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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
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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
The official logo for UN constituted by the polar stereographic projection of the globe surrounded by two laurel branches
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United Nations: Italy will be reviewed at the 56th session of the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, Geneva, 21st September – 9th October

The 56th session of the UN Committee for economic, social and cultural rights will be held in Geneva from 21st September to 9th October. This body is composed by 18 independent experts, in charge of ...

Last update 24 Sep 2015
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Peace Paths: Annual Conference of the International Peace Bureau for the 70th anniversary of the entry into force of the UN Charter, University of Padua, 23-24 October 2015

On the 70th anniversary of the entry into force of the Charter of the United Nations, “Peace Paths”, the Annual Conference of the International Peace Bureau (IPB) will be held in Padua ...

Last update 5 Oct 2015
Students of the Master's Degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance, A.A. 2014/2015 take a picture with their arms crossed to join the UN global campaign Stop rape now
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MA Degree Programme in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance: the students have joined the United Nations Campaign “Stop rape now”

In the context of the course on Women’s human rights held by Ms Luisa Cremonese, the students of the MA Degree Programme in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance of the University of Padua ...

Last update 26 Mar 2019
Presentation of the new vault in the conference room of the Human Rights Council, in the presence of the Spanish artist who painted it, Miquel Barcelo.
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United Nations: Italy concluded the second cycle of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR)

During the twenty-eighth session of the Human Rights Council (from 2 to 27 March 2015), the Italian Government responded to recommendations of the UPR’s second cycle. The twentieth session ...

Last update 27 Mar 2015
Letters to the members of the Human Rights Council of the United Nations
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Human Rights Council: Informal consultations of the Working Group on a draft United Nations Declaration on the Right to Peace, Geneva, 30 January 2015

Human Rights Council resolution 27/17 of 25 September 2014 requested the Chairperson-Rapporteur of the Working Group on a draft United Nations Declaration on the Right to Peace to conduct informal ...

Last update 28 Mar 2019
A migrant boat arriving on the island of Lampedusa
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United Nations: the UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants concluded his visit to Italy

From 2 to 5 December 2014, the UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights of migrants, François Crépeau, conducted a follow -up official visit to Italy in order to assess new ...

Last update 30 Dec 2014
Amnesty International UK held a mass demostration in Downing Street, calling on the UK government not to turn a blind eye to torture
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United Nations: UN Subcommittee on prevention of torture announced country visits for 2015 in Guatemala, Italy, Nauru and the Philippines

On 26th November 2014, the UN Subcommittee on prevention of torture (SPT) announced that Guatemala, Italy, Nauru and the Philippines are among the countries it plans to visit in 2015. The ...

Last update 3 Dec 2014
The official logo for UN constituted by the polar stereographic projection of the globe surrounded by two laurel branches
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Italy has ratified the Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

On 3 October 2014, Italy adopted the ratification law of the Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights with Law No. 152. The Protocol, which was ...

Last update 3 Dec 2014
The United Nations Human Right Council in session.
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UN Human Rights Council: the second cycle of the Universal Periodic Review of Italy to be held in Geneva

From 27 October to 7 November 2014, the twentieth session of the Human Rights Council's Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Working Group will be held in Geneva. During the Session, 14 States, including ...

Last update 24 Oct 2014
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Global Week of Action for a World Parliament 17-26 October 2014

The Global Week of Action for a World Parliament 2014 (GWA) will be held from 17 to 26 October. The GWA is an annual event celebrated for one week in October around United Nations Day on the ...

Last update 7 Oct 2014
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United Nations: International Day of Peace 2014. Saturday 20th September 2014, a meeting at the University of Padova was held, attended by mayors, in support of the human right to peace

On the occasion of the International Day of Peace, Saturday 20th September 2014, there will be a meeting at the Archivio Antico del Palazzo del Bo, University of Padova, in support of a United ...

Last update 28 Mar 2019
Wide view of the 23rd session of the Human Rights Council.
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United Nations: 27th session of the Human Rights Council

The 27th session of the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) commenced its work at the Palais des Nations in Geneva on September 8, 2014. During its 3-week session the Council analysed the report of ...

Last update 17 Sep 2014
Prison cell, Port-au-Prince, Haiti
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United Nations: the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention published the conclusions of the visit in Italy

On 11 July 2014 the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention urged the Government of Italy to take extraordinary steps, such as alternative measures to detention, to end ...

Last update 3 Aug 2014