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Appeal for peace in Syria

by the Human Rights Centre and the UNESCO Chair “Human Rights, Democracy and Peace” of the University of Padova, 14 October 2019 Stop immediately the Turkish unilateral military ...

Last update 21 Oct 2019
A fire burns in the Amazon rainforest in Brazil
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Bachelet to the Human Rights Council on climate emergency: “The world has never seen a threat to human rights of this scope”

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, opened the 42nd session of the Human Rights Council (9-27 September) with a speech focused on the relations between climate ...

Last update 20 Sep 2019
Building peace and reconciliation through the creation of a Ministry of Peace
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Building peace and reconciliation through the creation of a Ministry of Peace, Geneva, 20 September 2019

The Pope John XXIII Community Association (APG23) and the Republic of San Marino organize, during the 42nd ordinary session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (9-27 September 2019), the ...

Last update 18 Sep 2019
Rescue of migrants in the Mediterranean sea
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The UN Refugee Agency expresses concern about the conversion into law of the security decree by the Italian Parliament

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is concerned about the Italian Parliament’s decision of 5th August 2019, to convert into law a security decree that imposes more severe penalties on boats and ...

Last update 21 Aug 2019
UNHCR, Welcome Project
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UNHCR awards a recognition to Italian companies engaged in the labour inclusion of refugees

Recognizing the potential of the private sector’s active involvement in the realization of an effective inclusion of refugees in the Italian society, starting from 2017 UNHCR will award a ...

Last update 13 Aug 2019
United Nations Conference on climate change and human rights, Fiji, 5-7 August 2019
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United Nations: Conference on climate change and human rights, Fiji, 5-7 August 2019. Michelle Bachelet invites to walk the talk

The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Regional Office for the Pacific (OHCHR) has organized a three day conference on climate change and human rights ( HRCCC) from 5-7 August 2019 at ...

Last update 13 Aug 2019
The official logo for UN constituted by the polar stereographic projection of the globe surrounded by two laurel branches
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Italy: UN experts condemn criminalisation of migrant rescues and threats to the independence of judiciary

GENEVA (18 July 2019) – UN human rights experts* have expressed grave concern over the detention and criminal proceedings in Italy against the German captain of the migrant rescue vessel ...

Last update 19 Jul 2019
The United Nations Lazy Person's Guide to Saving the World
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The United Nations Lazy Person's Guide to Saving the World

The United Nations have published "The Lazy person's guide to saving the world", a list of super easy things that every person, even the laziest one, can adopt into their routines in order to make ...

Last update 3 Jul 2019
Sign in which is written "Water is a human rights".
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Human Rights, Water and Development: what role for the United Nations?

Fabiana Adamo, holds a master's degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance from the University of Padova. She is currently a Universal Civil Service volunteer in Tunisia for CEFA ...

Last update 27 Aug 2019
The flags of the 193 UN Member States fly at the Palais des Nations, seat of the UN Office at Geneva, after completion of the renovation of the entrance path to the Palais, known as “Allée des drapeaux” (meaning "Flags Way").
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United Nations: budget shortfalls seriously undermine the work of the Human Rights Treaty bodies

There are 10 treaties on human rights adopted by the United Nations General Assembly establishing human rights protection Committees (treaty bodies): the International Convention on the Elimination ...

Last update 31 May 2019
MA  in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance, Study Trip to the International Organizations in Geneva A.Y. 2018/2019
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Study Trip to the International Organizations in Geneva, A.Y. 2018/2019

Study Trip to the International Organizations in Geneva A.Y. 2018/2019  

Last update 12 Jun 2019
Conference in preparation for High-level Political Forum 2019: “Peaceful, Just and Inclusive Societies: SDG 16 implementation and the path towards leaving no one behind”
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Italy hosts the United Nations Conference on peaceful, just and inclusive societies

It is underway until May 29th at the Farnesina the United Nations Conference “Peaceful, Just and inclusive Societies: SDG16 implementation and the path towards leaving no one behind” ...

Last update 31 May 2019
A session of the Model UPR 2018, at the University of Padova, Dec. 6-7, 2018
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Model United Nations (MUN) on human rights simulating the Universal Periodic Review (UPR), Padova, 1° edition, December 2018

On the 6th and 7th of December 2018, the Human Rights Centre of the University of Padova have hosted the first Model United Nations (MUN) on human rights simulating the Universal ...

Last update 20 May 2019
Mediterranea Saving Humans
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United Nations independent experts sent a letter to the Italian Government condemning a draft law by Italian Interior Minister to fine migrant rescuers

United Nations human rights experts Felipe González Morales, Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants; Nils Melzer, Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or ...

Last update 28 May 2019
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Padova Model Universal Periodic Review - UPR

The Human Rights Centre of the University of Padova organizes the Universal Periodic Review Model. The simulations are widespread academic projects in which well-prepared students try ...

Last update 13 May 2019