Latest news on Defenders’ Days, the conference and upcoming activities.

Meet Alfredo – One of the Human Rights Defenders at Defenders’ Days 2016


At Defenders’ Days, we gather 160 human rights defenders, many of whom from the world’s most repressive regions. The participants often face human rights violations such as arbitrary arrest, detention, threats and harassment in their important mission to protect people’s rights. We offer a safe environment for human rights defenders to network, share experiences and gain new knowledge. Meet Alfredo Romero – one of this year’s participants.

Meet Ana – One of the Experts at Defenders’ Days 2016

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At Defenders’ Days, we gather the world’s foremost human rights experts. Meet Ana Furtuna who is one of this year’s trainers. Ana is a Programme Officer within the Eurasia Department at Civil Rights Defenders and she has dedicated more than eight years working on various human rights issues. At this year’s conference she hosts a training session on Fights Against Discrimination focusing on theory and best practice in advocacy and lobbying.