[Shelter City] Call for applications for a visiting research fellowship at the Asser Institute for human rights defenders

Published 15 February 2024

@Hilko Visser - The Asser Institute in the Hague. 

Justice & Peace Netherlands has launched a new call for applications for at-risk human rights defenders to participate in the Netherlands Shelter City starting in June or September 2024. The deadline for applications is 28 February 2024 at 23:59 CET (Central European Time).

The visiting research fellowship programme offers a safe and inspiring space to human rights defenders where they can re-energise, receive tailor-made support and engage with allies to reinforce their local actions for change. The Asser Institute hosts one human rights defender per year as part of the Shelter City project initiated by Justice & Peace Netherlands. They conduct a three-month research project in the field of human rights, international law, or European law. While researching the ongoing situation in their home countries, they become part of the local research community and contribute to the Institute's research.

Applications must be submitted by 28 February 2024 at 23:59 CET (Central European Time). Read the criteria for eligibility in the full call.

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