Events

The Geneva Human Rights Platform holds regular events, diplomatic briefings, conferences, expert roundtables and private meetings.

Civic Space and Climate Justice: Launch of the UNSR Thematic Report on the Rights to Freedom of Peaceful Assembly and of Association

15 October 2021

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2021 Annual Conference of the Geneva Human Rights Platform

12 October 2021, 09:00-18:00

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Book Launch: The Domestic Institutionalisation of Human Rights

28 September 2021, 18:30-20:00

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Study on Emergining Good Practices from the UPR

28 September 2021, 13:30-14:45

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Expert Consultation on the Role of Business in Transitional Justice Contexts

23 September 2021, 13:00-15:00

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

9 July 2021, 13:30-16:30

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

7 July 2021, 14:00-16:00

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

6 July 2021, 13:00-14:30

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Peaceful Protest: Use of Force by States in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic

5 July 2021, 15:00-16:30

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Defending Human Rights Lawyers in Authoritarian Times

24 June 2021, 13:30-15:00

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Digital Human Rights Tracking Tools

3 June 2021, 15:00-16:30

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

11 May 2021, 14:30-16:30

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Digitalization in the Cities and Privacy for Citizens

30 April 2021, 14:00-15:00

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UN Human Rights Council at 15 – Role and Perspectives

28 April 2021, 14:00-15:30

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

16 April 2021

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Lessons Learned from the Commission for the HRC Status Review

18 March 2021, 14:00-15:30

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Human Rights Responsibilities of Armed Non-State Actors

5 March 2021, 13:00-14:30

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Stop Enforced Disappearances

3 March 2021, 15:00-17:00

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The US’ Return to the UN Human Rights Council

26 February 2021, 15:30-17:00

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

2 December 2020, 12:00-13:30

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UN Treaty Bodies: COVID-19 Working Methods

2-3 December 2020

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Our Future, Our Voice: Placing children and their rights at the centre of the drive towards a better, greener world

25 November 2020, 15:00-16:30

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Semaine des droits humains 2020

23-27 November 2020

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New Report Sheds Light on what Governments, Business and the UN need to do in Conflict-Affected Areas: but what’s Next for this Field?

10 November 2020, 16:00-17:30

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The United Nations and Human Rights: A Critical Appraisal

28 October 2020, 15:00-16:30

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Human Rights and the Precarious Condition of Electoral Democracy

28 October 2020, 15:00-16:30

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Celebrating Women in Civil Society and Activism

20 October 2020, 15:00-17:00

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Book Launch: A Practical Anatomy of the Human Rights Council

20 October 2020, 12:30-14:00

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2020 Annual Conference of the Geneva Human Rights Platform

15 October 2020, 09:00-18:00

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The UN @75: Challenges for the New Quarter-Century

30 September 2020, 16:00-18:00

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SDGs and Human Rights: Leading the way to COVID-19 Response and Recovery

30 September 2020, 15:00-16:30

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Communicating Human Rights: How to Win the Global ‘Battle of Ideas’

9 September 2020, 15:00-16:30

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Reactions to the Consultation Process of the 2020 Treaty Body Review

4 September 2020, 15:00-17:00

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Business, the Economy, and Livelihoods in a COVID-19 World

10 June 2020, 15:00-16:30

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Right On: Access to Information and the Safety of Journalists in Times of Crisis

4 June 2020, 16:00-17:30

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Protecting the Rights of Older Persons During the COVID-19 Pandemic

27 May 2020, 15:00-16:30

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How to prevent COVID-19 becoming a humanitarian disaster in the context of conflict situations, refugee and IDP populations?

20 May 2020, 15:00-16:30

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From Crisis to Opportunity: How to Build Back Better?

13 May 2020, 15:00-16:30

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Right On: Contact Tracing and Challenges to Privacy

6 May 2020, 15:00-16:30

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Right On – Women and COVID-19: The Gendered Impact of the Crisis

29 April 2020, 15:00-16:30

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Right On: Democracy and Rule of Law in Crisis?

22 April 2020, 15:00-16:30

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Right On: Inequality and discrimination during COVID-19

15 April 2020, 13:00-15:00

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Right On: Fighting Online Hate Speech and Fake News in a Global Crisis

8 April 2020, 15:00-17:00

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Supporting Environmental Defenders: How can we Mobilize the International Community?

26 February 2020, 17:30-19:00

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Is it Time for Universal Recognition of the Right to a Safe, Clean, Healthy and Sustainable Environment?

6 February 2020, 09:15-13:00

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Human rights, gender and corruption: linkages, good practices, potential and limitations

18 December 2019, 13:00-14:00

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Expert Panel on Modern Slavery and Book Launch

21 November 2019, 17:30-19:00

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The 2019 Human Rights Week

11-15 November 2019

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Women’s Economic Empowerment and the SDGs: Closing the Gender Gap in a Rapidly Changing Society

5 November 2019, 13:15-14:45

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Human Rights in Peaceful Protest: Lawyers at the Forefront. A European Perspective

4 November 2019, 11:15-12:30

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Launch: United Nations Human Rights Guidance on Less Lethal Weapons

25 October 2019, 13:15-14:45

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The Role of UN Human Rights Mechanisms in Monitoring the Implementation of the UNDROP

15 October 2019, 18:30-20:00

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Entre libéralisme et populisme, que reste-t-il des droits économiques, sociaux et culturels?

9 October 2019, 18:30-20:00

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Perspectives on the 2020 TB Review

8 October 2019, 13:15-14:30

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Launch of the Practitioners' Guide on Human Rights and Countering Corruption

17 September 2019, 12:00-13:00

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Nelson Mandela Human Rights Lecture

18 July 2019, 18:00-19:30

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Plastic Pollution: How to Turn the Tide Right

3 July 2019, 16:30-17:30

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Human Rights and Digital Technologies: New Insights

3 July 2019, 12:00-13:00

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Integrating a Gender Perspective in Implementing the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights: From Guidance to Implementation

27 June 2019, 13:00-14:00

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Book Launch and Panel Discussion: Economic Complicity with the Pinochet’s Dictatorship

19 June 2019, 13:15-14:30

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Panel Discussion on Emerging Digital Technologies and Human Rights

7 June 2019, 15:00-17:00

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2019 Annual Conference of the Geneva Human Rights Platform

3 June 2019, 09:00-18:00

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Launch of Our New Publication on Treaty Bodies’ Individual Communication Procedure

31 May 2019, 10:30-12:00

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Do Human Rights Need to be Saved? Universality versus Uniformity

24 May 2019, 12:30-14:00

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The UDHR at Seventy: Historical and Juridical Perspectives

5 December 2018, 09:30-19:45

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Expert Seminar on Domestic Stakeholders and the Treaty Body Review 2020

17-18 October 2018

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70 years Universal Declaration of Human Rights – A Time for Concern or Celebration?

15-16 October 2018

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The United States Withdrawal from the Human Rights Council: A Political Move that has Limited Consequences or Serious Legal Ramifications?

5 July 2018, 18:15-20:00

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The Paris Principles at 25: How National Human Rights Institutions Have Contributed to Promoting and Protecting Human Rights and What They Can Do in the Future

31 May 2018, 17:00-18:30

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The Follow-Up Procedure of United Nations Treaty Bodies

29 May 2018, 13:45-14:45

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Academic Platform on the 2020 Treaty Body Review: Launch of the final report

7 May 2018, 12:30-14:30

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