3rd Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy
March 15, 2011 in the Centre International de Conférence de Genève
SUDAN: THE POST REFERENDUM FUTURE
ZIMBABWE: THE STRUGGLE AGAINST BRUTALITY
UGANDA: COUNTERING THE ASSAULT ON LGBT
CHINA: WHY NOBEL LAUREATE LIU XIAOBO IS BEHIND BARS
IRAN: COMBATING CRUELTY, FIGHTING FOR JUSTICE
TURKMENISTAN: FACING DEATH TO PROMOTE DEMOCRACY
NORTH KOREA: SURVIVING THE GULAG
POLITICAL PRISONNERS IN CUBA
REVOLUTION IN EGYPT: THE FREEDOM GENERATION
THE STATE OF INTERNET FREEDOM: CYBER-DISSIDENTS SPEAK
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Honorary Chair: Elie Wiesel, Nobel Peace Prize laureate
The Summit will take place in parallel with the annual session of the United Nations Human Rights Council. Organized by an international coalition of 20 NGOs, the Geneva Summit will provide a voice for the voiceless and advocate for action on urgent human rights situations. The summit will feature victim testimonies from renowned human rights defenders, dissidents and experts, and produce draft resolutions for the UN Human Rights Council to adopt.