Past Events

Event

The Innovation Bridge: A technological answer to the digital divide

5 July 2019, 13:30-15:00

This side event will explore the potentional of human technological agency being an effective means for social impact and for human rights and what more can be done to enhance international digital cooperation for the benefit of people's human rights.&

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Local people from Watamu work with Local Ocean Conservation to pick up plastic on the beach, on each Friday Event

Plastic Pollution: How to Turn the Tide Right

3 July 2019, 16:30-17:30

This side event during the 41st session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, co-organized with Earthjustice, will address the issue of plastic pollution.

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Human Rights and Digital Technologies: New Insights

3 July 2019, 12:00-13:00

This panel discussion, co-organized with the Geneva Internet Platform and the United Nations Special Procedures, aims at generating debate and drawing attention to current human rights challenges in the digital sphere.

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Integrating a Gender Perspective in Implementing the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights: From Guidance to Implementation

27 June 2019, 13:00-14:00

In this panel discussion, representatives from states, businesses and civil society will share their views and responses on the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights’ Gender Framework and Guidance.

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Defending Online Civic Space: Challenges facing Human Rights Defenders

26 June 2019, 16:00-17:30

This panel discussion will address what role the Human Rights Council can and should play in bolstering support for normative progress and action in defending our online civic space.

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Book Launch and Panel Discussion: Economic Complicity with the Pinochet’s Dictatorship

19 June 2019, 13:15-14:30

This event marks the launch in Geneva of the new book by Juan Pablo Bohoslavsky, UN Independent Expert on Debt and Human Rights, which discusses the responsibility of Pinochet’s economic accomplices.

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Photo of Helen Durham Current Issues in Armed Conflict Conference

Black Magic, Zombies and Dragons: a Tale of International Humanitarian Law in the 21st Century

17 June 2019, 17:45-20:00

To close the third edition of the Current Issues in Armed Conflict Conference, Helen Durham, Director of Law and Policy at the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) will deliver a keynote address.

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How the UN Declaration on the Rights of Peasants may contribute to the UN Decade of Family Farming

17 June 2019, 15:30-18:00

This event will present the UN Declaration on the rights of peasants and other people working in rural areasand discuss its contributions to the implementation of the UN Decade of Family Farming.

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Two persons walk in the ruins of Aleppo, Syria Current Issues in Armed Conflict Conference

Third Current Issues in Armed Conflict Conference

17 June 2019, 09:00-17:00

This annual conference, co-organized with the Human Rights Centre of University of Essex, provides a space to discuss the legal and policy issues that have arisen in the past and the current year in relation to armed conflicts situations.

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Open House: Executive Master in International Law in Armed Conflict

13 June 2019, 12:30-13:30

Join us for our open house to learn more about this part-time programme designed professionals, meet staff, students and alumni, and discuss career opportunities.

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