Past Events


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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A peasant in front if rice fields Event

The Implementation of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Peasants as a Leverage to Promote the Realization of the Right to Water: Experiences and Challenges

3 November 2022, 13:00-14:00

This side event during the 2022 Social Forum will discuss the linkages between the UN Declaration on the rights of peasants and the human right to water.

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Graduation hats Event

2022 Graduation Ceremony

28 October 2022

We look forward to welcoming our graduating students, their friends, families and our professors to the 2022 Graduation Ceremony.

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First Lt. Peter Cacossa directs an OH-58 Kiowa helicopter from a rooftop toward the sound of small-arms fire heard during a raid in Mosul, Iraq, April 17, 2008. Military Briefings

The Role of Military Legal Advisors: A Wide-Ranging Conversation with Brigadier General Dan Kuwali

20 October 2022, 18:30-20:00

This Military Briefing will address the function and day-to-day tasks of military legal advisors and offer a glimpse into the functioning of armed forces and the specific role of law and lawyers.

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