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Italy: UN experts condemn criminalisation of migrant rescues and threats to the independence of judiciary

GENEVA (18 July 2019) – UN human rights experts* have expressed grave concern over the detention and criminal proceedings in...

Last update 19/7/2019
Padova Model UPR 2019 team

Workshop with UPR Info

On July 5th the University of Padova had the honor to host a workshop with Ms. Nicoletta Zappile, Programme Manager...

Last update 18/7/2019
Simulation held during the Training for International Electoral Observers

Global Campus of Human Rights: Training for International Electoral Observers

Applications are open to participate in the training seminars to become International Electoral Observers organized by the Global Campus of...

Last update 11/7/2019
Three students of the Department of Political Science, Law and International Studies of the University of Padova graduated in International Relations at the University of Wroclaw (Poland), in the framework of the double degree programme established betwee

Graduation of the first students in the framework of the double degree programme of the Universities of Padova and Wroclaw...

On July the 2nd 2019, three students of the Department of Political Science, Law and International Studies of the University...

Last update 8/7/2019
Children's Rights European Academic Network

Children's Rights European Academic Network: Save the Date - Conference “Interdisciplinary and Intersectional Challenges in Childhood and Children's Rights Studies”,...

The Children's Rights European Academic Network (CREAN) organises the conference “Interdisciplinary and Intersectional Challenges in Childhood and Children's Rights Studies”,...

Last update 1/7/2019
The Council of Europe's Deputy Secretary General Gabriella Battaini-Dragoni and Ambassador Michele Giacomelli, Permanent Representative of Italy to the Council of Europe shake hands

Council of Europe: Italy ratifies the Convention on the manipulation of sports competitions

Italy has ratified the Council of Europe Convention on the manipulation of sports competitions. The purpose of this Convention is...

Last update 16/6/2019
Cover of the Coalition for Human Rights in Development's report called “Uncalculated Risks. Threats and attacks against human rights defenders and the role of development financiers”

Coalition for Human Rights in Development: the report “Uncalculated Risks. Threats and attacks against human rights defenders and the role...

The Coalition for Human Rights in Development and the Defenders in Development Campaign have published “Uncalculated Risks. Threats and attacks...

Last update 15/6/2019
Cover Peace Human Rights Governance Journal PHRG - 2017

PHRG - Peace Human Rights Governance: the second issue of 2019 is out

The second issue of 2019 of the University of Padova Human Rights Centre's scientific journal, Peace Human Rights Governance (PHRG),...

Last update 14/6/2019
The flags of the 193 UN Member States fly at the Palais des Nations, seat of the UN Office at Geneva, after completion of the renovation of the entrance path to the Palais, known as “Allée des drapeaux” (meaning "Flags Way").

United Nations: budget shortfalls seriously undermine the work of the Human Rights Treaty bodies

There are 10 treaties on human rights adopted by the United Nations General Assembly establishing human rights protection Committees (treaty...

Last update 31/5/2019
Conference in preparation for High-level Political Forum 2019: “Peaceful, Just and Inclusive Societies: SDG 16 implementation and the path towards leaving no one behind”

Italy hosts the United Nations Conference on peaceful, just and inclusive societies

It is underway until May 29th at the Farnesina the United Nations Conference “Peaceful, Just and inclusive Societies: SDG16 implementation...

Last update 27/5/2019
United for Nepal 2019

United for Nepal 2019

Recently the 2019 edition of the fundraising campaign United for Nepal has been launched by the students of the MA...

Last update 19/5/2019

Call for papers: PHRG devotes a special issue to “Challenges and opportunities for children’s rights facing developments in technology”

New deadline 30 June 2019 On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the adoption of the Convention on the...

Last update 18/5/2019
Photo of Ernesto Olivero, lMaster Degree ad honorem in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance, University of Padova

The University of Padova awards Ernesto Olivero a Master's degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance ad honorem

The University of Padua confers an honorary Master's degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance to Ernesto Olivero for “the...

Last update 8/5/2019
Mediterranea Saving Humans

United Nations independent experts sent a letter to the Italian Government condemning a draft law by Italian Interior Minister to...

United Nations human rights experts Felipe González Morales, Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants; Nils Melzer, Special Rapporteur...

Last update 21/5/2019
Italian National Commission for UNESCO - Committee Education - Enterprises

The Italian National Commission for UNESCO establishes an Education-Enterprise Committee

In compliance with UNESCO's role as leader in the implementation of objective 4 on inclusive quality education and lifelong learning...

Last update 7/5/2019