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Council of Europe's 70th anniversary (1949-2019), logo

The Council of Europe has launched a new website to celebrate the 70th anniversary of its foundation

2019 marks the 70th anniversary of the foundation of the Council of Europe (CoE). For that occasion a new website...

Last update 31/1/2019
Image of a child. Children who are victims of trafficking are protected by the Council of Europe Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings

Council of Europe: GRETA’s report on action against trafficking in human beings in Italy has been published

According to the report published on 25 January 2019 by the Council of Europe's Group of Experts on Action against...

Last update 30/1/2019
Students of the European Master "Human Rights and Democratisation"

European Master’s Programme in Human Rights and Democratisation 2019/2020: call for applications

Applications are open for the European Master’s Programme in Human Rights and Democratisation (E.MA) 2019/2020, organized by the European Inter-University...

Last update 30/1/2019
Raffaele Sabato, 6th Italian judge at the European Court of Human Rights

European Court of Human Rights: Raffaele Sabato is the new Italian judge

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, during its winter session held from 21 to 25 January 2019 in...

Last update 29/1/2019
European Committee of Social Rights, logo

Council of Europe: Giuseppe Palmisano of Italy has been re-elected as President of the European Committee of Social Rights...

The 304th session of the European Committee of Social Rights of the Council of Europe was held from 21 to...

Last update 28/1/2019
GRECO's logo, The Group of States against Corruption of the Council of Europe

Council of Europe: GRECO’s report on the prevention of corruption among members of Parliament, judges and prosecutors in Italy has...

The Council of Europe’s Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) has published a report which concludes that Italy has made...

Last update 17/1/2019
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EIUC: Venice School of Human Rights, Venice, 6-13 April 2019

The Monastery of San Nicolò at the Lido of Venice will host, from 6 to 13 April 2019, the Venice...

Last update 11/1/2019
Michel Forst, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of Human Rights Defenders

Human Rights Defenders: the UN Special Rapporteur Michel Forst has published the World Report

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders (HRDs), Michel Frost, has published “The World Report...

Last update 10/1/2019
Cover's image of the Global Analysis 2018 on the situation of Human Rights Defenders and Women Human Rights Defenders in the world, prepared by Front Line Defenders

Front Line Defenders: the Global Analysis on the situation of Human Rights Defenders in 2018 has been published

Front Line Defenders has published the 2018 Global Analysis which details the physical assaults, defamation campaigns, digital security threats, judicial...

Last update 10/1/2019
Maria-Francesca Spatolisano, Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations for Policy Coordination and Inter-Agency Affairs

United Nations: António Guterres has appointed Maria-Francesca Spatolisano of Italy as Assistant Secretary-General for Policy Coordination and Inter-Agency Affairs...

The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Maria-Francesca Spatolisano of Italy as Assistant Secretary-General for Policy Coordination and Inter-Agency...

Last update 8/1/2019
Image representing the cities involved in theHuman Rights Cities Network

Human Rights Cities Network: a new online platform for human rights cities has been launched

On the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Human Rights Cities Network (HRCN)...

Last update 21/12/2018

United Nations: the General Assembly adopted the Declaration on the Rights of Peasants and other people working in rural...

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet welcomed the adoption by the General Assembly of the Declaration...

Last update 21/12/2018
Image representing National Human Rights Institutions supported by the Paris Principles

Council of Europe: the Commissioner for Human Rights published a Human Rights Comment on the occasion of the 25th anniversary...

On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the adoption of the Paris Principles, the Commissioner for Human Rights of...

Last update 21/12/2018
A session of the Model UPR 2018, at the University of Padova, Dec. 6-7, 2018

At the Human Rights Centre of the University of Padova the first Model UN on the UPR

On the 6th and 7th of December 2018,  the Human Rights Centre of the University of Padova have hosted the...

Last update 14/12/2018
Logo of the Human Rights Defenders World Summit 2018

Human Rights Defenders, the World Summit adopts a plan of action

On 10th December 2018, on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and of...

Last update 14/12/2018