Calendar archive - Humanity House

Calendar archive

Event
Sun
20 Sep
2020

HISTORYTELLERS: Meet the artists

In this exhibition three artists share their wartime family stories. Each artist communicates with another generation. Omar Imam presents a life-size sculpture of a gym ball he made for his daugh ...

Dialogue
Tue
10 Mar
2020

Hague Talks: how do female judges stand up for equality?

HagueTalks
In the framework of International Women’s Day, HagueTalks will focus on advocating equality and justice for women. Three women judges from Middle Eastern countries will join us for an inspiring dialogue.
Event
Thu
05 Mar
2020

International Women’s Day: She’s got the power

Hivos and Humanity House organize the event ‘She’s got the power’. Alongside the themes of gender equality and women’s rights we will alternate personal stories with performances.
Bubble Breaker
Fri
31 Jan
2020

How does film raise awareness about migration and refugees?

Bubble breakers are pieces of art that break the social bubbles of its audience. In other words, the worldview of the audience is challenged by the presentation of alternative perspectives.
Panel Discussion
Wed
29 Jan
2020

A one-state solution to the Israeli-Palestine conflict?

One State Foundation is an organisation focussing on an inclusive one a one-state solution concerning the Israeli-Palestine conflict. From the Palestinian and the Israeli perspective they will di ...

Discussion
Fri
10 Jan
2020

The Things They Carry: Photography and Post-migration Trauma

For many of us, it is impossible to imagine the extreme and stressful events that migrants, refugees and immigrants have experienced. Omar Imam and Thana Faroq have found practices of healing through artistic craft.
Photography
Thu
19 Dec
2019

Scoop: How do memories shape our fears?

Scoop 2019
How do our memories shape our fears? Photographer Loulou d’Aki seeks an answer in Friend or foe and the Eastern sea so green. During the 4th edition of Scoop artist Yair Callender talks to the Swedish photographer.
Programme
Mon
09 Dec
2019

Hague Talks: Where do human rights begin?

It has been over 70 years since the Universal Declaration of Human Rights has been adopted. Still, many people all over the world still experience in their daily lives how much basic human rights ...

Panel discussion
Wed
04 Dec
2019

Gender equality: EU policy in the Great Lakes Region

In this panel discussion experts and activists discuss the practical results of EU's commitments to gender equality in Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Panel Discussion
Tue
03 Dec
2019

Accountability for ISIS: victims’ rights first

Victims of ISIS crimes and activists from Iraq and Syria discuss the possibilities for reframing the debate of prosecuting ISIS criminals.
Debate
Mon
02 Dec
2019

The way forward: Syrian women about peace and security

What does the future of Syria look like? An important question that few people dared to ask during the long years of conflict, atrocious human rights violations and the invasion by the Islamic State.
Moviefestival
Fri
29 Nov
2019

Spotlight: Romania Film Festival

Between 27 November and 1 December, the fifth edition of Spotlight: Romania Film Festival will take place. The theme of this edition is film and identity.
Discussion
Tue
26 Nov
2019

D66: Covering the climate in the Middle East

How do countries in the Middle East deal with the challenges of climate change? Activists and experts from the region share their thoughts .
photography
Thu
21 Nov
2019

Scoop: Out-of-the-Way

Scoop 2019
No roads, limited access to electricity and temperatures up to -45 °C. A lifestyle impossible to imagine for us, but is a reality for the 130 inhabitants of Evenkis.
Moviefestival
Sun
17 Nov
2019

Iron Sky Festival 2019

Between 16 and 17 November, Iron Sky will host the second season of the Iron Sky Film Festival, exploring the rise of far-right extremism in Slovakia and the Czech Republic.
Moviefestival
Sat
16 Nov
2019

Iron Sky Festival 2019

Between 16 and 17 November, Iron Sky will host the second season of the Iron Sky Film Festival, exploring the rise of far-right extremism in Slovakia and the Czech Republic.
Panel Discussion
Thu
14 Nov
2019

The Blacklist: bringing Syrian war criminals to justice

Who is responsible for the war crimes in Syria? And what are the possibilities for bringing the perpetrators to justice? Experts and activists discuss the prospects for justice and accountability.
Lecture
Thu
31 Oct
2019

HILAC: Rules regulating war

Professor Michael A. Newton discusses the 1949 Geneva Conventions that regulate warfare. Which challenges arise in this day and age? Is the law still the same or did certain situations leave their mark?
Photography & Music
Thu
17 Oct
2019

Scoop: Playtime

Scoop 2019

It is a popular phenomenon: the digital detox. Why do we want to escape from the digital world? And what influence does this world have on our lives? With his photography project Playtime, photog ...

Lecture
Thu
17 Oct
2019

Handing her the mic: past, present and future of women in the Gulf

Four women from the Gulfstates will take the stage to reflect on societal changes and the shifting role of women in their region. From their expertise in the fields of politics, education, busine ...

Panel Discussion
Wed
16 Oct
2019

Fighting impunity: a victims’ perspective

In the aftermath of conflict or periods of large-scale human rights violations, societies must be rebuilt. Societies must be given time to heal, the rule of law must be restored and there must be ...

Art & Talks
Wed
09 Oct
2019

Invisible: The War after the War

During the program Invisible: The war after the war you hear personal stories from aid workers, from people who have experienced war and from international policy makers. Together they answer the ...

Lecture
Tue
01 Oct
2019

HILAC-lecture: Changing battlefields

At every HILAC-lecture a renowned legal expert elaborates on a specific challenge regarding humanitarian law in relation to war and discusses this topic with the audience. This time Robin Geiß w ...

Pop-Up Exhibition & Conversation
Thu
26 Sep
2019

Pop-up exhibition: Killing Culture

What are the consequences of denying, forgetting or manipulating the legacy of war in the Balkans? And how can memorials encourage dialogue about the legacy of war? We discuss these two questions ...

Open Air Cinema
Sun
22 Sep
2019

Open Air Cinema: ISIS, Tomorrow. The Lost Souls of Mosul

Just Peace 2019

One of the highlights of the Just Peace Festival every year is the open-air film screening in the beautiful garden of the Peace Palace. This year the shocking documentary ‘ISIS, Tomorrow. ...

Photography & Music
Wed
18 Sep
2019

Scoop: The United Soya Republic

Scoop 2019

For his United Soya Republic project, photographer Jordi Ruiz Cirera studied the soya industry in South America and its effect on local communities. He invites us to look through his lens in the ...

Personal Stories
Wed
18 Sep
2019

How can female leadership contribute to human rights?

HagueTalks

Is there a link between female leadership and upholding human rights? During this HagueTalks we will hear stories of three inspiring speakers from different countries in the Middle East and North ...

Talks
Mon
16 Sep
2019

From the ground up: Yemeni Women’s Participation in the Peace Process

Yemen is going through a fifth year of conflict. In the news you do not hear much about the conflict and even less about the Yemeni who strive for reconstruction of their country. During this pro ...

Movie
Thu
29 Aug
2019

The Border Fence

Open Air Cinema 2019

To stop refugees from entering the country, the Austrian government announced in 2016 that it would build a fence along the border area between Austria and Italy. In The Border Fence, director Ni ...

Movie
Thu
22 Aug
2019

Heartbound

Open Air Cinema 2019

This film is sold out Heartbound tells the story of lonely Danish men who marry Thai women. A moving and thoughtfully made documentary about immigration, intercultural marriage and the differenc ...

Movie
Thu
15 Aug
2019

Hamada

Open Air Cinema 2019

This film is sold out With lust for life, humour and unexpected situations, the documentary Hamada paints an unusual portrait of a group of young friends in a refugee camp in the middle of the S ...

Movie
Thu
08 Aug
2019

When the War Comes

Open Air Cinema 2019

Sorry, this event is sold out The documentary When the War Comes is about Peter from Slovakia, who worries about the future of his country. He spends his free time leading a paramilitary movemen ...

Personal Stories
Sat
03 Aug
2019

HagueTalks: ‘Five years on: How are women in the Yazidi community rebuilding after IS?’

HagueTalks

It’s been five years since the Yazidi community of Iraq was attacked by Islamic State (IS). On August 3, we will commemorate the attack with a special event at Humanity House where two brav ...

Movie
Thu
01 Aug
2019

SOLD OUT! Kabul, City in the Wind

Open Air Cinema 2019

The documentary Kabul, City in the Wind offers you a unique look at daily life in Kabul. The film follows the chauffeur Abas and the brothers Afshin and Benjamin. We watch them going about their ...

Interactive debate
Tue
25 Jun
2019

How far does the European identity extend?

Ten years ago, the Eastern Partnership was launched as an eastern part of the European Neighborhood Policy. This is a cooperation between the European Union and six former Soviet countries, namel ...

Conversation
Wed
12 Jun
2019

Venezuelan refugees in Curaçao

The political and economic crisis in Venezuela has led to one of the largest mass movements in South America’s history. Due to lack of food, medical care and future prospects, more than 3.4 ...

CANCELLED
Tue
11 Jun
2019

Will crisis reporting survive?

Due to circumstances this event has been cancelled The media is in crisis. It is becoming increasingly difficult to finance qualitative investigative journalism, certainly when it comes to subjec ...

Conference
Thu
06 Jun
2019

Psychosocial support in the Middle East

Conflicts and disasters cause psychological wounds. Psychosocial support aims to heal these wounds. It has recently become a priority in development aid programmes and for Sigrid Kaag, the Dutch ...

Expert lecture
Tue
14 May
2019

New frontiers in the protection of cultural heritage in armed conflict

During this HILAC lecture, we speak to researcher Marina Lostal Becerril about protecting cultural heritage in armed conflicts. Marina has researched the behaviour of armed non-state groups in Ir ...

Interview
Wed
08 May
2019

The role of Yemeni women in the peace process

Amat Al Alim Al Soswa has dedicated her professional life to promoting democracy, human rights and good governance in her home country Yemen and in the wider Arab region. Amat is a Yemeni leader ...

Lecture & Discussion
Thu
02 May
2019

The future interaction between climate change, conflict and water

According to the UN there are around 700 million people who have insufficient access to water. And it is expected that this number will rise because of climate change. At the same time more envir ...

Debate and discussion
Wed
01 May
2019

Diverse pathways to everyday justice

In most countries, the state is not the main provider of justice—customary and informal systems fulfill that role. How can the international community meet the promise of justice for all by eng ...

Conversation
Wed
24 Apr
2019

The lessons learned from aid workers in Syria and the region

In March, it was eight years since the start of the civil war in Syria. ISIS seems to have been defeated, but the armed struggle is not over yet. Millions of people are still displaced inside and ...

Docu + talk
Thu
18 Apr
2019

Docu: City of two springs

When the war against ISIS in Iraq is almost concluded, the eleven year-old Ala’ and her family who fled from Mosul want to return to their old homes and lives. But how do you build up a life wh ...

Music & Discussion
Wed
17 Apr
2019

Feminist Voices & Revolutionary Music

Have you ever heard of femicide? This is the murder of women, because they are women. Femicide is a major social problem in Mexico, along with other forms of violence against women. During this p ...

Discussion
Mon
08 Apr
2019

Humanitarian hot topics: Making room for local aid organisations to lead

Humanitarian Hot Topics

The humanitarian sector has long promised to give local aid organisations more power and resources. Yet reforms are not forthcoming. After the Tsunami in Sulawesi, the Indonesian government made ...

Interactive debate
Wed
03 Apr
2019

HagueTalks: How can we make justice accessible to all?

HagueTalks

Everyone has the right to justice. However all around the world, people and communities have difficulty getting access to justice. The need to improve access to justice is therefore part of the S ...

Lecture
Sun
31 Mar
2019

Dilemma: The Christian relationship with Israel

During this program we discuss the relationship between Dutch Christian churches and political parties with Israel. Many churches and Christian political parties emphasize the special bond they h ...

Docu + Discussion
Wed
27 Mar
2019

Broken, A Palestinian Journey Through International Law

BROKEN – A Palestinian Journey Through International Law, is a compelling documentary about international law and its broken promises at the example of the 700 km-long wall between Israel and t ...

Lunch lecture
Thu
21 Mar
2019

Inspirational lunch: Social Circus in Kabul

During this inspirational lunch you can enjoy a delicious lunch and at the same time get inspired by the story of David Mason. In 2002 David Mason left his life in Denmark behind to set up a circ ...

Stories & Poetry
Thu
14 Mar
2019

Opening exhibition: Cartooning Syria

On March 15, 2011, the demonstrations in Syria started. After 8 years, the world now seems to lose interest in Syria and the continuing fighting. The stories about the uprising have slowly disapp ...

Interactive debate
Fri
08 Mar
2019

AfricaTalks: How do women drive change in Africa?

On International Women’s Day, the new platform AfricaTalks is launched. AfricaTalks is inspired on HagueTalks and created in response to the demand for a platform where the success stories ...

Lecture
Tue
05 Mar
2019

An unknown resistance story from Auschwitz

Although the horror stories of extermination camp Auschwitz are widely known, many resistance stories are more unknown. This includes the story of Polish intelligence agent Witold Pilecki: he vo ...

Interactive debate
Wed
20 Feb
2019

HagueTalks: How can we make climate security a global effort?

HagueTalks

Climate change and the safety risks that arise from it are a global problem. However, the effects and risks of climate change are not yet experienced the same everywhere. Despite all climate summ ...

Debate
Wed
06 Feb
2019

Fuel to the flames: What if humanitarian aid prolongs conflict?

Humanitarian Hot Topics

The first and foremost goal of humanitarian aid is to save lives. But what if humanitarian action becomes an element in a conflict? During this second edition of Hot Humanitarian Topics, we talk ...

interactive debate
Wed
23 Jan
2019

HagueTalks: How can media contribute to human rights?

HagueTalks

This HagueTalks will focus on the opportunities that media provide for human rights and freedom of expression. Three speakers from Nigeria, Kuwait and Turkey share in a personal talk how they use ...

Docu + Talk
Tue
18 Dec
2018

Docu: A walk on the tightrope

Ever wished you could see what an asylum application interview is really like? A Walk on the Tightrope is an intense documentary that takes you inside the German asylum system. For the first time ...

Festival
Sat
15 Dec
2018

Night of Conflict

Alternative Security Council

The Netherlands held a seat in the UN Security Council in 2018 for one year. On the highest level we talked about war, peace and international security. How did we do? And what were the most impo ...

Dialogue
Fri
14 Dec
2018

Gender Justice: Women’s rights to land

Many women around the world are working to improve their land rights. Yet the access to their land is often insecure. During this evening, you will hear stories by women who are involved in diff ...

Film
Wed
12 Dec
2018

International Queer & Migrant Film Festival

During this festival, we will be screening two films in which you will see touching queer and migrant stories. You will see the stories of Arab LGBTIQ refugees trying to build a new life in Canad ...

Conversation
Tue
11 Dec
2018

Accountability for Mass Starvation

How can we render starvation so morally toxic that global leaders in a position to inflict or fail to prevent it, will instead act to avoid it? Join the experts for an intimate panel discussion o ...

Expert lecture
Mon
10 Dec
2018

HILAC Lecture: Humanitarian relief operations in armed conflict

Millions of people in war-torn areas are dependent on humanitarian relief for their survival. Nonetheless, parties involved in the armed conflict sometimes impede access to affected civilian popu ...

Interactive debate
Tue
27 Nov
2018

#HearMeToo

HagueTalks

Having rights and laws enacted to eliminate violence against women and girls needs to go hand in hand with people being informed about their rights and obligations. This HagueTalks is about tappi ...

Conversation
Mon
26 Nov
2018

Civic Activism in Syria: Voices from within

The conflict in Syria nears its ninth year. While Syrians are struggling with the continuous violence, it is now more important than ever to hear the voices of Syrian activists. How can civil s ...

Conversation
Wed
21 Nov
2018

International ombuds for humanitarian and development aid

In the beginning of this year, the Humanitarian sector received criticism due to messages about vulnerable people being sexually abused by the humanitarian emergency aid workers. According to a r ...

Debate
Tue
20 Nov
2018

Hague Talks: Is there justice for children whose rights have been violated?

On November 20th, it is the Universal Children’s Rights day. It is also a celebration that UNICEF and the United Nations adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child. During this Hague Tal ...

Film & Conversation
Sun
18 Nov
2018

Iron Sky Film Festival: democracy in Slovakia and Czech Republic

During the two-day Iron Sky Film Festival you will see films by Czech and Slovak documentary makers. They show the difficult democratic development in their country after the fall of the Iron Cur ...

Film & Conversation
Sat
17 Nov
2018

Iron Sky Film Festival: Democracy in Slovakia and Czech Republic

During the two-day Iron Sky Film Festival you will see films by Czech and Slovak documentary makers. They show the difficult democratic development in their country after the fall of the Iron Cur ...

Symposium
Sat
10 Nov
2018

Crimes against Yazidis: Impact and Response

During this symposium we will discuss the current situation of the Yazidi community, both in the Middle East and the diaspora, with politicians, legal experts, academics and the humanitarian sec ...

Discussion
Wed
24 Oct
2018

Hague Talks: Is there justice for survivors of gender-based violence?

HagueTalks

How do we ensure justice for survivors of gender-based violence? How do we protect and support them? And how do we address harms in different legal systems varying from centuries old customary pr ...

Debate
Tue
23 Oct
2018

Migration: Idealism vs. Pragmatism

Humanitarian Hot Topics

According to John Dalhuisen, former director for Europe at Amnesty International, humanitarian organizations should compromise on their ethical and moral standards, when it comes to migration. In ...

Conversation
Thu
18 Oct
2018

Fake News’ Threat to Democracy: A Report from Europe’s Borders

Fake news is a problem that has been in the spotlight since the 2016 US presidential elections. Since then, the negative effects of fake news and the role of social media have also been increasin ...

Film + Discussion
Thu
11 Oct
2018

Docu: American Jail

In the provocative and personal documentary ‘American Jail’, director Roger Ross Williams sets out on a journey to understand the complex forces of racism and greed currently at work ...

EVENT
Sat
06 Oct
2018

Museum Night in Humanity House

On Saturday 6 October 2018, various cultural institutions in The Hague will open their doors for you between 8 pm to 1 am. With the theme VUUR EN VLAM [FIRE AND FLAME] it becomes a very warm even ...

Conversation
Tue
25 Sep
2018

Future Syria: a view from women on the inside

While many Syrians are still struggling with horrors, occupation and ongoing displacement, some Syrian refugees have also started returning. But to what country and future to they return? Five ...

Debate
Sun
23 Sep
2018

The end of the Mediterranean route

Just Peace 2018

Up to now more than 1500 people have drowned in the Mediterranean Sea in 2018 while trying to reach Europe. In general politicians, aid agencies and scientists agree that the Mediterranean route, ...

Film & Talk
Sat
22 Sep
2018

Open air cinema in the garden of the Peace Palace

Just Peace 2018

Once again you can see an impressive documentary in the atmospheric garden of the Peace Palace during the Just Peace Festival. This year the theme is climate change and the impact on people’ ...

Interactive debate
Thu
20 Sep
2018

HagueTalks: How can we invest in sustainable peace?

Just Peace 2018

  This event is now sold out.  Sorry you missed it.  The good news is that you can still join the session on September 20th, 16:00-18:00 hrs interactively by clicking on this link for the ...

Debate
Thu
13 Sep
2018

The rise of the anti-migration front in Europe

Recent elections in Hungary, Italy, Poland and Austria have largely led to governments that voice an anti-migration policy. These governments represent the voice of their voters and put the press ...

debate
Thu
06 Sep
2018

Refugees in Lebanon: despair or perspective?

According to the European Union, Syrian refugees should be hosted by the neighbouring countries Lebanon, Jordan and Turkey. In return, the European Union offers (financial) support. Also the Net ...

Open Air Cinema
Thu
30 Aug
2018

The Other Side of Everything

Open Air Cinema 2018

A Belgrade apartment divided in two, tells the story of a family and serves as a symbol of a country in political turmoil. Filmmaker Mila Turajlic starts a conversation with her mother, looking f ...

Film + Discussion
Wed
29 Aug
2018

Barbara Harrell-Bond: a life not ordinary

On July 11, academic, refugee activist and founder of the Oxford Refugee Studies Centre, Barbara Harrel-Bond passed away. As a tribute to her work, the International Humanitarian Studies Associat ...

Open Air Cinema
Thu
23 Aug
2018

Golden Dawn Girls

Open Air Cinema 2018

Why Jenny allowed him to follow her world with his camera, filmmaker Håvard Bustnes doesn’t know. Perhaps because he is looking for the normal people behind the extreme right-winged Golde ...

Open Air Cinema
Thu
16 Aug
2018

Amal

Open Air Cinema 2018

SORRY, THIS FILM IS SOLD OUT When Amal is 14 years old, she ends up on Tahrir Square during the Egyptian revolution. She participates in the riots fierce and with passion. She is beaten by the po ...

Open Air Cinema
Thu
09 Aug
2018

Before Summer Ends

Open Air Cinema 2018

SORRY, THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT After studying in France for five years, Arash still doesn’t feel at home and decides to return to Iran. His friends Hossein and Ashkan, however, do not agree ...

Open Air Cinema
Thu
02 Aug
2018

Watani: My Homeland

Open Air Cinema 2018

SORRY, THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT A family with four young children lives in a largely destroyed neighborhood of Aleppo. The war is part of their everyday life. Father risks his life every day in the ...

Discussion
Mon
25 Jun
2018

Political Cafe: Armenia’s Peaceful Revolution

Last month Armenians took to the streets to protest Serzj Sargsjan which resulted in dismissal of the former president. What made the revolution in Armenia so unique? With activists from Armenia, ...

Film + Discussion
Tue
12 Jun
2018

The Trial: The State of Russia vs. Oleg Sentsov

The documentary ‘The Trial’ explores the truth behind the political proces of the state Russia against Ukrainian documentary maker and activist Oleg Sentsov. In August Oleg was senten ...

Docu + Discussion
Thu
07 Jun
2018

How do I work for Peace and Disarmament?

HagueTalks

During this Hague Talks, peace experts will tell about their work in peace and disarmament organisations, personal career paths and choices. What have they done to bring about peace and disarmame ...

Debate
Thu
31 May
2018

Syrian refugee crisis: Limitations to protection in the region

Will 2018 be the year of return for Syrian refugees? At the beginning of this year many aid organisations sounded the alarm bell. Policy makers in Europe and in neighboring countries Jordan, Leba ...

Discussion
Mon
14 May
2018

A court case for Syria

The news images about the situation in East Ghouta portrayed yet another bottom point in the bloody Syrian conflict. The United Nations even called East Ghouta ‘hell on earth’. In thi ...

Meeting
Thu
10 May
2018

The other face of Syria

Tonight we will present a different face of Syria during an evening full of stories, live music and visuals from the country. Through words and images, we experience the culture and a small part ...

Docu + discussion
Wed
09 May
2018

One Day After Peace

Humanity Cinema

How do you forgive the person who shot your child? This is the central question in ‘One day after peace’. In this moving and award winning documentary we follow the personal search of ...

Docu + Discussion
Thu
03 May
2018

Lost in Lebanon

Humanity Cinema

An estimated 13 million people have been displaced since the Syrian conflict began in 2011, a large number of them making their way across the border into neighbouring Lebanon. The documentary L ...

Interactive Debate
Tue
10 Apr
2018

Justice in Mali: Can Informal Systems work?

HagueTalks

The people of Mali use a vast array of justice mechanisms to resolve their conflicts. Given the weakness and inadequacy of state institutions to provide justice to the Malian people, informal sys ...

Documentary + talk
Thu
05 Apr
2018

The Uncondemned: sexual violence in Rwanda

To mark the 24th remembrance of the genocide in Rwanda, we are screening The Uncondemned. This documentary tells the gripping story of a group of young international lawyers, activists and Rwand ...

Discussion
Wed
04 Apr
2018

Women’s activism in Iran

In recent months, several Iranian women have shared photos of themselves where they publicly removed their headscarves. A peaceful protest against the mandatory headscarf, one of the most visible ...

Discussion
Tue
20 Mar
2018

A lonesome voice from Myanmar

It is one of the biggest crises of this moment: the situation of the Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh and the ongoing ethnic cleansing in Myanmar. Even UN observers, humanitarian workers and journ ...

Film + Discussion
Sat
10 Mar
2018

Movies that Matter Festival: Une saison en France

‘Une saison en France’ is a touching movie about the single father Abbas. He flees from Africa with his children and tries to build a new life in France. He falls in love with a Frenc ...

Opening Exibition
Fri
09 Mar
2018

From Evin, With Love

From Evin, With Love presents the handicrafts of imprisoned Iranian women activists from the Evin prison. The official opening of the exhibition takes place a day after the International Women&# ...

Docu + Discussion
Tue
20 Feb
2018

The humanitarian side of the Turkey deal

The documentary De Deal shows the consequences of the Turkey deal. The focus of this film is the island of Lesbos, where thousands of people are still in uncertainty. In the film refugees, volun ...

Debate
Thu
15 Feb
2018

Red Alert on Congo

Café Humanitair

Level 3 Emergency is the highest emergency-level used by the United Nations. Iraq, Syria and Yemen are L3. In October Congo made this sad ‘promotion’ to L3. The alarm bells are ringing loud ...

Interactive debate
Thu
01 Feb
2018

Lgbti- and gender rights: Is there worldwide progress?

HagueTalks

This year the Universal Declaration of Human Rights has existed for 70 years. During this HagueTalks we ask eight frontline LGBTI and gender rights defenders from around the world: Are we moving ...

Documentary + Debate
Fri
26 Jan
2018

Elections in Congo, sense or nonsense?

The mandate of the Congolese president Joseph Kabila officially came to an end in December 2016. However, he did not resign. Everywhere across the country the Congolese protested against his refu ...

Doc + Talk
Sun
14 Jan
2018

Docu-day: The Distant Barking of Dogs

‘The Distant Barking of Dogs’ is set in Eastern Ukraine on the frontline of the war. The film follows the life of 10-year-old Ukrainian boy Oleg throughout a year, witnessing the grad ...

Doc + Talk
Sun
14 Jan
2018

Docu-day: The Judge

‘The Judge’ provides rare insight into Shari’a law, told through the eyes of the first female judge to be appointed to the Middle East’s religious courts.  When she was a young ...