The Foundation offers numerous training courses on human rights related to current issues. These training sessions allow human rights actors to develop their knowledge in order to achieve effective protection of human rights by providing them with the necessary tools to prevent but also to sanction human rights violations.
They take place in France but also internationally in countries such as Argentina, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Lebanon, Mozambique,…



The Foundation organizes scientific events on themes related to human rights and supports numerous academic events throughout the year. In addition, representatives of the Foundation regularly speak at symposiums, conferences and study days.
The Foundation’s research support activity is also reflected in the publication of books by Éditions Pedone.

Fondation René Cassin, 5 chaires d'excellence



The Foundation’s first “René Cassin Chairs of Excellence” program will start in 2023.
The objective is to bring together 5 personalities from all walks of life from around the world around a common and interdisciplinary research project related to human rights.
6 months of crossed views that will undoubtedly encourage the emergence of innovative projects looking to the future.