GANHRI 2020 Annual Meeting

10 – 12 March 2020, Palais des Nation, Geneva

The 2020 Annual Meeting of the Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions (GANHRI 2020) will be held from 10 to 12 March 2020 in Geneva, Switzerland, in Room XIX at the Palais des Nations. A half-day interactive dialogue with the Committee on Rights of Persons with Disabilities will be held on 13 March 2020 (3pm-6pm) on the topic of rights of women and girls with disabilities.

For this purpose, the National Institutions and Regional Mechanisms Section of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), in its capacity as Secretariat of GANHRI, and the GANHRI Head Office are pleased to share the below information to facilitate your participation in the meeting.

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Official Programme

Official Programme

10 March a.m. – Bureau meeting (room XXVII)

10 March p.m. – Meetings of the four regional networks (various rooms)

11 March all day  – General Assembly, including the knowledge exchange of good practices on business and human rights (room XIX)

12 March all day – Annual Conference on climate change (room XIX)

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Other meetings

Other meetings

13 March a.m- Consultation on the role of NHRIs in promoting and protecting human rights in electoral contexts (room XIX)

13 March p.m. – Interactive debate with the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and NHRIs (room XVII)
Please register: https://indico.un.org/event/20186/

A detailed calendar with other events will be made available on this page and on the online App in the coming weeks.

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Restricted area
Bureau area


DISCLAIMER: Please note that GANHRI 2020 registration does not grant access to HRC 43. Any NHRI representative wishing to participate in the HRC 43 session must be accredited through INDICO. Speakers and other attendees can find more information here.


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