is an independent international organization whose membership consists of human rights defenders – professionals in their field and many people who devote their volunteer work to monitoring and protecting human rights in different parts of the globe. These are highly qualified lawyers, journalists,
professors, diplomats, psychologists, translators, public relations specialists – people of entirely different nationalities who unite their efforts to achieve the most crucial goal on the planet – to protect the rights and maintain universal, universally recognized human rights enshrined in international documents, as well as to promote these principles in the respective countries. Every person’s rights, freedom, and dignity are the organization’s main priority. For the benefit of these values, the Shield Congress is committed to maintaining peace and protecting freedom of thought and expression, restoring justice and equality in legal protection to build a robust civil society. The Shield Congress hopes for the support of the world community and the entire world community to protect the principal value of our planet – human rights.