A Human Rights Mechanisms Lab

The Geneva Human Rights Platform (GHRP) provides a dynamic forum in Geneva for all stakeholders in the field of human rights – experts, practitioners, diplomats and civil society – to discuss and debate topical issues and challenges. Relying on academic research and findings, it enables various actors to become better connected, break down silos and, hence, advance human rights.

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Digital Justice Event

Digital Bridges to Justice: Enhancing Human Rights and SDG Monitoring through Innovative Technologies

3 July 2024, 13:15-14:45

This panel discussion will showcase the transformative potential of digital technologies in monitoring and implementing SDG 16, its interlinkages with other SDGs, and UN human rights recommendations.

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Treaty Body Follow Up Sierra Leone Event

Strengthening Human Rights Through Regional Engagement: Lessons from the Treaty Body Follow-Up Review Pilot Series

28 June 2024, 13:15-14:45

This side-event to the 36th Annual Meeting of the Treaty Bodies Chairpersons aims to present the findings of the Geneva Human Rights Platform Treaty Body Follow-Up Review Pilot Series.

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Establishing Effective Helpdesks on Business and Human Rights

26 June 2024, 14:00-15:00

Organized by the Geneva Human Rights Platform, in co-operation with Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Geneva office and OHCHR, this panel discussion will examine how helpdesks on business and human rights that can overcome practical challenges.

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Human Rights Platforms

Initiatives

The GHRP targeted initiatives provide support to Geneva-based human rights mechanisms and inform decisions related to their sustainable functioning.

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Delegations at the UN Human Rights Council

Training Hub

The GHRP Training Hub offers practical training courses on the work and functioning of United Nations human rights mechanisms. It intends to serve as a central hub and federating structure for human rights training courses in Geneva.

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View of the UN Human Rights Committee during a meeting

Newsletter

Subscribe to the GHRP monthly newsletter to stay updated on our activities, as well as on broader discussions and updates related to the work of Geneva-based human rights mechanisms.

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Videos

Neurotechnology and Human Rights

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Human Rights Conversations : To Ban or not to Ban: Religious Symbols and Women’s Rights

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Human Rights Conversation: Child Participation in the work of UN Human Rights Mechanisms