The Geneva Human Rights Platform

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.

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The 2018 Human Rights Week

13-17 November 2018

The 2018 edition will notably focus on the protection of human rights in the digital age and will include a public conference by Michelle Bachelet, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.

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A Conference in Oslo to Discuss the Future of United Nations Treaty Bodies

9 November 2018

On 17–18 October 2018, the two coordinators of the Geneva Human Rights Platform, Felix Kirchmeier and Kamelia Kemileva, participated in Oslo in a conference on the role that domestic human rights actors play towards the 2020 review of United Nations treaty bodies.

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A Successful Consultation on the Rights to Freedom of Peaceful Assembly and of Association in the Digital Space

29 October 2018

In the framework of the Geneva Human Rights Platform, the Geneva Academy co-hosted with the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights a consultation between the UN Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association, Clément Voule, and delegates from civil society organizations and NGOs.

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WORKSTREAMS

Participants in a meeting of the Treaty Body Members Platform

TREATY BODY MEMBERS’ PLATFORM

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CURRENT HUMAN RIGHTS CHALLENGES

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ACADEMIC PLATFORM ON TREATY BODY REVIEW 2020

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Videos

Optimizing the UN Treaty Bodies System

Name plate of the United States at the UN Human Rights Council

The United States Withdrawal from the Human Rights Council

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No One Will Be Left Behind