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The United Nations and Human Rights: A Critical Appraisal

28 October 2020, 15:00-16:30

In this online event, some contributors to the new edition of Philip Alston and Frédéric Mégret’s book ‘The United Nations and Human Rights’ will examine the functions, procedures, and performance of the major UN organs dealing with human rights.

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Human Rights and the Precarious Condition of Electoral Democracy

28 October 2020, 15:00-16:30

With less than a week remaining to what is likely to be the most contested US presidential election in decades, this webinar will discuss the precarious condition of electoral democracies in these challenging times.

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Launch Event: Joint Initiative on the Digitalization of Conflict

29 October 2020, 10:00-12:00

This panel discussion marks the Launch of our New Research Initiative, carried out jointly by our Swiss IHL Chair Robin Geiß and the ICRC.

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Videos

Book Launch: A Practical Anatomy of the Human Rights Council

Book Launch: A Practical Anatomy of the Human Rights Council

Rights not Charity! True and False Solutions to Hunger and Malnutrition in the U.S.

Rights not Charity! True and False Solutions to Hunger and Malnutrition in the U.S.

Right On: SDGs and Human Rights: Leading the way to COVID-19 Response and Recovery

Right On: SDGs and Human Rights: Leading the way to COVID-19 Response and Recovery