Oxford University Press
To launch the book Doctrine, Practice and Advocacy in the Inter-American Human Rights System (Oxford University Press, 2019), leading academics and practitioners, including the book's co-authors, will share insights from theory and practice on the Inter-American System today.
Doctrine, Practice and Advocacy in the Inter-American Human Rights System is co-authored by James L. Cavallaro, Caret Vargas, Clara Sandoval and Bernard Duhaim with Caroline Bettinger-Lopez, Stephanie Erin Brewer, Diana Guzman and Cecilia Nadeo.
'At long last, a monumental work in English about the enormous contributions of the Inter-American System of protection to the modern canon of human rights. The authors are among the most authoritative practitioners and advocates active today, and their rigorous and comprehensive narrative is a crowning achievement.' Juan Mendez, Former President, Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, former UN Special Rapporteur on Torture, Professor, Washington College of Law, American University
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In his latest report to the UN General Assembly on the status of the human rights treaty body system, António Guterres refers to our work on the future of UN treaty bodies.
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In 2020, the Geneva Human Rights Platform will continue to work on the connectivity of human rights mechanisms, broadening the scope by also looking at the connectivity of Geneva-based human rights bodies with regional mechanisms in Africa, the Americas and Europe.
Join us online to discuss challenges for the right to access to information in times when most governments need to come up with strategies to mitigate the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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This training course will explore the origin and evolution of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) and its functioning in Geneva and will focus on the nature of implementation of the UPR recommendations at the national level.
From its adoption to its content and implementation, this training course provides a comprehensive overview of the United Nations Declaration on the rights of peasants, as well as tools to protect and promote the rights of peasants, rural women, fisher, pastoralist and nomadic communities, as well as agricultural workers.
This research aims at building a common understanding and vision as to how states and the relevant parts of the UN system can provide a concrete and practical framework to address human rights responsibilities of armed non-state actors.
The Geneva Human Rights Platform contributes to this review process by providing expert input via different avenues, by facilitating dialogue on the review among various stakeholders, as well as by accompanying the development of a follow-up resolution to 68/268 in New York and in Geneva.