Inside Geneva: How the Human Rights Council works

You’ve probably heard of the Human Rights Council, the UN body that’s responsible for protecting human rights all over the world.

Imogen Foulkes

But what does it do, exactly? And who are the people who flock to Geneva every time the Council, pictured above, is in session?

As part of our “Inside Geneva” podcast series, swissinfo.ch correspondent Imogen Foulkes looked at what it takes to have your voice heard at the Human Rights Council.

She got insider views from Bob Last, the Deputy Head of the UK Mission Political Team, John Fisher, the Geneva Director of Human Rights Watch, and analyst Daniel Warner of the Graduate Institute Geneva.

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