On 10 December 2008, the first Human Rights Defenders Tulip award was presented to women's rights activist Justine Masika Bihamba by Minister Verhagen of Foreign Affairs in an impressive ceremony in The Hague. Rabbi Awraham Soeendorp served in the jury that presented the award. 


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An International Earth Charter Network Meeting has taken place on 1 and 2 December, 2008, in Amsterdam at the Royal Tropical Institute. The event that was chaired by Former Dutch Prime Minister and Earth Charter Commissioner Ruud Lubbers and was being hosted by NCDO and Earth Charter...

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Statement on Faith in Human Rights
www.faithinhumanrights.org“…We recognise our responsibility towards our believers and to the world at large and reaffirm our intention to take all necessary steps both within our communities and in co-operation with others to promote and protect human rights and fundamental freedoms for...

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The Soetendorp Institute


Jacob Soetendorp Institute for Human Values
Van Wijngaerdenstraat 21
2596 TW The Hague
The Netherlands