Advocacy for the Establishment and Governance of a fully functional Human Rights Commission


The goal of the project is to advocate for the establishment of a fully functional Human Rights Commission in Lesotho.


Project overview

The project raised awareness, mobilized support and lobbied the Government of Lesotho to establish a Human Rights Commission which would be an independent, autonomous and Paris Principles compliant body.


February 2016 - January 2019 (36 months)

Implementing Organization

Transformation Resource Centre (TRC)

Benefitting Zone



Human Rights Defenders


Total Cost

315, 802

EU Contracted Amount 

€ 300,000

Funding Instrument

European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR 2015)

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