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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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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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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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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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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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David Gómez Gamboa shares his experience of the limitations to academic freedom in Venezuela
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May 6, 2020

David Gómez Gamboa shares his experience of the limitations to academic freedom in Venezuela

Venezuelan human rights defender David explained how academic freedom is limited in the country and how he fights for more freedom and university autonomy.

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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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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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Increasing the support to human rights defenders in Central America
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June 26, 2019

Increasing the support to human rights defenders in Central America

On the anniversary of the creation of Shelter City Costa Rica, we reflect on how it has greatly supported human rights defenders in Central America.

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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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Costa Rica joins Shelter City
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February 7, 2018

Costa Rica joins Shelter City

Costa Rica joins Shelter City and becomes the third international Shelter City.

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