New: Monthly Newsletter of the Geneva Human Rights Platform

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23 February 2021

We are launching a monthly newsletter for the Geneva Human Rights Platform (GHRP) in order to keep our audience informed about the activities of the platform, upcoming events and key human rights discussions in Geneva and beyond.

‘This newsletter will be of interest to anyone following key multilateral discussions related to the promotion and protection of human rights – and in particular the development of the institutional fabric of the UN’s human rights protection system. We are thus addressing diplomats in Geneva and New York, human rights experts, members of UN treaty bodies, UN Special Procedures, the staff at the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, civil society representatives, and academics’ underlines Felix Kirchmeier, Executive Director of the Geneva Human Rights Platform.

First Edition

The first edition will be sent on Thursday 18 March 2021.

‘Anyone can subscribe to this newsletter via a form on our website. We are also open to suggestions and inputs, notably for a section which goes beyond our own activities and will present ongoing discussions to follow’ explains Felix Kirchmeier.

About the Geneva Human Rights Platform

The Geneva Human Rights Platform (GHRP) provides a neutral and dynamic forum of interaction in Geneva for all stakeholders in the field of human rights to debate topical issues and challenges related to the functioning of the Geneva-based human rights system. Relying on academic research and findings, it works to enable various actors to be better connected, break silos, and, hence, advance human rights.
As a ‘Mechanisms Lab’, the GHRP supports the international community to engineer solutions to ensure the sustainable functioning of the Geneva-based human rights mechanisms and bodies, allowing them to address human rights challenges effectively.

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