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  • HRC48: Join Us for the Human Rights Discussions!

    At the margins of the 48th session of the Human Rights Council, UPR Info is pleased to invite you to three virtual side events.   

    Join us for the exciting dialogues among civil society and panelists to hear national and international stakeholders effectively engage with the UPR to promote and protect human rights.

  • Call for applications: Promoting Women's ESC rights through the UPR!

    UPR Info is pleased to announce a call for proposals for two grants to improve the conditions of women and promote their economic, social and cultural rights (ESC rights).

    The aim of this call is to support local CSOs, associations and NGOs in the implementation of the UPR recommendations on women's ESC rights in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Liberia and Senegal.

    Two grants will be assigned under this call. The size of each grant is 10,000 CHF (approximately USD 10,800 depending on the exchange rate used).

  • Padova Model UPR - 4° edition

    The Padova Model UPR is an academic simulation of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) organised by an international team of students and former delegates. The Padova Model UPR 2021 offers students from around the world a unique opportunity to learn about human rights, democracy and diplomacy. 

    By playing the roles of State delegates, NGOs, and National Human Rights Institutions, participants will gain experience in the UPR procedure, which involves assessing States’ human rights records and addressing human rights violations.

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