Past Events

Pisciculture in Bengamis, Democratic Republic of the Congo Event

Draft General Comment on Land and Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

11 May 2021, 14:30-16:30

This online event will discuss the draft General Comment on land and economic, social and cultural rights currently developed by the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.

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Digitalization in the Cities and Privacy for Citizens

30 April 2021, 14:00-15:00

This online panel at the WSIS Forum 2021 – co-organized with the Geneva Cities Hub – will discuss digitalization in cities and citizen's privacy.

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View of a session of the UN Human Rights Council Event

UN Human Rights Council at 15 – Role and Perspectives

28 April 2021, 14:00-15:30

This online event – co-organized with the Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM) and the Embassy of Switzerland in Poland – will discuss the Council’s membership and internal dynamics, as well as selected mechanisms.

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Women's Perspectives on a Career in International Law

20 April 2021, 12:30-14:00

In this online event co-organized with the ATLAS Network, prominent women in international law will share their experience and advice through an interactive discussion.

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A U.S. Marine fires an M240B machine gun at a target during a company attack exercise at Fort A.P. Hill Military Briefings

Tactical Decision Making on Targeting: A Comparative Overview of Counter-Insurgency and Near-Peer Scenarios

19 April 2021, 18:30-20:00

This Military Briefing will look into how decisions on targeting take place in practice in contextually different conflicts and the operational difficulties involved in the process.

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The UN Declaration on the Rights of Peasants: A Tool to Protect the Right to Land

15 April 2021, 15:00-16:30

This Learning Lab, co-organised with the International Land Coalition (ILC), will provide ILC members and the broader land community with the basics of UNDROP, the right to land and its implementation.

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Kofi Annan at a session of the UN Human Rights Commission Human Rights Conversations

Lessons Learned from the Commission for the HRC Status Review

18 March 2021, 14:00-15:30

At this online side event, John Pace, Secretary of the former UN Commission on Human Rights will present his recent book, which provides a detailed account of the work of the Commission to the UN Human Rights Council.

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Libya, Benghazi, Public University: destroyed buildings Event

Reparation for Gross Violations of International Human Rights Law and Grave Breaches of International Humanitarian Law

17 March 2021, 14:00-20:15

This one-day online conference will discuss the right to reparation under international law.

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Touareg militants driving near Timbuktu, Mali Event

Human Rights Responsibilities of Armed Non-State Actors

5 March 2021, 13:00-14:30

Online side event at the 46th session of the UN Human Rights Council organized by the Geneva Academy, the Geneva Human Rights Platform, UN Special Procedures and the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs.

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Stop Enforced Disappearances

3 March 2021, 15:00-17:00

This online event will discuss experiences and outcomes of actions taken to promote the ratification of the International Convention for the Protection of all Persons from Enforced Disappearances.

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