Past Events


Peasants’, Rural Workers’ and Other Rural Peoples’ Key Role in Safeguarding the Environment

20 September 2023, 18:00-19:30

Right-holders from affected communities will give testimonies on the impacts of environmental destruction on their communities, talk about their ongoing struggles and challenges, and propose solutions to multiple crises.

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The New Resolution on UNDROP Implementation at the UN Human Rights Council

19 September 2023, 12:00-13:00

Peasants' representatives, Permanent Missions and experts will discuss the creation by the UN Human Rights Council of a new Special Procedure on the rights of peasants.

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The Universal Declaration of Human Rights Event

Ensuring Human Rights in the Face of Current Global Challenges

12 July 2023, 14:00-15:00

On the occasion of UDHR's 75th anniversary, this HRC side event will discuss the relevance of universal human rights to tackling current global challenges.

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A person holiding the 1949 Geneva Conventions Event

Online Open House: Executive Master in International Law in Armed Conflict

4 July 2023, 13:00-13:45

We have a few places left for the coming academic year that will start at the end of September 2023. Join us to learn more about this unique online part-time programme, exchange with alumni, and discuss career opportunities.

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Riot police in Chile Event

Breaking the Cycle of Repression Against Activists and Protesters Through Accountability

30 June 2023, 15:30-17:00

The side event to the HRC 53rd session will discuss the various avenues to advance accountability and end impunity for serious abuses committed in the context of exercising the rights to peaceful assembly and association.

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African workers are picking out fresh coffee beans at washing station Event

Le Droit aux Semences en Afrique

20 June 2023, 16:00-18:00

Cette conférence co-organisée avec Swissaid et CROPS4HD – qui se tiendra en français en présentiel et en ligne – vise à approfondir la réflexion autour du droit aux semences en Afrique.

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anti-corruption sign in Uganda Event

Corruption and Human Rights – The Ways Forward for Prevention and Realization

20 June 2023, 13:30-15:30

This online Hernan Santa Cruz dialogue will discuss current challenges and future opportunities in the work on corruption and human rights.

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The Roles of NGOs in the International Human Rights System

15 June 2023, 15:00-18:00

This event will discuss the role of NGOs in the international human rights system and will launch the book ‘The Protection Roles of Human Rights NGOs’.

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Wooden lollypop sticks are used to label vegetable seeds in a greenhouse. Event

UNDROP and the EU Seed Marketing Reform: Perspectives from Croatia

12 June 2023, 16:00-17:30

Panlists will look into what UNDROP and the EU reform mean in the Croatian context, and how positive aspects of the national legislation could input the reform or, alternatively, suffer from new and more restrictive rules at the EU level.

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Universal Declaration of Human Rights at 75: Reimagining Protection for a World in Turmoil

12 June 2023, 14:00-15:30

This event, co-organized with Amnesty International, will discuss the gains made since the UDHR adoption, challenges to the international normative framework on human rights and what the international community needs to do for a better future.

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