After NGO Monitor published a report on Swiss funding to the IHL Secretariat, Switerland seems to have updated its funding page to reflect the previous amount and date, seemingly rescinding the latest increase.
European governments directly and indirectly provide upwards of $125 million annually to political advocacy NGOs active in the Arab-Israeli conflict. In turn, these NGOs inform EU policy, to the detriment of European policy-making. Many of the funding processes are secretive, lacking transparency and accountability.
Funding updates to the Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law Secretariat since November 2016.
In-depth analysis of EU funding reveals that 25% of all beneficiaries support BDS, a tactic that the EU claims to expressly oppose.
The Swiss government is again reportedly directly involved in reconciliation efforts between Fatah and Hamas. This is not the sole example of the Swiss government partnering with anti-Israel NGOs to legitimize Hamas.
The French government's funding of groups that support BDS campaigns and with alleged ties to terror groups casts doubt upon its ability to serve as an impartial host of an upcoming summit dedicated to peace.
Unprecedented Increase in EU Funding to Leading Anti-Israel French NGO with Ties to the PFLP Terrorist Organization
The International Federation of Human Rights (FIDH) is a French NGO that pursues a “lawfare” strategy against Israel, accuses Israel of "war crimes" and "apartheid measures," and considers anti-Israel BDS (boycott, divestment and sanctions) activists “human rights defenders.” Some FIDH officials have alleged ties to the PFLP terror group.
Bundesdeutsche Organisationen mit Einfluss auf die Zivilgesellschaft im arabisch-israelischen Konflikt
Der folgende Bericht untersucht die Finanzierung von Organisationen, die im arabisch-israelischen Konflikt aktiv sind, und die von den folgenden bundesdeutschen Einrichtungen unterstützt werden: der Zivile Friedensdienst (ZFD), die Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), die staatlich finanzierte Kirchenhilfe und das Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen (IFA).
Recent Activities of NGOs Receiving Core Funding from the Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law Secretariat
An update of the recent activities of NGOs that receive core-funding from the IHL Secretariat.