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The Transformative Potential of Early Childhood Development (ECD): a Focus on the Italian Situation

Maria Periti holds a master's degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance from the University of Padova. She is currently working in the Fund-raising department of Medici con ...

Last update 4 Oct 2019
A fire burns in the Amazon rainforest in Brazil
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Bachelet to the Human Rights Council on climate emergency: “The world has never seen a threat to human rights of this scope”

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, opened the 42nd session of the Human Rights Council (9-27 September) with a speech focused on the relations between climate ...

Last update 20 Sep 2019
The United Nations Lazy Person's Guide to Saving the World
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The United Nations Lazy Person's Guide to Saving the World

The United Nations have published "The Lazy person's guide to saving the world", a list of super easy things that every person, even the laziest one, can adopt into their routines in order to make ...

Last update 3 Jul 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
National banners of the Member States of the UNO (United Nations Organization) outside the UN Headquarters.
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OECD: Italy in the top five for foreign aid to developing countries

The Development Co-operation Directorate of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) at the end of 2016 has published a final report about the final statistics on resource ...

Last update 17 Jan 2017
Foundation Cultura de paz - logo
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Disarm for development: a new appeal from foundation Cultura de paz

On 4 July 2016 the Madrid-based foundation Cultura de paz launched the “Disarm for development” appeal, in line with the “Disarmament for development” initiative conducted by ...

Last update 29 Nov 2016
Professor  Roberto De Vogli giving the pennant of the University of Padua to Susan George
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The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP): dangerous to our health? University of Padova, May 4, 2016

Susan George, American and French political and social scientist, activist and writer on global social justice, Third World poverty, underdevelopment and debt. President of the Transnational ...

Last update 6 May 2016
Farmers work the rice fields in Palung, Nepal
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Winter School: "Microfinance in Action"

The project "Microfinance in Action", a Winter School that will take place in Nepal from September 26 to 10 October 2015, has been selected and founded by the Veneto Region (Italy) and the Human ...

Last update 26 Mar 2019
congolese child whom carries a basket full of tuber
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Coopi (Italian Cooperation): Photographic Exhibition “Feeding Congo”, Padua, 10-17 May 2015.

On 10 May, 12.30 a.m in Caffè Pedrocchi, Coopi (Italian Cooperation) opened the photographic exhibition “Feeding Congo”, together with the photographer Marco Palombe and the ...

Last update 12 May 2015
Logo of Cooperazione Italiana allo Sviluppo
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Italy: The National Council for development cooperation has been established

The Ministerial Decree dated 28 November 2014 of the Minister for foreign affairs and international cooperation, published in the Official Gazette of the Italian Republic No. 286 of 10 December ...

Last update 9 Jan 2015
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EXPO 2015: “Feeding the Planet?” Cycle of seminars and call for papers

In view of the Universal Exposition of Milan, which will take place from May 1st to October 31st 2015 and is devoted to the theme “Feeding the planet, Energy for life”, a group of civil ...

Last update 15 Jan 2014
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UNDP presented the 2013 Millennium Development Goals Report

The 2013 Millennium Development Goals Report presented by UNDP last July 1st reveals the huge steps forward made by Countries from 2000 until today to fulfill their goals of fighting against ...

Last update 10 Jul 2013
Logo of the EIUC, with orange figures on the left and "EIUC" written in blue on the left.
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EIUC: Venice School of Human Rights. Venice, 27 June – 6 July 2013

The Monastery of San Nicolò at the Lido of Venice will host, from 27 June to 6 July 2013 the fourth edition of the Venice School of Human Rights, a study programme managed by the European ...

Last update 9 Apr 2013
Syrian women protest showing placards
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Forthcoming launch of the Human Development Report 2013: "The Rise of the South - Human Progress in a Diverse World"

On 14 March in Mexico City will be launched the 2013 Human Development Report- “the Rise of the South: Human Progress in a Diverse World”. The Report, which will be presented by the ...

Last update 26 Mar 2013
A woman resident of the Kibati camp of the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) carries a bag of food ration distributed by the World Food Programme in collaboration with the non-governmental organization, CARITAS.
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International Cooperation Services (SISCOS) : publication of statistics on international cooperation operators in 2011

I Servizi per la Cooperazione Internazionale (International Cooperation Services - SISCOS) has published a statistical data about co-operators, volunteers, consultants, experts who worked over ...

Last update 17 Oct 2012