Swiss Center of Expertise in Human Rights (SCHR)

New «NGO Platform Human Rights»

More than 75 organisations have jointly founded the «NGO Platform Human Rights». Its aim is to intensify human rights efforts in Switzerland and to work for the creation of an independent institution for human rights. The platform brings together organisations from German and...

The Swiss Centre of Expertise in Human Rights becomes operational

On 6 May, the Swiss Centre of Expertise in Human Rights SCHR has terminated its start-up phase by celebrating an official opening ceremony. As from now, the SCHR will present itself operational. One of the first signs therefore is the opening of the four-language SCHR...

Decision on Swiss Competence Centre for Human Rights

As published by the Swiss Federal Departments of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) and Justice and Police (FDJP) on 3 September 2010, a project submitted by the Universities of Bern, Fribourg, Neuchâtel and Zurich, in association with the Graduate Institute Kurt Boesch has won a federal contract...

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