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A session of the Model UPR 2018, at the University of Padova, Dec. 6-7, 2018
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Model United Nations (MUN) on human rights simulating the Universal Periodic Review (UPR), Padova, 1° edition, December 2018

On the 6th and 7th of December 2018, the Human Rights Centre of the University of Padova have hosted the first Model United Nations (MUN) on human rights simulating the Universal ...

Last update 20 May 2019
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Padova Model Universal Periodic Review - UPR

The Human Rights Centre of the University of Padova organizes the Universal Periodic Review Model. The simulations are widespread academic projects in which well-prepared students try ...

Last update 13 May 2019
Tent city of San Ferdinando, Calabria region, built next to the previous slum where hundreds of migrant workers lived
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United Nations Human Rights Experts call Italy for urgent measures to protect migrant workers of the informal settlement of San Ferdinando in Calabria

The UN experts Ms Urmila Bhoola (South Africa), Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of slavery, including its causes and consequences, Ms Leilani Farha (Canada), Special Rapporteur on adequate ...

Last update 21 Mar 2019
A session of the Model UPR 2018, at the University of Padova, Dec. 6-7, 2018
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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 first Model United Nations (MUN) on human rights simulating the Universal Periodic ...

Last update 24 Apr 2019
Logo of the United Nations Forum on Business and Human Rights, 26-28 November 2018
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United Nations: 7th Forum on Business and Human Rights, Geneva, 26-28 November 2018

The United Nations annual Forum on Business and Human Rights will take place in Geneva from 26 to 28 November 2018. The Forum is the global platform for stock-taking and lesson-sharing on efforts ...

Last update 13 Nov 2018
Business and Human Rights
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United Nations: the open-ended intergovernmental working group on transnational corporations and other business enterprises with respect to human rights has released the first draft of the legally binding instrument to regulate, in international human rights law, the activities of transnational corporations and other business enterprises

At its 26th session, on 26 June 2014, the Human Rights Council adopted resolution A/HRC/RES/26/9 by which it decided to establish an open-ended intergovernmental working group on transnational ...

Last update 3 Aug 2018
Wide view of the 23rd session of the Human Rights Council.
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Human Rights Council: intersessional workshop on the right to peace

An intersessional workshop on the right to peace will be held on Thursday, 14 June 2018, at the Palais des Nations, Geneva. On 22 June 2017, the Human Rights Council decided to convene, with the ...

Last update 28 Mar 2019
A little girl with a soft teddy Bear  in her hand
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Council of Europe: 2nd report on the protection of children against sexual abuse

In a report published on 13 february 2018, the Council of Europe’s (CoE) Lanzarote Committee analyses the strategies used by 26 european countries to protect children against sexual abuse in ...

Last update 2 Mar 2018
Voting at the General Assembly. In the upper left, the emblem of the United Nations.
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Making history in the United Nations: the General Assembly adopts a Declaration on the Right to peace promoted by civil society organizations

We forward the following press release, signed by Ambassador Christian Guillermet Fernández, former Chairperson/Rapporteur of the Working Group on the Right to Peace (2013-2015) and Dr. David ...

Last update 28 Mar 2019
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The Declaration on the right to peace is in the pipeline to the General Assembly of the United Nations

Antonio Papisca, Marco Mascia (2016)

Human Rights Academic Voice

Last update 29 Mar 2019
Logo of the Foundation Paz sin fronteras
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Peace has your signature: Foundation Peace Without Borders launched a petition for the right to peace

Foundation Peace Without Borders (Paz Sin Fronteras) launched the “Peace has your signature” initiative. It consists of a petition to demand to the UN Human Rights Council to adopt a ...

Last update 28 Mar 2019
HRG students at the 25th session of the Universal Periodic Review
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Study Trip to the International Organizations in Geneva A.Y. 2015/2016

Study trip to Geneva for the students of the Master Degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance From 8 to 12 May 2016, the students of the Master Degree in Human Rights and Multi-level ...

Last update 23 May 2016
Group shot of students and  National Civil Service volunteers  of the University of Padua in Assisi, 18 October 2014.
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A new phase of the Italian Campaign for the recognition of the Human Right to Peace begins in view of the upcoming fourth session of the UN Intergovernamental Working Group

The UN Intergovernamental Working Group, estabilished by the UN Human Rights Council with the task of preparing a UN Declaration on the human right to peace, will meet for its 4th session in Geneva, ...

Last update 28 Mar 2019
Passes for the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
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Geneva Study Trip 2015

From September 20th to 24th 2015, the students of the Master Degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance, divided in two groups with parallel thematic programs, had the opportunity to meet ...

Last update 10 Dec 2015
Students and National Civil Service volunteers of the University of Padua at Giardini del Frontone in Perugia, at the opening of the March.
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The Volunteering Festival of Lucca adopts the Appeal ‘Every man has the right to live in peace! Every man should have the opportunity to commit to peace!’

The fifth Volunteering Festival of Lucca, the national event of reference for those promoting solidarity in Italy, took place from 16 to 19 April 2015, at the Real Collegio of Lucca (Royal ...

Last update 3 May 2015