Security requires people to be able to speak out and act freely and fearlessly.

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Human Security Collective

Human Security Collective (HSC) is a foundation based in The Hague working on issues of development, security and the involvement of citizens in their communities and societies. We believe that the idea of Human Security with its focus on people, relationships and human rights provides an organizing frame for action.

Based on the elements of trust-creation, local ownership, empowerment and collective action, we facilitate conversation between civil society, policy shapers and other actors to promote alternative approaches to current security practice.

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Launch Report: Looking at the EU Border Externalisation Agenda's Impact in Libya

Tamazight Women's Movement and Human Security Collective are pleased share our new report "Assessing the impact of the European Union's Border Externalisation Agenda on Peace and Security in Libya from an Intersectional Perspective", funded by the Knowledge Platform on Security and Rule of Law's Knowledge Management Fund.

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Letter to the Minister of Finance requesting to place nonprofit sector in low category for terrorism financing risk

Together with 16 umbrella and membership organizations and the Dutch fundraising regulator CBF, HSC is signatory to a letter to the Minister of Finance in which we request the government to place the nonprofit sector without delay in the low category for terrorism financing risk.

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Human Rights Space Experience | Just Peace Open Day

On 16 October, come visit the home base of our three NGOs in The Hague’s “Human Rights Space” and be ready to unlock their spaces to discover, learn and connect to the human rights work field!

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FoRB Cameroon workshop IV: Engaging with authorities

In late May, Human Security Collective and our partner Dynamique Mondiale des Jeunes organized the fourth Inclusive Leadership Workshop as part of the Freedom of Religion and Belief programme in the Far North of Cameroon. Read more here. 

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