Book of the Week: “The UN Human Rights Council: A Practical Anatomy” by Eric Tistounet

Since its establishment the work of the Human Rights Council (UNHRC) has been subject to many interpretations, theories, comments or conclusions. This comprehensive book dissects every aspect of the UNHRC’s work and analyses the efficiency of, and interactions between, its mechanisms.

Authored by the first Secretary of the UNHRC, this book provides unique practitioner insights into the complex decision making processes of the Council alongside the core variations from its predecessor.

Publisher: Cheltenham ; Northampton : Edward Elgar Publishing, 2020
Call Number: 342.7 HEIA 127072

Event: Book launch at the Geneva Academy on Tuesday, 20 October, 12:30-14:00, on-site and online

Illustration: book cover

FIFDH – International film festival and forum on human rights, Geneva, 9-18 March 2018

The 2018 FIFDH starts today!

Over the next 10 days, attend screenings, conferences and discussions around Geneva and Western Switzerland. Check out the full programme and enjoy some of the dozens of cultural events and debates focused on human rights.

A special screening of “Le Vénérable W” will take place at the Graduate Institute on 14 March, featuring director Barbet Schroeder.