Human Rights Information and Documentation Systems, International (HURIDOCS)

Tools and Techniques: HURIDOCS develops standards in information handling, tools and techniques for monitoring and documentation of violations, including monitoring of economic, social and cultural rights. 

Training: HURIDOCS offers training and advisory services on the establishment/strengthening of human rights information systems, on software and technological developments. 

Outreach: through its network structure and mailing lists, HURIDOCS facilitates sharing of experience and knowledge.

HURIDOCS is a global capacity-building network of organisations that use documentation techniques, monitoring methods, information management systems and available technologies in the defence of human rights and the prevention of abuses. 

Our vision: A world where the power of information and communication is harnessed in the service of human rights.

  • Human Rights
  • Transitional Justice

Human Rights

HURIDOCS provides a unique, integrated package of tools (manuals and software), training, advice and support in a particular field, namely human rights information management and documentation.
Between 50.000 to 1 million CHF per annum
  • Capacity and development training
  • Policy advice
  • Research and policy development
  • Technical assistance
Description of activities
Training on monitoring, fact-finding and documentation of human rights violations. Training on handling bibliographic information/ Series of training activities in Turkey, Mozambique. Training courses on documentation of violations in Western Balkan, Nepal, Liberia, Spanish- and Russian-speaking indigenous peoples organisations. Training course on managing a human rights library for librarians from Iraq.
Advice on handling human rights information for leading staff in organisations/ Turkey
Advice and support for the establishment and maintenance on databases for documenting human rights violations/ Somalia, Ecuador, Indonesia, Mozambique, Turkey

  • Africa
    • Central Africa
      • Democratic Republic of the Congo
    • Eastern Africa
      • Malawi
      • Kenya
      • Ethiopia
      • Burundi
      • Somalia
      • Rwanda
      • Mozambique
    • Northern Africa
      • Morocco
    • Southern Africa
      • South Africa
    • Western Africa
      • Senegal
      • Nigeria
      • Liberia
  • Americas
    • Caribbean
      • Haiti
    • Central America
      • Nicaragua
    • North America
      • Mexico
      • United States of America
      • Canada
    • South America
      • Colombia
      • Ecuador
      • Peru
  • Asia
    • Central Asia
      • Kyrgyzstan
    • South Asia
      • Nepal
      • India
      • Pakistan
      • Bangladesh
    • South East Asia
      • Cambodia
      • Indonesia
      • Philippines
      • Thailand
    • Western Asia
      • Palestine
      • Iraq
      • Turkey
  • Europe
    • Southern Europe
      • Albania
      • Bosnia and Herzegovina

Burundi

Sectors of activity: 
Human Rights
Types of activity: 
Technical assistance
Capacity and development training
Description: 

Provision of tools and advice.

Participation in regional capacity-building project.

Burundi

Sectors of activity: 
Human Rights
Types of activity: 
Technical assistance
Capacity and development training
Description: 

Provision of tools and advice.

Participation in regional capacity-building project.

Human Rights Information and Documentation Systems, International (HURIDOCS)
Chemin du Grand-Montfleury 48
Versoix CH-1290
Non-governmental organisation
Between 250.000 to 1 million CHF per annum
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Chemin du Grand-Montfleury 48
Versoix CH-1290
Headquarters

Coordinate the activities of the network.

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Mr
Bert Verstappen
Programme Coordinator
Bert Verstappen
Programme Coordinator
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Partnership

Indigenous Peoples’ Center for Documentation, Research and Information (DoCIP)

Description: 

Collaboration in providing training to representatives of indigenous peoples’ organisations and advice regarding the structure of DoCIPs own documentation centre.

Partner organisations: 
NGOs

International Service for Human Rights

Description: 

Regular collaboration in providing sessions during ISHRs training courses for human rights defenders.

Partner organisations: 
NGOs

Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

Description: 

and field experience of a broad community of peacebuilding practitioners, experts and policy-makers.

Partner organisations: 
United Nations

Special Programme on Africa of Amnesty International, Netherlands section

Description: 

Collaboration to strengthen the monitoring and documentation capacities of human rights groups in Africa.

Partner organisations: 
NGO

Network

Tolerance and Non-discrimination Programme, ODIHR/OSCE

Type: 
Formal
Type: 
United Nations / IOs
Main purpose: 
Project Implementation
Geographical scope: 
Other
Other: 
OSCE Countries
Description: 

IGO / Collaboration in search engine www.hurisearch.org, through tandis.odihr.pl and in training activities