Past Events

UN building in New York Event

Side-Event at the Annual Meeting of Chairpersons of Human Rights Treaty Bodies: Implementing the Treaty Body Review 2020 – Where Do We Stand

1 June 2022, 13:15-14:45

The Geneva Human Rights Platform team will be travelling to New York to host a side event on ‘Implementing the Treaty Body Review 2020 – where do we stand’.

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Figure of a person in a prison hallway Event

Don’t forget about us: Strategies for resisting long-term detention of Human Rights Defenders

1 June 2022, 12:00-14:00

This event will discuss how governments, civil society and international mechanisms can work together to keep the pressure on long-term detention cases and improving respect for defenders’ rights and physical integrity while imprisoned.

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Cover page of the book Event

Book Launch: ‘Unravelling Unlawful Confinement in Contemporary Armed Conflicts’

25 May 2022, 18:00-20:00

This event marks the launch of our LLM alumna Jelena Plamenac’s award-winning book ‘Unravelling Unlawful Confinement in Contemporary Armed Conflicts’ published by Brill.

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poster on big data Human Rights Conversations

Universally Digital

12 May 2022, 14:00-15:30

This Human Rights Conversation aims at looking at what this digitalization means for the universality of human rights.

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Exhumer la Violence Politique: Nostalgia de la luz

5 May 2022, 18:30-20:30

L'édition 2022 de la triolgie ‘Exhumer la violence politique: 3 films, 3 débats’ se termine avec la projection du film Nostalgia de la luz  de Patricio Guzmán.

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Football game, Wembley Human Rights Conversations

UN Human Rights Mechanisms and Mega Sporting Events: The road to FIFA World Cup 2022 and 2023

28 April 2022, 14:00-15:30

This Human Rights Conversation will discuss the monitoring of mega sporting events, such as the FIFA World Cup, by UN human rights mechanisms.

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A missile Military Briefings

Weapons Law

11 April 2022, 18:00-19:30

This Military Briefing will give an overview of the applicable legal frameworks related to the kind of weapons that can be used on the battlefield, and how they can be used.

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Exhumer la Violence Politique: The Seeker

7 April 2022, 18:30-20:30

L'édition 2022 de la triolgie ‘Exhumer la violence politique: 3 films, 3 débats’ se poursuit avec la projection du film The Seeker de Philippe Cornet.

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A remotely piloted MQ-9 Reaper operated by the New York Air National Guard’s 174th Attack Wing flies a routine training mission over Central New York. Military Briefings

Autonomous Weapons Impact on International Governance

23 March 2022, 18:15-19:45

This Military Briefing will discuss the impact of autonomous weapons on different aspects of international governance.

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A scene from the Palanca-Maiaki-Udobnoe border crossing point, between the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine on 1 March 2022. IHL Talks

Russia and Ukraine

15 March 2022, 12:00-13:30

This IHL Talk aims at shedding light on some of the legal issues stemming from the current armed conflict between Ukraine and Russia.

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