The Geneva Human Rights Platform (HRP) provides a dynamic forum in Geneva for all stakeholders in the field of human rights – experts, practitioners, diplomats and civil society – to discuss and debate topical issues and challenges. Relying on academic research and findings, it enables various actors to become better connected, break down silos and, hence, advance human rights.
Our submission for the upcoming report of the United Nations Secretary-General – the final official input into the intergovernmental debate on the 2020 treaty body review – summarizes the recommendations entailed in our publication Optimizing the UN Treaty Body System.
As part of the Geneva Academy Fridays series, researchers from 20 countries briefed state representatives about their research on the national impact of the United Nations treaty bodies.
Our Research Fellow Dr Jonathan Andrew represented the Geneva Academy at a two-day workshop on digital space and the protection of freedom of association and peaceful assembly in Africa.