What we do

We offer a wide range of services in the field of fundamental and human rights. Please find out about our services below. If you have specific proposals or questions do not hesitate to contact us. We will be happy to discuss with you!

Advocacy & Expertise

We support (legal) professionals, human rights activists and all those who work in the field of defending fundamental and human rights by sharing knowledge and expertise.

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Human rights training
Human Rights Training

Our human rights workshops and seminars provide high quality training focussing on the needs of professionals, working in legal practice. Tailor made, hands on training.

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Rights of nature
Rights of nature

The time has come to recognize that respect for human rights is void and meaningless without recognizing the rights of nature. We need to acknowledge that

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How can you contribute to defending the Rights of Nature and Earth?

Respect for human rights is meaningless if we do not respect and protect nature's rights. Legal professionals can contribute by doing what they do best: think about law and other legal instruments that could help to prevent further destruction of the Earth and take steps if States, organisations or companies cause damage or put nature in danger. At present we see very promising initiatives in the field of protecting rights of nature and earth.

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If you have any questions or if you wish to discuss your ideas or proposals, please get in touch. You can call of email me or use the contact form below. I will get back to you as soon as possible.


Hermine galleryAddress
European Centre for Human Rights
Director: Hermine Masmeyer LLM

the Netherlands
T +31 (0)6 24647773


More information on the background of Hermine Masmeyer can be found on ‘About us’


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Upholding human rights

We lose ourselves when we compromise the very ideals that we fight to defend. And we honor those ideals by upholding them not when it is easy but when it's hard. (Barack Obama)