The Geneva Human Rights Platform (HRP) provides a neutral and dynamic forum of interaction 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 works to enable various actors to be better connected, break silos, and, hence, advance human rights.
The HRP works to increase sharing, exchange and collaboration across different human rights actors, using its independent, neutral and academic status. It also actively explores possible links and synergies with activities in areas outside human rights, including humanitarian affairs, public health, development assistance, and science and technology.
The HRP fosters interactions and discussions on topical issues and challenges though regular events, conferences, expert roundtables and private meetings. It informs ongoing processes via solid academic research and publications.
Specifically, the Platform displays its activities via three distinct workstreams: