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Logo for the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
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United Nations: a monthly global campaign of activation has been launched to lead up to the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights announced the start, in mid-November, of "a month of activation", involving events all across the world, leading up to the 70th ...

Last update 13 Nov 2018
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
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International Conference "Looking beyond the 50th Anniversary of the Covenants. What Interdependence and Indivisibility of Human Rights?"

On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the UN covenants on economic, social and cultural rights and on civil and political rights, the Human Rights Centre of the University of Padova, in ...

Last update 17 Jul 2017
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European Union: Annual Report on Human Rights and Democracy in the World in 2014

The Council of the European Union has adopted the EU Annual Report on Human Rights and Democracy in the World in 2014. Throughout 2014, the EU addressed many human rights violations around the world ...

Last update 16 Jul 2015
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EIUC: With Open Eyes: Human Rights in Focus, Human Rights film Festival, Venice, 6-7 December 2014

The city of Venice will host the fifth edition of the Human rights Film Festival titled “With open Eyes: Human Rights in Focus”, which will take place in Spazio Porto on 6th and 7th ...

Last update 3 Dec 2014
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Human rights NGOs in Ukraine

Below you can see some examples of the biggest Human Rights NGOs and civil society groups which are currently active in Ukraine. Kharkiv Human Rights Protection Group The Kharkiv Human Rights ...

Last update 2 Jan 2015
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Global Week of Action for a World Parliament 17-26 October 2014

The Global Week of Action for a World Parliament 2014 (GWA) will be held from 17 to 26 October. The GWA is an annual event celebrated for one week in October around United Nations Day on the ...

Last update 7 Oct 2014
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Amnesty International and Voci della Liberta reward the best song in Italian dedicated to human rights

"Atto di forza", by Francesco and Max Gazzè is the winning song of the twelfth edition of the Italian Amnesty International Award, established in 2003 by Amnesty International Italy and ...

Last update 18 May 2014
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Inter-ministerial Committee for Human Rights: fist plenary session, 9th December 2013

On December 9th 2013 ha been held the first plenary session of the Inter-ministerial Committee for Human Rights. The Committee, abolished in 2012 because of the "spending review", was reconstituted ...

Last update 14 Dec 2013
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Arab Commission for Human Rights, not to be confounded with the specialized human rights institutions of the Arab League

The Arab Commission for Human Rights is an independent non-governmental organization founded in January 1998 by a group of 15 human rights advocates from different Arab countries, and is dedicated ...

Last update 28 Sep 2013
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Arab League specialized institutions on Human Rights

1)Permanent Arab Commission on Human Rights The Permanent Arab Commission on Human Rights (not to be confounded with the Arab Commission for Human Rights – see the pin) (or Arab Standing ...

Last update 26 Sep 2013
Close up of Nils Muižnieks, new Commissioner for Human Rights of the Council of Europe, 2012
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Council of Europe: Nils Muižnieks is the new Commissioner for Human Rights

On 24 January 2012, Nils Muižnieks (Latvia) was elected third Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights by the Organisation’s Parliamentary Assembly (PACE) at its plenary session in ...

Last update 25 Jan 2012
The United Nations Human Right Council in session.
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Special Commission of the Senate: hearing on the election of Italy to UN Human Rights Council

On Wednesday 15th June 2011, at 2 p.m., the special Commission on the protection and promotion of human rights of the Italian Senate had a meeting on the follow up of a research on mechanisms and ...

Last update 7 Jul 2011
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8 April 2011, Celebration of the International Roma Day - 40th Anniversary of the First World Romani Congress

On April 8 2011 it will be celebrated the International Roma Day, which will also mark the fortieth anniversary since the International Gipsy Committee organized the first World Romani Congress on 8 ...

Last update 5 Apr 2011
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Booklets, Educational CD-roms and Toolkit

The Human Rights Centre Booklets Among the peace and human rights education activities the Human Rights Centre has been publishing a new series of pocket size easy to be read books.  ...

Last update 26 Jan 2017
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