Zie voor meer details ook onze Facebook-pagina.
PBI International is looking for volunteers to be part of Southeast Asia Project Exploratory Committee (SEA PEC) Member. The main purpose of the role as a member of the SEA PEC, s/he will be responsible for the development and oversight of exploration to establish the potential for forming a regional PBI project in Southeast Asia. […]
During this new docu night Shelter City Utrecht will showcase the inspiriting story of Victor Hugo Moreno Mina, a Colombian social leader of Afro-Colombian communities in the North of Cauca. Since a young age he is defending black people’s ethnic and territorial rights. Although Afro-Colombians constitute about 10% of the national population, they are disproportionately […]
Vanuit PBI organiseren we weer een webinar (let op: enkel Spaans gesproken), met de titel “México: la defensa de los derechos humanos en la sombra de megaproyectos económicos”. Ondanks de Covid-19-pandemie blijft de regering van de Mexicaanse president Andrés Manuel López Obrador de snelle uitvoering van infrastructurele megaprojecten bevorderen, onder het mom van de economische […]
Webinar with four representatives of the Honduran civil society. This event will provide us with valuable information and first-hand testimonies about the situation in Honduras and the serious human rights violations that are taking place there, which often are linked to the practice of private European companies. This webinar is co-organized by members of parliament, […]
While academic freedom and university autonomy are legally and constitutionally recognized in Latin America, efforts of governments to undermine it have become a major threat to democracy in many countries in the region. Critical views are easily condemned as alleged “plans to destabilize the government”. Autonomous institutions supporting critical views and open debates are subject […]
Join Mi’kmaq land defender Sophia Sidarous, Colombian lawyer Tatiana Triana and Kenyan community activist Maryanne Kasina in a discussion moderated by PBI-Canada Board member Meera Karunananthan on International Women Human Rights Defenders Day! On the occasion of International Women Human Rights Defenders Day on Sunday, 29 November, Peace Brigades International-Canada organizes a webinar, featuring three […]
“La sangre de la Tierra” This documentary is about the peaceful resistance of Cahabón, which defends its territory because the OXEC hydroelectric project was installed without the obligatory consultation and without informing the affected population. The documentary was directed by Felix Zurita. The documentary will be available at the following link: https://youtu.be/wKaGBiaCmXU
This event will have the participation of Maria Caal Xol, who is a member of the Peaceful Resistance of Cahabón and Bernardo’s sister. The second participant will be Julio Gonzales, who is a member of the Madre Selva Collective. This event is in the commemoration of two years of the sentence that criminalizes Bernardo Caal, […]
Systematic patterns of persecution and criminalisation of indigenous human right defenders in Guatemala During the webinar the following topics will be addressed; the issues of the struggle for land in Guatemala, the criminalisation and persecution of indigenous defenders in Guatemala, possible strategies to fight against criminalisation and the impact that the UN binding treaty on […]
State violence to suppress social movements is an international issue. PBI has witnessed police violence and repression used to silence defenders across the world for the past 40 years, a trend which has increased over recent years putting democracies at risk. In this webinar, we will discuss the issue of police violence featuring defenders from […]
Honduras: La lucha por el acceso a la tierra en tiempos de la pandemia. The existing fight for access to land in Honduras has been exacerbated by the government measures to deal with the current pandemic. The main goal of this event is to to discuss how this struggle in Honduras can be supported. Hosted […]
De strijd voor de bescherming van het milieu is een wereldwijde beweging die iedereen verbindt. Wat zijn alternatieve manieren waarop we actie kunnen ondernemen? En hoe kunnen wij onze stemmen laten horen en zien? De combinatie van KUNST en ACTIVISME wordt al lang gebruikt als een krachtig middel om mensen te mobiliseren en kwesties aan […]
Peace Brigades International zoekt nieuwe veldvrijwilligers voor het projectland Colombia. Solliciteren kan tot en met zondag 4 oktober 2020. De volledige vacature (Spaans) en het aanmeldingsformulier vind je op de website van PBI Colombia. Meer weten over wat het inhoudt om PBI veldvrijwilliger te zijn? Lees dat hier.
???? ????? ??? ?&? | ????́ ???? ???? SOLD OUT/UITVERKOCHT! Venezuela is a country rich in natural resources that for decades had one of the best public health systems in the entire region. Today, the near-total collapse of Venezuela’s health system is resulting in severe medicine shortages, a dramatic increase in infant mortality, the reappearance […]
Holding corporations to account is vital in times of ecological and epidemiological crisis. Join our discussion of the latest developments in corporate responsibility and environmental rights. Register for this webinar Chair Richard Hermer, Alliance for Lawyers at Risk member and Corporate Accountability Expert at Matrix chambers Speakers Richard Meeran, Leigh Day lawyer specialising in international […]
For 10 years already, Venezuela is going through an unprecedented political, economic and humanitarian crisis. To raise awareness on this ever worsening situation in Venezuela, we organise the screening of two short documentaries: Where Chaos Reigns Shelter City Utrecht: David Gómez Gamboa defending academic freedom Following the screening, we will discuss more in-depth the greater […]
Defending the environment is a risky business. Join our discussion of the crucial role that human rights defenders play in protecting our planet, the risks posed by COVID-19, and pro bono initiatives taken by the international legal community to help them. 24/06/2020 at 18:00 (Amsterdam time) Register for this webinar Land and environmental rights defenders […]
Learn about the effect of the coronavirus outbreak on freedom of expression, displacement, and militarisation in Latin America, and what human rights defenders are doing about it. 10/06/2020 at 18:00 (Amsterdam time) Responses to the outbreak in Latin America have put human rights defenders in extreme risk. At the same time, hunger and poverty are set […]
03/06/2020 at 18:00 (Amsterdam time) Kenya is only at the beginning of their fight against COVID-19, but the impact on millions of ordinary citizens is already extraordinary. Kenyans are worried about the government’s response: there are no border quarantine provisions, not enough ICU beds, and national Coronavirus hotlines don’t work. The virus poses incredible risk to those living in Nairobi’s densely […]
Shelter City Utrecht would like to invite you for the online screening of ‘Women of the Venezuelan Chaos‘, an award-winning documentary showing us a portrait of Venezuela, a country now in chaos. The story is seen through the eyes of five women of different ages and backgrounds. They all face a severe lack of food and […]
Deze activiteit is geannuleerd als gevolg van de maatregelen m.b.t. covid-19. Waar denk jij aan als het om mensenrechten gaat? Welk mensenrecht is voor jou actueel? Vertrouw jij op de rechtstaat? Ervaar je vrijheid, gelijkheid en bescherming of niet? En wat doe je dan? Iedereen is van harte welkom! Neem vooral ook stadgenoten met andere […]
Aanmelden kan tot 16 maart 2020! Lees de volledige vacature hier.
Deze activiteit is geannuleerd als gevolg van de maatregelen m.b.t. covid-19. Nalacs and CEDLA in collaboration with Peace Brigades International – The Netherlands, are organising the first 2020 edition of the ‘Dialogues with Civil Society’ series. This time we will discuss threats to academic freedom in Latin America together with David Gómez Gamboa, a human […]
On the 8 of March, we celebrate International Women’s Day with the pre-première of WOMAN (+ Q&A) We still live in a world where inequality affects a woman throughout her entire lifetime. Millions of women endure their lives rather than choosing them; forced to marry, deprived of an education, the right to vote or going out in […]
Aanmelden kan tot 31 januari 2020! Lees de volledige vacature (Spaans) en het aanmeldingsformulier op de website van PBI Colombia.