The International Centre for the Promotion of Human Rights at the Local and Regional Levels is a hub for knowledge and exchange. The Centre brings together practitioners, academics, members from civil society, institutions and other organisations, to harness expertise on local human rights and to translate insights into concrete policy recommendations. As international platform, the Centre provides an arena for dialogue in the form of various events, programmes and initiatives.
The Centre highly welcomes all forms of thematically relevant cooperation and exchange. If you are interested in collaborating, please contact us directly.
Current events with open applications
The 2021 Academy and Conference on Human Rights at the Local and Regional Levels The Academy and Conference series will demonstrate innovative approaches and proven practices for making cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient, and sustainable by following a human rights-based approach.
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The 2021 Academy and Conference “Human Rights Go Local: What Works” aims to support inclusive social development and equitable societies by mobilizing knowledge on how to base policy-making at the local level on scientific evidence through tailored human rights research. The event aims to build bridges between all governance levels, disciplines, and regions. Further, it aims to moderate exchange among human rights researchers, local level authorities, and policy makers in all regions. The specific goals of the Academy and the Conference are closely connected to each other.
The Academy’s aim is to collect proven methods for research on human rights at the local level and to formulate guidance for local governments on how their policies can be supported by evidence that is based on human rights research. It aims to facilitate implementation by directly providing local level politicians and authorities with the findings and proposals gathered during the Academy.
The Conference’s goal is to support local level authorities with condensed knowledge on the state of the art in research on human rights at local level and to assist them with concrete proposals on how to locally implement the international agenda following a human rights-based approach.