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Impact Story: Feeling protected
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September 8, 2022

Impact Story: Feeling protected

This impact story is part of a 5-part series of stories from the 2022 Shelter City Impact Study.

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Impact Story: Sustaining our work for the long-term
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September 8, 2022

Impact Story: Sustaining our work for the long-term

This impact story is part of a 5-part series of stories from the 2022 Shelter City Impact Study.

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Impact Story: Re-strategizing our work
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September 8, 2022

Impact Story: Re-strategizing our work

This impact story is part of a 5-part series of stories from theĀ 2022 Shelter City Impact Study.

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Reconnecting with the Shelter City  Alumni Community
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July 13, 2022

Reconnecting with the Shelter City Alumni Community

During the month of June we held five regional webinars to reconnect with the members of the Shelter City Alumni Community.

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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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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 continues supporting human rights defenders during the pandemic
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July 15, 2020

Shelter City continues supporting human rights defenders during the pandemic

We at Shelter City released a joint statement on the current state of human rights and human rights defenders, and on our continuous support.

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The Barcelona Guidelines for the Wellbeing of Human Rights Defenders
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January 14, 2020

The Barcelona Guidelines for the Wellbeing of Human Rights Defenders

We happily announce the publication of the Barcelona Guidelines on the wellbeing of human rights defenders at risk.

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Introducing LGBTIQ+ rights defender Alassane, winner of a NOW-US Award
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October 22, 2019

Introducing LGBTIQ+ rights defender Alassane, winner of a NOW-US Award

Former Shelter City guest Alassane wins the NOW-US Award. Here we introduce her.

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Shelter City has welcomed 200 human rights defenders in seven years
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September 19, 2019

Shelter City has welcomed 200 human rights defenders in seven years

We at Shelter City celebrate the arrival of the 200th guest and the achievements of our movement.

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Tino explains the situation of the LGBTIQ+ community and sex workers in Zambia
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September 16, 2019

Tino explains the situation of the LGBTIQ+ community and sex workers in Zambia

Shelter City guest Tino gave a presentation to Dutch diplomats on the rights of the LGBTIQ+ community and sex workers in Zambia.

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Shelter City guest Daniel gives a presentation on human rights in Congo
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May 24, 2019

Shelter City guest Daniel gives a presentation on human rights in Congo

Daniel, human rights defender in Congo, gave a presentation to students on human rights in his country.

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Arts and Human Rights exhibition at Shelter City Tanzania
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March 8, 2019

Arts and Human Rights exhibition at Shelter City Tanzania

Shelter City Tanzania organized an exhibition with the cooperation of some artists and human rights defenders who are staying in the Shelter City.

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A short documentary on Shelter City guest Francis
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October 18, 2018

A short documentary on Shelter City guest Francis

Peace Brigades International made a documentary on Francis and his work to document police brutality in Kenya.

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Former Shelter City guest Irwin becomes a One Young World Peace Ambassador
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October 11, 2018

Former Shelter City guest Irwin becomes a One Young World Peace Ambassador

Irwin has been selected to participate in the One Young World Summit as a Peace Ambassador.

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International Shelter City Workshop in Tbilisi
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September 26, 2018

International Shelter City Workshop in Tbilisi

The first International Shelter City Workshop brought together many organizations for three days in Tbilisi, Georgia.

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Shelter City guest Justus meets high school students
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May 24, 2018

Shelter City guest Justus meets high school students

Shelter City guest Justus spoke to students about his work as a human rights defender in Nigeria.

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