Past Events

A ruined old home in Shingal (Singar) following war with the Islamic State Event

Yazidi Survivor’s Law: Reflecting on Progresses, Challenges and Way Forward

29 January 2024, 11:00-13:00

This event, co-organized with the Global Survivors Fund, will discuss the adoption in March 2021 by the Iraqi Parliament of the Yazidi (female) survivors’ law and its implementation.

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A session of the UN Human Right Committee Event

Transparency in nominations and elections to UN Human Rights Treaty Bodies: Towards a New Vetting System?

13 December 2023, 17:00-18:15

This discussion will look into election processes for UN TBs, the impact of Feminist Foreign Policy on this process, what can we learn from fellow international mechanisms, as well as the inclusion of a vetting process.

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Opening of the confirmation of charges hearing in Al Hassan case IHL Talks

Aggregation, Governance and Nexus: The Legal and Practical Implications of the ICC’s Al Hassan Case

7 December 2023, 18:00-19:30

Panelists will address the relevance of the case for armed conflict classification, rebel governance, the protection of cultural property in armed conflicts, and the nexus requirement.

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Open mine Event

Alpha in Adversity

28 November 2023, 15:00-16:30

This event will explore the current challenges to rights-respecting investment in conflict-affected and high-risk areas.

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Logo of the Atlas Network ATLAS

Women's Perspectives on a Career in International Law: Navigating Human Rights Advocacy

28 November 2023, 12:30-13:30

This event, co-organized with the ATLAS network, will feature women with diverse experiences and career paths in international law, specifically emphasizing their involvement in human rights advocacy.

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 Palestinians inspect the damage following an Israeli airstrike on the El-Remal aera in Gaza City, October 2023. IHL Talks

Al-Aqsa Flood and Iron Sword: Legal and Humanitarian Challenges

24 November 2023, 12:15-14:00

This IHL Talk will address important IHL questions and related controversies arising from the recent escalation following the Al-Aqsa Flood attack conducted by Hamas and the Palestinian Islamic Jihad, and Israel’s subsequent Iron Sword operation.

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Afghanistan, Khandahar. After a road bomb destroyed a US Army vehicle, troops are patrolling the area to look for clues. Military Briefings

The Operationalization of Protection of Civilians Military Frameworks: Military and Legal Challenges

22 November 2023, 18:30-20:00

This Military Briefing will discuss NATO's protection of civilians military frameworks and explore some of the current military and legal challenges connected to the operationalization of PoC efforts.

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Human Rights Week Flyer Event

The 2023 Human Rights Week

20-24 November 2023

The 2023 edition of Human Rights Week proposes a rich programme of conferences, debates, exhibitions, a film screening, and cultural events around the question of the notion of 'Universality'.

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Oil platform and tanker Event

Pathways to Equitable Fossil Fuel Supply Management

8 November 2023, 13:00-15:00

This webinar will discuss pathways to equitable fossil fuel supply management.

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Two Commissioners of a three-member team from the UN Commission on Human Rights speak to Journalists at a press conference. Event

A Rights-Based Approach to Conflict Prevention

1 November 2023, 17:00-18:30

This event at the 2023 Geneva Peace Week will showcase the promising possibilities of a rights-based approach to conflict prevention, including case study findings from South Sudan, the Central African Republic, Mali, and more.

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