Past Events

A hand holding seeds Event

The Right to Seeds and Intellectual Property Rights

6 July 2021, 14:00-16:00

This online event, co-organized with APBREBES, will discuss the serious challenges that intellectual property poses to the protection of peasants’ right to seeds.

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A photo with a passport and COVID-19 vaccine certificate Human Rights Conversations

Covid-19 Certificates: What are the Human Rights Implications?

6 July 2021, 13:00-14:30

In this Human Rights Conversation, panellists will discuss the implications of ‘vaccine passports’ or ‘digital green certificates’ for data privacy and human rights.

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Police officers during a demonstration Event

Peaceful Protest: Use of Force by States in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic

5 July 2021, 15:00-16:30

This online side-event during the 47th session of the UNHuman Rights Council will discuss the use of force by states in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, analyzing the kind of weapons used, identifying trends and proposing avenues for further consi

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Defending Human Rights Lawyers in Authoritarian Times

24 June 2021, 13:30-15:00

This online event is co-organized by the Geneva Human Rights Platform, the International Bar Association's Human Rights Institute, the Martin Ennals Award for Human Rights Defenders and the Ordre des Avocats Genève.

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Destruction in Gaza city following Israeli airstrikes, May 2021 IHL Talks

Resurging Violence in Israel and Palestine

24 June 2021, 12:30-14:00

This IHL talk aims at shining light on some of the many legal challenges stemming from the resurging violence in Israel and Palestine since May 2021.

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Keyboard with Investor tab Event

Virtual Launch UNGPs 10+ Stocktaking Report on Institutional Investment

17 June 2021, 16:00-17:15

This online event marks the launch of the report Taking stock of investor implementation of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.

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Cameroon, Yaoundé, Foyer Colonel-Daniel-de-Rouffignac for visually impaired people. During the COVID-19 pandemic the residents go out on rare occasions and they take all the precautions they can. Event

Implementing Article 11 of the CRPD in Armed Conflict: Making Persons with Disabilities More Visible

17 June 2021, 10:00-11:15

This online side event, co-organized with the ICRC, will take place during the 14th Session of the Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

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View of Villa Moynier Event

Open House: Executive Master in International Law in Armed Conflict

16 June 2021, 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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MSF medical mobile teams vaccinating Elderly people and frontline Healthcare workers in a nursing home in Tripoli. IHL Talks

Against the Clock: Covid-19 Vaccination Campaigns during Armed Conflict

15 June 2021, 14:00-15:30

This online IHL Talk will discuss the legal and policy considerations for, and practical challenges to, equitable access to vaccination within territories affected by armed conflict.

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Human Rights Conversations

Digital Human Rights Tracking Tools

3 June 2021, 15:00-16:30

This online Human Rights Conversation will discuss the value of new, innovative, online databases aimed at facilitating a more holistic approach to national monitoring and follow-up of international human rights recommendations.

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