Upcoming Events

25 June 2024
Across the world persons experiencing homelessness or poverty are penalised for performing life-sustaining activities such as sleeping, eating, sitting and...
Time: 15:00
 to 16: 30
  (UTC +02:00)
1 December 2024
to 4 December 2024
The Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Pretoria and the Global Law Enforcement and Public Health Association are...
Time: 08:00
 to 18: 00
  (UTC +02:00)

Past Events

17 June 2024
to 18 June 2024
The FEANTSA Forum is our annual flagship event to discuss the latest practices, strategies, research, services, and policies in the fight against...
Time: 00:01
 to 23: 59
  (UTC +01:00)
Location: ARCOTEL Wimberger, Vienna, Austria
22 May 2024
to 25 May 2024
PALU: Brace yourselves for the legal extravaganza of the year! The 14th Annual Conference is BACK and ready to unite...
Time: 00:00
 to 23: 59
  (UTC)
Location: Marrakech, Morocco
15 March 2024
Background: Over 740,000 women and girls are held in prison worldwide. Women continue to make up a minority of the...
Time: 16:00
 to 17: 30
  (UTC -04:00)
Location: Open Society Foundations, New York
5 February 2024
SDG 1 & SDG 11 – How to eradicate poverty and provide adequate, safe and affordable housing Poverty eradication, as...
Time: 13:15
 to 14: 30
  (UTC)
Location: UN New York
30 November 2023
A Caribbean Conversation International and national research shows the disproportionate impact of petty offense laws on the most excluded, poorest...
Time: 11:00
 to 13: 00
  (UTC -05:00)
9 November 2023
Over the last year, the Global Campaign to Decriminalise Poverty and Status has expanded its remit from an exclusively African...
Time: 12:30
 to 14: 30
  (UTC)
18 October 2023
to 19 October 2023
Theme: “The 30th Anniversary of the Paris Principles & the 20th Anniversary of the Maputo Protocol: Amplifying the role of...
Time: 09:00
 to 17: 30
  (UTC +03:00)
Location: 77th Ordinary Session of the African Commission
10 October 2023
Suicide is linked to multiple intersecting factors, such as social, economic, cultural, and psychological challenges. Suicide is not a mental...
Time: 15:30
 to 17: 00
  (UTC +02:00)
3 October 2023
Organised by Dejusticia, Drug Policy Alliance, the European Network of People who Use Drugs (EuroNPUD), GAT Portugal, the International Drug...
Time: 15:00
 to 16: 30
  (UTC)
29 September 2023
Campaign partners, African Policing Civilian Oversight Forum (APCOF) and Lawyers for Human Rights (LHR) invite you to attend a discussion...
Time: 10:00
 to 13: 00
  (UTC +02:00)
Location: APCOF, Building 23B- Unit 16, The Waverley Business Park, Wyecroft Road, Mowbray, Cape Town
14 September 2023
to 15 September 2023
Registrations are now open for the FEANTSA’s European Observatory on Homelessness and K.U. Leuven are pleased to announce the 17th European...
Time: 09:00
 to 19: 00
  (UTC +02:00)
Location: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
30 August 2023
In April 2023, Africa Criminal Justice Reform (ACJR) launched a webinar series on sub-national governance and the criminalisation of poverty and status....
Time: 10:00
 to 11: 45
  (UTC +02:00)
22 August 2023
On the 22nd of August 2023, the Detention Justice Forum, a South African civil society coalition of non-governmental organisations and individuals working to...
Time: 09:00
 to 16: 00
  (UTC +02:00)
Location: Ford Foundation, One-on-ninth, 19th Street, Melrose Estate, Johannesburg, South Africa
14 August 2023
The Faculty of Law, University of the Western Cape, in conjunction with the Dullah Omar Institute, University of the Western...
Time: 18:00
 to 19: 30
  (UTC +02:00)
Location: Kader Asmal Moot Court, Faculty of Law, University of the Western Cape
2 August 2023
to 4 August 2023
Save the Date!
Time: 08:00
 to 18: 00
  (UTC +02:00)
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
19 July 2023
An Open Letter to the Organisers of  Women Deliver and the Generation Equality Forum : High-Level Forums on Women’s Rights...
Time: 12:00
 to 13: 00
  (UTC +02:00)
Location: Ihema Hall, Lemigo Hotel, near the Kigali Convention Centre
13 July 2023
The Centre for Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria and the Faculty of Law, University of Nairobi cordially...
Time: 09:30
 to 12: 30
  (UTC +03:00)
11 July 2023
IDPC: In 2001, Portugal implemented a groundbreaking policy that decriminalized the possession and use of small amounts of illicit drugs,...
Time: 10:00
 to 12: 30
  (UTC -05:00)
Location: 500 First Street NW, 9th Floor, USA
6 July 2023
Lawyers for Human Rights and the International Detention Coalition would like to invite you to a virtual consultation to discuss...
Time: 12:00
 to 14: 00
  (UTC +02:00)
5 July 2023
to 8 July 2023
The Sovereign Debt Crisis in Africa – The Role of the legal profession The Pan African Lawyers Union (PALU), the...
Time: 08:00
 to 17: 00
  (UTC +02:00)
Location: Livingstone
28 June 2023
Many people are dependent on the informal economy and public spaces for survival. Urban areas often attract large groups of...
Time: 13:30
 to 15: 00
  (UTC +02:00)
27 June 2023
IDPC: Join us in the discussion about the possibility of drug policy reforms towards decriminalisation and harm reduction, by highlighting...
Time: 15:00
 to 16: 30
  (UTC +07:00)
26 June 2023
For over a decade, the Support. Don’t Punish campaign has resourced a global, decentralised network of change-makers in drug policy...
Time: 00:01
 to 23: 59
  (UTC)
16 June 2023
Topic: Understanding the Essence of the Devolution of Powers
Time: 10:00
 to 12: 00
  (UTC +01:00)
7 June 2023
SALC: In the administration of justice, the judiciary is faced with interpreting the country’s laws in compliance with the Constitution....
Time: 15:00
 to 16: 00
  (UTC +02:00)
5 June 2023
to 8 June 2023
The 12th edition of the world’s leading summit on human rights in the digital age. RightsCon offers a platform for...
Time: 09:00
 to 17: 30
  (UTC -06:00)
Location: Costa Rica
26 May 2023
PRI: In 2019, the UN reported that mortality rates in prisons were 50% higher compared to the wider community. This...
Time: 09:10
 to 10: 00
  (UTC +02:00)
Location: Room M6, Vienna International Centre (VIC), Vienna
26 May 2023
DIGNITY, UNODC, APCOF and PRI have organised a hybrid side event on Friday 26 May at 08h00-08h50 (CEST) during the...
Time: 08:00
 to 08: 50
  (UTC +02:00)
Location: Vienna International Centre (VIC), Room M2
25 May 2023
International law sets forth that all are equal before the law without discrimination, and governments have incorporated equal protection and non-discrimination...
Time: 08:00
 to 08: 50
  (UTC +02:00)
Location: Vienna International Centre, Room M2
22 May 2023
Prisons have traditionally been built for men and designed to cater to their needs. Women and transgender people are a...
Time: 13:00
 to 13: 50
  (UTC +02:00)
Location: Room MOE100, Vienna International Centre (VIC)
13 April 2023
to 14 April 2023
The Human Rights Clinic and Program at the University of Miami School of Law, in collaboration with the Human Rights...
Time: 08:00
 to 19: 00
  (UTC -04:00)
Location: University of Miami School of Law