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French farmer Cédric Herrou, who received a four-month suspended jail sentence in August 2017 for helping some migrants to crossing the Italian-French border.
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The Criminalisation of Humanitarian Assistance Towards Irregular Migrants in the EU

Sara Tosoni 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 discussed, in March 2019, ...

Last update 7 Oct 2019
Chinese temple
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China Going Global: What are the Risks for International Human Rights?

Muris Hodzic holds a master's degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance & International Relations obtained in the framework of the double degree programme established between the ...

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
Building peace and reconciliation through the creation of a Ministry of Peace
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Building peace and reconciliation through the creation of a Ministry of Peace, Geneva, 20 September 2019

The Pope John XXIII Community Association (APG23) and the Republic of San Marino organize, during the 42nd ordinary session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (9-27 September 2019), the ...

Last update 18 Sep 2019
Servizio civile universale, Centro di Ateneo per i Diritti Umani "Antonio Papisca", Università di Padova, 2019
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Universal Civil Service at the Human Rights Centre: call for the project "Human Rights Defenders: shelter cities. Actions of solidarity and democratic leadership".

Update: the deadline for submitting the application for the Universal Civil Service call has been extended. New deadline: 17th October 2019, 2 pm.  -- The Human Rights Centre of the ...

Last update 10 Oct 2019
Dabiq #7, Islam Is the Religion of the Sword, Not Pacifism
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Terrorism, Propaganda and Human Rights in the Islamic State

Sheila Compagnucci, holds a master's degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance & International Relations obtained in the framework of the double degree programme established between ...

Last update 3 Oct 2019
African migrant women on a boat
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Women and Migration: between Violence, Discrimination and Intersectionality

Elena Galzignato, holds a master's degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance & International Relations obtained in the framework of the double degree programme established between ...

Last update 23 Sep 2019
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 Padova. This In Focus article is excerpt from her master thesis ...

Last update 27 Aug 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 Padova. She is currently working in an organization that deals with the integration ...

Last update 27 Aug 2019