Past Events

A U.S. Marine fires an M240B machine gun at a target during a company attack exercise at Fort A.P. Hill Military Briefings

Tactical Decision Making on Targeting: A Comparative Overview of Counter-Insurgency and Near-Peer Scenarios

19 April 2021, 18:30-20:00

This Military Briefing will look into how decisions on targeting take place in practice in contextually different conflicts and the operational difficulties involved in the process.

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Camera Wall Event

Possible Priorities for the Next UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Privacy

16 April 2021

This informal meeting with NGOs and academics – organized by the Geneva Human Rights Platform – will discuss potential priorities for the next UN Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy.

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The UN Declaration on the Rights of Peasants: A Tool to Protect the Right to Land

15 April 2021, 15:00-16:30

This Learning Lab, co-organised with the International Land Coalition (ILC), will provide ILC members and the broader land community with the basics of UNDROP, the right to land and its implementation.

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Kofi Annan at a session of the UN Human Rights Commission Human Rights Conversations

Lessons Learned from the Commission for the HRC Status Review

18 March 2021, 14:00-15:30

At this online side event, John Pace, Secretary of the former UN Commission on Human Rights will present his recent book, which provides a detailed account of the work of the Commission to the UN Human Rights Council.

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Libya, Benghazi, Public University: destroyed buildings Event

Reparation for Gross Violations of International Human Rights Law and Grave Breaches of International Humanitarian Law

17 March 2021, 14:00-20:15

This one-day online conference will discuss the right to reparation under international law.

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Touareg militants driving near Timbuktu, Mali Event

Human Rights Responsibilities of Armed Non-State Actors

5 March 2021, 13:00-14:30

Online side event at the 46th session of the UN Human Rights Council organized by the Geneva Academy, the Geneva Human Rights Platform, UN Special Procedures and the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs.

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Stop Enforced Disappearances

3 March 2021, 15:00-17:00

This online event will discuss experiences and outcomes of actions taken to promote the ratification of the International Convention for the Protection of all Persons from Enforced Disappearances.

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Human Rights Council Special Session on Cote D'Ivoire, Dec. 23, 2010 Human Rights Conversations

The US’ Return to the UN Human Rights Council

26 February 2021, 15:30-17:00

Join us online for our first Human Rights Conversation of the year to discuss what the United States’ return to the UN Human Rights Council means for the work of the Council and the overall promotion and protection of human rights.

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A destroyed village in South Ossetia IHL Talks

Contexts of Chaos: Decoding the European Court’s Judgement in Georgia v. Russia No 2

26 February 2021, 12:30-14:00

This online IHL talk aims at shining light on substantial challenges arising from the recent decision of the ECHR Grand Chamber in the case of Georgia v. Russia (No 2).

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Lake Chad, Fourkouloum village. When she is unable to sell her stock of wood, this woman and her family can spend weeks eating only sorghum seeds. Event

The Right to Seeds in Europe

24 February 2021, 18:00-19:30

This online event – co-organized with The European Coordination Via Campesina – will discuss how UNDROP’s article 19, which recognizes the right to seeds, shall be taken into account in the revision of EU rules on seeds.

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