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Conversations with Robert Swift

Pilot Training on the Human Rights-Based Approach (HRBA) for the Regional Human Rights Commission of the ARMM

Trial Advocacy Regional Human Rights Commission

Women’s rights issues surrounding abortion

UP IHR co-hosts forum on international cooperation, protection of human rights

UP IHR releases Q&A on Lowering the Minimum Age of Criminal Responsibility

UP IHR conducts RTD on EJK, hosts Harvard Law School interns

UP IHR co-organizes human rights conference

UP IHR co-hosts climate change summit

IHR launches new books on Death Penalty and Rights-based Policing

Event Report: UP Institute of Human Rights holds "Strengthening Support for RPRH Law Implementation: Training of Legal Advocates"

Event Announcement: UP IHR to hold FGD on "The Intersection and Tensions of Energy Governance, Climate Change, and Human Rights in Protecting the Vulnerable Groups"

IHR launches three publications on Children's Rights in 2018 opener

Institute of Human Rights kicks-off 70th Anniversary of Universal Declaration of Human Rights

People and Profits: IHR Launches Book on Business and Human Rights

Promoting the Human Right to Reproductive Health: IHR co-heads seminar for teachers and counselors

Forum Report: Taking Stock of Bullying: Legal and Institutional Frameworks in the Educational Setting

Forum Report: IHR Focus Group Discussion on Religion, Sexuality, and Human Rights

UP Institute of Human Rights co-hosts forum on "Drug Issues: Different Perspectives"

IHR holds a Roundtable Discussion on the Philippines’ Obligations on the Death Penalty Under the Second Optional Protocol to ICCPR

Forum Report IHR Roundtable Discussion on Good Conduct Time Allowance for Prisoners

Forum Report IHR Roundtable Discussion on Bridging the Racial Divide