International

By the end of 2021, 29 countries have adopted, at some point, some form of public policy on the protection of HRDs; or have at least initiated a process (i.e. there are existing public debates with the involvement of authorities on the subject).

Protection International
2022
Read Protection International’s new report “The Worldwide Growth of National Policies for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders: A current...
Protection International
2021
”The risk approach is a comprehensive and contextualised way to work towards the protection of HRDs, by focusing on the...
Protection International
2021
Redefining the Risk Approach. Designing and implementing a human rights defender-centric approach to protection. These principles are meant to guide...
Protection International
2021
In this publication, we explain our understanding of this right by emphasising the collective and diverse identities that the term...
Protection International
2021
PI Evaluation Series on National Public Policies intends to fill the existing gap around the evaluation of national public pAlthough...
Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions
2018
National Human Rights Institutions from around the world adopted The Marrakech Declaration at the 13th International Conference of the Global...
International Service for Human Rights - ISHR
2017
The Model Law is intended to guide and assist States and other actors to ensure the full and effective implementation...
Protection International and the Centre for Justice and International Law (CEJIL)
2017
In 2017, Protection International and the Centre for Justice and International Law (CEJIL) published a joint publication on the effectiveness...
Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)
2014
“The guidelines aim to contribute to promoting equal protection of human rights for all. They are based on OSCE commitments...
Protection International
2011
In 2011, Protection International published a parliamentary guide to inform members of parliament from around the world on how they can contribute to the protection of...
2011
Protection International In recent years several governments have developed specific national mechanisms to protect defenders, all of them in countries...