Structure

April 2, 4 PM

Registration. Program presentation.

Introduction and visit to Geneva, the city of peace and human rights: home of the Red Cross, League of Nations, UN and other international organizations.

 

April 3, 10 AM to 6 PM

Forecasting the socio-economic world future.

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). How to make an international impact. International public affairs and negotiation in complex situations.

 

Presentation of SDG: new concepts, new challenges.

Documents Analysis: SDG and cooperation to development. Impact of SDGs on countries' public policies

 

Workshop: actions at a national level for an approach based on human dignity.

Visit to the Palace of Nations and Library.

 

Lectures will be reduced to the minimum, using all international texts to study the language and provide elements of reference such as the General Assembly resolution on SDGs.

 

April 4, 10 AM to 6 PM

The international organizations agenda.

Sustainable development and public participation processes.

Human Rights and Culture. How to promote a socio-cultural change. 2030 Agenda.

The international human rights system. Brief introduction.

Texts study: The impact of human rights mechanisms on national policies: the concluding observations of the commissions and the recommendations of the universal review.

The universality of rights and cultural diversity.

Workshop: Sensitive topics in human rights debates.

Follow-up of an international mechanism: the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.

 

April 5, 10 AM to 4 PM

From education to action.

Education and Future Generations.

How to improve training and education. International experts roundtable.

Work plan and graduation.