Europe

There are no initiatives around HRDs protection laws, bills or decrees in European countries (except the discussions in Albanian Parliament about the topic)

Hellenic Republic. National Comission for Human Rights
2022
Following the call for inputs by the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders in Greece in...
Human Rights House Foundation
2021
In 2021, the Human Rights House Foundation published a report entitled: “Protecting Defenders in 2021: How to Improve Infrastructure to...
Civil Rights Defenders
2019
Over the last two decades, Albania has made significant progress in promoting and enforcing human rights and fundamental freedoms. Human...
OHCHR
2019
In a statement to the Moldovan government in 2018, the UN Special Rapporteur called for a stronger protection of human...
European Parliamentary Forum for Sexual & Reproductive Rights
2019
“TIRANA – On 3rd March 2019 the Parliament of Albania passed a resolution in support of the Activity of Human Rights...
Human Rights House Foundation
2018
In 2018, Human Rights House Foundation published a booklet entitled: “Rights of Defenders: Principles and Standards Protecting and Empowering Human...
Human Rights House Foundation
2018
In 2018, Human Rights House Foundation developed 16 standards related to the rights of human rights defenders, together with the...
Council of Europe
2018
On 13th April, at the initiative of the former Ombudsperson Iglit Totozani, the Albanian Parliament, in cooperation with the Council...
Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)
2014
On the 10th of June 2014, the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) introduced the Guidelines on the...
The European External Action Service (EEAS)
2008
The EU Guidelines (2008) are a tool for missions of EU Member States and contain recommendations on supporting human rights...
European Network of National Human Rights Institutions
ENNHRI has developed a compilation of European NHRIs tools, actions and mechanisms related to the protection of Human Rights Defenders....