Protection Department

  • Capacity building·
  • Advocacy and legal aid·
  • Urgent interventions

Research and Partnerships Department·

  • Reform of the justice sector·
  • Research in HRD rights and public policies·
  • Coordination of pan-African partnerships of HRDs and citizens movements

Information Technology Department·

  • Visibility and documentation (management of the website, publication of HRD actions and visibility of the organization)·
  • Digital security, technical support and technological innovations·
  • Development and management of the database


Organizational Management Department·

  • Planning, monitoring and evaluation of projects·
  • Human Resource administration·
  • Finance and logistics

Main areas of work

  • Protection of Human Rights Defenders through:
    1. Advocacy and legal aid
    2. Capacity building
    3. Urgent intervention
  • Promotion of sustainable development goal 16 through:
    1. Policy support to decentralized public institutions
    2. Learning sessions between civil society organization and public institutions
    3. Informative research on targets of SDG16