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Logo of the Office of the UN High Commissioner of Human Rights (OHCHR)
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United Nations: the Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture presents confidential preliminary findings to Italian Government

The United Nations Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture (SPT) presented its confidential preliminary observations to the Government of Italy, ending a seven-day visit which aimed at assessing the ...

Last update 8 Oct 2015
A group of 50 students and National Civil Service volunteers of the University of Padua carry 28 posters bearing the words: “Human right to peace”, during the Peace March Perugia-Assisi 2014.
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The respect for international legality and the renewed centrality of the United Nations: the only alternative to war

In the 70th anniversary of the United Nations and of the end of the Second World War, the diagnoses of the ongoing conflicts abound, but are not sufficient unless they are accompanied by precise ...

Last update 28 Mar 2019
Black-and-white photo of Eleanor Roosevelt with a poster in hand, on which is written the text of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Human rights legal framework in Ukraine

The Charter of the United Nations was adopted after the Second World War to bring together international cooperation to promote universal respect of human rights and fundamental freedoms for all as ...

Last update 2 Jan 2015

L’adesione dell’Unione Europea alla Convenzione europea dei diritti umani

Stefania Benetton (2013)

Articolo / Saggio

Last update 30 Jun 2015
Profiles of people walking

Ratification status of the major UN human rights treaties and of the African Charter on Human Rights and the Peoples’ Rights, by the Arab League member States


Last update 26 Sep 2013
UNICEF school: a young girl in front of a blackboard with a piece of chalk in her hand.
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Council of Europe: Italy ratifies the Convention on the Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse

On 3rd January 2013 Italy has ratifed the Convention on the Protection of Children against Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse which will enter into force for the Country on 1st May 2013. The ...

Last update 12 Jan 2013

Il terzo Protocollo opzionale alla Convenzione sui diritti del bambino

Paolo De Stefani (2012)

Articolo / Saggio

Last update 9 Jan 2014
Photo on the subject of violence against women in East Timor. Black and white image of the faded silhouette and hand of a woman.
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Council of Europe: Italy signs the Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence

On behalf of Italy, the Minister of Labour and Social Policies, Elisa Fornero, has signed on Thursday 27th of September 2012 the Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and ...

Last update 30 Oct 2012
House of Representatives
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The Italian House of Representatives continues the examination of the Bill on the establishment the National Human Rights Commission

The first permanent Commission (constitutional affairs, Presidency of the Council of Ministers and home affairs) of the Italian House of Representatives, on the session of August 1st 2012, ...

Last update 17 Sep 2012
External view of the Palace of Nations in Geneva. A globe stands in front of the Palace, the work of sculptor Paul Manship, a metal sphere, the inside of which contains figures representing the zodiac weaved with one another.
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Study trip to Geneva of post-graduate students on human rights of the University of Padua (9 - 13 May 2010)

From 9 to 13 May, a group of around 30 students of the Post-graduate Course in Institutions and Policies of Human Rights and Peace of the University of Padua, along with four students of the ...

Last update 29 Mar 2019

Rights of peoples and human rights in international law

Anna Michalska (1991)

Articolo / Saggio

Last update 8 Nov 2010