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Participate in the next Shelter City Nijmegen Solidarity Walk
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Jun 30, 2022 - Jul 2, 2022

Participate in the next Shelter City Nijmegen Solidarity Walk

Read about the upcoming Nijmegen Solidarity Walk and register to participate.

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Together for the 10-year anniversary of Shelter City
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April 29, 2022

Together for the 10-year anniversary of Shelter City

On 21 April we kicked off the celebrations of our 10-year anniversary with esteemed speakers, Shelter City guests, partners and friends.

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Former Shelter City guest Özgür Gür receives the Freedom from Fear Award
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April 21, 2022

Former Shelter City guest Özgür Gür receives the Freedom from Fear Award

ÜniKuir and its co-founder Özgür Gür are awarded the Freedom from Fear Award for their work on LGBTQI+ rights in Turkey.

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Shelter City Netherlands: Call for Applications for September 2022
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April 20, 2022

Shelter City Netherlands: Call for Applications for September 2022

Justice & Peace Netherlands is launching a new call for applications for human rights defenders at risk to participate in Shelter City. The deadline for…

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Shelter City Países Bajos: Convocatoria de solicitudes para septiembre de 2022
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April 20, 2022

Shelter City Países Bajos: Convocatoria de solicitudes para septiembre de 2022

Justice & Peace Netherlands abre nuevamente las candidaturas al programa Shelter City. La fecha límite para los solicitudes es el 3 de mayo de 2022…

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Shelter City Netherlands: Appel à candidatures pour septembre 2022
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April 20, 2022

Shelter City Netherlands: Appel à candidatures pour septembre 2022

Justice & Peace Netherlands lance un nouvel appel aux défenseur(e)s des droits humains en danger pour participer à Shelter City. La date limite de dépôt…

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Celebrating 10 years together
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April 20, 2022

Celebrating 10 years together

This year, we celebrate 10 years of Shelter City and Shelter City The Hague.

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Eindhoven becomes the 13th Shelter City in the Netherlands
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March 29, 2022

Eindhoven becomes the 13th Shelter City in the Netherlands

Eindhoven joins the Shelter City movement and becomes the 13th Shelter City in the Netherlands.

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Resources for human rights defenders working in support of Ukraine
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March 3, 2022

Resources for human rights defenders working in support of Ukraine

In light of the current events, we have put together some resources for human rights defenders working in support Ukraine.

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The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs shares the story of former Shelter City guest Atoq
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February 10, 2022

The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs shares the story of former Shelter City guest Atoq

You can now read an article on Atoq, human rights defender and journalist from Peru, and former guest of Shelter City.

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Two internship positions now open at Shelter City The Hague
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February 8, 2022

Two internship positions now open at Shelter City The Hague

Shelter City The Hague is looking for two interns. Find out more on the position, when and how to apply here.

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Internship position at Shelter City Utrecht
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February 3, 2022

Internship position at Shelter City Utrecht

Shelter City Utrecht is looking for an intern. Find out more on the position, when and how to apply here.

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Launch of the new Shelter City branding & website
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December 9, 2021

Launch of the new Shelter City branding & website

We are happy to present our new branding and website.

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Shelter City tour with the Dutch Human Rights Ambassador, Bahia Tahzib-Lie
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December 1, 2021

Shelter City tour with the Dutch Human Rights Ambassador, Bahia Tahzib-Lie

In 2021 and 2022, the Dutch Human Rights Ambassador is touring all Shelter Cities in the Netherlands.

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Shelter City outdoor exhibition travels across the Netherlands
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November 8, 2021

Shelter City outdoor exhibition travels across the Netherlands

After Zwole,Tilburg and Utrecht, the travelling Shelter City outdoor exhibition is now in Maastricht and next year will be in The Hague.

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A tribute to Ileana Lacayo, Nicaraguan journalist and human rights defender
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May 12, 2021

A tribute to Ileana Lacayo, Nicaraguan journalist and human rights defender

We at Shelter City want to pay tribute to former guest Ileana Lacayo, a Nicaraguan journalist and human rights defender.

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Launch of the Shelter City Alumni Community
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April 15, 2021

Launch of the Shelter City Alumni Community

The Shelter City Alumni Community is an online platform for former Shelter City guests to connect, exchange expertise and cooperate.

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York (UK) becomes the 18th Shelter City
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January 25, 2021

York (UK) becomes the 18th Shelter City

The city of York in the UK joined Shelter City in providing a safe and inspiring space for human rights defenders at risk.

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