European Commission to open centre in The Hague to document war crimes committed in Ukraine

By Thomas Ansell The European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has announced that an international centre to record and investigate war crimes committed in Ukraine will be opened in The Hague. Here is the readout of the speech announcing…

What is Impact Investing and is it the future of capital raising? We spoke to the experts at Floyd Davis Finance to find out!

By Thomas Ansell Whilst the idea of socially-responsible investing has its roots in religious thought, the idea of investing for social impact has its modern Western history in the anti-Apartheid movement of the later 20th century, and the…

The ‘Breaking the Silence: Turning Pain into Power’ exhibition aims to reorient the way we think about victims of sexual violence in conflict

By Thomas Ansell The Dr. Denis Mukwege Foundation, working with the SEMA Network and portrait photographer Rachel Corner, have put together a new exhibition on display in The Hague library until February 24.‘Breaking the Silence: Turning…

Trust the Process: Vinario helps non-profits get finance-ready

By Thomas Ansell Finding funding is never too far from the mind of a Director, and non-profit organisations obtain their revenue streams from a diverse number of sources. From governmental grants, to funds from foundations; direct project…

SDG Traineeships 2023: Got a wicked problem? Need a fresh perspective? Sign up as a host organisation until February 13

Translating policy into action, ideas into projects, or indeed the Sustainable Development Goals to initiatives can be a conundrum. Innovation requires diversity, fresh thinking, and new approaches to existing issues. That’s what the SDG…

The Hague Humanity Hub is hiring! Financieel-administratief medewerker (Nederlandstalig)

Vacature financieel-administratief medewerker   Ben je financieel-administratief sterk onderlegd en houd je van afwisseling? Wil jij je talenten inzetten en je verder ontwikkelen in een dynamische internationale omgeving, die ook…

Insights, Personalities, and Stories: Humans of The Hub is back!

By Sarah Bumberger New Year, New Stories! The community at The Hague Humanity Hub is so diverse and multi-faceted, and we want to make sure that the incredible people that are part of it are heard! So, (and we've kept it a secret until now!),…

Did the World Cup change the situation on the ground for workers in Qatar? We spoke to Dr. Daniela Heerdt to find out

By Thomas Ansell Now that the dust has settled after the 2022 football World Cup in Qatar, it is a good time to reflect on whether hosting the biggest sporting competition in the world had the transformative effect promised by FIFA (the…

Increasing the ecosystem: what can cities do to attract International Organisations (IOs)? We spoke to Dr Rosa Groen of The Hague University of Applied Sciences to find out! 

By Thomas Ansell Cities across the world promote themselves on the basis of their non-profit and governmental sectors. The Hague, for example, has been utilising the tag-line ‘City of Peace & Justice’ for decades; and both Geneva…

Netherlands Helsinki Committee Opens Call for Proposals: “Resilient Civil Society and Media Respond to the Ukraine War” (Small Grants for Direct Needs)

The Netherlands Helsinki Committee, as part of a consortium with People in Need (PIN) and Prague Civil Society Centre (PCSC) and with funding from the EU, is running a 24-month project to help strengthen Ukrainian Civil Society and media against…