Activities

  • The Geneva Institute of Human Rights is constantly working to promote human rights mechanisms around the world, and to do so, organizes several events or activities on an international scale, which aim to inform, educate and teach.By consulting the “Activities” section of our site, you will find more information about upcoming or planned events, successful or ongoing projects, as well as our training courses open to those who wish to make the Rights of the Man the center of their careers.

     

    • GIHR cooperates with various academic circles and human rights related bodies or organizations to take advantage of their respective knowledge or areas of experience, in particular with the Office of the United Nations’ High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) and International Institute of Human Rights -Strasbourg.
    • The Institute conducts research and studies in the field of human rights.
    • Organization of training courses on human rights
    • Publication of bulletins and periodical journals
    • GIHR organizes symposia, conferences, lectures and seminars that enable it to attain its objectives.
    • Providing consultations related to human rights issues, providing technical and informational services.
    • Agenda and documentation of reports and information related to human rights.
    • Development of a human-rights-specific database and library.
    • Study Tour for Students.

     

    Key Strategies

    • National awareness and capacity building in human rights sustainably developed in all sectors of the State machinery and society, contributing towards ‘change from within’.
    • Human rights anchored sustainably in national/regional institutions, processes and protection mechanisms.
    • MENA+ region is robustly and effectively engaged with Geneva-based human rights bodies and mechanisms.