Events

The Geneva Human Rights Platform holds regular events, diplomatic briefings, conferences, expert roundtables and private meetings.

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

11 May 2021, 14:30-16:30

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Digitalization in the Cities and Privacy for Citizens

30 April 2021, 14:00-15:00

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UN Human Rights Council at 15 – Role and Perspectives

28 April 2021, 14:00-15:30

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Lessons Learned from the Commission for the HRC Status Review

18 March 2021, 14:00-15:30

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Human Rights Responsibilities of Armed Non-State Actors

5 March 2021, 13:00-14:30

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Stop Enforced Disappearances

3 March 2021, 15:00-17:00

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The US’ Return to the UN Human Rights Council

26 February 2021, 15:30-17:00

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Contemporary Slavery and Racial Discrimination: Civil Society Support to Survivors during the Global Pandemic

2 December 2020, 12:00-13:30

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Our Future, Our Voice: Placing children and their rights at the centre of the drive towards a better, greener world

25 November 2020, 15:00-16:30

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Semaine des droits humains 2020

23-27 November 2020

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New Report Sheds Light on what Governments, Business and the UN need to do in Conflict-Affected Areas: but what’s Next for this Field?

10 November 2020, 16:00-17:30

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The United Nations and Human Rights: A Critical Appraisal

28 October 2020, 15:00-16:30

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Human Rights and the Precarious Condition of Electoral Democracy

28 October 2020, 15:00-16:30

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Celebrating Women in Civil Society and Activism

20 October 2020, 15:00-17:00

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Book Launch: A Practical Anatomy of the Human Rights Council

20 October 2020, 12:30-14:00

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2020 Annual Conference of the Geneva Human Rights Platform

15 October 2020, 09:00-18:00

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The UN @75: Challenges for the New Quarter-Century

30 September 2020, 16:00-18:00

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SDGs and Human Rights: Leading the way to COVID-19 Response and Recovery

30 September 2020, 15:00-16:30

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Communicating Human Rights: How to Win the Global ‘Battle of Ideas’

9 September 2020, 15:00-16:30

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Reactions to the Consultation Process of the 2020 Treaty Body Review

4 September 2020, 15:00-17:00

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Business, the Economy, and Livelihoods in a COVID-19 World

10 June 2020, 15:00-16:30

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Right On: Access to Information and the Safety of Journalists in Times of Crisis

4 June 2020, 16:00-17:30

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Protecting the Rights of Older Persons During the COVID-19 Pandemic

27 May 2020, 15:00-16:30

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How to prevent COVID-19 becoming a humanitarian disaster in the context of conflict situations, refugee and IDP populations?

20 May 2020, 15:00-16:30

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From Crisis to Opportunity: How to Build Back Better?

13 May 2020, 15:00-16:30

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Right On: Contact Tracing and Challenges to Privacy

6 May 2020, 15:00-16:30

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Right On – Women and COVID-19: The Gendered Impact of the Crisis

29 April 2020, 15:00-16:30

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Right On: Democracy and Rule of Law in Crisis?

22 April 2020, 15:00-16:30

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Right On: Inequality and discrimination during COVID-19

15 April 2020, 13:00-15:00

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Right On: Fighting Online Hate Speech and Fake News in a Global Crisis

8 April 2020, 15:00-17:00

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Supporting Environmental Defenders: How can we Mobilize the International Community?

26 February 2020, 17:30-19:00

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Is it Time for Universal Recognition of the Right to a Safe, Clean, Healthy and Sustainable Environment?

6 February 2020, 09:15-13:00

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Human rights, gender and corruption: linkages, good practices, potential and limitations

18 December 2019, 13:00-14:00

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Expert Panel on Modern Slavery and Book Launch

21 November 2019, 17:30-19:00

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The 2019 Human Rights Week

11-15 November 2019

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Women’s Economic Empowerment and the SDGs: Closing the Gender Gap in a Rapidly Changing Society

5 November 2019, 13:15-14:45

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Human Rights in Peaceful Protest: Lawyers at the Forefront. A European Perspective

4 November 2019, 11:15-12:30

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Launch: United Nations Human Rights Guidance on Less Lethal Weapons

25 October 2019, 13:15-14:45

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The Role of UN Human Rights Mechanisms in Monitoring the Implementation of the UNDROP

15 October 2019, 18:30-20:00

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Entre libéralisme et populisme, que reste-t-il des droits économiques, sociaux et culturels?

9 October 2019, 18:30-20:00

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Perspectives on the 2020 TB Review

8 October 2019, 13:15-14:30

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Launch of the Practitioners' Guide on Human Rights and Countering Corruption

17 September 2019, 12:00-13:00

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Nelson Mandela Human Rights Lecture

18 July 2019, 18:00-19:30

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Plastic Pollution: How to Turn the Tide Right

3 July 2019, 16:30-17:30

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Human Rights and Digital Technologies: New Insights

3 July 2019, 12:00-13:00

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Integrating a Gender Perspective in Implementing the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights: From Guidance to Implementation

27 June 2019, 13:00-14:00

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Book Launch and Panel Discussion: Economic Complicity with the Pinochet’s Dictatorship

19 June 2019, 13:15-14:30

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Panel Discussion on Emerging Digital Technologies and Human Rights

7 June 2019, 15:00-17:00

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2019 Annual Conference of the Geneva Human Rights Platform

3 June 2019, 09:00-18:00

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Launch of Our New Publication on Treaty Bodies’ Individual Communication Procedure

31 May 2019, 10:30-12:00

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Do Human Rights Need to be Saved? Universality versus Uniformity

24 May 2019, 12:30-14:00

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The UDHR at Seventy: Historical and Juridical Perspectives

5 December 2018, 09:30-19:45

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Expert Seminar on Domestic Stakeholders and the Treaty Body Review 2020

17-18 October 2018

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70 years Universal Declaration of Human Rights – A Time for Concern or Celebration?

15-16 October 2018

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The United States Withdrawal from the Human Rights Council: A Political Move that has Limited Consequences or Serious Legal Ramifications?

5 July 2018, 18:15-20:00

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The Paris Principles at 25: How National Human Rights Institutions Have Contributed to Promoting and Protecting Human Rights and What They Can Do in the Future

31 May 2018, 17:00-18:30

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The Follow-Up Procedure of United Nations Treaty Bodies

29 May 2018, 13:45-14:45

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Academic Platform on the 2020 Treaty Body Review: Launch of the final report

7 May 2018, 12:30-14:30

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