UPR: Universal Periodic Review Calendar of Events in US and Geneva (March - May 2015)

Date: 
Fri Feb 20, 2015 - 5:00am EST to Mon May 11, 2015 - 4:00am EDT
Location: 
United States

Diplomacy Dialogues and Country Consultations in the United States

  • February 20th - Howard University Law School, DC
  • March 25th - UDC Law school, Washington, DC - UDC David A. Clarke School of Law, Room 518 (Moot Court Room) 10am - 1pm
  • March 27th - UN Church Center 10th Flr, NYC (co-hosted by Human Rights Institute, Columbia Law School) 9:30am -12:00pm
  • April 15th - UDC Law school, Washington, DC - UDC David A. Clarke School of Law, Room 518 (Moot Court Room) 10am - 1pm
  • April 17th - Roosevelt House, Hunter College, CUNY, NYC 9:30am -1:30pm

USHRN Delegation Lobbying Week at the UN in Geneva: March 16-20, 2015

 Monday – March 16th

Time

Activity/Location

Morning/upon arrival

 

 

 

6pm   

Pick up badges at UN: Print & bring your registration document & passport to Palais des Nations Security Office to pick up your UN badge (you cannot enter the UN without this badge, and sometimes there is a wait for the security line.

 

*Dinner on Your Own: Meet in Hotel Mon Repos Lobby, 131 Rue de Lausanne  

Meet with USHRN staff Thenjiwe McHarris and Ejim Dike in Lobby and for Restaurant Suggestions.

Tuesday – March 17th  

Time

Activity/Location

Morning/upon arrival 

Pick up badges at UN: Print & bring your registration doc & passport to Palais des Nations Security Office to pick up your UN badge (you cannot enter the UN without this badge, and sometimes there is a wait for the security line)

10am

 

 

 

12pm

USHRN Orientation.

Location: Centre d’Accueil Geneve Internationale (CAGI), Route de Ferney 106, 1202 Geneva

 

Opportunity for Direct Advocacy with UN Member States.

Location: Palais des Nations  

4pm  

Special Mandate Holder Meeting with Civil Society Delegation.

Location: Motto Building, Avenue G. Motta 48, 1202 Geneva

Wednesday - March 18th

Time

Activity/Location

8am

Opportunity for Direct Advocacy with UN Member States. Location: Palais des Nations

9am – 12pm

General Debate & Report (attend General Debate on Minority Issues w/ Special Rapporteur on Minority Issues) *Possibility that USHRN will make one oral statement.

1-3pm

Side Event w/ Partner Organization

Global Movement Against Police Torture & State Violence w/ SR on Minority Issues. Location: Palais des Nations, Room XXIV  

  

Thursday - March 19th

Time

Activity/Location

8am – 9am

Opportunity for Direct Advocacy with UN Member States.  Location: Palais des Nations 

12pm – 2pm

 

 

3pm – 4pm

 

USHRN Side Event

State of Human Rights in the U.S.A.

Location: Palais des Nations, Room XXI

Tour of UN – Lead by UPR Co-chair Joshua Cooper Meeting place: Palais des Nations, Serpentine Lounge

Friday - March 20th

Time

Activity/Location

8am-9am

Opportunity for Direct Advocacy with UN Member States. Location: Palais des Nations 

12pm – 2pm  

Opportunity for Direct Advocacy with UN Member States.  Location: Palais des Nations 

3pm-6pm

 

The State of Racial Discrimination World Wide UN Panel *Possibility USHRN can make one oral statement Location: Palias des Nations  

7:30pm

Celebratory Drinks, location TBA close to Palais des Nations

 

May 11 - Geneva, Switzerland

  • US Government Official UN Human Rights Council UPR Review [morning]
  • Townhall organized by the US Government [afternoon]

Please check this page for updates and consult our UPR Project page for further specifics.

 

Tags: 
upr review, upr taskforce