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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 Padua. She is currently a Universal Civil Service volunteer in Tunisia for CEFA ...

Last update 18 Jun 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
logo UniPD
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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
Three children hugging
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Seminar: Current trends and challenges in the work of the CRC: states' reporting, civil society inputs and communications

Seminar Prof. Ann Skelton Thursday, March 21st 10.30-12.30 Archivio Antico, Palazzo Bo 2, Via VIII Febbraio - University of Padua In the 30th Anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of ...

Last update 22 Jul 2019
Women human rights defenders in an illustration by Illustration by artist María María Acha-Kutscher
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United Nations: the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders dedicates his annual report to women human rights defenders

On the occasion of the 40th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council, which is taking place in Geneva and will last until 22 March 2019, the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human ...

Last update 25 Mar 2019
Logo celebrating the 100 years of the International Labour Organisation
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United Nations: the ILO celebrates its 100th anniversary (1919-2019) and launches a news website to get closer to people

The International Labour Organisation (ILO), one of the first specialised agencies to become part of the United Nations system and aimed at promoting social justice and fundamental social ...

Last update 8 Mar 2019
Maria-Francesca Spatolisano, Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations for Policy Coordination and Inter-Agency Affairs
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United Nations: António Guterres has appointed Maria-Francesca Spatolisano of Italy as Assistant Secretary-General for Policy Coordination and Inter-Agency Affairs

The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Maria-Francesca Spatolisano of Italy as Assistant Secretary-General for Policy Coordination and Inter-Agency Affairs in the ...

Last update 9 Jan 2019