The Geneva Institute for Human Rights provides in-house training courses, workshops, conference sessions and seminars to raise awareness on human rights, and it offers other forms of specialized, professional education for a wide range of organisations in the public and voluntary sector. Clients include police forces from different countries in the Arab region, judges, lawyers, diplomats, social service departments, human rights governmental and non-governmental organisations as well as national institutions.

Elimination of Discrimination against Women
22 July 2019Starting business:23rd Session of the Advisory Committee of the Human Rights Council, which will continue until 26The 67th
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World Youth Skills Day
5 July 2019 (World Youth Skills Day) Contractual Mechanisms:Continue the work of the United Nations Human Rights CommitteeContinue the work
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Human Rights Information
Nizar Abdelkader The results of the vote (correction of Resolution No. 5 agreed upon, Bahrain’s vote on Syria’s decision) The
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Human Rights on the occasion of Nelson Mandela International Day
Statement by the Geneva Institute for Human Rights on the occasion of Nelson Mandela International Day“Working for Others”18 July 2019On
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What we do

Since the foundation of GIHR in 2004, the Institute has offered seminars, lectures and national as well as international programs with the intention to contribute to the protection of human rights and to a spread of knowledge regarding human rights. The founders’ initial aim of promoting the principles of international human rights has lead to numerous projects being devised and carried out (see Activities).

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News & Media

GIHR News and Media provides a suite of multimedia products and services covering the work of the Human Rights around the world.
GIHR offers:
– Audio news programmes providing daily coverage of UN meetings and events, plus weekly magazine programmes
– Photos from UN meetings and events as well as the Secretary-General’s travels
– News articles covering the daily important human rights field
– Archive audio, video and photos dating from the days of the League of Nations through to the present    .

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Documents & Resources

GIHR subscripers are able to select what documents you want to receive by email or RSS feed. Available documents include the human rights reports..

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The Geneva Institute for Human Rights (GIHR) is a non-governmental, non – profit organization based in Geneva – Switzerland. As an academic study and research institution, it is independent from all governments, political parties, organizations and philosophical or religious groups. .

Training & Courses

The Geneva Institute for Human Rights (GIHR) is a non-governmental, non – profit organization based in Geneva – Switzerland. As an academic study and research institution, it is independent from all governments, political parties, organizations and philosophical or religious groups.
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