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United Nations Conference on climate change and human rights, Fiji, 5-7 August 2019
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United Nations: Conference on climate change and human rights, Fiji, 5-7 August 2019. Michelle Bachelet invites to walk the talk

The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Regional Office for the Pacific (OHCHR) has organized a three day conference on climate change and human rights ( HRCCC) from 5-7 August 2019 at ...

Last update 13 Aug 2019
People at the marketplace of Lolachat in Uganda
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Think Globally, Act Locally: Building Rural Climate Resilience in Karamoja, Uganda

Sati Elífcan Özbek , holds a master's degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance from the University of Padova. This In Focus article is excerpt from her master thesis ...

Last update 27 Aug 2019
African woman in the countryside with goats.
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Towards a climate migration governance: the new challenge of the 21st century

Silvia Girardi holds a master's degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance from the University of Padova. She is currently a Universal Civil Service volunteer in Tanzania. This In Focus ...

Last update 27 Aug 2019
Polar ice viewed, which is melting, from aboard the Norwegian Coast Guard vessel, "KV Svalbard", during Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's visit to the Polar ice rim to witness firsthand the impact of climate change on icebergs and glaciers.
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Italy ratifies a set of international environmental legal instruments

With Law No. 79, approved on 3 May 2016 and entered into force on May, 26th, Italy acceded to a number of international instruments on environmental and climatic issues was  Article ...

Last update 5 Jun 2016
fairtrade coffee challenge 2016
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The Human Rights Centre of the University of Padua, 13th may 2016: a Coffee for Human Rights

The Human Rights Centre of the University of Padua joins the challenge launched by Fairtrade. On Friday May 13th, at 10:00 a.m. (room Iqbal Massih), professors, students of the bachelor’s ...

Last update 16 May 2016
Artic ice viewed from aboard the Norwegian Coast Guard vessel, "KV Svalbard", during Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's visit to the Polar ice rim to witness firsthand the impact of climate change on icebergs and glaciers.
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Agrofuels and climate change: a false solution

The 1992 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change expresses the urgent need to mitigate climate change in order “to protect climate system for present and future ...

Last update 26 Oct 2011
Twelve children, who placed the twelve stars on a giant flag spread out on the lawn of the Palace of Europe, 2005
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The EU’s role in promoting the production and the use of agrofuels: the 2009 Renewable Energy Directive

Since 2001, the EU has started to take a serious interest in agrofuels and, in the last ten years, it has become one of the major world actors which have significantly contributed to the development ...

Last update 26 Oct 2011
Woman cutting grass to feed cattle in Lamaku, eastern Nepal
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The worldwide production of agrofuels

The energy crisis and the challenges of climate change have forced states to look for other energy sources. The production and the use of agrofuels are one of the strategy states have been adopting ...

Last update 26 Oct 2011
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The Committee of the Region’s White Paper on Multilevel Governance: Perspectives for a Partnership-based European Union 2020-2030

Luc Van den Brande, Hendrik Theunissen (2010)

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Last update 6 Nov 2012
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The Evolution, Status and Future Position of American Environmental Policy: environmental action at the domestic level and in the context of international cooperation (2010)

The purpose of focusing on American environmental policy in specific was to evaluate the nation's position and level of progress over the years, and to review American policy in the context of ...

Last update 8 Jul 2010