Jun 2017

Date/Time Event
Jun 20 2017

12:45 - 15:00
Side event on the margins of HRC35 - Contribution of parliaments to the domestic implementation of international human rights obligations and commitments
Room XXV, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Geneva 10
By invitation only

May 2017

Date/Time Event
May 24 2017

13:00 - 15:00
‘Friday Exchange’ working lunch with Permanent Mission of Denmark - Corruption as a human rights concern
Restaurant Vieux Bois, Geneva, Geneva
By invitation only
May 18 2017

All Day
The Glion Human Rights Dialogue 2017 (‘Glion IV’)
Glion, Montreux
By invitation only
May 09 2017

1:00 - 2:30
The UPR: An implementation reality check
Room XXIII, Palais des Nations, Genève 10
By invitation only
May 02 2017

9:00 - 13:00
Pre-Glion IV Policy Dialogue with the Permanent Mission of Mexico
Permanent Mission of Mexico, Genève 1201
By invitation only

Apr 2017

Date/Time Event
Apr 26 2017

9:00 - 13:00
Pre-Glion IV Policy Dialogue with the Permanent Mission of Morocco on the role of prevention and the implementation of para. 5f of GA res. 60/251
Centre des Conférences Varembé (CCV), Salle Genève, Geneva
By invitation only
Apr 05 2017

9:00 - 13:00
Pre-Glion IV Policy Dialogue with the Permanent Mission of Thailand on the role of prevention and the implementation of para. 5f of GA res. 60/251
Permanent Mission of Thailand, Geneve 1202
By invitation only

Mar 2017

Date/Time Event
Mar 06 2017

12:00 - 14:00
Environmental Human Rights Defenders: Responding to a Global Crisis
Room XXVII, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Geneva
By invitation only
Mar 03 2017

13:00 - 15:00
‘Friday Exchange’ working lunch with Permanent Mission of Denmark - Combatting religious discrimination, intolerance, and stigmatisation: where does addressing hate speech fit in?
Restaurant Vieux Bois, Geneva, Geneva
By invitation only

Feb 2017

Date/Time Event
Feb 16 2017

All Day
Consultation on early Special Procedures mandates on Chile, Argentina (through the lens of the WGEID), Guatemala and El Salvador
Residence of H.E. Mr. Ian Duddy, Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Oriental Republic of Uruguay, Montevideo
By invitation only
Feb 14 2017

10:00 - 12:00
Panel discussion on the 16/18 action plan and the Istanbul Process: implementation and progress
Restaurant Vieux Bois, Geneva, Geneva
Registrations are closed
Feb 10 2017

13:00 - 15:00
Working lunch with the Permanent Mission of Denmark: Human Rights and the SDGs
Restaurant Vieux Bois, Geneva, Geneva
By invitation only

Dec 2016

Date/Time Event
Dec 12 2016

12:15 - 14:00
yourHRC.org ‘The Human Rights Council in 2016’ report launch
Palais des Nations, Geneva
By invitation only

Nov 2016

Date/Time Event
Nov 22 2016

12:30 - 18:45
The Human Rights Council: revitalising the UN’s ‘forgotten pillar’
The Council Room, Strand Campus, King’s College, London
By invitation only
Nov 21 2016

10:00 - 14:30
Policy Dialogue: 'Corruption as a human rights Issue'
The Army and Navy Club, London
By invitation only
Nov 04 2016

13:00 - 14:40
New York launch of Glion III report: panel discussion on 'Turning international norms into local reality: Implementation, support and prevention'
Conference Room CR.6, United Nations Headquarters, New York, New York
Registrations are closed

Oct 2016

Date/Time Event
Oct 31 2016

11:00 - 13:00
Environmental Human Rights Defenders in Europe: Threats, Challenges and Opportunities
International Environmental House II, Geneva
By invitation only
Oct 27 2016

All Day
Pacific regional workshop on the benefits of, and challenges to, the ratification and implementation of UNCAT
InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa, Natadola
By invitation only
Oct 17 2016

9:30 - 12:30
Glion III report launch and panel discussion - Turning international norms into local reality: Are we seeing a new human rights ‘implementation agenda’?
InterContinental Geneva, 1209 Genève
Registrations are closed
Oct 07 2016

13:15 - 14:45
‘Friday Exchange’ with Permanent Mission of Denmark in NYC: 'The Human Rights Council and the Third Committee – overcoming obstacles'
Aretsky’s Patroon, New York City New York
By invitation only
Oct 04 2016

13:15 - 14:30
Launch of the yourHRC Guide to the 2016 UN Human Rights Council Elections in New York
United Nations Headquarters New York, New York
By invitation only

Sep 2016

Date/Time Event
Sep 26 2016

13:00 - 14:30
Launch of the yourHRC Guide to the 2016 UN Human Rights Council Elections
Restaurant des Délégués, Geneva
Registrations are closed
Sep 26 2016

9:00 - 18:00
Third URG Human Rights Council programme for journalists (33rd session)
Palais des Nations, Geneva
By invitation only
Sep 16 2016

8:15 - 10:00
‘Friday Exchange’ working breakfast with Permanent Mission of Denmark: The right to development
Restaurant des Délégués, Geneva
By invitation only
Sep 09 2016

9:00 - 10:00
Human Rights Council press breakfast, with ACANU (open to all members of the Geneva press corps)
Press Room 1, Palais des Nations, Geneva 10
By invitation only

Jul 2016

Date/Time Event
Jul 04 2016

13:00 - 16:30
Lessons learnt from the first ten years of the UPR, and possible improvements, if any, ahead of the Third Cycle
Permanent Mission of Canada, Geneva
By invitation only

Jun 2016

Date/Time Event
Jun 27 2016

9:00 - 18:00
Second URG Human Rights Council programme for journalists (32nd session)
Palais des Nations, Geneva
By invitation only
Jun 16 2016

13:00 - 15:00
Side-event: Sharing experiences on national plans of action on human rights
Room XXIV, Palais des Nations, Geneva
By invitation only
Jun 07 2016

9:00 - 10:00
Human Rights Council press breakfast, with EU Delegation and ACANU (open to all members of the Geneva press corps)
Press Room 1, Palais des Nations, Geneva 10
By invitation only

May 2016

Date/Time Event
May 20 2016

13:00 - 15:00
‘Friday Exchange’ working lunch with Permanent Mission of Denmark: Women's rights – how to depoliticize and strengthen the Council’s response?
Restaurant Vieux Bois, Geneva, Geneva
By invitation only
May 03 2016

9:00 - 12:30
The Glion Human Rights Dialogue 2016 ('Glion III')
By invitation only

Apr 2016

Date/Time Event
Apr 27 2016

0:30 - 15:00
Human rights and corruption: what role can the Human Rights Council play in contributing to the global fight against corruption and to the realisation of SDG16
Restaurant Vieux Bois, Geneva, Geneva
By invitation only
Apr 15 2016

10:15 - 13:15
Glion III policy dialogue: 'The experience of States with implementation: identifying and replicating domestic good practice on implementation, coordination and reporting'
By invitation only
Apr 12 2016

9:00 - 12:30
Glion III policy dialogue: 'Effective prevention by the Human Rights Council: what is it, does the Council possess the tools to do the job, and how to make it work in practice?'
By invitation only

Mar 2016

Date/Time Event
Mar 21 2016

All Day
URG Human Rights Council programme for journalists
Palais des Nations, Geneva
By invitation only

Feb 2016

Date/Time Event
Feb 29 2016

18:00 - 19:30
Launch of new open source HRC information tool
Restaurant des Délégués, Geneva
By invitation only
Feb 29 2016

11:00 - 12:30
High-level panel in the framework of the high-level segment of the 31st session of the Human Rights Council
Room XXIV, Palais des Nations, Geneva
Registrations are closed
Feb 26 2016

9:00 - 10:00
Human Rights Council press breakfast, with EU Delegation and ACANU (open to all members of the Geneva press corps)
Press Room 1, Geneva 1211
By invitation only
Feb 25 2016

12:15 - 13:45
UPR Third Cycle: strengthening implementation, follow-up, reporting and measurement
By invitation only
Feb 23 2016

9:00 - 13:00
Consultation on the early history and future of UN Commissions of Inquiry
World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) Building, 1211 Geneva
By invitation only
Feb 17 2016

9:00 - 14:30
Glion III policy dialogue with the Permanent Mission of Thailand: How the international community strengthen and support implementation/compliance
By invitation only
Feb 12 2016

13:00 - 15:00
'Friday Exchange' working lunch with Permanent Mission of Denmark
Restaurant Vieux Bois, Geneva, Geneva
By invitation only
Feb 09 2016

9:30 - 13:30
Combatting religious intolerance: How to make the best use of existing frameworks?
EU Delegation, Geneva 1211
By invitation only

Jan 2016

Date/Time Event
Jan 14 2016

All Day
UK-URG annual retreat for new members of the Human Rights Council
UK Ambassador’s Residence, Geneva, Geneva
By invitation only

Dec 2015

Date/Time Event
Dec 15 2015

12:15 - 13:45
yourHRC.org 'The Human Rights Council in 2015' report launch
Press Information Area, E building (3rd Floor), 1211 Geneva
Registrations are closed
Dec 03 2015

9:00 - 14:00
Preventing and countering violent extremism: National experiences and best practices
By invitation only

Oct 2015

Date/Time Event
Oct 26 2015

12:00 - 14:00
Climate change, cross-border displacement and human rights: is there a protection gap and will COP21 help close it?
Room 3, International Environment House I, Geneva
Registrations are closed
Oct 12 2015

13:15 - 14:15
yourHRC.org Launch, New York
Permanent Mission of Norway to the UN, New York
Registrations are closed
Oct 07 2015

11:00 - 12:30
HRC at 10: Assessing the implementation of GA resolutions 60/1 and 60/251 through a 5Cs approach (Capacity, Competence, Coherence, Communication and Coordination)
Conference Room 6, New York
By invitation only
Oct 05 2015

16:00 - 18:00
yourHRC.org Launch
Restaurant des Délégués, Geneva
Registrations are closed

Sep 2015

Date/Time Event
Sep 16 2015

9:00 - 10:15
5th URG-ACANU Pre-Council Press breakfast, with selected ambassadors and members of the Geneva press corps
Palais des Nations, Geneva
By invitation only
Sep 08 2015

9:30 - 12:30
The Human Rights Council at 10: Improving relevance, strengthening impact
InterContinental Geneva, 1209 Genève
Registrations are closed

Jun 2015

Date/Time Event
Jun 30 2015

All Day
Asian launch of URG-EIU report on business and human rights
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
By invitation only
Jun 19 2015

12:15 - 14:00
Post 2015 Development Agenda and Human Rights: Stocktaking of the Current Intergovernmental Negotiations
Permanent Mission of Canada, Geneva
By invitation only
Jun 12 2015

1:15 - 2:45
Policy Dialogue: Improving the accessibility, responsiveness and effectiveness of the United Nations human rights communications system
By invitation only
Jun 10 2015

13:00 - 14:30
Looking ahead to the Paris Climate Change Conference (COP21): what would heightened ambition mean for global human rights?
Restaurant Vieux Bois, Geneva, Geneva
By invitation only

May 2015

Date/Time Event
May 28 2015

9:00 - 17:00
Human Rights Council inter-sessional retreat
By invitation only
May 08 2015

12:00 - 15:00
Universal Periodic Review - “Sharing National Experiences”
By invitation only
May 05 2015

9:30 - 13:30
Glion Human Rights Dialogue 2015
By invitation only

Apr 2015

Date/Time Event
Apr 24 2015

12:30 - 14:45
Policy Dialogue: The Human Rights Council’s relationship with the wider UN system, including addressing the mandate-resource gap
Morocco Room, Palais des Nations, Geneva 1211
By invitation only
Apr 20 2015

12:30 - 15:00
Ensuring relevance, driving impact: The evolution and future of the United Nations Human Rights resolution system
United Nations Headquarters New York, New York
By invitation only

Mar 2015

Date/Time Event
Mar 12 2015

13:00 - 14:30
Religion-based reservations to the core human rights conventions and what they tell us about human rights, universality, religion and belief in the 21st Century
Restaurant des Délégués, Geneva
By invitation only
Mar 10 2015

16:30 - 18:00
Protecting Freedom of Expression and Freedom of Religion or Belief for All: Enhancing Efforts to Consolidate and Implement HRC Resolution 16/18
Room XXIII, Palais des Nations, Genève 10
Registrations are closed
Mar 06 2015

13:00 - 15:00
Climate Change and Human Rights: the way forward in the Human Rights Council
Room XXVII, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Geneva
By invitation only

Feb 2015

Date/Time Event
Feb 27 2015

9:00 - 10:15
4th URG-ACANU Pre-Council Press breakfast, with selected ambassadors and members of the Geneva press corps
Palais des Nations, Geneva
By invitation only
Feb 19 2015

9:00 - 13:15
Policy Dialogue: Strengthening the Human Rights Council’s relevance and impact on-the-ground
Permanent Mission of Thailand, Geneve 1202
By invitation only
Feb 18 2015

9:00 - 18:00
URG Policy Platform: From Religious Dialogue to Human Rights, Particularly Women and Children’s Rights
Global Ethic Institute, University of Tübingen, Tübingen
By invitation only
Feb 12 2015

14:45 - 17:30
High-Level Panel Discussion on Combatting Global Religious Intolerance and Discrimination
Restaurant Vieux-Bois, Geneva
By invitation only
Feb 09 2015

9:00 - 13:00
Policy Dialogue: The operation of the Human Rights Council – how to better deliver on its mandate
Permanent Mission of Mexico, Genève 1201
By invitation only

Dec 2014

Date/Time Event
Dec 02 2014

18:30 - 20:00
Ambassador/CEO reception on Business and Human Rights
UK Ambassador’s Residence, Geneva, Geneva
By invitation only

Sep 2014

Date/Time Event
Sep 18 2014

0:00 - 14:00
Midterm Progress Reports and National Mechanisms for the Follow-up of UPR Recommendations
Room XXIII, Palais des Nations, Genève 10
By invitation only
Sep 04 2014

15:00 - 18:30
Reflections on the future of the UN’s human rights pillar
Restaurant Vieux Bois, Geneva, Geneva
By invitation only

Jun 2014

Date/Time Event
Jun 13 2014

13:00 - 15:00
Side Event: Last 4 Presidents of the Human Rights Council discuss the Post-2015 Development Agenda
Room XXV, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Geneva 10
By invitation only
Jun 05 2014

8:30 - 10:00
Press Breakfast: 26th Session of the Human Rights Council
Press Room 1, Palais des Nations, Geneva 10
By invitation only

May 2014

Date/Time Event
May 13 2014

9:00 - 13:00
Glion Human Rights Dialogue 2014
Glion, Montreux
By invitation only
May 09 2014

9:30 - 13:00
The outcome of the treaty body strengthening process: Lessons learnt, implications and implementation
Room XXVII, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Geneva
By invitation only

Apr 2014

Date/Time Event
Apr 01 2014

18:00 - 20:00
Joint UK launch of URG and Routledge Handbook of International Human Rights Law
New Zealand High Commission, London, London
By invitation only

Mar 2014

Date/Time Event
Mar 20 2014

13:00 - 15:00
Human Rights Implications of Displacement in the Context of Disasters
Room XXIII, Palais des Nations, Genève 10
By invitation only
Mar 19 2014

13:00 - 15:00
Methods of Work and Mechanisms: Understanding and strengthening the output of the Human Rights Council
Restaurant des Délégués, Geneva
By invitation only
Mar 12 2014

9:00 - 17:00
Regional Consultation with Environmental Human Rights Defenders
International Environment House, Vernier
By invitation only
Mar 10 2014

8:50 - 10:50
"Africa and the Right to Development: Towards the Post-2015 Agenda" Side Event
Room XXIII, Palais des Nations, Genève 10
By invitation only

Feb 2014

Date/Time Event
Feb 26 2014

8:30 - 10:00
Press breakfast ahead of the 25th session of the Human Rights Council
Hotel Intercontinental, Genève
By invitation only

Jan 2014

Date/Time Event
Jan 20 2014

13:00 - 15:00
URG Official Launch Event
Hotel Intercontinental, Genève
By invitation only
Jan 17 2014

13:00 - 15:00
Policy Dialogue on the evolution and future sustainability of the Special Procedure system
Hotel Intercontinental, Genève
By invitation only
Jan 14 2014

13:00 - 15:00
Policy dialogue on the growth, impact and effectiveness of Human Rights Council Resolutions
Hotel Intercontinental, Genève
By invitation only

Nov 2013

Date/Time Event
Nov 25 2013

13:00 - 23:30
Policy Dialogue on combatting religious intolerance: implementation of resolution 16/18
Hotel Intercontinental, Genève
By invitation only
Nov 07 2013

13:00 - 15:00
Policy Dialogue on religion-based reservations to the main human rights conventions
Hotel Intercontinental, Genève
By invitation only

Oct 2013

Date/Time Event
Oct 30 2013

13:00 - 15:00
Policy Dialogue on the growth, effectiveness and impact of Human Rights Council resolutions
Hotel Intercontinental, Genève
By invitation only