 OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting Written statement to Working Session 1 (Fundamental Freedoms I), Monday 24 September 2012: Restrictions of internet freedoms In a 2004...

Brussels 18 September 2012. International Partnership for Human Rights, the Netherlands Helsinki Committee and their Central Asian partners have prepared a set of statements...

IPHR and partners are organizing a round table at the European Parliament today 20 June 2012, to discuss EU human rights action in Central...

This month it is five years since the EU adopted its Strategy for a New Partnership with Central Asia. The Strategy identifies human rights...

Vienna, Brussels, New York 14 March 2012. The upcoming review of Turkmenistan by a key United Nations human rights body is expected to spotlight...

On 4-5 December 2011, civil society representatives from across Europe, USA and the former Soviet Union met for a Parallel OSCE Conference in Vilnius,...

Twenty years after the Soviet Union dissolved and Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan gained independence, civil society remains under serious pressure in these countries. In...

International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR), the EuroArab Forum and European Partnership for Democracy are happy to invite you to a discussion on the...

The International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) The World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT) Human Rights Centre "Viasna" International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR) Invite you to a press...

International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR) and the EuroArab Forum are happy to invite you to an open exchange on: "The Syria Revolution: who speaks...

Helsinki movement: a source of inspiration, solidarity and strength By Brigitte Dufour, IPHR Director It is an honour for me to take part in the 35th...

1 October 2010. The Human Rights Center "Citizens against Corruption" (Kyrgyzstan), the Fiery Hearts Club (France) and the International Partnership for Human Rights (Belgium)...

30 September 2010. The International Partnership for Human Rights (Brussels), the Bulgarian Helsinki Committee (Sofia), Civil Rights Defenders (Stockholm), the Moscow Helsinki Group (Moscow),...

The 12th One World International Human Rights Film Festival was held between 10 and 18 March 2010 in Prague, the Czech Republic. IPHR director...

Brussels and The Hague, 9 September 2009. International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR) and the Netherlands Helsinki Committee (NHC) are urging the OSCE to react strongly to the...