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Cover of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights' (ODIHR) “Guidelines on Promoting the Political Participation of Persons with Disabilities”
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ODIHR: Guidelines on Promoting the Political Participation of Persons with Disabilities have been published

The OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) has published “Guidelines on Promoting the Political Participation of Persons with Disabilities” with the purpose to ...

Last update 2 May 2019
Logo celebrating the 100 years of the International Labour Organisation
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United Nations: the ILO celebrates its 100th anniversary (1919-2019) and launches a news website to get closer to people

The International Labour Organisation (ILO), one of the first specialised agencies to become part of the United Nations system and aimed at promoting social justice and fundamental social ...

Last update 8 Mar 2019
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United Nations: the General Assembly adopted the Declaration on the Rights of Peasants and other people working in rural areas

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet welcomed the adoption by the General Assembly of the Declaration on the Rights of Peasants and other people working in rural ...

Last update 21 Dec 2018
Image representing National Human Rights Institutions supported by the Paris Principles
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Council of Europe: the Commissioner for Human Rights published a Human Rights Comment on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the Paris Principles

On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the adoption of the Paris Principles, the Commissioner for Human Rights of the Council of Europe, Dunja Mijatović, published a Human Rights Comment in ...

Last update 21 Dec 2018
Logo of the Human Rights Defenders World Summit 2018
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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 the 20th anniversary of the United Nations Declaration on Human Rights Defenders a ...

Last update 14 Dec 2018
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
Campaign Logo with "50th Anniversary of the Human Rights Covenants"
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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 26 Mar 2019
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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
Logo of the musical competition Voci per la libertà. Una canzone per Amnesty
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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