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Solving challenges for human rights defenders in 2016

To maximize the impact of human rights organizations across the world this year, we’ll equip defenders with new systems for liberating information and adapt our support to meet the ever-changing challenges of our current partners. Effective information management is human-centered and requires an in-depth understanding of people, purpose, and goals. More than ever in 2015, we […]

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Boost to HURIDOCS’ Technology and Security Expertise

HURIDOCS technology and security expertise has been boosted considerably through the addition of a Chief Technology Officer and a new board member with extensive knowledge on information security for human rights. Dmitri Vitaliev, Director of equalit.ie, is one of the most renowned experts on information security in civil society and author of “Digital Security and […]

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NGO Forum website launched before crucial presidential elections in Zimbabwe

As Zimbabwe is heading for presidential elections on 31 July, the Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO Forum launches an updated website, supported by HURIDOCS. It will be a major source for reliable information during the elections, while providing easy access to an archive of over 300 publications on human rights developments in Zimbabwe. In time for […]

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Presentation from the Open Society Human Rights Workshop

From April 22-24, I attended the Open Society Internship for Rights and Governance in Budapest. The seminar was organized within the human rights internship program for ten interns working with different NGOs across Europe. It focused on human right research and different models of human rights reporting. We gained practical skills on human rights research, […]

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Janet Haven works at the Open Society Foundations to support advocacy organizations in using data most efficiently and sharing it. Information, Janet thinks, should not be treated as a second-tier issue, but as the fuel for advocacy.

“It’s a long process, but a worthwhile pursuit“

Handling information effectively, using its potential to maximize the impact of advocacy – this is a serious challenge, and one that Janet Haven of the Open Society Foundations (OSF) has been working on for almost a decade. In this interview she talks about why she is convinced this is important, how she is constantly looking […]

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Making work easy – new CCP-AU website online

The new website of the Centre for Citizen’s Participation on the African Union is online, making the CCP-AU’s work easier and more accessible. It is a great example that for small organisations often less is more, when it comes to their website. With the free and easy WordPress content management system the CCP-AU has all […]

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Vacancy for Technical Project Manager (former USSR Region)

Vacancy announcement for Technical Project Manager (former USSR Region) L’annonce d’emploi pour Chef de projet technique (ex-URSS Région) Empleo de convocatoria para el Técnico Director del Proyecto (ex URSS Región)

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Vacancy announcement: Project manager for projects in the former Soviet Union (60% position)

sommaire en français annonce pour poste (60%) comme chef de projets pour l’ex URSS resumen en español anuncio de posición (60%) como gerente de proyectos para la ex URSS Vacancy announcement HURIDOCS is a global capacity-building network of organisations that use documentation techniques, monitoring methods, information management systems and technologies in the defence of human rights […]

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Documentation and Online Communication Manager at FRA

The European Union Fundamental Rights Agency in Vienna has recently published a vacancy note for a Documentation and Online Communication Manager (AD/7). (http://fra.europa.eu/fraWebsite/recruitment/documentationandonlinecommunicationmanager_en.htm) The FRA offers a temporary agent contract (Level AD7) the duration is indefinite. Deadline for submission of application is 12.04.2010 — L’Agence des droits fondamentaux de l’Union européenne à Vienne a récemment […]

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