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Logo of Italian network - in difesa di - for the human rights of Human Rights Defenders
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In Difesa Di: Launch of the Human Rights Defenders Network in Italy

The network "In Difesa Di – per i diritti umani e chi li difende" (In defense of - for human rights and those who defend them) has been launched. The network is a coalition of more than thirty ...

Last update 18 Apr 2017
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United Nations: concluding observations by the Human Rights Committee on the situation in Italy

The Human Rights Committee of the United Nations, at the end of the 3364th meeting held on the 23rd March 2017 in Genevra, has published their concluding observations on the 6th Periodic Review on ...

Last update 18 Apr 2017
UNHCR staff receive survivors at the dock of the Sicilian port of Messina, Sicily
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Council of Europe: report published on situation of asylum-seekers and migrants reception and child-protection system in Italy

On the 8th March 2017, a report was published by the Council of Europe Secretary General’s Special Representative on migration and refugees, Ambassador Tomáš Boček, ...

Last update 21 Mar 2017
Panoramic photo of the building headquarters of the European Court of Human Rights, Strasbourg, France.
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European Court of Human Rights: Italian authorities failed to protect a mother and son by not taking prompt action on complaints concerning conjugal violence

With the judgment of 2nd March 2017, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) condemned Italy for the case of Talpis v Italy (no. 41237/14). Ms. Talpis brought the case in front of the ECtHR ...

Last update 21 Mar 2017
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National Ombudsperson for the Rights of Detainees: Presentation of First Activities Report for First Year of Mandate, Rome, March 21st 2017

The National Ombudsperson for the Protection of the Rights of Persons Deprived of their Liberty will present his first report to the Parliament on the activities developed during the first ...

Last update 5 Mar 2017
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Council of Europe: GRETA urges Italy to better protect unaccompanied children

The Council of Europe Group of experts against human trafficking (GRETA) has published on 30th January a report on the implementation of the Convention on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings ...

Last update 5 Feb 2017
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European Court of Human Rights: Italian Authorities' removal of a child born from surrogacy with no biological ties to intended parents was not contrary to the ECHR

In the judgment of January 24th 2017, the Grand Chamber of European Court of Human Rights reversed the decision of January 2015, which condemned Italy for the violation of Article 8 of the European ...

Last update 30 Jan 2017
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Council of Europe: GRECO calls for reinforced measures to prevent conflicts of interest in Italian Parliament and the judiciary

On January 19th 2017, the Council of Europe’s Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) published its Fourth Round Evaluation Report on Italy.  It focuses on the prevention of corruption ...

Last update 25 Jan 2017
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European Court of Human Rights: the Grand Chamber has partly confirmed Italy’s condemnation in the case of Khlaifia

With a sentence issued on 15 December 2016, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has partly confirmed Italy’s condemnation in the case of Khlaifia, concerning the ...

Last update 17 Jan 2017
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OECD: Italy in the top five for foreign aid to developing countries

The Development Co-operation Directorate of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) at the end of 2016 has published a final report about the final statistics on resource ...

Last update 17 Jan 2017
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Attività criminali forzate e scenari della tratta di persone nel quadro degli attuali fenomeni migratori

Paola Degani, Claudia Pividori (2016)

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Last update 30 Nov 2016
European Committee of social rights, group picture of the Committee's members, 2011
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European Committee of Social Rights: The decision on the merits of the complaint Associazione Nazionale Giudici di Pace v. Italy, n°102/2013 is now public

The decision of the European Committee of Social Rights on the merits of the complaint Associazione Nazionale Giudici di Pace v. Italy (n° 102/2013) became public on 16 November 2016. In this ...

Last update 17 Jan 2017
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European Social Charter: a compliant against Italy for inequal economic treatment between women and men

University Women of Europe (UWE), an association engaged in the European context for women's rights, has filled collective complaints against 15 countries for the alleged violations of the ...

Last update 24 Nov 2016
Panoramic photo of the building headquarters of the European Court of Human Rights, Strasbourg, France.
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European Court of Human Rights: Italy condemned in a case of migrant’s detention and access to justice

The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) published on 6 October 2016 a sentence condemning Italy for the violation of the article 5 of the European Convention of human rights (ECHR) which ...

Last update 11 Nov 2016
Seminar in occasion of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities.
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The Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities published the concluding observations on Italy

The Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities has published the concluding observations on Italy's initial report regarding the situation of persons with disabilities and related rights ...

Last update 5 Nov 2016
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