31 March 2023, 18:30-20:00
Register start 24 March 2023
Register end 31 March 2023
Special Jurisdiction for Peace
The Special Jurisdiction for Peace (SJP) is the justice mechanism of the Comprehensive System for Truth, Justice, Reparation and Non-Repetition created by the Final Agreement for Ending the Conflict and Building a Stable and Lasting Peace between the Colombian government and the former Revolutionary Armed Forces – People´s Army.
In this discussion co-organized with the Permanent Mission of Colombia to the United Nations (UN) in Geneva, the SJP President Magistrate Roberto Vidal will take stock, after five years of intensive work and 11 macro cases, of the challenges and achievements of the jurisdiction in investigating systemic crimes, dealing with restorative sanctions, victims’ participation, and restorative justice.
The talk will be followed by a reception organized by the Permanent Mission of Colombia.
Dr Yosuke Nagai is the founder and CEO of Accept International, which works on de-radicalization and reintegration for defectors and prisoners formerly involved with violent extremist groups. He just started as Visiting Fellow at the Geneva Academy and will stay with us until the end of March.
UN Photo/Jean-Marc Ferré
Our new working paper Assessment Tool for Special Procedures' Impact Evaluation – Developing an Initial Framework examines how to further develop methodologies to appraise the impact of UN Special Procedures.
This event, co-organized with Amnesty International, will discuss the gains made since the UDHR adoption, challenges to the international normative framework on human rights and what the international community needs to do for a better future.
In this Human Rights Conversation, panelists will discuss the challenges that neurotechnologies raise for the enjoyment of human rights and the current work of the UN Human Rights Council Advisory Committee on this issue.
This training course will delve into the means and mechanisms through which national actors can best coordinate their human rights monitoring and implementation efforts, enabling them to strategically navigate the UN human rights system and use the various mechanisms available in their day-to-day work.
UN Photo / Jean-Marc Ferré
This training course will explore the origin and evolution of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) and its functioning in Geneva and will focus on the nature of implementation of the UPR recommendations at the national level.
Dave Klassen/The EITI
This project aimed at identifying and clarifying policies and practices for states and businesses, including public and private investors, across the full ‘conflict cycle’ and the ‘protect, respect and remedy’ pillars of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.