Event information

12 October 2021, 09:00-18:00

2021 Annual Conference of the Geneva Human Rights Platform

GHRP Annual Conference

The Connectivity Between National Human Rights Actors and the Geneva-Based International Mechanisms

After exploring the connectivity between the different mechanisms of the United Nations (UN) human rights system (2019 Annual Conference), and between regional and UN human rights mechanisms (2020 Annual Conference), the 2021 Annual Conference of the Geneva Human Rights Platform will discuss the connectivity between national human rights actors and the Geneva-based international mechanisms.

Programme

A detailed programme will be provided soon!

Location

Maison de la paix (Chemin Eugène-Rigot 2, Geneva) and online.

Access

The 2021 Annual Conference will take place both in Geneva and online via Zoom.

Information about the exact venue and registration will be provided at a later stage.

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