Past Events

Cover Page of the Book Human Rights Conversations

Book Launch: The Domestic Institutionalisation of Human Rights

28 September 2021, 18:30-20:00

This book launch is part of our Human Rights Conversation series. It will discuss the book’s novel approach and content and the question of the domestic institutionalization of human rights.

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A session of the UN Human Rights Council Event

Study on Emergining Good Practices from the UPR

28 September 2021, 13:30-14:45

This online event – co-organized with UPR Info, OHCHR, and GANHRI – will discuss a new study commissioned by OHCHR on emerging good practices in UPR.

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Book Launch: War by Andrew Clapham

24 September 2021, 18:15-19:30

Professor Andrew Clapham will discuss the main arguments in his new book War with Professor Gloria Gaggioli and the audience.

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SRSG Martin Kobler addresses a ceremony in Goma, North Kivu province, to mark the destruction of weapons and ammunitions on 20 November 2013. Event

Expert Consultation on the Role of Business in Transitional Justice Contexts

23 September 2021, 13:00-15:00

This online consultation aims at providing inputs to the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights for a guidance note on the role of business in transitional justice contexts.

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Book Launch – The Occupation of Justice: The Supreme Court of Israel and the Occupied Territories

22 September 2021, 17:00-18:45

This online book launch with the two authors will discuss Israel's Supreme Court's decisions on exercising review over actions of Israeli authorities in the territories occupied by Israel.

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Peasants hands in a crop Event

Social Mobilization for the Implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Peasants in Palestine

16 August 2021, 14:00-16:00

This event, organized by the Bisan Center, in collaboration with HEKS/EPER and the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights, will revolve around  the present

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Maros, Indonesia. Villagers walk through rice field in Rammang-rammang village, South Sulawesi Event

Draft General Comment on Land and Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

9 July 2021, 13:30-16:30

This online event will discuss the draft General Comment on land and economic, social and cultural rights currently developed by the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.

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Aerial view of a forest Event

Workshop: The Legal Aspects of the Right to a Safe, Clean, Healthy and Sustainable Environment

7 July 2021, 14:00-16:00

This online side-event during the 47th session of the UN Human Rights Council, will discuss the legal aspects of the right to a safe, clean, healthy and sustainable environment.

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A hand holding seeds Event

The Right to Seeds and Intellectual Property Rights

6 July 2021, 14:00-16:00

This online event, co-organized with APBREBES, will discuss the serious challenges that intellectual property poses to the protection of peasants’ right to seeds.

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A photo with a passport and COVID-19 vaccine certificate Human Rights Conversations

Covid-19 Certificates: What are the Human Rights Implications?

6 July 2021, 13:00-14:30

In this Human Rights Conversation, panellists will discuss the implications of ‘vaccine passports’ or ‘digital green certificates’ for data privacy and human rights.

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