FES-CIFEDHOP study “Beyond the procedure: the UPR as a catalyst for public debate on human rights” will be presented FRIDAY 17 MARCH 2017, 10.00 –11.30; ROOM XXVII, PALAIS DES NATIONS, GENEVA

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Implementation of the United Nations Declaration on Human Rights Education and Training

High-level panel discussion on the implementation of the United Nations Declaration on Human Rights Education and Training :
good practices and challenges

14 September 2016, 3 to 6 p.m., Palais des Nations, Room XX, Geneva

eAtlas for Education 2030

The UNESCO Institute for Statistics has launched the very first eAtlas for Education 2030,

Information on the Universal Periodic Review's follow-up

UPR Info & Child Rights Connect relased an information sheet for NGOs on the Universal Periodic Review's follow-up.

The UPR : a human rights awareness-raising process

Workshop : 19 – 20 April 2016 Geneva

The Universal Periodic Review (UPR) is widely acknowledged as having been one of the great innovations of the Human Rights Council. This regular review, however, is more than an intergovernmental procedure. Indeed, the mechanism greatly mobilizes the attention of the media and the public of a country. The UPR thus offers a unique opportunity for outreach, information and a public debate on fundamental rights.

Protecting a space for the civil society : Renate Bloem

The Powerpoint presentation and video recording featuring Renate Bloem during the 10th International Training Session on the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) are available online.

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Best wishes for 2016...


Our best wishes 2016 to our partners and participants throughout the years… with a strong civil society to protect and enhance human rights for all.


A Website on Mali's Human rights situation

Mali : a website on the monitoring of the implementation of the recommandations accepted by this country following a UPR session.

On the 2013 UPR session Mali has endorsed 112 out of the 125 recommandations which were formulated by members of the Human Rights Council. Now, the next important step is to make sure that those recommandations shall be implemented.

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