Past Events

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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Logo of the Atlas Network ATLAS

Women's Perspectives on a Career in International Law

17 February 2021, 13:00-14:30

In this online event co-organized with the ATLAS Network, prominent women in international law will share their experience and advice through an interactive discussion.

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Romanian countryside Event

Opportunities and Obstacles to the Implementation of the Right to Seeds in Romania

2 February 2021, 13:30-15:30

This online event – co-organized with The Eco Ruralis Peasant Association – will discuss the opportunities and obstacles in implementing the right to seeds in Romania.

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A wide view of the Security Council meeting on peace and security in Africa, with a focus on countering terrorism and extremism in Africa. IHL Talks

Sisyphean Task: Promoting International Law while at the United Nations Security Council

28 January 2021, 15:00-16:30

This online IHL Talk aims at shining light on substantial and/or procedural challenges to the effective and principled promotion of international law at the UN Security Council, including from a State’s perspective.

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A farm in France Event

The Implementation of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Peasants in France: Focus on the Right to Seeds

2 December 2020, 17:30-19:30

This online conference (in French) will discuss content and recommendations of our recent publications on the right to seeds with French partners.

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Citizens in Lebanon Event

Contemporary Slavery and Racial Discrimination: Civil Society Support to Survivors during the Global Pandemic

2 December 2020, 12:00-13:30

Webinar on the International Day for the Abolition of Slavery, organized by the UN Voluntary Trust Fund on Contemporary Forms of Slavery, the Geneva Human Rights Platform and the UK Mission in Geneva.

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A mask box Event

UN Treaty Bodies: COVID-19 Working Methods

2-3 December 2020

This informal meeting of the Treaty Body Members Platform, co-organized with the Paris Human Rights Center (CRDH) and open to all members of United Nations Human Rights Treaty Bodies, will discuss issues specific to the current COVID-19 situation.

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Close-up of a US Flag patch as a US Army (USA) UH-60A Black Hawk (Blackhawk) helicopter Military Briefings

US Department of Defense Structure and Policy-Making: The Strategic and Tactical Levels

25 November 2020, 18:30-20:00

The speaker,  Lt. Col. John Cherry,will focus in particular on how high-level strategic decisions are ‘op erationalized’ at the tactical level.

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