On Wednesday, August 3, at 11:30 am, the workshop “The role of the UN and its agencies in guaranteeing human rights”, which is part of the program of the Abraji Congress, will explain how the United Nations works and how it impacts the human rights agendas in Brazil. Register for the event here.
The workshop will feature as speakers Angela Pires, human rights adviser to the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights; Gustavo Huppes, international advocacy advisor at Conectas; and Jamil Chade, journalist and correspondent in Geneva for UOL and BandNews.
The event aims to explain to journalists how the Geneva-based UN Human Rights Council works. The speakers will present the UN’s calendar of activities involving Brazil and its impact on domestic human rights policies, as well as the importance of the international treaties signed by the country in this sphere. In its speech, Conectas will address the work of civil society denouncing and advocating in the UN.
After 2 years of being exclusively virtual, in 2022 the Abraji Congress will be held in a hybrid format, part virtual and part in-person. The event is scheduled for August 3-7.
On August 3 and 4, the online stage of the congress will occur, completely free of charge. And August 5, 6 and 7 will be the in-person stage, exclusively for paying attendees. For more information, click here to access the website of the Abraji Congress.