Past Events

Press briefing by UN Independent International Commission of Inquiry on Ukraine GHRP Annual Conference

UN Accountability Mechanisms

24 October 2023, 10:30-12:00

This event – which forms part of the GHRP 2023 Annual Conference in New York – will discuss UN accountability mechanisms, including independent investigative mechanisms and commissions of inquiry established by the UNGA and HRC.

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 Outskirts of Aleppo. Kids playing with burnt chairs. GHRP Annual Conference

Enhancing cooperation between New York and Geneva for the protection of Children in Armed Conflict and from other Forms of Violence

23 October 2023, 17:30-19:00

High-level panel launching the Geneva Human Rights Platform 2023 Annual Conference in New York. 

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Armed groups in Somalia Event

First International Symposium on Youth Associated with Non-State Armed Groups

23 October 2023, 13:00-15:45

This symposium will examine the needs and obstacles of Youth Associated with Non-State Armed Groups (YANSAG).

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A session of the UN Human Rights Committee GHRP Annual Conference

The Practice of the UN Human Rights Treaty Bodies: Beyond International Law?

21 October 2023, 12:00-13:15

This panel forms part of the 2023 Annual Conference of the Geneva Human Rights Platform that takes place in New York.

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New York City Manhattan with view of Un Headquarters GHRP Annual Conference

2023 Annual Conference: Connecting Geneva and New York for Enhanced Human Rights Protection

21-24 October 2023

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.

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Graduation hats Event

2023 Graduation Ceremony

20 October 2023

We look forward to welcoming our graduating students, their friends, families and our professors to the 2023 Graduation Ceremony.

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Closeup of the Meta sign at the entrance to the Meta Platforms headquarters in Menlo Park, California. Human Rights Conversations

A New Human Rights Tribunal in Town? The Oversight Board and the Future of Online Freedom of Expression

18 October 2023, 18:00-19:30

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.

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Cover page of the book Event

The Complementarity Turn: Domestic Justice in the Shadow of International Criminal Tribunals

16 October 2023, 16:00-17:30

In this book launch, Patryk Labuda will discuss with leading experts and practitioners his new book International Criminal Tribunals and Domestic Accountability. In The Court’s Shadow.

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CIVIC SPACE AND SUSTAINABLE PEACE: The critical role of the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association in advancing sustainable peace and democratic transitions

11 October 2023, 13:15-14:30

This side event will discuss the new report by the UN Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and association on the importance of these rights in sustainable peace and democratic transitions.

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Cover page of the book Event

Armed Groups and International Law: A Legal Shadowland

10 October 2023, 12:30-14:30

On the occasion of the launch in Geneva of the volume Armed Groups and International Law. In the Shadowland of Legality and Illegality, panelists will reflect on the status of armed groups within a complex legal landscape.

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