Past Events

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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Soldier holding a rifle IHL Talks

The Wagner Group: Options for Justice

9 June 2022, 18:00-19:30

This IHL Talk aims at clarifying the relevant frameworks of responsibility for the crimes committed by the Wagner troops.

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Smoke from a burning oil field rises into the air, Iraq, 2006 Event

Armed Conflicts, Environment and Human Rights

8 June 2022, 10:00-12:00

This conference, organized with the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue, will address the adverse implications for the enjoyment of human rights caused by environmental degradation in armed conflicts.

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Wheat field Event

UNDROP in the Future EU Seed Marketing Reform: The Perspective of Italy

6 June 2022, 14:00-15:30

This online bilingual workshop, held in English and Italian, aims to raise awareness about the upcoming changes to the European Union (EU) seed marketing legislation and what this reform means in the Italian context.

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UN building in New York Event

Side-Event at the Annual Meeting of Chairpersons of Human Rights Treaty Bodies: Implementing the Treaty Body Review 2020 – Where Do We Stand

1 June 2022, 13:15-14:45

The Geneva Human Rights Platform team will be travelling to New York to host a side event on ‘Implementing the Treaty Body Review 2020 – where do we stand’.

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Figure of a person in a prison hallway Event

Don’t forget about us: Strategies for resisting long-term detention of Human Rights Defenders

1 June 2022, 12:00-14:00

This event will discuss how governments, civil society and international mechanisms can work together to keep the pressure on long-term detention cases and improving respect for defenders’ rights and physical integrity while imprisoned.

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Cover page of the book Event

Book Launch: ‘Unravelling Unlawful Confinement in Contemporary Armed Conflicts’

25 May 2022, 18:00-20:00

This event marks the launch of our LLM alumna Jelena Plamenac’s award-winning book ‘Unravelling Unlawful Confinement in Contemporary Armed Conflicts’ published by Brill.

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poster on big data Human Rights Conversations

Universally Digital

12 May 2022, 14:00-15:30

This Human Rights Conversation aims at looking at what this digitalization means for the universality of human rights.

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Event

Exhumer la Violence Politique: Nostalgia de la luz

5 May 2022, 18:30-20:30

L'édition 2022 de la triolgie ‘Exhumer la violence politique: 3 films, 3 débats’ se termine avec la projection du film Nostalgia de la luz  de Patricio Guzmán.

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Football game, Wembley Human Rights Conversations

UN Human Rights Mechanisms and Mega Sporting Events: The road to FIFA World Cup 2022 and 2023

28 April 2022, 14:00-15:30

This Human Rights Conversation will discuss the monitoring of mega sporting events, such as the FIFA World Cup, by UN human rights mechanisms.

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