UN side event on human rights defenders strategy

We're holding an event with Amnesty International (UK), PBI, ISHR, Civicus, and the University of York on how states can effectively support human rights defenders and their work and what a strategy on human rights defenders for states might look like.

Human Rights Council Virtual Side Event 4 March 2021 13:00-14:30 CET

The virtual side event will take place during the 46th session of the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council.


  • Clément Voule, UN special rapporteur on peaceful assembly and association
  • Rita French, UK ambassador for human rights
  • Human rights defenders from Colombia, Russia, and the Philippines

Event details

Date: Thursday 4 March 2021

Time: 12pm to 1.30pm (GMT) / 1pm to 2.30 pm (CET)

Cost: Free

Location: Zoom

Register for the event

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