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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
Campaign Logo with "50th Anniversary of the Human Rights Covenants"
[Institutional Contents]

International Conference "Looking beyond the 50th Anniversary of the Covenants. What Interdependence and Indivisibility of Human Rights?"

On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the UN covenants on economic, social and cultural rights and on civil and political rights, the Human Rights Centre of the University of Padova, in ...

Last update 17 Jul 2017

The Declaration on the right to peace is in the pipeline to the General Assembly of the United Nations

Antonio Papisca, Marco Mascia (2016)

Human Rights Academic Voice

Last update 8 Oct 2016
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  The pin lists the main sources cited in the In-Depth Analysis on Religion and Human Rights.   An-Na’im, Abdullahi A. “Islam and Human Rights”. In Religion & ...

Last update 4 Aug 2016
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Official Websites

  The pin lists the main official websites of international, regional, intergovernamental, non-governamental and religious organisations cited in the In-Depth Analysis on Religion and Human ...

Last update 4 Aug 2016
Interreligious Dialogue

Interreligious Dialogue

European Union European Commission - Dialogue with churches, religious associations or communities and philosophical and non-confessional organisations For the first time in European Union (EU) ...

Last update 4 Aug 2016
International conference “Religions and Human Rights”, Padua (Italy), April 14-15, 2016

Religion and the International Human Rights Standards

Over the last decades, the process of international standard-setting has played a crucial role in fostering the protection and promotion of religious rights and liberties. International human ...

Last update 4 Aug 2016
National banners of the Member States of the UNO (United Nations Organization) outside the UN Headquarters.

Religion and the Human Rights Machinery

United Nations At the United Nations (UN) level, there are two Special Rapporteurs and a treaty body dealing with the promotion and protection of religious rights and freedoms, adopting different ...

Last update 4 Aug 2016
A session of the UN Security Council (2009), the participants seated around a circular table.
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United Nations: Italy elected as a non-permanent Member of the Security Council

On the 28th of June, the General Assembly of the United Nations elected 5 non-permanent member countries of the Security Council of the United Nations for a period of two years, starting from 1 ...

Last update 5 Jul 2016
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Peace has your signature: Foundation Peace Without Borders launched a petition for the right to peace

Foundation Peace Without Borders (Paz Sin Fronteras) launched the “Peace has your signature” initiative. It consists of a petition to demand to the UN Human Rights Council to adopt a ...

Last update 22 Jun 2016
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