Amnesty International's European Institutions Office in Brussels coordinates and promotes our lobbying, advocacy and campaigning directed at decision-makers in the European Union (EU) and Council of Europe (CoE). We seek to ensure that the EU integrates human rights into its internal and external policies and that the CoE and its member states take tangible action to promote and protect human rights nationally and regionally.
The International Federation for European Law (FIDE) is a non-profit Belgian law association established by the national European law associations (one per EU-Member State, as well as some non Member States such as Switzerland or Norway as an associate member). It was created for the study and development of the law and institutions of the European Community.
Statewatch is a non-profit-making voluntary group founded in 1991. It is comprised of lawyers, academics, journalists, researchers and community activists. Its European network of contributors is drawn from 18 countries. Statewatch encourages the publication of investigative journalism and critical research in Europe the fields of the state, justice and home affairs, civil liberties, accountability and openness.