Past Events

GHRP Annual Conference

2022 Annual Conference of the Geneva Human Rights Platform

18 October 2022, 14:00-19:00

The 2022 Annual Conference will focus on digital connectivity in the field of human rights. This includes a view of the digital connections by and among mechanisms within the human rights system, but also the substantive impacts of digitalization.

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Portrait of Helen Duffy Event

Opening Lecture – The 'War on Terror' at 21: Reflections from Practice

17 October 2022, 18:30-20:00

In this opening lecture of the 2022–2023 academic year, Professor Helen Duffy will highlight what she sees as key characteristics of the ‘war on terror’ as it is unfolding around the globe today.

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Agricultural Commercialisation, Gender Equality and the Right to Food. Insights from Cambodia and Ghana

14 October 2022, 13:00-14:00

This online event marks the online launch of the book Agricultural Commercialization, Gender Equality and the Right to Food, the outcome of the Demeter project on gender equality and the right to food in agrarian Cambodia and Ghana.

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Cover page of the book Event

Book Launch: ‘Serious violations of Human Rights, On the Emergence of a New Special Regime’

12 October 2022, 18:00-20:00

This event marks the launch of our LLM alumna Ilia Siatitsa’s book ‘Serious violations of human rights, On the emergence of a new special regime’ published by Oxford University Press.

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Roundtable Discussion on Governmental Perspectives on the Interaction of Rights and Beliefs in Multi-Religious Societies

5 October 2022, 14:00-17:00

This event – co-organized with the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights – will discuss examples of putting the Faith for Rights Toolkit into practice.

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Persons walking in front of a blue wall Event

Strike While It's Hot: Protecting and Advancing Human Rights Online

4 October 2022, 13:15-14:45

This side event at the margins of the 51st session of the UN Human Rights Council will discuss areas of progress as well as critical gaps in the international affirmation and protection of human rights in the digital age.

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Ukrainian children are fleeing the armed conflict in Ukraine, Przemyśl, Poland Event

Children in International Migration: Celebrating 5 Years of Joint Action by Two UN Treaty Bodies

28 September 2022

This event of our Geneva Human Rights Platform will discuss the protection of children in international migration on the occasion of the fifth anniversary of the adoption of two General Comments by UN treaty bodies.

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View of a farm, Colombia Event

Progress and challenges in the implementation of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Peasants in Colombia

15 September 2022, 19:00-20:30

During this event, testimonies from two peasant communities, located in the South of Bolivar and in the North of Cauca, will be presented, telling us about their struggle for peasant rights, including their right to adequate food and nutrition.

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The remainings of an iceberg Event

Promoting and Protecting the Right to a Clean, Healthy and Sustainable Environment

14 September 2022, 19:00-20:30

This side event to the 51st session of the UN Human Rights Council will discuss the role of states, NGOs, international organizations and human rights experts in promoting and protecting the right to a clean, healthy and sustainable environment.

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The Phillipines,  Lanao del Norte, Iligan City: a woman's hands Event

Rethinking Human Rights Protection from the Ground Up

7 September 2022, 12:00-14:00

This roundtable will discuss the protection of torture survivors and their difficulties in effectively accessing national and international protection mechanisms.

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