Past Events

Cover Page of the Book Event

Book Launch – The Occupation of Justice: The Supreme Court of Israel and the Occupied Territories

22 September 2021, 17:00-18:45

This online book launch with the two authors will discuss Israel's Supreme Court's decisions on exercising review over actions of Israeli authorities in the territories occupied by Israel.

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Peasants hands in a crop Event

Social Mobilization for the Implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Peasants in Palestine

16 August 2021, 14:00-16:00

This event, organized by the Bisan Center, in collaboration with HEKS/EPER and the Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights, will revolve around  the present

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Maros, Indonesia. Villagers walk through rice field in Rammang-rammang village, South Sulawesi Event

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

9 July 2021, 13:30-16:30

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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Aerial view of a forest Event

Workshop: The Legal Aspects of the Right to a Safe, Clean, Healthy and Sustainable Environment

7 July 2021, 14:00-16:00

This online side-event during the 47th session of the UN Human Rights Council, will discuss the legal aspects of the right to a safe, clean, healthy and sustainable environment.

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A hand holding seeds Event

The Right to Seeds and Intellectual Property Rights

6 July 2021, 14:00-16:00

This online event, co-organized with APBREBES, will discuss the serious challenges that intellectual property poses to the protection of peasants’ right to seeds.

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A photo with a passport and COVID-19 vaccine certificate Human Rights Conversations

Covid-19 Certificates: What are the Human Rights Implications?

6 July 2021, 13:00-14:30

In this Human Rights Conversation, panellists will discuss the implications of ‘vaccine passports’ or ‘digital green certificates’ for data privacy and human rights.

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Police officers during a demonstration Event

Peaceful Protest: Use of Force by States in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic

5 July 2021, 15:00-16:30

This online side-event during the 47th session of the UNHuman Rights Council will discuss the use of force by states in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, analyzing the kind of weapons used, identifying trends and proposing avenues for further consi

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Defending Human Rights Lawyers in Authoritarian Times

24 June 2021, 13:30-15:00

This online event is co-organized by the Geneva Human Rights Platform, the International Bar Association's Human Rights Institute, the Martin Ennals Award for Human Rights Defenders and the Ordre des Avocats Genève.

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Destruction in Gaza city following Israeli airstrikes, May 2021 IHL Talks

Resurging Violence in Israel and Palestine

24 June 2021, 12:30-14:00

This IHL talk aims at shining light on some of the many legal challenges stemming from the resurging violence in Israel and Palestine since May 2021.

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Keyboard with Investor tab Event

Virtual Launch UNGPs 10+ Stocktaking Report on Institutional Investment

17 June 2021, 16:00-17:15

This online event marks the launch of the report Taking stock of investor implementation of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.

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