Past meetings, events and workshops

21-22 June 2018
Annual full-day discussion on the human rights of women
Panel 1: The impact of violence against women human rights defenders and women’s organizations in digital spaces
Concept note 
Opening statement by the High Commissioner
Panel 2: Advancing women’s rights through access and participation in information and communication technologies
Concept note

2-3 May 2018
Intersessional Expert Meeting on the full enjoyment of human rights by all women and girls and the systematic mainstreaming of a gender perspective into the implementation of the 2030 Agenda

16-18 April 2018
Commonwealth Women’s Forum, London
1-2

21 June 2017
"Midwives: Making a difference through supporting women's and girls’ rights.” Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights, Keynote Speech, 31st International Confederation of Midwives Triennial Congress

13 June 2017
Annual full-day discussion on the human rights of women (2017), Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights opening statements
Panel 1: Accelerating efforts to eliminate violence against women: engaging men and boys
Panel 2: Women's rights and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development:  health and gender equality

13 June 2017
Side event on "Women’s health as key to empowerment and full realization of rights" Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights opening statement

16 May 2017
Expert Workshop on the best practises to promote women’s equal nationality rights in law and in practice  

26 September 2016
Annual discussion on the integration of a gender perspective throughout the work of the Human Rights Council and that of its mechanisms

30 November 2015
Going local: services for women victims of violence in Geneva

15 September 2015 from 15:00 to 18:00
Human Rights Council Annual Panel Discussion on gender Integration
Theme: Gender parity
Concept note
Opening statement by the High Commissioner
Summary report of the panel

1 July 2015
Launch Event - Information series on sexual and reproductive health and rights
Event flyer

19 June 2015
Panel 1
: Eliminating and Preventing Domestic Violence against Women
Concept Note
Opening statement by the Deputy High Commissioner

Panel 2: Women’s human rights and participation in power and decision-making
Concept Note
Opening statement by the Deputy High Commissioner
Summary report

16 June 2015
Panel discussion on realizing the equal enjoyment of the right to education by every girl
Concept Note
Summary report