Past Events

Mali,  Gao region, Ansongo cercle, Fafa. ICRC dissemination session about international humanitarian law for the army of Mali. IHL Talks

Thinking out of the (Tool)Box: Promoting Implementation of and Respect for International Humanitarian Law

11 November 2020, 18:00-19:30

This online IHL Talk aims at shining light on the various ways of promoting respect for and implementation of international humanitarian law.

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A farm in Austria Event

Peasants’ Rights in Austria

11 November 2020, 15:00-17:30

This online public conference, co-organized with FIAN Austria, will discuss the implementation of the UN Declaration on the rights of peasants in Austria.

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DRC: Luwowo is one of several validated mining site that respect CIRGL-RDC norms and guaranties conflict free minerals. Event

New Report Sheds Light on what Governments, Business and the UN need to do in Conflict-Affected Areas: but what’s Next for this Field?

10 November 2020, 16:00-17:30

This online event will discuss the new report of the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights on business-related human rights abuse in conflict and post-conflict contexts.

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Ceremony for Colombian Ceasefire Agreement, Havana, June 2016 Event

Taking Armed Non-State Actors Into Account: An Assessment of their Humanitarian Commitments

4 November 2020, 10:00-10:50

This online session during the Geneva Peace Week, co-organized with Geneva Call, will discuss the preliminary results of a research project on two groups that have been involved in peace processes.

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Gradutation hats thrown in the air Event

2020 Graduation Ceremony

30 October 2020, 18:30-19:45

Due to the situation related to the COVID-19 pandemic, the ceremony will take place entirely online.

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Computer code Event

Launch Event: Joint Initiative on the Digitalization of Conflict

29 October 2020, 10:00-12:00

This panel discussion marks the Launch of our New Research Initiative, carried out jointly by our Swiss IHL Chair Robin Geiß and the ICRC.

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A general view of the Human Right Council. Event

The United Nations and Human Rights: A Critical Appraisal

28 October 2020, 15:00-16:30

In this online event, some contributors to the new edition of Philip Alston and Frédéric Mégret’s book ‘The United Nations and Human Rights’ will examine the functions, procedures, and performance of the major UN organs dealing with human rights.

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Right On

Human Rights and the Precarious Condition of Electoral Democracy

28 October 2020, 15:00-16:30

With less than a week remaining to what is likely to be the most contested US presidential election in decades, this webinar will discuss the precarious condition of electoral democracies in these challenging times.

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banner of the event Event

Celebrating Women in Civil Society and Activism

20 October 2020, 15:00-17:00

This virtual side event will discuss the findings of the new report ‘Celebrating women in civil society and activism’ by Clement N. Voule, UN  Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association.

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Banner with the cover of the book Event

Book Launch: A Practical Anatomy of the Human Rights Council

20 October 2020, 12:30-14:00

This book is the outcome of a six-month research fellowship at the Geneva Academy carried out by Eric Tistounet, Chief of the Human Rights Council Branch at the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights.

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