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Rescue of migrants in the Mediterranean sea
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The UN Refugee Agency expresses concern about the conversion into law of the security decree by the Italian Parliament

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is concerned about the Italian Parliament’s decision of 5th August 2019, to convert into law a security decree that imposes more severe penalties on boats and ...

Last update 21 Aug 2019
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
The official logo for UN constituted by the polar stereographic projection of the globe surrounded by two laurel branches
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Italy: UN experts condemn criminalisation of migrant rescues and threats to the independence of judiciary

GENEVA (18 July 2019) – UN human rights experts* have expressed grave concern over the detention and criminal proceedings in Italy against the German captain of the migrant rescue vessel ...

Last update 19 Jul 2019
Padova Model UPR 2019 team
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Workshop with UPR Info

On July 5th the University of Padova had the honor to host a workshop with Ms. Nicoletta Zappile, Programme Manager of UPR Info. During the event the students working in the development of the ...

Last update 19 Jul 2019
Learning by Experience: the study trip in Israel and Palestine of the MA HRG students (16-25 July 2019)
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Learning by Experience: the study trip in Israel and Palestine of the MA HRG students (16-25 July 2019)

The study trip in Israel and Palestine organized within the innovative teaching project “Learning by Experience”, funded by the University of Padova and organised by the Human Rights ...

Last update 5 Aug 2019
Simulation held during the Training for International Electoral Observers
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Global Campus of Human Rights: Training for International Electoral Observers

Applications are open to participate in the training seminars to become International Electoral Observers organized by the Global Campus of Human Rights.  The course is aimed at providing ...

Last update 12 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 Padua. This In Focus article is excerpt from her master thesis ...

Last update 3 Jul 2019
Field with tractors
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Land grabbing: what does it truly mean?

Ludovica Dal Molin, holds a master's degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance from the University of Padua. She is currently working in an organization that deals with the integration ...

Last update 3 Jul 2019
Learning by experience: Knowledge and experience on Israel and Palestine conflict, University of Padova, June-July 2019
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Learning by experience: Knowledge and experience on Israel and Palestine conflict

"Learning by experience": innovative students project financed by the University of Padova aimed at improvements of educational services Session 1 - Friday, 21th June 2019 | Human Rights Centre ...

Last update 22 Jul 2019
Cover of the Coalition for Human Rights in Development's report called “Uncalculated Risks. Threats and attacks against human rights defenders and the role of development financiers”
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Coalition for Human Rights in Development: the report “Uncalculated Risks. Threats and attacks against human rights defenders and the role of development financiers” has been published

The Coalition for Human Rights in Development and the Defenders in Development Campaign have published “Uncalculated Risks. Threats and attacks against human rights defenders and the role of ...

Last update 5 Jul 2019
Cover Peace Human Rights Governance Journal PHRG - 2017
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PHRG - Peace Human Rights Governance: the second issue of 2019 is out

The second issue of 2019 of the University of Padova Human Rights Centre's scientific journal, Peace Human Rights Governance (PHRG), has just been released. The issue includes the following ...

Last update 5 Jul 2019
The flags of the 193 UN Member States fly at the Palais des Nations, seat of the UN Office at Geneva, after completion of the renovation of the entrance path to the Palais, known as “Allée des drapeaux” (meaning "Flags Way").
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United Nations: budget shortfalls seriously undermine the work of the Human Rights Treaty bodies

There are 10 treaties on human rights adopted by the United Nations General Assembly establishing human rights protection Committees (treaty bodies): the International Convention on the Elimination ...

Last update 31 May 2019
MA  in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance, Study Trip to the International Organizations in Geneva A.Y. 2018/2019
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Study Trip to the International Organizations in Geneva, A.Y. 2018/2019

Study Trip to the International Organizations in Geneva A.Y. 2018/2019  

Last update 12 Jun 2019
International Conference “Cities, territories and the struggles for human rights: a 2030 perspective”, University of Padova, Aula Nievo di Palazzo del Bo, 26th - 27th November 2018
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International Conference “Cities, territories and the struggles for human rights: a 2030 perspective”, University of Padova, 26th - 27th November 2018

The Conference aims at shedding some light over the transformations that lay ahead for cities and local communities, taking the 2030 SDG Agenda as the fundamental yardstick to assess progress, and ...

Last update 24 May 2019
10 dicembre 2018 Giornata internazionale dei diritti umani, La bussola dei diritti umani
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Human Rights Day 10 December 2018, at University of Padova

On the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights the Human Rights Centre “A. Papisca” of the University of Padova co-organised an ...

Last update 21 May 2019