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Tag Archive: Oak Foundation

July 13, 2015

Combating Closing Civil Space: the Threat to International Diplomatic Institutions

By Tim Parritt, Programme Officer at Oak Foundation

This post originally appeared on Alliance Magazine’s blog. Space for civil society has been closing around the globe, with a noticeable rise in restrictive laws and pushback by state and non-state actors. In mid-June, Ariadne, the European Foundation Centre, and the International Human Rights Funders Group convened a two-day workshop to develop strategies to counter… Read more

November 9, 2012

In Focus: Ending Impunity Through Proper Documentation

By James Logan, Program Officer, International Human Rights Programme at Oak Foundation

It can take many years for a society to move on from repression and violent conflict, and such transitions are never smooth. Documentation efforts can provide support to the transitional process however and whenever it happens. Oak Foundation’s International Human Rights Programme works to end impunity for gross violations such as enforced disappearances, torture, sexual… Read more