NGO is the European Union Human Rights Defenders mechanism, established to protect defenders at high risk and facing the most difficult situations worldwide. It is led by a Consortium of 12 NGOs active in the field of Human Rights.

ODS recently conducted a mid-term evaluation of the EU Human Rights ProtectDefenders mechanism which is implemented globally through the coalition of the 12 NGOs. ODS evaluated the project implementation in Uganda, Georgia and Mexico (land and environment human rights defenders).