Past Events

Farmers in a field, India Event

Good Practices, Lessons Learned and Challenges in the Implementation of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Peasants

30 June 2022, 18:30-20:00

This event will discuss good practices, lessons learned and challenges in the implementation of UNDROP.

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A Girl Looks on Among Afghan Women Lining Up To Receive Relief Assistance, During The Holy Month of Ramadan in Jalalabad, Afghanistan. Event

The Rights of Women and Girls in Afghanistan

30 June 2022, 15:00-16:45

This event aims at raising international awareness on the human rights situation of women and girls in Afghanistan and propose recommendations for effective action by the international community.

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Cover page of the Istanbul Protocol Event

One Step Closer to a World Without Torture: Launch of the Istanbul Protocol 2022

29 June 2022, 14:00-16:00

This event marks the official launch of the updated Istanbul Protocol, with Michelle Bachelet, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, together with representatives of the core UN anti-torture mechanisms and other international human rights bodies.

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A crossing Event

Smart Cities and Human Rights – Pitfalls and Opportunities

24 June 2022, 13:00-15:00

This event – co-organized with the Geneva Cities Hub, the University of St-Gallen and Chile Ministry of Foreign Affairs – aims to identify good practices of smart city projects to realize human rights.

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Html code on computer screen Event

Cyber Operations, Armed Conflicts and International Law

23 June 2022, 17:30-18:30

In this talk, we will analyse different examples of cyber operations allegedly conducted or sponsored by states, and discuss their effects on the geopolitical contexts as well as the different challenges they raise for international law.

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The European Parliament Event

Which Seeds for Organic, Agroecology, Low-Input and Peasant Seed Systems?

22 June 2022, 13:30-17:45

This conference at the European Parliament and online aims at discussing the upcoming EU revision on seed marketing and the protection of the rights of peasants.

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Demonstration in Lagos, Nigeria Event

Protection of Human Rights in the Context of Peaceful Protest in Crisis Situations

20 June 2022, 13:15-14:45

A discussion with the UN Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association Clément Voule on his report to the HRC on the protection of human rights in the context of peaceful protest in crisis situations.

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Soldier holding a rifle IHL Talks

The Wagner Group: Options for Justice

9 June 2022, 18:00-19:30

This IHL Talk aims at clarifying the relevant frameworks of responsibility for the crimes committed by the Wagner troops.

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Smoke from a burning oil field rises into the air, Iraq, 2006 Event

Armed Conflicts, Environment and Human Rights

8 June 2022, 10:00-12:00

This conference, organized with the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue, will address the adverse implications for the enjoyment of human rights caused by environmental degradation in armed conflicts.

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Wheat field Event

UNDROP in the Future EU Seed Marketing Reform: The Perspective of Italy

6 June 2022, 14:00-15:30

This online bilingual workshop, held in English and Italian, aims to raise awareness about the upcoming changes to the European Union (EU) seed marketing legislation and what this reform means in the Italian context.

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