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Organization logo: International Bureau for Children's Rights (IBCR)

Based in Montreal (Canada) since 1994, the International Bureau for Children’s Rights (IBCR) is an international non-governmental organisation whose mission is to contribute to the promotion and protection of children’s rights around the world. The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child is the foundation of IBCR’s work. The IBCR is inspired by…

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The Universal Periodic Review (UPR) is a unique process which involves a review of the human rights records of all UN Member States. The UPR is a State-driven process, under the auspices of the Human Rights Council, which provides the opportunity for each State to declare what actions they have taken to improve the human rights situations in their countries and to fulfil their human rights obligations. As one of the main features of the Council, the UPR is designed to ensure equal treatment for every country when their human rights situations are assessed.

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Judge Sergio Gabriel Torres, Federal Judge in Criminal and Correctional Matters in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and Academic Vice President for Argentina at the Ibero-American Criminal Law Institute gives a talk for the Oxford Transitional Justice Research (OTJR) seminar series.

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