This Office works to promote the right to education and Human Rights Education for all, prioritizing preventive intervention in urgent situations and the sharing of best practices.


  • On September 9, 2020, we will commemorate, for the first time, the International Day to Protect Education from Attack. The General Assembly resolution establishing the International Day affirms that g...

  • On September 8, we celebrate the International Literacy Day. Established in 1966 by UNESCO, it reminds the international community of the importance of literacy for individuals, communities and societ...

  • Since 1999, the UN General Assembly has declared the 12th of August as the International Youth Day, an opportunity to celebrate and mainstream young peoples’ voices, actions and initiatives, as well...

Upcoming Events

Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, Meeting dates may be subject to change

  • Committee on the Rights of Child / 86th session From : 07-09-2020 To : 25-09-2020 – Palais Wilson

  • Human Rights Council / 45th session From : 14-09-2020 To : 02-10-2020 – Palais des Nations Room XX

  • Committee on Enforced Disappearances / 19th session From : 14-09-2020 To : 25-09-2020 – Palais Wilson 1st floor

  • Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances / 122nd session From : 21-09-2020 To : 30-09-2020  – Palais des Nations Room XI

  • Committee on the Rights of Child – Pre-sessional Working Group / 87th session From : 28-09-2020 To : 02-10-2020 – Palais Wilson 1st floor

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