Past Events

Portrait of Nelson Mandela Event

Third Annual Nelson Mandela Human Rights Lecture

18 July 2022, 18:00-20:00

The Third Annual Nelson Mandela Human Rights Lecture will address the topic of climate justice.

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Flag of Chile on the bakcground of a map of south america Event

Economic, social, and environmental rights in Chile’s constitutional process

6 July 2022, 15:00-16:15

This side event to the 50th session of the Human Rights Council, will analyse from a human rights perspective the key risks, challenges, and opportunities arising from the Chilean Constitutional processes.&

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Logo of the Atlas Network ATLAS

Women's Perspectives on a Career in International Law

6 July 2022, 13:00-14:30

In this online event co-organized with the ATLAS Network, prominent women in international law will share their experience and advice through an interactive discussion.

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Farmers in a field, India Event

Good Practices, Lessons Learned and Challenges in the Implementation of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Peasants

30 June 2022, 18:30-20:00

This event will discuss good practices, lessons learned and challenges in the implementation of UNDROP.

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A Girl Looks on Among Afghan Women Lining Up To Receive Relief Assistance, During The Holy Month of Ramadan in Jalalabad, Afghanistan. Event

The Rights of Women and Girls in Afghanistan

30 June 2022, 15:00-16:45

This event aims at raising international awareness on the human rights situation of women and girls in Afghanistan and propose recommendations for effective action by the international community.

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Cover page of the Istanbul Protocol Event

One Step Closer to a World Without Torture: Launch of the Istanbul Protocol 2022

29 June 2022, 14:00-16:00

This event marks the official launch of the updated Istanbul Protocol, with Michelle Bachelet, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, together with representatives of the core UN anti-torture mechanisms and other international human rights bodies.

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A crossing Event

Smart Cities and Human Rights – Pitfalls and Opportunities

24 June 2022, 13:00-15:00

This event – co-organized with the Geneva Cities Hub, the University of St-Gallen and Chile Ministry of Foreign Affairs – aims to identify good practices of smart city projects to realize human rights.

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Html code on computer screen Event

Cyber Operations, Armed Conflicts and International Law

23 June 2022, 17:30-18:30

In this talk, we will analyse different examples of cyber operations allegedly conducted or sponsored by states, and discuss their effects on the geopolitical contexts as well as the different challenges they raise for international law.

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The European Parliament Event

Which Seeds for Organic, Agroecology, Low-Input and Peasant Seed Systems?

22 June 2022, 13:30-17:45

This conference at the European Parliament and online aims at discussing the upcoming EU revision on seed marketing and the protection of the rights of peasants.

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Demonstration in Lagos, Nigeria Event

Protection of Human Rights in the Context of Peaceful Protest in Crisis Situations

20 June 2022, 13:15-14:45

A discussion with the UN Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association Clément Voule on his report to the HRC on the protection of human rights in the context of peaceful protest in crisis situations.

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