• 30 September 2016
    With deep sadness and dismay, the PBI Honduras Project expresses regret at the loss of Gladys Lanza Ochoa, General Coordinator of the Visitacion Padilla Women’s Movement for Peace, “Las Chonas”, (Movimiento de Mujeres Por la Paz Visitación Padilla) and sends condolences to her family and loved ones.Gladys had an inspiring career as a human rights defender in Honduras. She fought tirelessly for the rights of women (breaking the silence of impunity) and played a key role in the abolition of compulsory military service in the country.
  • 30 August 2016
    On this International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances PBI recognises the challenges that victims of enforced disappearances face and celebrates their victories in achieving justice.
  • 25 August 2016
    Peace Brigades International – PBI Colombia greets the signature of the peace agreement between the Colombian Government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) with great enthusiasm, and congratulates Colombian civil society, victims and human rights organisations for the tireless work they have done for decades to build peace in Colombia, searching for a negotiated end to the armed conflict and for their numerous contributions to the peace agreement.
  • 9 August 2016
    International day of the world’s indigenous peoples represents an opportunity to reflect on the contribution made by indigenous communities around the globe. While the common narrative surrounding indigenous people often focuses on their vulnerability, PBI's experience working with grassroots community groups at the forefront of the struggle for land and environmental rights in Central and Latin America highlights that they are also important agents of change.
  • 7 July 2016
    Click here to read PBI UK's Summer Newsletter.
  • 21 June 2016
    [<a href="//storify.com/pbiuk/human-rights-defenders" target="_blank">View the story "PBI Conference report: building enabling environments for human rights defenders" on Storify</a>]
  • 20 June 2016
    PBI Honduras is now recruiting for field volunteers to join its project. The deadline is the 15th of August 2016. For more information and how to apply please visit the project's website here. 
  • 15 June 2016
     Join us on Friday 17 June 2016 for our 35th-anniversary conference celebrating human rights defenders’ achievements in contribut
  • 15 June 2016
    Browse our anual review to learn more about our impact in 2015, and our specific work with women human rights defenders, LGTBI organizations, enviromental activists and lawyers. 
  • 7 June 2016
    On the 8th and 9th June 2016, the second Periodic Review of the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Honduras (CESCR) will take place in Geneva.In the previous review in May 2001, 26 recommendations were made to Honduras. However none of these recommendations made explicit reference to the situation regarding the defence of economic, social and cultural rights. 

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