Past Events

Cameroon, Yaoundé, Foyer Colonel-Daniel-de-Rouffignac for visually impaired people. During the COVID-19 pandemic the residents go out on rare occasions and they take all the precautions they can. Event

Implementing Article 11 of the CRPD in Armed Conflict: Making Persons with Disabilities More Visible

17 June 2021, 10:00-11:15

This online side event, co-organized with the ICRC, will take place during the 14th Session of the Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

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View of Villa Moynier Event

Open House: Executive Master in International Law in Armed Conflict

16 June 2021, 12:30-13:30

Join us for our open house to learn more about this part-time programme designed professionals, meet staff, students and alumni, and discuss career opportunities.

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MSF medical mobile teams vaccinating Elderly people and frontline Healthcare workers in a nursing home in Tripoli. IHL Talks

Against the Clock: Covid-19 Vaccination Campaigns during Armed Conflict

15 June 2021, 14:00-15:30

This online IHL Talk will discuss the legal and policy considerations for, and practical challenges to, equitable access to vaccination within territories affected by armed conflict.

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Human Rights Conversations

Digital Human Rights Tracking Tools

3 June 2021, 15:00-16:30

This online Human Rights Conversation will discuss the value of new, innovative, online databases aimed at facilitating a more holistic approach to national monitoring and follow-up of international human rights recommendations.

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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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Camera Wall Event

Possible Priorities for the Next UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Privacy

16 April 2021

This informal meeting with NGOs and academics – organized by the Geneva Human Rights Platform – will discuss potential priorities for the next UN Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy.

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