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Since its institution in 1999, the UNESCO Chair “Human Rights, Democracy and Peace” has contributed in guaranteeing the scientific quality and diffusion, at national and international level, of several publications edited by the University of Padova Human Rights Centre.

Currently, the Chair is active in the publication of the following periodicals:

Italian Yearbook of Human Rights / Annuario italiano dei diritti umani, published by Padova University Press (for the Italian version) and by Peter Lang International Academic Publishers (for the English version) (2011 - );

Peace Human Rights Governance (PHRG), scientific journal published three times a year in English by Padova University Press.

In this website are also open to public consultation essays and volumes edited by professor Antonio Papisca, UNESCO Chair holder from 1999 to 2017, published by the Human Rights Centre.

Several other publications have been edited by the UNESCO Chair holder as part of editorial initiatives and researches promoted by UNESCO and other international institutes.

Amongst the most recent is "Plural citizenship and the right to peace in the agenda of intercultural dialogue: an Italian case", the contribution of Antonio Papisca to the volume Agree to Differ, edited and published by UNESCO and by Tudor Rose editor on the occasion of the launch of the International Decade for the Rapprochement of Cultures (2013-2022).

Four essays of prof. Papisca were published as part of the Collection of 100 Study Papers and Essays, 2001-2005 project, UNESCO Chairs’ contribution of ideas for building a world order based on the international law of human rights and peace. The collection was edited by Gerald Mader, President of the European University Centre for Peace Studies (EPU), based in Stadtschlaining, Austria, and in collaboration with the UNESCO headquarters.

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