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  • Join Our Team: one vacancy at UPR Info!

    UPR Info is hiring! The Policy and Advocacy Programme is looking for a Programme Officer to join our team in August 2021. Applicants must have Swiss/EU citizenship or a valid work permit for Switzerland. The process closes on Sunday, 27 June at 17h and candidates must apply using Jotform.

  • The Call for Applications for Pre-sessions 39 is Now Open!

    Representatives from civil society and National Human Rights Institutions are invited to apply to speak at the next Pre-sessions that will take place in October 2021.

    The Pre-sessions are an opportunity for these stakeholders to provide Recommending States with first-hand information on the human rights situation in the countries that will be reviewed at the UPR Working Group in November 2021. 
  • The Universal Periodic Review and the UN Human Rights System: Raising the Bar on Accountability

    This training course – co-organized with the Geneva Academy – will explore the origin and evolution of the UPR and its functioning in Geneva. It will largely focus on the nature of implementation of the UPR recommendations at the national level. Using examples (including anecdotes from the experience of the lecturers) of different stages of implementation the course will provide hands-on exercises to demonstrate the new pathways the UPR is evolving for the realization of human rights.

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