This year RWI is co-organising the World Human Rights Cities Forum.
Human Rights Cities are places where local government, local parliament, civil society, private sector and other stakeholders ensure the application of international human rights standards.
RWI is committed to advancing the human rights city project both in Sweden and worldwide. We combine research with practice to provide academic expertise to the needs and priorities of practitioners, as well as to inform our research based on lessons learned.
The World Human Rights Cities Forum (WHRCF) is the main global forum for local governments to exchange experiences of working with human rights locally. It is a platform where human rights cities, human rights organisations, activists and other stake holders in the field of human rights connect, share knowledge and network.
Since its inception in 2011, the forum is annually hosted by the city of Gwangju, South Korea.
This year’s forum will be completely digital, giving people all over the world an opportunity to join in. The forum will feature more than 50 countries and 250 speakers.
How to Participate
All sessions will be open and broadcasted in real time through Zoom. Through WHRCF’s website you can see the session schedule and join the livestream. To participate simply press the session you want to join and fill out the registration form.
Furthermore, this year the WHRCF has launched an online discussion platform, where people can leave their comments and share their thoughts on the topic and content of each session.
See you at the World Human Rights Cities Forum 2020!
To learn more about the forum, visit their website.