Grantmaking Practice / Human Rights Issue / IHRFG Events

The Learning Visit to the Arab Region from an Arab Perspective

Contributed by Dr. Elie Abouaoun, Executive Director, Arab Human Rights Fund (AHRF) – Almost two weeks ago, a group of funders successfully concluded the “Funder Learning Visit to the Arab Region” (Tunis, May 8-10) organized by the International Human Rights Funders Group (IHRFG) and Ariadne- European Human Rights Funders Network. The visit took place during … Continue reading

Grantmaking Practice / Human Rights Issue

Raising Awareness about Corporate Power and the Supreme Court

Contributed by Hilda Vega, Libra Foundation – Back on February 28th, the Supreme Court heard arguments in Kiobel v Royal Dutch Shell, which for the first time placed before the court the question of corporate accountability for internationally recognized human rights abuses.  The case involves allegations of Shell’s complicity in the torture and execution of … Continue reading