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International Service for Human Rights

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About International Service for Human Rights

The International Service for Human Rights is an independent, non-governmental organization dedicated to promoting and protecting human rights. It achieves this by supporting human rights defenders, strengthening human rights systems, and leading and participating in coalitions for human rights change. It works to support human rights defenders at the international and regional levels because it understands that their work is essential to protect human rights and the rule of law on the ground. The organization works to strengthen international and regional human rights systems because of their potential to ensure accountability for human rights violations and contribute to concrete human rights change. The International Service for Human Rights builds, leads and supports networks and coalitions because its experience demonstrates that organizations which work in strategic partnerships are the most effective in achieving positive and sustainable change.

Work area

Research, Advocacy, Education, Campaigns, Activism, Lobbying

Motto

Non-governmental organization dedicated to promoting and protecting human rights.

Country Offices

Switzerland, United States

Quickfacts

Founded: 1984
Location (HQ): Switzerland
Scope: Global
Focus area: Defenders

Does this organisation offer paid Internships?

No