12 June 2023, 14:00-15:30
Register start 23 May 2023
Register end 12 June 2023
This year marks the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) and the 30th anniversary of the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action which led to the creation of the United Nations (UN) High Commissioner for Human Rights.
The event, co-organized with Amnesty International, will explore how the international community can ensure that the UDHR continues to serve us for another 75 years. Accordingly, the panelists will discuss human rights gains over the 75 years since the adoption of the UDHR, challenges to the international normative framework on human rights, its gaps in addressing ongoing and future problems, and a way forward to ensure a better future. It is hoped that this event will contribute to global initiatives, including UN-led ones, around the UDHR’s anniversary and spark forward-looking discussions on what is required to ensure comprehensive and effective global human rights governance over the coming century.
Register here to attend this event in person. Places are limited and will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis.
Tram 15, Direction Nations - tram stop Maison de la Paix
Maison de la Paix is accessible to people with disabilities. If you have a disability or any additional needs and require assistance in order to fully participate do not hesitate to contact us info[a]geneva-academy.ch
The event will also be live streamed, more information will follow.
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