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Vacancy for Senior Program Officer at IHRDA

The Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa (IHRDA) is seeking to recruit a Senior Program Officer with significant litigation experience, along with knowledge of and familiarity with the African human rights system. IHRDA is a pan-African human rights organisation, based in Banjul, The Gambia, promoting the effective use of African human rights instruments […]

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Vacancy in the Open Society Archives at Central European University/Data Specialist

The Open Society Archives seeks a dynamic, interesting individual for a Data Specialist position to implement its new archival management system and enhance the cataloging/processing procedures  at OSA. The Open Society Archives affiliated with the Central European University is an international research center and Cold War archive, founded by George Soros in 1995. It is member […]

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36th European Documentation Meeting (ECCHRD): Copenhagen, 6-8 May 2015

The European Co-ordination Committee on Human Rights Documentation (ECCHRD) aims to bring together people working on documentation, information and communication within human rights organisations and institutions based in Europe. The 36th meeting will start on Wednesday 6 May 2015 at 17h00 and end on Friday, 8 May 2015 around 16h00. The agenda will include the […]

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“It really feels like we are at the edge of a tech revolution” – Interview with Loren Treisman

Three days after finishing her PhD, Loren Treisman went to East Africa and her life started to take a different turn. Now she is Executive of Indigo Trust, a philanthropic fund that awards mostly small grants to small, community-driven projects in Africa that use technology for social change. In this interview, Loren talks about what […]

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Call for applications – Training on Understanding Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Dear Friends, With this message, we wish to let you know that a training on Understanding Economic, Social and Cultural Rights will take place in Geneva, Switzerland from 19-23 November 2012. The training is organized by Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights (www.geneva-academy.ch). The Academy is an educational institution based in Geneva which focuses […]

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Vacancy for Archive Manager at Society for Threatened Peoples, Berne, Switzerland

The Society for Threatened Peoples (STP) is a non-profit organisation working for the protection of minority and indigenous peoples’ rights and for the defence of human rights. Together with a renowned human rights activist from Chechnya, the Swiss section of the STP has been commissioned to build a unique audio-visual archive by the Chechen Archive […]

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Is there life beyond spreadsheets?

We think so. Introducing Drawing by Numbers, a new resource from Tactical Tech: (http://drawingbynumbers.org/) **** Data visualisation has become very popular and there are all kinds of free, online tools begging to visualise everything from your daily coffee intake to your social network. But which of these are good and which are just a waste […]

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Vacancy: Executive Director of the Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa (IHRDA)

The Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa (IHRDA) is seeking to recruit an Executive Director with vision and strategic thinking, experience in working with the African human rights system and management strengths. IHRDA is a pan-African human rights organisation, based in Banjul, The Gambia, promoting the effective use of African human rights instruments […]

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Front Line Defenders Award for Human Rights Defenders at Risk

Nominations for the 2012 Front Line Defenders Award for Human Rights Defenders at Risk are currently being accepted. The annual Front Line Defenders Award for Human Rights Defenders at Risk was established in 2005 to honour the work of a human rights defender or group of human rights defenders who, through non-violent work, are courageously […]

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Fundraising for Human Rights: Lessons learned and practical advice

Join New Tactics and other practitioners for an online dialogue on Fundraising for Human Rights: Lessons learned and practical advice from January 18 to 24, 2012. Protecting and promoting human rights is valuable and important work. In order to do this work, organizations need financial resources. Although there are many funders that recognize the value in financially […]

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