Past Events

Hands and Data Human Rights Conversations

The Emergence of Open-Source Information and Intelligence: What Challenges and Opportunities for UN Special Procedures?

10 June 2024, 12:30-14:00

This Human Rights Conversation will explore the potential of Open-Source Information and Intelligence in advancing the work of UN Special Procedures, identifying and analysing challenges and risks, and assessing how they could be mitigated.

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UN CEDAW Election Event

Public Presentation of Candidates to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women

21 May 2024, 13:30-15:00

Organized by the Geneva Human Rights Platform in co-operation with TB-Net, IWRAW Asia Pacific and GQUAL, this online event will provide an opportunity for the nominated candidates to present themselves.

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KlimaSeniorinnen vs. Switzerland: Relevance for UN human rights mechanisms Human Rights Conversations

KlimaSeniorinnen vs. Switzerland: Relevance for UN human rights mechanisms

15 May 2024, 12:30-14:00

Organized by the Geneva Human Rights Platform in co-operation with Center for International Environmental Law this event will explore the significance of this ruling by the European Court of Human Rights.

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AI Image of Military Person using a drone Event

Artificial Intelligence in Military Decision Making: Legal and Humanitarian Implications

14 May 2024, 18:30-19:45

Co-hosted by the ICRC and the Geneva Academy, at the ICRC headquarters in Geneva, this event aims to disseminate key findings on the use of artificial intelligence in military decision making.

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UN CRPD Committee Event

Public Presentation of Candidates to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

14 May 2024, 14:00-16:00

Organized by the Geneva Human Rights Platform in co-operation with TB-Net, International Disability Alliance and GQUAL, this online event will provide an opportunity for the nominated candidates to present themselves.

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Human Rights Committee Event

Public Presentation of Candidates to the United Nations Human Rights Committee

29 April 2024, 16:00-18:00

Organized by the Geneva Human Rights Platform in co-operation with TB-Net, CCPR Centre and GQUAL, this online event will provide an opportunity for the nominated candidates to the United Nations Human Rights Committee to present themselves.

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A hand on a wire fence Event

Recognition of Gender Apartheid as an International Crime: Significance and Challenges

18 April 2024, 18:00-19:30

This panel will address crucial questions surrounding the necessity of a legal framework for gender apartheid under international law.

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African Family Event

Biracial Children, African Mothers and Colonization: a Global Case for Reparations

17 April 2024, 18:00-20:00

This side event to the 3rd session of the Permanent Forum for People of African Descent will address a range of demands for justice and reparations from biracial people across Europe and Central Africa.

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Burning oil fields in Kuwait IHL Talks

The Prosecution of Ecocide and Other Environmental Crimes: State of the Law and Way(s) Forward

11 April 2024, 12:30-14:00

This IHL Talk will explore various issues related to the prosecution of ecocide and other environmental crimes.

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Cover page of the book Event

Launch – International Humanitarian Law Rules, Controversies, and Solutions to Problems Arising in Warfare, 2nd Edition

9 April 2024, 12:30-14:00

In this launch event, key experts will comment and dialogue with Professor Sassòli on specific aspects of the book, including naval warfare and the law of neutrality, sources of IHL, IHL and human rights, as well as the classification of armed conflict

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