EU Mechanism:

contenu is the European Union Human Rights Defenders mechanism, established to protect defenders at high risk and facing the most difficult situations worldwide. FIDH is the lead partner in the consortium of 12 international and regional NGOs which won the contract to implement the mechanism and is also a member of the management Board. will provide practical support for human rights defenders at risk including through:

 Emergency support for HRDs at risk

 Support to local HRD organisations

 Temporary relocation of HRDs at risk

 Training and information to HRDs at risk

 Monitoring and advocacy has a budget of €15,000,000 over three years and an independent secretariat has been established in Brussels to coordinate the implementation.

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