Denmark supports the ICHR in partnership with Sweden, the Netherlands, Switzerland and Norway.
The objective is to strengthen oversight and accountability from a human rights perspective within the political institutions.
The ICHR ensures that Palestinian laws and regulations as well as various departments, agencies and institutions of the Palestinian Authority and the PLO meet the requirements for safeguarding human rights, and functions as the Palestinian Ombudsman.
SAACB functions as the independent external auditor in Palestine. Its role is to conduct financial and performance audits of the Palestinian public entities.
The aim of the Danish contribution is to strengthen SAACB auditing of the local government sector to enhance the transparency, accountability and efficiency of handling incomes and expenditures. Danish funds are channelled through the EU.
The Secretariat is a joint donor program sponsored by Denmark, the Netherlands, Sweden and Switzerland. It supports the activities of Palestinian and Israeli civil society organizations in the areas of human rights and International Humanitarian Law operating in Palestine.
The Danish House in Palestine is a non-governmental organization, which facilitates cooperation between Danish and Palestinian individuals, organizations and companies, and provides more accessible cultural heritage activities to Palestinians thus strengthening Palestinian identity.
Denmark sees art and culture in a rights-based, development and growth perspective. Support for contemporary culture as well as for cultural heritage therefore constitutes an inherent part of Palestinians’ human rights and underpins state building.
The Danish House in Palestine supports contemporary culture and cultural heritage development activities in Palestine.