Euro-Mediterranean Foundation of Support to Human Rights Defenders (EMHRF)

Profile

Country/TerritoryDenmark

Activity

  • In 2004, Euro-Mediterranean Foundation of Support to Human Rights Defenders (EMHRF) was established by EuroMed Rights, then called Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Network (EMHRN), which is a “network of more than 80 human rights organisations, institutions, and individuals based in 30 countries.”
  • EMHRF provides “strategic financial assistance” to “human rights defenders in difficulty or at risk, for the specific purpose of allowing them to pursue their activities, as well as to small human rights organisations or groups with the aim of strengthening their capacities in implementing innovative activities in the region.”
  • In 2016, EMHRF supported seven NGOs that claim to “report human rights violations, the involvement of Israeli and international companies in the occupation of Palestinian and Syrian territories, and the destruction of houses and population displacement to the media, including social media, and UN mechanisms.”

Funding

Council of Representatives

Partners

 

2015-2017 Donations to EMHRF (amounts in €)

DONOR201720162015
Sweden318,940803,455325,989
Denmark2047,989205,817268,457
Norway173,563177,260
European Commission911,829873,850466,837
Rockefeller Brothers Fund16,48319,713
National Endowment for Democracy (NED)52,18730,646
Sigrid Rausing Trust390,42745,440203,580
Open Society Foundations89,606549,670

 

2015-2018 Funding to Israeli NGOs (amounts in NIS)

Amounts based on financial reports submitted to the Israeli Registrar of Non-Profits

NGO2018201720162015
Akevot129,349
Al Marsad62,61562,625280,111
B’Tselem14,7608,64433,106
Public Committee against Torture in Israel (PCATI)91,287
Who Profits205,989
Israel Social TV69,09373,066
Zochrot29,432

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