Past Events


Equal and Inclusive Representation of Women in Decision-Making Systems: CEDAW’s Next General Recommendation

23 February 2023, 13:00-14:30

This event will discuss the development of a new General Recommendation on the ‘Equal and inclusive representation of women in decision-making systems’ by the UN Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women.

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Nuclear missiles IHL Talks

Changing the Rules of the (Nuclear) Game: Voices from the Humanitarian, Technological, Strategic and Legal Fields

20 February 2023, 18:00-19:30

This IHL Talk will address today's place of nuclear weapons, including their humanitarian impact, the impact of technological advancements, the relevance of the deterrence narrative and implications on the international legal framework.

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CSW63 Side Event - “Take the Hot Seat” Intergenerational Dialogue Human Rights Conversations

Child Participation in the Work of UN Human Rights Mechanisms

6 February 2023, 13:15-14:45

This Human Rights Conversation will discuss child participation in the work of UN human rights mechanisms and opportunities to move away from today’s reliance on individual organizations or UN representatives’ initiatives.

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Mayors, Human Rights and the UN Universal Periodic Review

27 January 2023, 14:00-16:00

This hybrid event, co-organized by our Geneva Human Rights Platform, UPR-Info, OHCHR and UN-Habitat, and the Geneva Cities Hub will discuss human rights implementation at the local and the UPR.

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IHL Talks

Towards Greater Accountability with Open-Source Information

14 December 2022, 18:30-20:00

This IHL Talk will explore the practices, opportunities and challenges stemming from the use of open-source information to document, investigate and prosecute international crimes and serious human rights violations.

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A Blackwater Security Company MD-530F helicopter aids in securing the site of a car bomb explosion in Baghdad, Iraq, on December 4, 2004, during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM Event

Private Military Companies and the Future of Conflict

7 December 2022, 14:00-15:30

This panel discussion – co-organized with ICoCA – will consider the growing importance of PMCs and the role ICoCA might play in promoting human rights observance and strengthening accountability of these actors in armed conflicts.

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Human Rights Conversations

Towards a Helpdesk for Business on the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights

2 December 2022, 10:00-11:30

This Human Rights Conversation – organized with the UN Global Compact Brazil – will discuss the type of advice needed to guide businesses on the implementation of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.

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Dessin montrant des busness men de dos avec des portes containers dans le fond Event

Entreprises et Corruption: Comment Redistribuer les Profits Mal Acquis?

29 November 2022, 19:00-21:00

Cet événement vise à discuter, sur la base d'un cas porté devant la justice suisse, des moyens à disposition pour redistribuer les profits mal acquis par des entreprises suite à des faits de corruption auprès des populations affectées.

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Denmark, Lolland landscape with tractor Event

UNDROP in the Future EU Seed Marketing Reform: The Perspective of Denmark

29 November 2022, 15:30-17:00

This online workshop will look into what the UN Declaration on the rights of peasants and the EU reform on the marketing of seeds mean in the Danish context.

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View of the Un Human Rights Council room Event

Mayors, Human Rights and the United Nations Universal Periodic Review

15 November 2022, 12:45-14:15

This event will discuss the involvement of local and regional governments in the Universal Periodic Review (UPR).

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