Human Rights Committee

The Human Rights Committee prepares advisory reports concerning current international developments in the area of human rights, Dutch human rights policy, and the role of international institutions, businesses and civil society organisations.


Professor Tineke Cleiren


Professor Ernst Hirsch Ballin


Dr Maarten Biermans
Head of Sustainable Capital Markets at Rabobank

Professor Antoine Buyse
Professor of Human Rights in a Multidisciplinary Perspective & director of the Netherlands Institute of Human Rights (SIM) at Utrecht University

Maria Anne van Dijk
ABN AMRO Global Lead Social Sustainability

Professor Yvonne Donders
Professor International Human Rights and Head of the Department of International and European Public Law at the University of Amsterdam & Commissioner Netherlands National Human Rights Institute

Professor Janneke Gerards
Professor Law, Economics and Governance at Utrecht University

Arjan Hamburger

Ton Heerts
Mayor Apeldoorn

Dr Narin Idriz
Researcher at the TMC Asser Institute

Professor Nicola Jägers
Professor International Human Rights Law at the Tilburg Law School of Tilburg University

Judge Egbert Myjer

Dr Bart Schermer
Associate Professor at eLaw of Leiden University & Partner of Considerati

Dr Naema Tahir

Executive secretary

Dr A.M.C. (Karin) Wester