Monday, 02.05.2016 - Friday, 06.05.2016 - Geneva, Switzerland

2016 Training Course for NHRIs on International Human Rights Mechanisms

This week-long human rights training course in Geneva was developed especially for staff of National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) world-wide.

The training aimed to support participants in

  • Expanding their knowledge of the functioning of UN human rights mechanisms;
  • Identifying concrete opportunities for NHRIs' effective engagement;
  • Identifying practical ways of effective engagement with the UN mechanisms, such as report writing and following up;
  • Engaging with colleagues from the OHCHR and NGOs as well as with states; and
  • Exchanging experiences and best practices with peer NHRIs participating in the training.

Geneva Office

6 bis, Chemin du Point-du-Jour
1202 Geneva

+41 (0)22 733 34 50
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