Events

The Geneva Human Rights Platform holds regular events, diplomatic briefings, conferences, expert roundtables and private meetings.

Belt of police officers with a Taser Event

Launch: United Nations Human Rights Guidance on Less Lethal Weapons

25 October 2019, 13:15-14:45

This event marks the launch of the UN Human Rights Guidance on Less Lethal Weapons, the outcome of research and consultations carried out under the Geneva Academy and Pretoria University auspices.

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Police in the streets of Athens Event

Human Rights in Peaceful Protest: Lawyers at the Forefront. A European Perspective

4 November 2019, 11:15-12:30

In the context of the 2019 Geneva Peace Week and in partnership with IBAHRI, this event will address the too often obstructed right to legal assistance persons subjected to violence, arrest or detention are entitled to.

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Julie Matatiken is the Senior Laboratory Technician at SOCOMEP, an enterprise that provides services for the Seychelles’ largest industry – industrial tuna fishing. Event

Women’s Economic Empowerment and the SDGs: Closing the Gender Gap in a Rapidly Changing Society

5 November 2019, 13:15-14:45

This event, organized by the Permanent Mission of Japan and co-sponsored by the Permanent Missions of France, Canada, Mexico and Finland and the Geneva Academy, will discuss the challenges in economically empowering women.

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The Role of UN Human Rights Mechanisms in Monitoring the Implementation of the UNDROP

15 October 2019, 18:30-20:00

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Entre libéralisme et populisme, que reste-t-il des droits économiques, sociaux et culturels?

9 October 2019, 18:30-20:00

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Perspectives on the 2020 TB Review

8 October 2019, 13:15-14:30

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Launch of the Practitioners' Guide on Human Rights and Countering Corruption

17 September 2019, 12:00-13:00

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Nelson Mandela Human Rights Lecture

18 July 2019, 18:00-19:30

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Plastic Pollution: How to Turn the Tide Right

3 July 2019, 16:30-17:30

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Human Rights and Digital Technologies: New Insights

3 July 2019, 12:00-13:00

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Integrating a Gender Perspective in Implementing the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights: From Guidance to Implementation

27 June 2019, 13:00-14:00

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Book Launch and Panel Discussion: Economic Complicity with the Pinochet’s Dictatorship

19 June 2019, 13:15-14:30

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Panel Discussion on Emerging Digital Technologies and Human Rights

7 June 2019, 15:00-17:00

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First Annual Conference of the Geneva Human Rights Platform: Connectivity of Human Rights Mechanisms

3 June 2019, 09:00-18:00

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Launch of Our New Publication on Treaty Bodies’ Individual Communication Procedure

31 May 2019, 10:30-12:00

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Do Human Rights Need to be Saved? Universality versus Uniformity

24 May 2019, 12:30-14:00

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The UDHR at Seventy: Historical and Juridical Perspectives

5 December 2018, 09:30-19:45

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Expert Seminar on Domestic Stakeholders and the Treaty Body Review 2020

17-18 October 2018

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70 years Universal Declaration of Human Rights – A Time for Concern or Celebration?

15-16 October 2018

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The United States Withdrawal from the Human Rights Council: A Political Move that has Limited Consequences or Serious Legal Ramifications?

5 July 2018, 18:15-20:00

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The Paris Principles at 25: How National Human Rights Institutions Have Contributed to Promoting and Protecting Human Rights and What They Can Do in the Future

31 May 2018, 17:00-18:30

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The Follow-Up Procedure of United Nations Treaty Bodies

29 May 2018, 13:45-14:45

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Academic Platform on the 2020 Treaty Body Review: Launch of the final report

7 May 2018, 12:30-14:30

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