This international conference, co-organized with the Centre for Civil and Political Rights, will provide a venue to discuss how the issue of corruption, in particular through the lens of victims of corruption, could be taken into consideration by United Nations Treaty bodies.
The conference will also invite discussion on how human rights should be considered in the context of stolen asset return.
On 10-11 December 2019, members of United Nations treaty bodies, as well as representatives of the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and the Geneva Academy discussed the so-called simplified reporting procedure.
UN Photo/Yubi Hoffmann
On 29–30 May 2018, our Manager of Policy Studies, Felix Kirchmeier, presented our publication Optimizing the UN Treaty Body System in New York to the Chairpersons of United Nations treaty bodies, diplomats and civil society representatives.
ILO Asia and Pacific
This event aims at raising awareness of the negative impact of corruption on the enjoyment of human rights and the consequent need to undertake effective anti-corruption measures.
UN Photo / Jean-Marc Ferré
This training course will explore the origin and evolution of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) and its functioning in Geneva and will focus on the nature of implementation of the UPR recommendations at the national level.
From its adoption to its content and implementation, this training course provides a comprehensive overview of the United Nations Declaration on the rights of peasants, as well as tools to protect and promote the rights of peasants, rural women, fisher, pastoralist and nomadic communities, as well as agricultural workers.
This research project examines and appraises the impact of innovation and the development of new information technologies on human rights.