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THE GENEVA CENTRE BELIEVES THAT TRAINING IS AN ESSENTIAL LEVERAGE FOR THE ENHANCEMENT OF HUMAN RIGHTS KNOWLEDGE, PROMOTION AND PRACTICES, ESPECIALLY WITH REGARD TO THE CENTRE’S CORE FOCUS AREAS SUCH AS EQUALITY, NON-DISCRIMINATION, JUSTICE, GENDER ISSUES, WOMEN’S RIGHTS, INTERFAITH DIALOGUE AND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES AND DEVELOPMENTS RELATED TO HUMAN RIGHTS.

Targeting government officials, lawyers, journalists, students and other civil society representatives, the tailored training programs aim at offering participants a unique, hands-on exposure to the working methods of international organizations in Geneva, particularly the United Nations, through active participation in the sessions of the UN Human Rights Council, visits to Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) and other relevant Geneva-based institutions.
The training programmes also aim at promoting national capacity building, especially with regard to the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) countries, through developing tailored programmes to enhance human rights awareness, knowledge and skills of the upcoming generations in the Arab region.

NOVEMBER 2021 TRAINING SESSION

2021-10-20T10:02:33+02:002021, October 17th|TRAININGS|

The Geneva Centre is pleased to offer its “UN Human Rights Council – Structure, Mechanisms and Procedures” online training course. The course is open to all participants interested in the proposed subject as well as topics on Human Rights Law and International Humanitarian Law and will be held from 8 to 12 November 2021.

MARCH 2021 TRAINING SESSION

2021-05-18T13:38:42+02:002021, April 29th|TRAININGS|

Taking the UN Human Rights Council as a point of departure, this five-day online training course has been designed to provide participants with basic knowledge of human rights law, an overview of the Human Rights Council (HRC) its methods and mechanisms, an introduction to the HRC’s Universal Periodic Review, the HRC’s Special Procedures and the differences between the Human Rights Law and International Humanitarian Law.

2019-2020 TRAININGS SESSIONS

2021-04-29T17:02:52+02:002021, April 29th|TRAININGS|

In 2019 and 2019, the Geneva Centre organized 3 training sessions. Our capacity building activities mainly focused on training programmes, workshops and study visits aimed at offering participants an exposure to human-rights based international organizations in Geneva, including through active participation in the regular sessions of the Human Rights Council and reporting on the meetings attended.

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