20 June 2022, 13:15-14:45
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A discussion with the UN Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association Clément Nyaletsossi Voule on his new report to the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council (HRC) on the protection of human rights in the context of peaceful protest in crisis situations as requested by the HRC resolution 44/20 of 17 July 2020.
This side-event during the 50th Session of the UN Human Rights Council will discuss the important role peaceful protests has in crisis response, crisis prevention and in strengthening democracy in general, as well as for a sustainable peace-building. It will highlight specific challenges related to conducting peaceful protests in different crisis situations. Finally, it will expand on issues and the recommendations outlined by the SR FoAA in the report to different stakeholders, to strengthen protection of human rights in the context of peaceful protest in crisis situations.
Watch the discussion with the UN Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association Clément Voule on his report to the HRC on the protection of human rights in the context of peaceful protest in crisis situations.
The Geneva Human Rights Platform facilitated the drafting process of the UN Committee on Enforced Disappearances' very first General Comment (GC) – now out for consultation – on enforced disappearances in the context of migration.
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Our new Research Brief Climate Change in the Security Council: Obstacles, Opportunities, and Options identifies entry points for engaging on environmental and climate security issues at the UN Security Council.
The Annual Conference of the Geneva Human Rights Platform will take place in New York to explore the links between Geneva and New York, the relevance of Geneva's outputs in New York debates, and the implications for human rights.
This Human Rights Conversation will explore the extent to which an independent mechanism such as the Meta Oversight Board is akin to a human rights tribunal and the risks that could be linked to delegating such powers to a private authority.
This online short course analyses the main international and regional norms governing the international protection of refugees. It notably examines the sources of international refugee law, including the 1951 Geneva Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees, and their interaction with human rights law and international humanitarian law.
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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.
This project facilitated a multistakeholder consultative process to identify knowledge gaps, generate new evidence and co-design evidence-based tools to support regulatory and policy responses to human rights challenges linked to digital technologies.
To unpack the challenges raised by artificial intelligence, this project will target two emerging and under-researched areas: digital military technologies and neurotechnology.