Shelter City Nijmegen is carried out by various civil society and political organizations and initiatives. Bureau Wijland is, as commissioned by the municipality Nijmegen, responsible for the coordination of Shelter City Nijmegen. In cooperation with the Radboud University Nijmegen, Stichting Driestroom and Amnesty International Nijmegen, they carry out the organization, implementation of shelter, supervision, trainings, and meetings such as events focusing on human rights. The municipality of Nijmegen and the urban networks contribute to create a platform for the human rights defender towards the inhabitants of the city.
“My memories of Nijmegen and all the people I met here are very precious to me, and will give me the strengths to continue my work” (Placide, candidate Shelter City Nijmegen)
Education on the human rights defenders
Shelter City Nijmegen has developed education materials on each of their Shelter City guests. The materials are available in Dutch and English. If you would like to organize a meeting or educational event with a candidate of Shelter City Nijmegen: fill out the form or contact the person below.