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External view of the Palace of Nations in Geneva. A globe stands in front of the Palace, the work of sculptor Paul Manship, a metal sphere, the inside of which contains figures representing the zodiac weaved with one another.
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8th Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competition, Geneva, 18-20 July 2016

The Centre for Human Rights at the University of Pretoria, South Africa, in collaboration with the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and other partners, is organizing ...

Last update 1 May 2016
Dr. Giampiero Griffo, European Disability Forum
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The shadow report in Italy: the civil society participation on monitoring UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Conference by Dr Giampiero Griffo, March 14th, Aula Nievo, Palazzo Bo, University of Padua

The MA Degree Programme in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance has organized a meeting with Dr Giampiero Griffo, Board member of the European Disability Forum. After a brief introduction given ...

Last update 15 Mar 2016
Filippo Grandi
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United Nations: Filippo Grandi of Italy is the new High Commissioner for Refugees

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, following consultations with the Chairs of Member States regional groups, informed the General Assembly of his intention to appoint Filippo Grandi ...

Last update 4 Dec 2015
Passes for the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
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Geneva Study Trip 2015

From September 20th to 24th 2015, the students of the Master Degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance, divided in two groups with parallel thematic programs, had the opportunity to meet ...

Last update 10 Dec 2015
Children at their school desks in an elementary school in Nepal.
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November 20th: Italy celebrates Universal Children’s Day

With Resolution 836(IX) of December 14th 1954, the United Nations General Assembly declared November 20th the Universal Children’s Day, recalling the adoption of the UN Convention on the ...

Last update 30 Nov 2015
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Italy ratifies the Third Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child

On November 4th 2015 the Italian Parliament approved the ratification of the Third Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child. The Protocol, adopted by the United Nations General ...

Last update 18 Nov 2015
The official logo for UN constituted by the polar stereographic projection of the globe surrounded by two laurel branches
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Federico Mayor and Roberto Savio: for a global threat, a global response is essential

In the aftermath of the terrorist attacks that hit Paris on Friday 13 November 2015, the web portal ‘Other News’ has published a short article by Federico Mayor, former General Director ...

Last update 15 Nov 2015
International Peace Bureau Annual Conference on the 70th anniversary of the entry into force of the United Nations Charter, musical performance by the Concentus Musicus Patavinus
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Peace Paths, Padua, Italy, 23-25 october 2015

International Peace Bureau Annual Conference on the 70th anniversary of the entry into force of the United Nations Charter.

Last update 10 Nov 2015
International Peace Bureau Annual Conference on the 70th anniversary of the entry into force of the United Nations Charter, musical performance by the Concentus Musicus Patavinus
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Peace Paths

International Peace Bureau Annual Conference on the 70th anniversary of the entry into force of the United Nations Charter, Padua, Italy, 23-25 October 2015

Last update 19 Apr 2016
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Carta delle Nazioni Unite e armi nucleari

Alessandro Pascolini (2015)

Human Rights Academic Voice

Last update 30 May 2019
Frame excerpt from the video “Nel segno dei diritti”, created by Class IV D2 of the Institute of Higher Education “L. Da Vinci” of Arzignano (VI), A.s. 2008/2009. Video winner for the 10 year-old Contest, of Regional Law of the Veneto n. 55/1999.
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Italy ratifies the UN Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness

On September 29th 2015, with law n. 125/2015, Italy has ratified and implemented the UN Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness, approved in New York on August 30th 1961.  The ...

Last update 21 Oct 2015
National banners of the Member States of the UNO (United Nations Organization) outside the UN Headquarters.
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United Nations: the Committee for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights adopted the concluding observations on the fifth report of Italy

On 9 October 2015, at the end of the 56th session held in Geneva from 21st September to 9th October, the UN Committee for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) adopted the concluding ...

Last update 17 Oct 2015
Logo of the Office of the UN High Commissioner of Human Rights (OHCHR)
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United Nations: the Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture presents confidential preliminary findings to Italian Government

The United Nations Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture (SPT) presented its confidential preliminary observations to the Government of Italy, ending a seven-day visit which aimed at assessing the ...

Last update 8 Oct 2015
Logo International Peace Bureau
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Peace Paths

International Peace Bureau Annual Conference on the 70th anniversary of the entry into force of the United Nations Charter. Padua, Italy, 23-25 October 2015 Many are the paths to peace. But ...

Last update 28 Mar 2019