Organisations working from within Het Nutshuis

The offices of the social organizations listed below are located in Het Nutshuis.

Located at Riviervismarkt 4

Human Security Collective

The Human Security Collective (HSC) is working to create a safe world, in which people can live without fear. The foundation aims to involve communities in decisions relating to safety and security issues and facilitates dialogue between citizens and policy makers.

Justice and Peace Nederland

Justice and Peace supports change makers (people and organisations dedicated to bringing about concrete, positive changes in their environment) who focus on two specific issues: the rights of refugees and the protection of human rights activists.

Netherlands Helsinki Committee

The Netherlands Helsinki Committee is working to improve government policy affecting vulnerable or deprived groups in all European and Central Asian countries belonging to the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE).

Located at Riviervismarkt 5


Clingendael – Netherlands Institute for International Relations – is a research institute and think tank. In addition to research on international relations, the Clingendael Academy training department provides training for (prospective) diplomats from all over the world.

European Climate Foundation

Together with hundreds of partner organisations, the European Climate Foundation (ECF) leads the way in a global movement to protect the planet for future generations. The ECF supports the climate community with the power of effective philanthropy.

European Center for Non-for-Profit Law

The European Center for Non-for-Profit Law (ECNL) advocates a fair legal and fiscal environment for non-profit organisations in Europe and Asia. Experts from ECNL have already had a positive impact on over sixty policy measures and laws.

Fonds 1818

Fonds 1818 provides money, advice and guidance to non-profit organizations and groups of residents who make society more beautiful. Fonds 1818 is available for applicants in the region of Delft, The Hague, Westland, Zoetermeer, Leiden, the Bollenstreek and intermediate municipalities.

Global Human Rights Defence

Global Human Rights Defence caters to promoting and protecting human rights globally. It places emphasis on the areas and populations where severe and extensive human rights violations of ethnic, linguistic, and religious minorities are taking place which has been completely overlooked by the mainstream media.

Kinder- en Jongeren Rechtswinkel Den Haag

The Kinder- en Jongeren Rechtswinkel Den Haag (The Hague Legal Advice Centre for Children and Young Adults) was set up to help children and young adults with questions about their rights. The organisation provides free, anonymous advice on countless legal problems faced by many young people today.


Perspectivity is a partnership of professionals from all corners of the world – Europe, the Middle East, Africa and beyond – who join forces to offer a variety of services. The collective is specialized in the social domain, higher education, climate & energy, development cooperation & migration, physical living environment and youth.


IRC works with governments, NGOs, entrepreneurs and people around the world to find long-term solutions to the global water crisis and crisis in sanitation and hygiene. Its multi-disciplinary international team is made up of over 130 recognised experts spread over offices in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Ghana, Honduras, India, Mali, Niger, and Uganda and the Netherlands.

Café Soof

A fresh and surprising menu, a stylish and attractive decoration and one of the most beautiful decors in The Hague: you will find it all at Café Soof in Het Nutshuis. From Monday to Friday you are welcome for breakfast, lunch or drinks in the café or on the terrace in the beautiful Nutstuin.

Atlantic Commission

Since its founding in 1952, the Atlantic Commission has been committed to debate on transatlantic security issues. The NATO Alliance is the most important and visible embodiment of this, but other developments that affect it also receive attention. Think of major geopolitical developments, new and disruptive technologies and climate change.