Rights Eroded: The Effect of Closing Civic Space on WHRDs


Room 23, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland

Rights Eroded: The Effect of Closing Civic Space on Women Human Rights Defenders Twenty Years after the adoption of the UN Declaration on Human Rights Defenders


  • H.E. Ambassador Hans Brattskar, Permanent Representative of Norway
  • Dr. Ivana Radačić, Chair of the Working Group on the issue of discrimination against women in law and practice
  • Mr. Clément Nyaletsossi Voulé, Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
  • Dr. Laurel Fletcher, Clinical Professor of Law and Director, International Human Rights Law Clinic, UC Berkeley School of Law
  • Maryam Al-Khawaja, Special Advisor on Advocacy for Gulf Centre for Human Rights and Vice Chair, Urgent Action Fund Board of Directors
  • Shalini Eddens, Director of Programs, Urgent Action Fund

HRC38 Event Flyer WHRDs Rights Eroded AWID RAFTO UAF


23 October

The Universality of Human Rights, Cultural Diversity and Human Rights


AWID, IHEU, Muslims for Progressive Values, Artists at Risk Connection, Due Diligence Project, United Nations Human Rights Special Procedures, UN Plaza, New York, Church Center, 10th floor, 777


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