2015 • 2 years, 5 months • Human Rights
The Federation Internationale Des Ligues Des Droits De L'Homme (FIDH) is a nongovernmental organization dedicated to the promotion of human rights, operating in partnership with local organizations in 120 countries. This award supports FIDH’s activities with human rights organizations in Mexico to advance investigations into gross human rights violations. Through technical assistance and its expertise on the International Criminal Court system, FIDH is working with Mexican partners to promote the use of international criminal law to push for domestic investigations into mass human rights abuses in Mexico and for prosecutions of those responsible.
2011 • 2 years • Human Rights
FIDH partners with 164 human rights organizations in over 100 countries and has worked to strengthen cooperation between the International Criminal Court (ICC) and national NGOs that are directly impacted by the Court’s actions. Its previous programs have confirmed the importance of the capacity building of local actors on international mechanisms, including how justice for international crimes can be achieved at the national level. The goal of this project is to consolidate access to justice for victims of sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) by strengthening the capacity of local NGOs to document and report these crimes, empower government agencies to make use of national legal mechanisms as instruments in the fight against impunity, support access to justice for victims, and contribute to the activation of prosecutions against those responsible for these atrocious acts. The expected outcome is the adoption of specific measures, including the establishment of national mechanisms, implementation of existing legislation, and declaration by national authorities for the prosecution of SGBV crimes at the national level.
2007 • 3 years • Human Rights
To facilitate victims' participation in the early cases of the International Criminal Court (over three years).
2005 • 3 years • Human Rights
In support of activities that facilitate victims and human rights NGOs' interaction and cooperation with the International Criminal Court (over three years).