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Council of Europe: the Commissioner for Human Rights addressed a letter to Italy calling to ensure the human rights of refugees, asylum seekers and migrants

The Commissioner for Human Rights of the Council of Europe, Dunja Mijatović, addressed a letter to the Prime Minister of Italy, Giuseppe Conte requesting the Italian government to clarify the ...

Last update 15 Feb 2019
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UN experts: Legal changes and climate of hatred threaten migrants’ rights in Italy

GENEVA (21 November 2018) – Italy’s proposed tightening of immigration rules will have a serious impact on migrants’ lives, and are of grave concern, UN human rights experts* said ...

Last update 22 Nov 2018
Transnational Institute, cover of the report "The shrinking space for solidarity with migrants and refugees:How the European Union and Member States target and criminalize defenders of the rights of people on the move"
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Transnational Institute: published a report on the criminalization of solidarity

The Transnational Institute has published “The shrinking space for solidarity with migrants and refugees: how the European Union and Member States target and criminalize defenders of the ...

Last update 17 Oct 2018
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International Student Festival in Trondheim on the issue of migration, Norway, 7 - 17 February 2019

The International Student Festival in Trondheim (ISFiT) will take place from 7th to 17th February 2019 in Trondheim, Norway. ISFiT is the world’s largest international student festival. It ...

Last update 19 Sep 2018
Cover of the 2017 Annual report on foreign immigration to Veneto published by the Regional Observatory on Immigration of the Region of Veneto
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Region of Veneto: published the 2017 Annual report on foreign immigration to Veneto

The Regional Observatory on Immigration of the Region of Veneto has published the 2017 Annual report on foreign immigration to Veneto, coordinated by Marilinda Scarpa, Director of the Regional ...

Last update 18 May 2018
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Council of Europe: Italy called to take clear general measures about the migrant reception system

The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe (CoE), in the decision of the 15th March 2018 (CM/Del/Dec(2018)1310/H46-9), urges Italy to adopt effective general measures in the context of the ...

Last update 5 Apr 2018
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Venice Academy of Human Rights 2018: applications now open

Applications for the Venice Academy of Human Rights Summer School, which will be held from the 2nd-7th July 2018 are open. This year the focus will be on “Migration, Mobility and Diversity: ...

Last update 30 Mar 2018
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Council of Europe: the first activity report of the Special Representative on Migration and Refugees has been published

“To successfully approach the challenges of migration, there must be "a clear, principled and collective approach by the Council of Europe (CoE) that covers all areas of migration management," ...

Last update 9 Mar 2018
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Council of Europe: Human Rights Commissioner seeks clarifications over Italy’s maritime operations in Libyan territorial waters

In a letter addressed to Mr Marco Minniti, Minister of Interior of Italy, the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights requests information with regard to Italy’s maritime operations in ...

Last update 18 Oct 2017
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MOOC: Mass Migration and Human Rights – Legal and ethical dilemmas

The launch of the collaborative Association of Human Rights Institutes (AHRI) MOOC "Mass Migration and Human Rights – Legal and ethical dilemmas", led by the Norwegian Centre for Human ...

Last update 20 Sep 2017
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OHCHR: Italy-EU search and rescue code could increase Mediterranean deaths

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, Ms. Agnes Callamard, has sought clarification from the European Union, Italian authorities and Libyan ...

Last update 23 Aug 2017
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Law 47/2017: Memorandum of Understanding signed between the Region of Veneto Ombudsperson for the Rights of the Person and the President of the Juvenile Court of Venice

The Region of Veneto Ombudsperson for the Rights of the Person, Dr. Mirella Gallinaro, and the President of the Juvenile Court of Venice, Dr. Maria Teresa Rossi, have signed a Memorandum of ...

Last update 12 Aug 2017
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EUR-OPA/IOM: a new study says the inclusion of migrants in initiatives can contribute to preventing, preparing for and responding to disasters in Europe

The Council of Europe’s EUR-OPA Major Hazards Agreement and the UN’s International Organisation for Migration (IOM) published on 19th of July 2017 a joint study on the benefits of ...

Last update 12 Aug 2017
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International Organization for Migration: Report published on Arrivals of Sexually Exploited Migrants

On the 20th July 2017, the International Organization for Migration published its new report on the rise of young and vulnerable migrants, at risk of becoming human trafficking victims, ...

Last update 26 Jul 2017
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