TO KNOW – TO UNDERSTAND – TO ACT
Through training, study and protection, GHR aims to bridge the gap between international standards and realities and to empower all those involved in the promotion and protection of human rights.
‘Implementation Now’, develop national capacities, facilitate implementation, contribute to the processes in particular countries, teach strategies.
On 6 June 2013, GHR realized its first Expert Seminar of on the implementation of the outcome of the World Conference. This second Expert Seminar is convened on the occasion of the 25th Anniversary of the ‘World Conference on Human Rights‘ (which took place in Vienna from 14 to 25 June 1993).
The Expert Seminar of 20 June 2018 aims at:
Aims of the expert seminar on Indigenous Peoples
1st Session: “Implementation – challenges in the field”
2nd Session: “UN mechanisms – main challenges”)
Also invited: SR on the Rights of IP and Members of the Permanent Forum on the Rights of IP
With the confirmation of the mandate of the CED and the goals adopted at the UN Assembly High-Level Meeting, GHR and GCSP offer a platform for reflection on ways to strengthen the prevention of and protection from the crime of enforced disappearance.
The GHR-GCSP joint Expert Meeting of September 2017 will aim at discussing:
GHR has a specific ‘West Papua Human Rights Project’. This training project is part of GHR implementation programme and aims at supporting strategies for implementation.
The aim of this project is to foster true knowledge, spur reliable expertise and induce positive change on the issue of the survival, protection and promotion of Indigenous Peoples over the world.
‘Implementation Now, strengthening national empowerment to facilitate the implementation of human rights at national level’ -‘assess progresses and set-backs to bridge the gaps’
The Huan Rights Policies Studies (HPS) Department supports all GHR training activities.
It monitors international negotiations, covers all meetings of United Nations Human Rights bodies, analyzes the main trends, and informs our trainers and partners in the field.
Logically, HPS is entrusted with the preparation of GHR brainstorming sessions and Expert Seminars.
GHR Global Training Department has set up training programmes.
The Geneva Courses and Seminars during the WG on UPR and the HRC are part of the Programme on the participation of Human Rights Defenders to the HR-Council.
The Specific Experts Seminars are prepared by our HPS Department, which is composed of fellows and students from several universities.
As a training centre, Geneva for Human Rights – Global Training has to promote monitoring, analysis and reflection.
Thus, it regularly convenes in Geneva lectures venues and brainstorming sessions on the main issues dealt with by the Human Rights Council and its satellite organs.
Groups of diplomats, scholars, civil servants and defenders are invited to attend GHR brainstorming sessions.