In the context of the upcoming 4th cycle of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR), this online event – co-organized with UPR Info, the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), and GANHRI – will discuss a new study commissioned by OHCHR on emerging good practices based on seven countries and drawn from the first three cycles of the UPR.
The seven countries covered by the study are Denmark, Georgia, Kenya, Malaysia, Morocco, New Zealand, and Peru. The good practices highlighted in the study include the development of national coordination mechanisms for implementation, reporting and monitoring, human rights action plans, the development of methodologies and tools to follow up on recommendations, the benefits of mid-term reporting, the positive impact of technical cooperation and development assistance, and the integration of UPR recommendations in the context of the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals.
This online event – co-organized with UPR Info, the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), and GANHRI – discussed a new study commissioned by OHCHR on emerging good practices based on seven countries and drawn from the first three cycles of the UPR.
At the online meeting of the Chairpersons of UN human rights treaty bodies, the Executive Director of the Geneva Human Rights Platform reiterated the importance of conducting dialogues with state parties concerning their reports at the national or regional level.
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Sima Samar, former Chairperson of the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission, will deliver the keynote speech at the 2021 Annual Conference of the Geneva Human Rights Platform.
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This bilingual workshop, held in English and French, aims to raise awareness about the upcoming changes to the EU seed marketing legislation and explore pathways to align it with the right to seeds.
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In this Human Rights Conversation, panelists will reflect on the principle of universality of human rights – and associated challenges – in specific relation to the advancement of minority issues at the UN.
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This short course, which can be followed in Geneva or online, aims at presenting the institutions and procedures in charge of the implementation of international human rights law.
This research project, aims via the drafting of a practitioners’ guide on human rights and countering corruption, to clarify the conceptual relationship between human rights, good governance and anticorruption, demonstrate the negative impact of corruption on human rights and provide guidance and make practical recommendations for effectively using the UN human rights system in anti-corruption efforts.
This research aims at taking stock of and contributing to a better understanding of the above-mentioned challenges to the principle of universality of human rights while also questioning their validity. It will identify relevant political and legal arguments and develop counter-narratives that could be instrumental to dealing with and/or overcoming the polarization of negotiations processes at the multilateral level.