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20 Years Working for Your Rights
"As we commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action, let us intensify our efforts to fulfill our collective responsibility to promote and protect the rights and dignity of all people everywhere." - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon
Introduces and coordinates
Director of the Human Rights Centre, University of Padua
Professor of Human rights in the BA degree in Political Science, International Relations and Human Rights and President of the School of Economics and Political Science, University of Padua
Professor Emeritus, Director of the Italian Yearbook of Human Rights, University of Padua
Paolo De Stefani
Professor of international protection of human rights in the BA degree in Political Science, International Relations and Human Rights, University of Padua
Pietro De Perini
Member of the research and editorial committee of the Italian Yearbook of Human Rights
The Italian yearbook of human rights is a is a periodic publication prepared by the University Human Rights Centre of the University of Padua. The italian edition is published by Marsilio Editori (Venezia); the english edition is published by Peter Lang International Academic Publishers (Bruxelles).
The yearbook’s purpose is, year after year, to take stock of how the international system of human rights monitoring takes account of the Italian action, in order to promote a transparent and informed debate on this fundamental aspect of public life.
The Yearbook includes the Italian Agenda of Human Rights, which is a valuable tool for the guidance in relation to the major initiatives to be realized in terms of regulation, infrastructures and policies.