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Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, letter to world leaders entitled "They should have known better"
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A letter from the UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples to world leaders

The UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, is raising the alarm regarding the fact that governments and corporations around the world are making it ...

Last update 29 Aug 2018
Michelle Bachelet, appointed as seventh United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
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United Nations: Michelle Bachelet is the next High Commissioner for Human Rights

The United Nations General Assembly has officially approved Michelle Bachelet as new High Commissioner for Human Rights. Michelle Bachelet will start her mandate on 1 September 2018, she was ...

Last update 13 Aug 2018
Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples
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United Nations: the Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples published the report on her visit to Mexico

The Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, published the report which examines the situation of indigenous peoples in Mexico. The report is based on ...

Last update 10 Aug 2018
Palais des Nations with the UN flag
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Study Trip to the International Organizations in Geneva A.Y. 2016/2017

From 17th to 21st September 2017, the students of the Master's Degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance travelled to Geneva in order to meet officials of the Office of the United Nations ...

Last update 31 Oct 2017
A UN Security Council session. The participants are seated around a circular table, in the center of which is positioned another, rectangular table.
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Civil Society Open Letter to Permanent Representatives to the UN: Recommendations on the Security Council Open Debate on Women, Peace and Security (WPS)

An open letter, available in English, French, Spanish and Arabic, was sent to all UN Member States on behalf of 391 civil society organizations across 98 countries in advance of the Security ...

Last update 18 Oct 2017
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The Adoption of the Declaration on the Right to Peace by the United Nations: a Human Rights Landmark

Christian Guillermet Fernández, David Fernández Puyana (2017)

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Last update 5 Oct 2017
Senzatomica e Rete Italiana per il Disarmo: campagna per convincere il Governo a firmare e ratificare: “Italia Ripensaci!”
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Senzatomica and the Italian disarmament network: "Italy, rethink!" Campaign launched to convince the government to sign and ratify the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

On the 20th September 2017, following the opening for signature of the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Arms (Nuclear Ban Treaty), Civil Society Organisations, coordinated by Senzatomica ...

Last update 30 Sep 2017
United Nations Office, Geneva. View of the Palais des Nations, with the flags of the Member States of the United Nations.
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MA degree Study Trip to the International Organizations in Geneva

From 17th to 21st September, the students of the Master's Degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance will be going to Geneva in order to meet officials of the Office of the United Nations ...

Last update 18 Sep 2017
Political world map: states coloured in dark green have already ratified OPCAT, states in light green have signed, but not yet ratified OPCAT.
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National Ombudsperson for the Rights of Persons Detained or Deprived of their Liberty: Hearing at the UN in Geneva

A delegation of the National Ombudsperson for the Rights of Persons Detained or Deprived of their Liberty, composed of the President Mauro Palma and the Head of the Unit on National and ...

Last update 7 Aug 2017
Human Rights Centre Library
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Human Rights Centre: 9th and 10th May - seminars with Dr. Corinne Lennox and Dr. Damien Short (University of London)

On the 9th and 10th May, 2017, the University of Padova Human Rights Centre will play host to two seminars from the Human Rights Consortium of the University of London. The first is ...

Last update 28 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 9 May 2017
The circular-shaped hall in which the United Nations General Assembly gathers.
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United Nations General Assembly: Application for special accreditation to preparatory process for the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration - NGOs, civil society organizations, academic institutions, and private sector

In accordance with United Nations General Assembly resolution 71/1, the "New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants," a preparatory process will soon begin for the intergovernmental negotiations ...

Last update 23 Apr 2017
Aerial view of the United Nations Headquarters. Two low rectangular buildings and a skyscraper, overlooking the Hudson River in New York.
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UN General Assembly: High-level Meeting to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance

The President of the General Assembly will convene a high-level meeting to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the adoption of the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from ...

Last update 31 Jan 2017
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
UN Blue Helmets
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Paz sin Fronteras: Civil society organizations and universities recognize the leading role on the right to peace of PSF

The Associazione Comunità Papa Giovanni XXIII (APG23), the Center for Global NonKilling, the International, Association of Democratic Lawyers (IADL), the International Fellowship Of ...

Last update 7 Nov 2016
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